Kenyan Duo Misses Out on IAAF Award Shortlist
Elijah Manang'oi and Hellen Obiri, who won the 1,500m and 5,000m titles at the World Championships in London in August, are missing from the final list released by the IAAF after the final round of voting. The male and female World Athletes of the Year will be announced live on stage at the IAAF Athletics Awards 2017 in Monaco on November 24.
Nation, 7 November 2017
World 5,000m champion Hellen Obiri is not a happy after she was excluded from the final list of three women for the IAAF World Athlete of the Year awards. Read more »
Hellen Obiri (foreground) on her way to winning the 1,500m heat during National Championships at Nyayo Stadium (file photo).
Capital FM, 6 November 2017
The Kenyan duo of Elijah Manang'oi and Hellen Obiri have missed out on the top three finalist slots for the IAAF World Athlete of the Year awards after the World Athletics body… Read more »
Nation, 6 November 2017
Kenya's world champions Elijah Manangoi and Hellen Obiri have failed to make the final list for the 2017 IAAF World Athlete of the Year awards. Read more »