Gained the advantage in 2022 over arch Jamaican rival Elaine Thompson-Herah beating her in the 100 metres in Eugene for her fifth career World Championship gold medal. Her win at the age of 35 made her the oldest sprinter to become world champion. She has won more global 100 metres titles than any other sprinter in history, including Olympic gold medals in 2008 and 2012. This is the sixth time she has been nominated for this Award.

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