IAAF names Eaton, Genzebe Dibaba as world athletes
The IAAF has named American decathlete Ashton Eaton and Ethiopian middle-distance runner Genzebe Dibaba as World Athletes of the Year.
About Ashton Eaton Eaton (27) broke his own decathlon world record at the world championships in Beijing in August. He also won world gold in Moscow in 2013, a year after clinching Olympic gold in London.
AboutGenzebe Dibaba Dibaba (24) is the current world record holder in the women’s 1500m and holds three furtherworld records indoors.