World Athlete of the Year
Nominees

Men

Winner Ashton Eaton in the decathlon at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images) Ashton Eaton USA USA World decathlon title with a world record
Nominee 110m hurdles winner Sergey Shubenkov at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images) Sergey Shubenkov RUS RUS World 110m hurdles champion
Finalist Christian Taylor in the triple jump at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images) Christian Taylor USA USA World triple jump title and world-leading 18.21m
Nominee Mo Farah wins the 10,000m at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images) Mo Farah GBR GBR World 5000m and 10,000m champion
Nominee Geoffrey Kamworor winning at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 (Getty Images) Geoffrey Kamworor KEN KEN World cross country champion
Nominee Eliud Kipchoge at the 2015 Berlin Marathon (Victah Sailer / organisers) Eliud Kipchoge KEN KEN London and Berlin Marathon winner
Finalist Usain Bolt after winning the 200m at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images) Usain Bolt JAM JAM Won world titles in 100m, 200m and 4x100m
Nominee Julius Yego after winning the javelin at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images) Julius Yego KEN KEN World javelin champion with an African record
Nominee Matej Toth wins the 50km race walk at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images) Matej Toth SVK SVK World 50km race walk champion

Women

Nominee Heptathlon winner Jessica Ennis-Hill at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images) Jessica Ennis-Hill GBR GBR Won the world heptathlon title
Nominee Zuzana Hejnova after winning the 400m hurdles at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images) Zuzana Hejnova CZE CZE Won world 400m hurdles title in world-leading 53.50
Nominee Caterine Ibarguen in the triple jump at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images) Caterine Ibarguen COL COL World triple jump title, undefeated all year
Winner Genzebe Dibaba in the 5000m heats at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images) Genzebe Dibaba ETH ETH World 1500m title and world record
Nominee Agnes Tirop winning at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships, Guiyang 2015 (Getty Images) Agnes Tirop KEN KEN World cross country champion
Nominee Mare Dibaba wins the marathon at the IAAF World Chamionships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images) Mare Dibaba ETH ETH World marathon champion
Finalist Dafne Schippers after winning the 200m at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images) Dafne Schippers NED NED Won world 200m title in a European record
Finalist Poland's Anita Wlodarczyk in action in the hammer (AFP / Getty Images) Anita Wlodarczyk POL POL World hammer champion and world record-breaker
Nominee Liu Hong in the 20km race walk at the IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015 (Getty Images) Liu Hong CHN CHN World 20km race walk champion and world record-breaker