World Athletics is delighted to announce the three finalists for the 2023 Women’s Rising Star Award, which will recognize this year’s top U20 athlete at the World Athletics Awards 2023.
The nominations reflect some of the remarkable performances the sport has witnessed this year, at the Budapest 23 World Athletics Championships, Bathurst 23 World Athletics Championships, Bathurst 23 World Athletics Championships, Riga 23 road race, at one-day meeting circuits and other events around the world.
The winner of the Women’s Rising Star Award 2023 will be selected by an international panel of experts and announced on World Athletics platforms on December 11.
The finalists are:
Faith Cherotich, KEN
– Bronze medalist at the World Championships in the 3000m steeplechase
– No. 2 on the all-time world U20 list with 8:59.65
– Fourth place at the U20 Cross Country World Championships
Medina Eisa, ETH
– Silver medalist at the U20 World Cross Country Championships
– World Championships 5000m sixth place and 14:16.54 PB
– Fourth place at the 5 km Road Running World Championships
Angelina Subject, SRB
– Seventh place at the World High Jump Championships
– National record of 1.97 m
– U20 European Champion
Further information on the 2023 World Athletics Awards will be announced in the coming weeks.