Female World Athlete 2019 award: Brigid Kosgei and Fraser-Pryce among five finalists

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Marathon world record holder Brigid Kosgei is one of five finalists for the Female World Athlete 2019 award.

Last month the Kenyan broke Briton Paula Radcliffe's 16-year-old world record, running a time of 2hrs 14mins 04secs to win the Chicago Marathon.

Kosgei, 25, also became the youngest winner of the London marathon in April.

American Dalilah Muhammad, Jamaican Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, Venezuelan Yulimar Rojas and the Netherlands' Sifan Hassan are also up for the award.

 

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