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IWGA Athlete of the Year 2017 Award

Kickboxing, Sarel de Jong (NED)

Sarel de Jong was the winner in Kickboxing K-1 (-65 kg) when the sport first appeared at The World Games this year. On her hard way to the gold medal she defeated European, Pan-American and World Champions. She has been described as energetic, enthusiastic and passionate about the sport.

4 December, 2017

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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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