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Kiptum to face Chopa, Crouser, Bakkali, Jakob, Lepae, Lyles, Alvaro, Tentoglou and Waholm to face off at WA awards

Fresh from setting the new world marathon world record, Kelvin Cheruiyot Kiptum has been nominated for this year’s World Athletics Awards.

Kiptum is among the of 11 nominees for Men’s World Athlete of the Year in what has been a memorable year in athletics where records were broken.

The nominees are  

  1. Neeraj Chopra, IND, javelin
  2. Ryan Crouser, USA, shot put
  3. Mondo Duplantis, SWE, pole vault
  4. Soufiane El Bakkali, MAR, 3000m steeplechase
  5. Jakob Ingebrigtsen, NOR, 1500m/mile/5000m
  6. Kelvin Kiptum, KEN, marathon
  7. Pierce LePage, CAN, decathlon
  8. Noah Lyles, USA, 100m/200m
  9. Alvaro Martin, ESP, race walk
  10. Miltiadis Tentoglou, long jump
  11. Karsten Warholm, NOR, 400m hurdles/400m
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