David Rudisha, Blanka Vlasic honored
MONACO -- Kenyan 800-meter runner David Rudisha and Croatian high jumper Blanka Vlasic have won the IAAF World Athlete of the Year awards.
The 21-year-old Rudisha became the youngest athlete to ever win the award Sunday, succeeding Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt after breaking Wilson Kipketer's 13-year-old world record twice within eight days in August.
Bolt missed the latter part of the season because of tightness in his lower back and was not nominated.
Rudisha clocked 1 minute, ...
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