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2012 Jesse Owens Athlete of the Year Fan Vote

10/3/2012
 
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
Women
Allyson Felix
Carmelita Jeter
Chaunte Lowe
Brittney Reese
Sanya Richards-Ross
Jenn Suhr
Men
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.

Katie Branham
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USA Track & Field
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