Schippers and Tamberi voted European Athletes of the Month for February

Schippers and Tamberi voted Euro Athletes of the Month
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Dafne Schippers was once again voted European Athlete of the Month following a series of strong 60m performances throughout the month of February.

Dutch sprinting star Dafne Schippers and Italian high jumper Gianmarco Tamberi have been voted European Athletes of the Month for February.

Voting for European Athlete of the Month took place through our European Athletics Twitter and Facebook pages over the past week. Athletes with the most combined Twitter 'retweets' and Facebook 'likes' were crowned the winners.

With more than 1,200 combined likes and retweets, Schippers was the winner on the women's side. She went unbeaten in eight 60m races last month including a world-leading 7.00 in Berlin on 13 February.

Tamberi won his first European Athlete of the Month award with well over 2,000 Facebook likes and retweets on Twitter. He Jumped a world-leading and national record 2.38m to win in Hustopece on 13 February, completing a great run of form this indoor season.