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American Athletes Up For ESPY Awards

  • By Competitor Running
  • Published Jul. 14, 2010
  • Updated Jul. 14, 2010 at 7:19 PM UTC

Felix, Richards-Ross, Palmeiro-Winters all receive nominations.

Top American sprinters Allyson Felix and Sanya Richards-Ross, along with ultramarathoner Amy Palmiero-Winters have each been nominated for a 2010 ESPY award.

Felix and Richards-Ross, both Olympic medalists in their respective events as well as the relays, are each up for the honor of Best Track & Field Athlete. Palmeiro-Winters, the first amputee to qualify for a U.S. national track and field team, is on the ballot for Best Female Athlete with a Disability. She represented the United States in the IAU Ultrarunning World Championship 24-hour run in Brieve France this past May.

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