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Bolt, Felix named IAAF World Athletes of the Year

Updated: November 24, 2012, 9:53 AM ET
Associated Press

BARCELONA, Spain -- Usain Bolt won the IAAF World Athlete of the Year award for the fourth time Saturday after defending his 100 and 200 meter gold medals at last summer's Olympic Games in London.

The Jamaican sprinter, who beat out American hurdler Aries Merritt and Kenyan runner David Rudisha, had previously won the award in 2008, 2009, and 2011.

"For me this is a great honor to win a fourth time. I really worked hard and I was really focused this year. This season was one of my ...

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