Sifan Hassan is still in the race for the title of European athlete of the year. The Netherlands was among the ten nominees, and it is also one of the last of the four candidates, who Monday night have been announced.
The 26-year-old Hassan has a very strong season behind them, where they are historically the world CHAMPIONSHIPS of gold picked up in the 1,500 meters and the 10,000 meters. She also wrote in the 1,500 meters and the 5,000 meters at the Diamond League in its own name.
Continued improvement in the birth of the Ethiopian set a new record for the English mile (1.609 meters), and they ran a European record in the 1,500 meters, 3,000 meters and 5,000 meters.
In the battle for the title of European athlete of the year Hassan was the competition of Dina Asher-Smith (world champion in the 200 meters and a silver medal in the 100 metres), Maria Lasitskene (world champion in high jump) and Malaika Mihambo (champion skip).
And the award for the best European female athlete of the year Saturday, has been issued and has been in existence since 1993. In 2014 and 2015, went on to the title for Dafne Schippers, and for the last year and if Asher-Smith, the award in that case.
Incidentally, Hassan was still in the race for the price for the wereldatlete of the year. That trophy will be on the 23rd of november have been awarded.
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