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Ramil Guliyev among three best male athlete of Europe nominees

05 October 2017 [15:51] - TODAY.AZ

By Azernews

By Laman Ismayilova

Azerbaijani Ramil Guliyev, who is now representing the Turkish national team, is on the short list of nominees for the title of the best male athlete of Europe.

The 27-year-old athlete is among the top three athletes in 2017, reported.

Other candidates include France's decathlonist Kevin Mayer and German javelineer Johannes Vettel.

The European Athletics Golden Tracks awards will be presented at gala evening in Vilnius, Lithuania on October 14.

The award ceremony will feature the crowning of the male and female European Athletes of the Year, as well as the male and female Rising Stars. 

Earlier, Ramil Guliyev won Men's 200m Birmingham Diamond League 2017. He secured the gold medal after timing 20.17 seconds.

Guliyev also brilliantly performed at the World Cup finals in London, the UK.

The sprinter, who finished last when Bolt won the 200m at the 2016 Olympics, crossed the line in 20.09 seconds and won the gold.

The Azerbaijani athlete won the world crown for the first time in his career.

In August, Guliyev was crowned the Athlete of the Month award in Europe, according to European Athletic Association (EAA).


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