Giorgi and Saluri voted European Athletes of the Month for April

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Eleonora Giorgi is one Europe's leading women race walkers.

Italian race walker Eleonara Giorgi and Estonian multi-eventer Karl-Robert Saluri have been voted European Athletes of the Month for April.

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.

Giorgi finished second over 20km in 1:28:20 at the IAAF Race Walking Challenge meeting in Rio Maior, Portugal, on 9 April.

Saluri produced a big personal best and European-leading decathlon total of 8108 points to win the Bulldog meeting in the USA on 6-7 April.