World Athlete of the Year
Nominees

Men

Nominee Mohammed Aman () Mohammed Aman ETH ETH
World 800m champion & Diamond Race winner; won 10 out of 11 races at 800m in 2013
Winner Usain Bolt () Usain Bolt JAM JAM Three World Championships sprint gold medals; won 10 out of 11 finals at 100m, 150m or 200m
Finalist Bohdan Bondarenko () Bohdan Bondarenko UKR UKR World High Jump champion & Diamond Race winner; won 14 out of 15 contests, including the world's highest jumps since 1994
Nominee Ashton Eaton () Ashton Eaton USA USA World Decathlon champion with easily the world’s highest score of 2013
Finalist Mohamed Farah () Mohamed Farah GBR GBR World champion at 5000m & 10,000m, European record at 1500m, and unbeaten at 3000m
Nominee Robert Harting () Robert Harting GER GER World Discus Throw champion; won of 10 out of 13 contests in 2013
Nominee Wilson Kipsang (IAAF) Wilson Kipsang KEN KEN Berlin Marathon champion in a World record 2:03:23, Winner of the New York Half Marathon
Nominee Aleksandr Menkov () Aleksandr Menkov RUS RUS World & European Indoor champion and Diamond Race winner; won 10 out of 13 contest at Long Jump
Nominee LaShawn Merritt () LaShawn Merritt USA USA World 400m and 4x400m champion, Diamond Race winner, eight out of 10 wins and the world's fastest 400m time in six years
Nominee Teddy Tamgho () Teddy Tamgho FRA FRA World Triple Jump champion with the world’s first 18m leap since 1998

Women

Finalist Valerie Adams, Nomonated for the 2013 World Athlete of the Year award (IAAF) Valerie Adams NZL NZL World Shot Put champion & Diamond Race winner, unbeaten in 12 contests and with the eight longest Shot Put competitions of 2013
Nominee Abeba Aregawi () Abeba Aregawi SWE SWE World & European Indoor 1500m champion and Diamond Race winner, world leader indoors & out and unbeaten in 10 finals at 1500m
Nominee Meseret Defar () Meseret Defar ETH ETH World 5000m champion & Diamond Race winner, world lead at 3000m & 10,000m
Nominee Tirunesh Dibaba () Tirunesh Dibaba ETH ETH World champion at 10,000m and clocked the fastest road 10km since 2005
Winner Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce () Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce JAM JAM Three World Championships sprint gold medals and Diamond Race winner at 100m & 200m
Finalist Zuzana Hejnova () Zuzana Hejnova CZE CZE World 400m Hurdles champion & Diamond Race winner; unbeaten in 11 finals
Nominee Caterine Ibargüen () Caterine Ibarguen COL COL World Triple Jump champion & Diamond Race winner; unbeaten in nine finals
Nominee Sandra Perkovic () Sandra Perkovic CRO CRO World Discus Throw champion & Diamond Race winner; won 11 out of 12 finals
Nominee Brianna Rollins () Brianna Rollins USA USA World 100m Hurdles champion, having earlier clocked the world’s fastest time since 1992. Unbeaten in 34 individual races indoors and out, including all preliminaries
Nominee Svetlana Shkolina () Svetlana Shkolina RUS RUS World High Jump champion & Diamond Race winner; unbeaten in seven finals