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Sprinters and Hurdlers of the Year 2012

Sprinters and Hurdlers of the Year 2012

All-Athletics.com announced the Sprinters and Hurdlers of the Year 2012 in the World as well as in the different Areas.

All-Athletics.com Sprinter of the Year 2012 in the World :
(100-400m)

  • Male: Usain Bolt (Jamaica)
  • Female: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (Jamaica)

All-Athletics.com Hurdler of the Year 2012 in the World:
(110/100m-400m Hurdles)

  • Male: Aries Merritt (USA)
  • Female: Sally Pearson (Australia)

 

All-Athletics.com Sprinter of the Year 2012 in Africa:

  • Male: Rabah Yousif (Sudan)
  • Female: Amantle Montsho (Botswana)

All-Athletics.com Hurdler of the Year 2012 in Africa:

  • Male: Lehann Fourie (South Africa)
  • Female: Ajoke Odumosu (Nigeria)

 

All-Athletics.com Sprinter of the Year 2012 in Asia:

  • Male: Bingtian Su (China)
  • Female: Olga Bludova (Kazakhstan)

All-Athletics.com Hurdler of the Year 2012 in Asia:

  • Male: Xiang Liu (China)
  • Female: Satomi Kubokura (Japan)

 

All-Athletics.com Sprinter of the Year 2012 in Europe:

  • Male: Churandy Martina (Netherlands)
  • Female: Christine Ohuruogu (Great Britain & NI)

All-Athletics.com Hurdler of the Year 2012 in Europe:

  • Male: David Greene (Great Britain & NI)
  • Female: Zuzana Hejnová (Czech Repbublic)

 

All-Athletics.com Sprinter of the Year 2012 in North and Central America:

  • Male: Usain Bolt (Jamaica)
  • Female: Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce (Jamaica)

All-Athletics.com Hurdler of the Year 2012  in North and Central America:

  • Male: Aries Merritt (USA)
  • Female: Dawn Harper (USA)

 

All-Athletics.com Sprinter of the Year 2012 in Oceania:

  • Male: Steven Solomon (Australia)
  • Female: Melissa Breen (Australia)

All-Athletics.com Hurdler of the Year 2012 in Oceania:

  • Male: Tristan Thomas (Australia)
  • Female: Sally Pearson (Australia)

 

All-Athletics.com Sprinter of the Year 2012 in South America:

  • Male: Alex Quiñónez (Ecuador)
  • Female: Rosangela Cristina Oliveira Santos (Brazil)

All-Athletics.com Hurdler of the Year2012 in South America:

  • Male: Mahau Sugimachi (Brazil)
  • Female: Eliecith Palacios (Colombia)

 

Notes:

- The Athletes of the Year are determined based on the All-Athletics.com Overall Rankings dated 26 December 2012.
- The All-Athletics.com Rankings are published weekly and can be viewed here.

(Photo by Péter Zádor)