Finalists for athletics' female world athlete announced

Xinhua | Updated: 2018-11-20 11:41
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BEIJING -- The IAAF unveiled the names of the five finalists for the 2018 IAAF Female Athlete of the Year award on its official website.

The five athletes, who represent five countries from four Area associations, have illustrated excellence across nearly all athletics disciplines in 2018.

The finalists are (in alphabetical order):

Dina Asher-Smith waves after finishing second in the women's 200m at the Alexander Stadium, Birmingham, UK, on Aug 18, 2018. [Photo/Agencies]

Dina Asher-Smith (Britain)

- European champion and world leader at 100m, 200m and 4x100m

- Second over 100m in the IAAF Diamond League final and IAAF Continental Cup

- Commonwealth Games 4x100m gold and 200m bronze

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