Shericka  Jackson shortlisted for Fair Play award at 2023 World  Athletics Championships 

World  200  metres  champion  Shericka  Jackson  is  in  line  for  another   award  from  World  Athletics following  her  exploits  at  the  world  athletics  championships  in  Budapest.

This  as  she  has  been  short-listed  for  the  international  fair play  award  along  with  the  American sprinter  Sha’carri  Richardson.

The moment, caught on camera, took place when Jackson who won the women’s 200 metre final in a national and championship record 21.41 seconds was spontaneously  embraced by Richardson who was third in a personal best 21.92 seconds.

this  is  among  six moments  short-listed for this year’s international fair play award, with fans invited to vote for their favourite moment.

The  shortlist  includes Kenya’s Daniel Ebenyo saluting his teammate Sebastian Sawe as he was being overtaken in the final stages of the men’s half marathon…..

Australia’s Nina Kennedy and American Katie Moon sharing the women’s pole vault gold medal after they were unable to be separated after their final attempt…………….and Ethiopia’s Letesenbet Gidey going back to comfort Sifan Hassan after the Dutch star’s dramatic fall on the home straight in the women’s 10,000 metre final. 

The shortlist is completed by Britain’s Jessica Warner-Judd who after finishing 8th in the women’s 10,000m final…….was the only athlete to wait and shake hands with the final placed runner who completed the event some distance behind the rest of the field.

Voting closes at midnight on Sunday November 5

The finalists will be announced on  November 7.

The winner will be revealed on world athletics’ platforms in the lead up to the world athletics awards in Monaco on  December 11.


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