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The skill of compartmentalisation is a key one for athletes
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Athlete of the year Rojas focuses only on the positives

The skill of compartmentalisation is a key one for athletes... Read More

The heights continue to soar, yet the process stays the same. When Mondo Duplantis stands at the end of a pole vault runway, staring up at a bar that seems pitched in the sky, halfway to heaven, he boils a task of ultimate sophistication down to sheer simplicity.
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Athlete of the year and master of the vault, but still room for improvement for Duplantis

The heights continue to soar, yet the process stays the same. When Mondo Duplantis stands at the end of a pole vault runway, staring up at a bar that seems pitched in the sky, halfway to heaven, he boils a task of ultimate sophistication down to sheer simplicity.... Read More

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World record-breakers Mondo Duplantis and Yulimar Rojas are the World Athletes of the Year.
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Duplantis and Rojas named World Athletes of the Year

World record-breakers Mondo Duplantis and Yulimar Rojas are the World Athletes of the Year.... Read More

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News02 Dec 2020

Guide to the World Athletics Awards 2020

With just five days to go until the World Athletics Awards 2020, the attention of the athletics world now shifts to the annual celebration honouring the world's best athletes whose achievements helped contribute to another unforgettable year for the sport.

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News30 Nov 2020

Focus on finalists: Johannes Vetter and Yulimar Rojas

We continue our countdown to the World Athletics Awards 2020 on 5 December by taking a closer look at the five men and five women who were earlier this week confirmed as the finalists for the Athlete of the Year awards.

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News29 Nov 2020

Focus on finalists: Elaine Thompson-Herah and Karsten Warholm

We continue our countdown to the World Athletics Awards 2020 on 5 December by taking a closer look at the five men and five women who were confirmed as the finalists for the Athlete of the Year awards.

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News27 Nov 2020

Focus on finalists: Peres Jepchirchir and Mondo Duplantis

In the countdown to the World Athletics Awards 2020, which will be held as a virtual event on 5 December, we’ll be taking a closer look at the five men and five women who were earlier this week confirmed as the finalists for the Athlete of the Year awards.

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News26 Nov 2020

Focus on finalists: Ryan Crouser and Sifan Hassan

We continue our countdown to the World Athletics Awards 2020 on 5 December by taking a closer look at the five men and five women who were earlier this week confirmed as the finalists for the Athlete of the Year awards.

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Press Release26 Nov 2020

Finalists announced for World Athletics Photograph of the Year award

As the countdown to the World Athletics Awards 2020 continues, the finalists for the Photograph of the Year award have been selected.

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News25 Nov 2020

Focus on finalists: Letesenbet Gidey and Joshua Cheptegei

In the countdown to the World Athletics Awards 2020, which will be held as a virtual event on 5 December, we’ll be taking a closer look at the five men and five women who were earlier this week confirmed as the finalists for the Athlete of the Year awards.

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Press Release24 Nov 2020

Finalists announced for Female World Athlete of the Year 2020

The five finalists for the Female World Athlete of the Year 2020 have been confirmed

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Press Release23 Nov 2020

Finalists announced for Male World Athlete of the Year 2020

The five finalists for the Male World Athlete of the Year 2020 have been confirmed

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News22 Nov 2020

Richards-Ross and Boldon to host World Athletics Awards 2020

Legendary sprint stars Sanya Richards-Ross and Ato Boldon will host the virtual event on 5 December

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Press Release22 Nov 2020

Member Federation Award - nominees announced

World Athletics is delighted to announce the nominees for the Member Federation Award, a special honour this year to recognise a Member Federation that has managed to deliver an uplifting athletics event, development event or other athletics achievement, in spite of the health and safety challenges it faced in 2020.

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Press Release22 Nov 2020

Covid Inspiration Award - nominees announced

World Athletics is delighted to announce the nominees for the Covid Inspiration Award, a special honour this year to recognise an individual or group of individuals whose efforts have resulted in the delivery of a particularly inspiring athletics event or experience in 2020.

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