World Athlete of the Year
Nominees

Men

Nominee Christian Coleman wins the 100m at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 (Getty Images) Christian Coleman USA USA

World 100m and 4x100m champion and world leader

Nominee Christian Taylor sails to a fourth world title in Doha (AFP/Getty Images) Christian Taylor USA USA

World triple jump champion, Diamond League champion

Nominee Daniel Stahl in the discus at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 (Getty Images) Daniel Stahl SWE SWE

World discus champion, world leader and Diamond League winner

Nominee Donavan Brazier wins the 800m at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 (Getty Images) Donavan Brazier USA USA

World 800m champion and Diamond League winner

Nominee Eliud Kipchoge in action at the London Marathon (Getty Images) Eliud Kipchoge KEN KEN

London Marathon champion, fastest ever clocking for 42.195km

Nominee Joshua Cheptegei after taking the 10,000m title at the IAAF World Championships DOHA 2019 (Getty Images) Joshua Cheptegei UGA UGA

World cross-country and 10,000m champion, Diamond League 5000m champion

Nominee Karsten Warholm after successfully defending his 400m hurdles title at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 (Getty Images) Karsten Warholm NOR NOR

World 400m hurdles champion, world leader, undefeated all year

Nominee Noah Lyles wins the 200m at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 (Getty Images) Noah Lyles USA USA

World 200m champion, Diamond League winner

Nominee Sam Kendricks tops 5.97m to successfully defend his pole vault title at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 (Getty Images) Sam Kendricks USA USA

World pole vault champion and Diamond League champion

Nominee Steven Gardiner powers to the 400m title at the IAAF World Championships Doha 2019 (Getty Images) Steven Gardiner BAH BAH

World 400m champion, undefeated all year

Nominee Timothy Cheruiyot storms to the 1500m title at the IAAF World Championships Doha 2019 (Getty Images) Timothy Cheruiyot KEN KEN

World 1500m champion and Diamond League winner

Women

Nominee Beatrice Chepkoech wins the steeplechase at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 (Getty Images) Beatrice Chepkoech KEN KEN

Won world steeplechase title and Diamond League champion

Nominee Brigid Kosgei wins the London Marathon (Getty Images) Brigid Kosgei KEN KEN

Won Chicago Marathon in a world record of 2:14:04, won London Marathon

Nominee Dalilah Muhammad in the 400m hurdles at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 (Getty Images) Dalilah Muhammad USA USA

Won world 400m hurdles title, broke world record twice

Nominee Hellen Obiri successfully defends her 5000m title at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 (Getty Images) Hellen Obiri KEN KEN

World 5000m champion, world cross-country champion

Nominee Katarina Johnson-Thompson en route to the heptathlon title at the IAAF World Championships Doha 2019 (Getty Images) Katarina Johnson-Thompson GBR GBR

Won world heptathlon title with world-leading 6981, undefeated all year in combined events

Nominee Malaika Mihambo in long jump qualifying at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 (Getty Images) Malaika Mihambo GER GER

Won world long jump title with world-leading 7.30m, Diamond League winner

Nominee Now that's a smile! World high jump champion Mariya Lasitskene at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 (Getty Images) Mariya Lasitskene ANA ANA

World high jump champion, Diamond League champion and world leader

Nominee 48.14! Salwa Eid Naser at the IAAF World Championships Doha 2019 (Getty Images) Salwa Eid Naser BRN BRN

Won world 400m title in world-leading 48.14, undefeated at 400m this year

Nominee Shelly-Ann Fraser Pryce after winning her fourth 100m title (Getty Images) Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce JAM JAM

Won world 100m and 4x100m titles in world-leading times

Nominee World title No2 for Sifan Hassan in Doha - IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 (Getty Images) Sifan Hassan NED NED

Won world 1500m and 10,000m titles in world-leading times, broke mile world record

Nominee 15.37m victory for Yulimar Rojas in the triple jump at the IAAF World Athletics Championships Doha 2019 (Getty Images) Yulimar Rojas VEN VEN

World triple jump champion, world leader with 15.41m