Caterine Ibarguen was the finest long jump and triple jumper in 2018. One of the disciplines is tough enough, and two is even more impressive. This is release on Caterine from Global Sports Communications.
Caterine Ibarguen and Prince Albert, photo by Global Sports Communications
Caterine IbargÃ¼en wins IAAF Female Athlete Of The Year 2018 Award!
Caterine IbargÃ¼en has been named IAAF Female Athlete of the Year 2018 during the IAAF Awards in Monaco this evening.
IbargÃ¼en had an impressive season where she dominated both the Triple Jump and Long Jump disciplines throughout the year. To crown her 2018 season she won both the IAAF Diamond League Finals as well as the IAAF Continental Cup.
“I want to say thank you to all of Colombia who have supported me since the start, To my coach Ubaldo, my family,all of the fans and to my management Global Sports Communication. I couldn’t have done it without you!’
Caterine was nominated alongside the following athletes:
Dina Asher-Smith (GBR) – 100m, 200m, 4x100m Relay
Beatrice Chepkoech (KEN) – 3000mSC
Shaunae Miller-Uibo (BAH) – 200m, 400m
Nafissatou Thiam(BEL) – Heptatlon