BUDAPEST (EME NEWS) – US sprinter Justin Gatlin and Ethiopian runner Genzebe Dibaba are the overall ranking leaders by All-Athletics.com at the end of 2015.
Gatlin has 1487 points over Usain Bolt 1459 and Christian Taylor 1453. Triple jumper Pedro Pablo Pichardo is fourth with 1440 and pole vaulter Renaud Lavillenie fifth 1435.
Joe Kovacs and Wayde van Niekerk both with 1431 points are tied for 6th. Shawn Barber 1419, Sergey Shubenkov 1411 and Kirani James 1410 completed the top 10.
All-Athletics.com ranking system is based on exact scoring of the result and competition level.
Dibaba has a 14 points lead over Dafne Schippers (1461 to 1447). Both finished ahead of Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce 1432.
Fourth is Almaz Ayana 1422 and a tie for 5th with Sandra Perkovic and Allyson Felix 1411. In the 7th position is Zuzana Hejnova 1399, 8th is Tianna Bartoletta 1393 and 9th Caterine Ibarguen 1390. Tenth place for Anita Wlodarczyk 1388.