IAAF – FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR 2019 FEMALE RISING STAR AWARD

November 5, 2019

Finalists for the 2019 Female Rising Star Award (Getty Images)

With less than three weeks to go until the World Athletics Awards 2019, the IAAF is delighted to announce the five finalists for the 2019 Female Rising Star Award to recognise this year’s best U20 athlete.

The winner will be announced live on stage at the World Athletics Awards 2019 in Monaco on Saturday 23 November.

The NACAC Area nominees are:

Britany Anderson (JAM)
– broke the world U20 record in the 100m hurdles, clocking 12.71

Sha’Carri Richardson (USA)
– world U20 100m record with 10.75
– world U20 200m record with 22.17
– NCAA 100m champion

SOURCE: IAAF