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IWGA Athlete of the Year 2017 Award

IWGA AotY 2017: Sport Climber Reza Alipourzenashandifar

After a race like never before, Sport Climber Reza Alipourzenashandifar is The World Games Athlete of the Year 2017!

The speed climber from Iran took the victory with 90,790 votes – just ahead of four-times The World Games champion in Powerlifting, Larysa Soloviova (UKR) with 90,036 votes. Rollersports star Fabriana Arias (COL) finished third with 48,014 votes.

1 February, 2018

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Everywhere, World
January 1 - January 31, 2018

21 athletes, all of whom competed at The World Games last summer, are waiting for their fans to support them in the one competition they cannot win by themselves: the Athlete of the Year vote.

The voting continues until 31 January. However on 15 January, only the best 9 candidates by that date will go forward to the final round of voting. Voters can register one vote per day throughout the voting period.

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