Kelsey Diclaudio named Allianz Athlete of the Month - November 2014‏

Diclaudio's exploits won her 44 per cent of the public vote during November's vote, placing her just ahead of Brazil's Ricardo Alves, who was named player of the tournament at the IBSA 5-a-side football World Championships in Tokyo, Japan.

Also nominated in November's poll were wheelchair tennis players Shingo Kunieda of Japan and Aniek Van Koot of the Netherlands, US para-snowboarder Mike Shea and the Belarusian wheelchair dance sport couple of Aliaksei Zukhtsikau and Veranika Kasach.

The previous winners in 2014 include:

January - Markus Salcher, Austria, alpine skiing

February - Matti Suur-Hamari, Finland, para-snowboard

March best male - Declan Farmer, USA, ice sledge hockey

March best female - Marie Bochet, France, alpine skiing

March best team - Russia ice sledge hockey

April - Ali Jawad, Great Britain, powerlifting

May - Aled Davies, Great Britain, athletics

June - Safet Alibasic, Bosnia and Herzegovina, sitting volleyball

July - Markus Rehm, Germany, athletics

August best youngster - Maria Lyle, Great Britain, athletics

August best male - Yevheniy Bohodayko, Ukraine, swimming

August best female - Sarah Morganti, Italy, equestrian

September - Eduardo Avila Sanchez, Mexico, judo

October - Siamand Rahman, Iran, powerlifting