Joseph Berenyi has been nominated for the IPC Allianz Athlete of the Month prize for March ©Getty Images

Joseph Berenyi of the United States has been shortlisted as one of six athletes nominated for the International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) Allianz Athlete of the Month prize for March.

Berenyi won four medals at the 2017 International Cycling Union (UCI) Para Cycling Track World Championships in Los Angeles.

He claimed three golds in the one kilometre time trial C3, team sprint C3 and the C1-3 scratch race.

Berenyi also managed a silver in the 3km individual pursuit C3 event.

Maria Paula Barrera of Colombia has also been nominated after she enjoyed a stunning Youth Parapan American Games in the Brazilian city of São Paulo last month.

She won six swimming gold medals, one silver and one bronze to finish as her country’s most decorated athlete at the event.

Benjamin Daviet of France was shortlisted after he won his first biathlon world title this year.

The Frenchman went unbeaten at the final two World Cup legs of the season in Pyeongchang and Sapporo which saw him claim the overall men’s biathlon title as well as the men’s standing trophy.

The fourth nominee is Slovakian Para-alpine skier Henrieta Farkasova after she enjoyed a phenomenal end to her season.

Farkasova won seven of her eight races at two World Cups in March to claim the women’s slalom, giant slalom and super-G visually impaired World Cup titles with guide Natalia Subrtova.

The Slovakian also went on to win the overall women’s visually impaired title.

Benjamin Daviet has also made the list of nominees ©Getty Images
Benjamin Daviet has also made the list of nominees ©Getty Images

Rune Lorensten has also been nominated after the Norwegian, who has competed at three Paralympic Games, led his team to gold at the World Wheelchair Curling Championships at the Gangneung Curling Centre.

Completing the list of nominees is Mike Minor of the United States.

Minor was crowned the men’s SB-UL overall World Cup winner for the second consecutive season, also winning snowboard-cross and banked slalom World Cup titles.

The public has until April 11 to vote.

This month's vote can be found here.

Slovakian shooter Veronika Vadovicova was February's winner after she won all four of her events at the World Shooting Para Sport World Cup in Al Ain in the United Arab Emirates.