Nominees announced for Men’s World Athlete of the Year 2022

By Ivy Sarkar  14.10.22

Kristjan Ceh

World discus champion

Diamond League discus champion

Throwing a national record 71.27m circuit in Birmingham

European discus silver medallist

Alison dos Santos

World 400m hurdles champion

Diamond League 400m hurdles champion

Ran a world-leading South American record of 46.29

Mondo Duplantis

World pole vault champion

Diamond League Champion

European pole vault champion

Indoors and Outdoors 

Improved his world record to 6.19m and 6.20m indoors, and then 6.21m outdoors

Soufiane El Bakkali

World 3000m steeplechase champion

Diamond League Champion

Unbeaten in 2022

3000m steeplechase

Running a world-leading 7:58.28 in Rabat

Grant Holloway

World 110m hurdles champion

World indoor 60m hurdles champion

Diamond League 110m hurdles champion

Jakob Ingebrigtsen

World 5000m champion

World 1500m silver medallist indoors and outdoors

European 1500m and 5000m champion

Diamond League 1500m champion

World-leading 3:29.02

Eliud Kipchoge

Improved his world marathon record to 2:01:09

Berlin Marathon champion

Tokyo Marathon champion

Noah Lyles

World 200m champion

Diamond League 200m champion

Ran a world-leading national record of 19.31 to move to third on the world all-time list

Anderson Peters

World javelin champion

Commonwealth javelin silver medalist

Threw a world-leading NACAC record of 93.07m

Moving to fifth on the world all-time list

Pedro Pichardo

World triple jump champion

World indoor triple jump

European triple jump champion

With a world-leading leap of 17.95m

Silver medallist

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