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BOLT AND PEARSON
MONTE CARLO (MON): Jamaican sprinting star for third time and Australian hurdler for first are Athletes of the year 2011 by IAAF. Usain Bolt and Sally Pearson were awarded at the traditional IAF World Athletics Gala in Monaco. Bolt except of the false start in Daegu finals won all his races and world lead at 1oo m and second fastest at 2oo m. Pearson won all races except the last at SDL finals in Brussels when she stumbled and did not finish the race. Other finalists were Yohan Blake and David Rudisha on men and Valerie Adams with Vivian Cheruiyot on the women side.
Sally Pearson, Lamine Diack, Usain Bolt, 2011 IAAF Gala, photo by PhotoRun.net
For more on the 2011 seasons of Sally Pearson and Usain Bolt, RBR suggests that the curious reader check the following: