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Also among the nominees was the Russian pole vaulter Angelica Sidorova. Swedish pole vaulter Armand Duplantis became the best among men

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Russian woman Maria Lasitskene was recognized as the best athlete in Europe in September. About it reported on Twitter of the European Athletics.

In addition to the Tokyo Olympic champion in high jump, the silver medalist of the Games in pole vaulting Russian Angelica Sidorova, British runner Eilish McColgan and Serbian javelin thrower Adriana Vilagos took part in the voting.

The Olympic champion and the current world record holder in pole vaulting, the Swede Arman Duplantis, was recognized as the best athlete.

In September, Lasitskene and Sidorova won the high jump and pole vault in the Zurich Diamond League final, respectively.

Previously, both Russian women were nominated for the title of Athlete of the Year in Europe.

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