Dalilah Muhaamad wins Female Athlete of the year

Dalilah Muhammad wins Female Athlete of the year

291

400m hurdle Champion Dalilah Muhammad has won the female Athlete of the year .

http://wildflowers.com.ng/three-kenyans-nominated-as-iaaf-announced-nominees-for-2019-female-world-athlete-of-the-year/

The 29-year-old  won Gold at the 2019 World Championship and set a world record with 52:16s becoming the second woman after Britain Sally Gunnel to have Olympic Gold , the World title and setting a new record .

Interestingly, she is the second woman to win the prestigious Woman of the year award since Sally Gunnel in 1993 .

The 2016 Gold medalist was part of the 4 by 400m relay that won Gold at the World Championship in Doha .

“It’s been an amazing year,” says the US athlete. “It’s been a tough year but I’m so thankful. I never imagined ending the year like this.”

 

Mudashiru Shittu



Mudashiru Shittu

A Sport writer , reporter and a broadcaster with huge knowledge of Sporting Events in Africa and beyond .


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *