According to a statement from EAA, number of candidates competing for European Athlete's award for 2017 was reduced from 10 to 3. The 27-year-old Ramil, who won gold medal at World Championships in Athletics, was among nominees for European male Athlete of year with French Kevin Mayer and German Johannes Vetter.
The final list of European women's Athlete of Year was a gold medal in world championships attended by Russian Maria Lasitstick, Greek Ekaterini Stefanidi, Belgian Nafissatou Thiam and Polish Anita Wlodarczyk.
Women under 23 years of age 5,000 and 10,000 meters European Championships, as well as 3,000 meters European saloon second Jasmine Can also European Rising Female Star award of year remained to last 3. 20-year-old Jasmine will compete with German Konze Klosterhalfen and Ukrainian Yuliya Levchenko for award.
The three candidates of year's European Rising Male star award were Greek Miltiadis Tentoglou, Jakob Ingebrigtsen and Karsten Warholm from Norway.
The awards will be held on October 14th in Vilnius, capital of Lithuania.
Guliyev, who achieved first in 20.09 seconds of men at 200 meters, won first world Championship in athletics in Turkey.