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Shericka Jackson is nominated for the Women’s World Athlete of the Year award

The 200m world champion has been nominated for the World Athletics Female Athlete of the Year award, alongside Sha'carri Richardson and 10 more


Shericka Jackson, a formidable presence in sprint competitions


Sherikca Jackson, the reigning 200m world champion from the 2023 World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, and also secured the Diamond League in the same track, has been nominated for the prestigious Women's World Athlete of the Year award.


Jackson's exceptional performance in Budapest featured her winning the gold medal in the 200m and earning a silver in the 100m. Her sprinting dominance was further emphasized as she clinched a resounding victory at the Zurich 2023 Diamond League competition on August 31, 2023.


29-year-old Jamaican sprinter Jackson has consistently been a formidable presence in sprint competitions since the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Her impressive list of achievements includes five Olympic medals, including a gold medal as a vital member of the 4x100m relay team.

Notable competitors in the running for the Women's World Athlete of the Year award include the 100m world champion, Sha'Carri Richardson, along with other accomplished athletes like Femke Bol, Tigist Assefa, Faith Kipyegon, Haruka Kitaguchi, Yaroslava Mahuchikh, Maria Perez, Gudaf Tsegay, Yulimar Rojas, and Winfed Yavi.

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