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Saturday, 3 December 2016

SPORTS: Usain Bolt Wins IAAF World Athlete of the Year for the Sixth Time.



The fastest man in the world, Usain Bolt has set another record, winning the IAAF male Athlete of the Year award for sixth time. The Jamaican sprinter took his overall total to nine Olympic gold medals at Rio 2016 with his third 100 metres, 200m and 4x100m relay hat-trick and was nominated for the award alongside Mo Farah and David Rudisha. Bolt was presented the award by IAAF president Sebastian Coe in Monaco on Friday night, while the Female Athlete of the Year went to Ethiopia’s Almaz Ayana. Canada’s Andre de Grasse, the 22-year-old who won 200m silver and 100m bronze in Rio, was named Male Rising Star, while Olympic heptathlon champion Nafissatou Thiam, 22, won the female award. READ MORE: HERE

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