Shaunae Miller-Uibo, Rising Star Award
Shaunae Miller-Uibo (born 15 April 1994) is a Bahamian track and field sprinter who competes in the 400 metres and 200 metres. She was the 400 metres Olympic champion in 2016 and was the 200m gold medallist at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. At the World Championships in Athletics she won 400 m silver in 2015 and 200 m bronze in 2017.
Miller-Uibo was a 400 m gold medallist at the 2010 World Junior and 2011 World Youth Championships before taking her first senior medal (a bronze) at the 2014 IAAF World Indoor Championships. She was the IAAF Diamond League champion in both 200 m and 400 m in 2017.
Her personal best of 21.88 is the Bahamian national records for the 200 m. She is the fastest Bahamian over 400 m with 48.97 seconds (Monaco Diamond league 2018). She holds unofficial world records in the 200 metres straight and 300 metres indoor events. She has won several national titles in 200 m and 400 m, and also won the NCAA Division I Indoor title for the Georgia Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs in 2011.
She is married to Estonian decathlete Maicel Uibo.