Tahylor beat out her NAZ Elite teammate Stephanie Bruce (32:15) in what was set up as an for an early season opportunity for athletes to hit USATF qualifying standards. *Discuss
This award is actually a "discretionary award" that has only been handed out three times previously in the history of the event (one of them was to Michael Phelps). Kipchoge was also a finalist for the World Sportsman of the Year award, which went to tennis champion Novak Djokovic.
The new WR holder Tefera is in the 1500 with Bethwell Birgen and the Ingebrigsten brothers. Another distance highlight will be the women's 800 where Ethiopian Habitam Alemu and Brits Shelayna Oskan-Clarke and Lynsey Sharp are all neck-and-neck in overall IAAF World Tour points standings.
*Dusseldorf Live Stream @ 12:15PM On February 20th
The IAAF claims they were within its rights to make the witness list public. Semenya raised the issue with CAS who said gave her permission to publicly release information responding to the IAAF.