El Guerrouj candidate to best Athlete of the Year award
Morocco, Sports, 9/20/2004
Olympic champion Hisham El Guerrouj is among five contenders for the Athlete of the Year Award.
The winner will be announced Sunday in Monaco following the World Athletics Final, during a ceremony of the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF).
Candidates also include Kenenisa Bekele (ETH), Virgilijus Alekna (LIT), Christian Olsson (SWE) and Liu Xiang (CHN).
As for Women contenders, candidates of the Athlete of the Year are Veronica Campbell (JAM), Kelly Holmes (GBR), Yelena Isinbayeva (RUS), Carolina Kluft (SWE) and Tonique Williams-Darling (BAH).
El Guerrouj is also candidate to the Best Performance of the Year award after his double Olympic gold medals in 1500m and 5000m in Athens.
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