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Five Africans race for 2018 Female and Male Rising Star Award

Finalistes2018Five young Africans are among the ten nominees for the "Rising Stars Awards" of athletics that will be awarded at the IAAF Gala on December 4, 2018 in Monaco.

These are, in boys: Selemon Barega (ETHIOPIA) and Rhonex Kipruto (KENYA) and in girls: Meseret Belete (ETHIOPIA), Meskerem Mamo (ETHIOPIA) and Celliphine Chespol (KENYA).

The other finalistsare Jordan Diaz (CUBA), Armand Duplantis (SUEDE), Jakob Ingebrigtsen (NORVEGE) for boys and Sydney McLaughlin (USA) et Briana Williams (JAMAICA) for girls.