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2012 Jesse Owens Athlete of the Year Fan Vote

INDIANAPOLIS - For the third year in a row, track and field fans have the opportunity to help select the annual Jesse Owens Awards winners. The honors going to the sport’s top athletes of the year is selected by a vote of the media; again this year, an online fan balloting will account for 10 percent of the votes.

The following contains a list of the nominees and paragraphs illustrating the nominees’ accomplishments for the 2012 season.

Cast your vote by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday, OCTOBER 12. BE SURE TO CHOOSE ONE MALE AND ONE FEMALE WINNER.

This year’s awards will be presented December 1 at the Jesse Owens Awards and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, held in conjunction with USA Track & Field’s 2012 Annual Meeting in Daytona Beach, Florida.

2012 Nominees
Allyson Felix
Carmelita Jeter
Chaunte Lowe
Brittney Reese
Sanya Richards-Ross
Jenn Suhr
Will Claye
Ashton Eaton
Leo Manzano
Aries Merritt
Galen Rupp
Christian Taylor

For more information on the nominees and to cast your vote, click here.

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