Jamaican Olympic champions Elaine Thompson-Herah was named female World Athlete of the Year. Her male counterpart was Karsten Warholm of Norway. Thompson-Herah had a blazing sprint season, retaining her Olympic 100m and 200m titles in Tokyo and adding a third gold medal in the 4x100m relay. She stated, “ I just take it year by year, I went very close to the world record so you know, anything is possible. No spikes hanging up any time soon!