American 200m best on the planet Noah Lyles is one of five finalists for the Men's Reality Competitor of the Year grant.
Lyles is joined on the waitlist by two Scandinavian title holders - Norway's distance sprinter Jakob Ingebrigtsen and Swedish post vaulter Mondo Duplantis.
Steeplechase ruler Soufiane El Bakkali, of Morocco, and Kenya's reality long distance race record holder Eliud Kipchoge complete the quintet of assignments.
The victor will be declared by World Games in December.
Ladies' Reality Competitor of Year finalists declared
Sweden's American-conceived Duplantis won the world shaft vault indoor and outside twofold in 2022, as well as guaranteeing the Jewel Association and European crowns in a predominant year.
The 23-year-old, who won this honor in 2020, likewise worked on his own reality record to 6.21m.
Soufiane El Bakkali
El Bakkali finished the 2022 season unbeaten in the wake of adding the world 3,000m steeplechase title to the Olympic gold he won a year ago.
The 26-year-old likewise asserted the Jewel Association title and ran his occasion's quickest season, with seven minutes 58.28 seconds in his nation of origin's capital city, Rabat.
Norway's Ingebrigtsen delegated an incredible year by guaranteeing 5,000m gold at the Big showdowns.
He likewise won the European 1500m and 5,000m twofold in Munich and set another 1500m indoor worldwide best of three minutes 30.60 seconds, as well as guaranteeing the Precious stone Association title over that distance.
Veteran distance sprinter Kipchoge, who won consecutive World Competitor of the Year respects in 2018 and 2019, further developed his own long distance race world record to two hours brief nine seconds.
That achievement came at the Berlin Long distance race in September, beating his past record by 30 seconds, while the 38-year-old likewise won the Tokyo Long distance race prior in the year.
Runner Lyles, 25, broke the unbelievable Michael Johnson's 26-year-old American record by bringing home the world 200m championship in 19.31 seconds in Oregon.
That time moved Lyles, who likewise won the Precious stone Association in 2022, to third on the untouched rundown behind Usain Bolt and Yohan Blake.