Nafi Thiam is still a chance to be declared the IAAF Wereldatlete of the Year. The world champion on the internet is short of three supergenomineerden Monday by the IAAF is published.
In early October, the association of athletics with a list of ten nominees free. Thereof, with Thiam, Ethiopian langeafstandloopster Almaz Ayana, and the Greek pole vault jumper Ekaterini Stefanidi three.
The men, between the Qatari high jumper Mutaz Essa Barshim, the British long distance runner Mo Farah and the South African 400m specialist Wayde van Niekerk.
The names of the winners, which by the IAAF members and the public are referred to, will be published on 24 november during the IAAF Athletics Awards in Monaco.
Thiam was nominated for the award of European Athlete of the Year, but had that award last month at Stefanidi.