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Jenny Barringer is a Jesse Owens Athlete of the Year Finallist

BOULDER—University of Colorado senior Jenny Barringer’s 2009 historic track and field season is still getting recognition as she has been named a finalist for the U.S.A. Track and Field Jesse Owens Athlete of the Year Award presented by Nike.

The Jesse Owens Athlete of the Year Award was established in 1981 as a tribute to the man whose accomplishments are forever enshrined in sports history. It is USA Track & Field’s highest accolade, and is presented annually to the individuals selected through a nominating and voting procedure as the outstanding American performers of the year in Athletics.

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The USATF Jesse Owens Athlete of the Year goes to the sport’s top athletes of the year and is selected by a vote of the media; this year, an online fan balloting will account for 10 percent of the votes. Fan voting is from now until Tuesday, October 13, at 1 p.m….Read More

http://www.usatf.org/promotions/JesseOwensAwardVote/index.asp

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