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IWGA Athlete of the Year 2017 Award

Muaythai, Janice Lyn (CAN)

Janice Lyn had a tough start at TWG2017, and she was devastated to lose her first match after a close contest. However she continued to attend the bouts every day, cheering and supporting her friends. She even made friends with the volunteers, assisting them when needed. This is the true spirit of martial arts: to take part in something bigger than you and to see the goodness in what happens regardless of winning or losing.

12 December, 2017

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Location
Everywhere, World
Date
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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