ELIUD KIPCHOGE AND CATERINE IBARGUEN NAMED IAAF ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

Monaco - Dec 6 Kenyan distance runner Eliud Kipchoge (right) and Colombian long and triple jumper Caterine Ibarguen (left) were named the male and female IAAF athletes of the year in Monaco on Wednesday. Kipchoge, 34, won the London Marathon and set a world record of two hours, one minute and 39 seconds in Berlin. Ibarguen, also 34, won both horizontal jumps at the Central American and Caribbean Games, the IAAF Continental Cup and at the IAAF Diamond League finals - winning the latter two titles in two different cities within the space of 24 hours. Photo courtesy of Agencies

Last Updated: 2018-12-06

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