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World Athlete: Mo Farah Is Short listed For The Year Award

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“Mo Farah Name Declared In Shortlist of world Athlete Years Awards “

In details:

International Association of Athletics Federations has announced the list of the year awards for 2013 for the best world athletes.

Farah is known as the 2nd person in a world who has completed the Olympic and world ‘double-double in different events successfully.

He has won the 5,000m to 10,000m running winner title and achieve gold medal on the Saturday.

This was the tough competition between Farah & Kenyan Isiah Kiplangat Koech, but after running hard Mo Farah won the title of “fifth global outdoor”.

In his interview after winning such a big achievement he said

“I am very proud to represent my country and hold the Union Jack. To all the people who give me great support I can’t thank you enough. Thank you to all the people back home – I am very proud.”

MO Farah Achievement List

World Championships gold

2013 10,000m & 5,000m
Olympic gold 2012 10,000m & 5,000m
European gold 2012 (5,000m)
World Championships 2011 gold (5,000m) and silver (10,000m)
European Indoor gold 2011 3,000m
European gold 2010 10,000m & 5,000m
European Indoor gold 2009 3,000m
European silver 2006 5,000m

In this competition other players were also having good achievement background , as Bolt the age 27 is a winner of three gold medals for the world championship.

Kenyan Wilson Kipsang was the third one person who were easy to beat has broke the world’s marathon record.

In the women list Ethiopia’s Meseret Defar name is included for winning 5,000m golds for Olympic title.

IAAF will announce the name of three men and three women between the member of “World Athletics Family” winners and result will be declared on 16th of November.

Here is a list shortlist

Men’s Shortlist:

Mohammed Aman Ethiopa
Usain Bolt Jamaica
Bohdan Bondarenko Ukraine
Ashton Eaton USA
Mo Farah GB
Robert Harting Germany
Wilson Kipsang Kenya
Aleksandr Menkov Russia
LaShawn Merritt USA
Teddy Tamgho France

 Women’s shortlist

Valerie Adams New Zealand
Abeba Aregawi Sweden

Meseret Defar

Ethiopa
Tirunesh Dibaba Ethiopa
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce Jamaica
Zuzana Hejnova Czech Republic
Caterine Ibarguen Colombia
Sandra Perkovic Croatia
Brianna Rollins USA
Svetlana Shkolina Russia
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