Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce are Athletes of the Year

Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce are Athletes of the Year

Two Jamaican sprint sensations, Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce are the male and female Athletes of the Year respectively according to All-Athletics.com, the world leading track and field statistics website.

All-Athletics.com WORLD ATHLETE of the Year in 2013: 

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

All-Athletics.com announced the Athletes of the Year in the different Areas, as well.

All-Athletics.com Athlete of the Year in 2013 in Africa:

Male: Ezekiel Kemboi (Kenya)
Female: Blessing Okagbare (Nigeria)

All-Athletics.com Athlete of the Year in 2013 in Asia:

Male: Mutaz Essa Barshim (Qatar)
Female: Hitomi Niya (Japan)

All-Athletics.com Athlete of the Year in 2013 in Europe:

Male: Bohdan Bondarenko (Ukraine)
Female: Zuzana Hejnová (Czech Republic)

All-Athletics.com Athlete of the Year in 2013 in North and Central America:

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

All-Athletics.com Athlete of the Year in 2013 in Oceania:

Male: Jared Tallent (Australia)
Female: Valerie Adams (New Zealand)

All-Athletics.com Athlete of the Year in 2013 in South America:

Male: Mauro Vinicius Da Silva (Brazil)
Female: Caterine Ibarguen (Colombia)

Notes:

- The Athletes of the Year are determined based on the All-Athletics.com Overall Rankings dated 31 December 2013.

- The All-Athletics.com Rankings are published weekly and can be viewed here.

- The Rankings do not consider relay performances.