Voting is open for European Athlete of the Month: August 2018

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The European Athlete of the Month voting for August is underway across our Twitter and Facebook pages.

The voting closes at 12:00 CET on Friday 7 September. You can cast your vote on Twitter by retweeting the graphic of the athlete for whom you wish to vote for or by liking or sharing the corresponding graphic on Facebook. You can also vote for more than one athlete.

Please note that only likes and retweets cast on the original image will be counted. Likes and retweets cast on any quoted or shared image will not be counted.

The votes across Twitter and Facebook are combined in order to decide who will be named male and female European Athlete of the Month.  

Five male and five female athletes are nominated purely based on their performances in the previous month. However, no athlete who has served a two-year doping ban can be nominated for the award.      

The European Athlete of the Month initiative was launched in January 2007 and is designed to recognise outstanding performances set by European athletes. 

Last month’s winners were Estonia's Magnus Kirt and Great Britain's Lorraine Ugen. Kirt extended his national javelin record to 89.75m for victory in the Rabat Diamond League while Ugen bounded out to a world-leading mark of 7.05m at the British Championships in Birmingham.

Male nominees



Female nominees