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.



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Hellen Obiri (foreground) on her way to winning the 1,500m heat during National Championships at Nyayo Stadium (file photo).