Vote now for the Allianz Best Male of the Month – September 2016
Nominees include: Dylan Alcott, Laurens Devos, Marcel Hug, Ihar Boki, Siamand Rahman and Carlos Serrano.07 Oct 2016
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has revealed the shortlist for the Best Male Athlete of September based on performances at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has revealed the shortlist for the Best Male Athlete of September based on performances at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, and the public can now vote for the winner on www.Paralympic.org.
In lieu of the IPC Athlete of the Month award for September, the honour is being separated into three different categories – Best Male Athlete, Best Female Athlete and Best Team – based on results at Rio 2016.
A one-week voting period will be dedicated to each category on the IPC’s website, beginning with Best Male Athlete.
The former wheelchair basketball player ended his first Paralympic Games as a wheelchair tennis player with two gold medals in Rio, winning the quad singles without dropping a set. He also won the quad doubles partnering Heath Davidson after they beat the USA's three-time gold medallists in three sets.
The public has until 12:00 (CEST) on Friday (14 October) to vote for the athlete they want to be the Allianz Male Athlete of the Month for September 2016 via the www.paralympic.org homepage.
The nominations are compiled from submissions by National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) and International Federations (IFs).
The 2016 Allianz Athlete of the Month winners so far are:
· January – Abdullah Sultan Alaryani, United Arab Emirates, shooting