100 metres hurdles world record holder, Tobi Amusan,has been nominated for 2022 Women’s World Athlete of the Year.
The 25-year-old Nigerian alongside nine others made the list released by World Athletics (WA) today.
The federation said the list was compiled by an international panel of athletics experts, comprising representatives from all six continental areas.
Other contenders for the prize are the Jamaican duo of Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Shericka Jackson, Kenya’s Faith Kipyegon, Chase Ealey of the United States and Yulimar Rojas of Venezuela.
The remaining nominees include Shaunae Miller-Uibo of the Bahamas, Sydney McLaughlin of the United States, Ukraine’s Yaroslava Mahuchikh and Kimberly Garcia of Peru.
WA said the five finalists will be determined by “a three-way voting process.”
Votes from fans on social media and the federation’s ” family” each hold 25 percent of the result.