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Idowu and Domínguez are European Athletes of the Year

World champions Phillips Idowu of Great Britain and Marta Domínguez of Spain have respectively been voted the 2009 winners of the men’s and women’s European Athlete of the Year Award presented by MONDO.

Idowu got the better of Portuguese nemesis Nelson Évora to take the IAAF World Championships Triple Jump gold in Berlin in August with a world-leading leap and personal best of 17.73m.

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Domínguez, the double European 5000m champion, claimed the World Championship gold in the 3000m steeplechase with a new national record 9:07.32 – a European-leading mark of the season. Domínguez was the only European to win a track gold at this year’s worlds, and she also broke the Spanish record three times during the season…..Read More

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