TRACK queen Sally Pearson has been named on the shortlist for the annual title of Australia’s most inspiring athlete.
She was also named alongside fellow Gold Coaster and Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist Michael Shelley.
Named after famed batsman Don Bradman, “The Don” Award will be presented on Thursday night by the Sport Australia Hall of Fame to a sportsperson who has most inspired the nation during the past year.
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Also named among possible recipients was tennis young-gun Nick Kyrgios, Formula One ace Daniel Ricciardo, and fast-bowler Mitchell Johnson.