08 NOV 2010 General News

2010 World Athletes of the Year - Vote closed waiting for announcement of finalists

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MonteCarloThe worldwide Athletics family will gather to celebrate the 2010 World Athletes of the Year when the 2010 World Athletics Gala is held at the Salle des Etoiles of the Sporting Club d’Eté on Sunday 21 November.

Hosted by International Athletic Foundation (IAF) Honorary President HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco and IAF & IAAF President Lamine Diack, the World Athletics Gala will be highlighted by the announcement of the Male and the Female World Athlete of the Year 2010, with the awards presented live on stage.

With the vote now closed, the IAAF will announce the names of the finalists for the Male and Female Athletes of the Year tomorrow, Tuesday 9 November.

The finalists will be determined following the combination of an online public poll and the IAAF Family vote.