Neeraj Chopra in final list for Men’s World Athlete of the Year Award

NewsDrum Desk
14 Nov 2023
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New Delhi, Nov 14 (PTI) Olympic and world champion javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra was on Tuesday shortlisted for men's 'World Athlete of the Year' award.


The 25-year-old Indian was one of the five athletes shortlisted for the prestigious honour.

"The five athletes, who represent four countries from four area associations, have achieved sensational performances across a range of athletics disciplines in 2023, winning titles and breaking world records at the World Athletics Championships 2023, one-day meeting circuits, Label road races and other events around the world," World Athletics said in a release.

The other male athletes in the final list are USA's Ryan Crouser (shot put), Sweden's Mondo Duplantis (Pole vault), Kenya's Kelvin Kiptum (marathon) and USA's Noah Lyles (100m/200m).

The award will be announced on World Athletics’ platforms on December 11. PTI ATK KHS KHS