Twelve female (and twelve male) athletes have been nominated for the 2008 United States Sports Academy Athlete of the Year. You can vote for your favorite until December 24 at http://vote.ussa.edu/aoy.
The female nominees are
Nastia Liukin, USA, gymnastics
Rebecca Adlington, United Kingdom, swimming;
Kirsty Coventry, Zimbabwe, swimming;
Tirunesh Dibaba, Ethiopia, track and field;
Yelena Isinbayeva, Russia, track and field;
Guo Jingjing, China, diving;
Lorena Ochoa, Mexico, golf;
Candace Parker, USA, basketball;
Paula Radcliffe, United Kingdom, track and field (marathon);
Lindsey Vonn, USA, skiing;
Chrissie Wellington, USA, triathlon; and
Serena Williams, USA, tennis
You vote for your top 3 female and male nominees and the athletes with the most votes will be awarded Female Athlete of the Year, Male Athlete of the Year, and Overall winner.
Support your favorite athletes and vote!Any guess as to who my first choice is?