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Kevin Mayer is among the 5 finalists for the "Athlete of the Year"


Kevin Mayer is among the 5 finalists for the "Athlete of the Year"

French film critic Kevin Mayer broke the world record during the Dedeas stage, on September 16, 2018, the Talent (Gironde), NICOLAS TUCAT

New world record holder Kevin Mayer has scored 9,126 points in Talent in September and is one of the five finalists of the Men's Athletes' prize, the International Athletics Federation (IAAF) said on Tuesday.

Mayer is the world's record holder – Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge, the fastest man on the marathon (2: 01: 39), and also with Sweden's Arman Duplandist (Champion). European poles in 6,05 m), Qatari Abderrahman Samba (second performance in more than 400m) and American co-champion Christian Coleman.

The new record holder for the women's freestyle wrestler, Dina Aser-Smith (sprint), Colombian Katerina Ibarguen (three leaps and lengths), Kenan Beatrice Chepkokek (Kenya), world champion Bahman Shawie Miller-Uibo (sprint) and Belgian Nafissatou Thiam (hepatlaton ).

The prizes will be awarded on 4 December in Monaco on the basis of votes of IAAF (50% of votes), track and field athletics (25%) and members of the public (25%).

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