Vote for February’s Americas ‘Athlete of the Month’11.03.2019
Nordic skiers, taekwondo and field athletes nominated
The nominations for February 2019’s Americas ‘Athlete of the Month’ poll have been announced. The public are invited to vote for their winner via the Americas Paralympic Committee homepage until Monday (18 March).
Collin Cameron, Canada, Nordic skiing
Secured his first World Championships title in Prince George, Canada, in the men’s cross-country sprint sitting, and took silver in mixed relay and biathlon middle distance.
Debora Menezes, Brazil, taekwondo
Captured Brazil’s first Para taekwondo world title with a clinical 7-3 win over Uzbekistan’s Guljonoy Naimova in Antalya, Turkey.
Won five world titles and six medals overall at the World Championships in Prince George, Canada, her first major competition since having two surgeries on her elbow.
Rebeca Valenzuela Alvarez, Mexico, athletics
Nominations are compiled from submissions by National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) from across the continent.
*Subject to ratification by World Para Athletics