British Triathlon Federation 2015 stars of the sport recognised at British Triathlon Awards Dinner

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2015 stars of the sport recognised at British Triathlon Awards Dinner

Non Stanford was named Olympic Athlete of the Year at a star-studded celebration of triathlon’s biggest achievements in 2015.

Date Published: 15 November 2015

The ITU World Triathlon Grand Final silver medallist was awarded the accolade; presented to each of the 33 Olympic Governing Bodies on an annual basis to recognise their top Olympic athlete.

The British Triathlon Female Elite Triathlete of the Year Award was presented to Vicky Holland following her fantastic season. Banking an emphatic victory in Cape Town, her first ITU World Triathlon Series win, she went on to podium at the ITU World Triathlon Series Grand Final and the Rio Test Event.

Jonathan Brownlee successfully picked up the British Triathlon Male Elite Triathlete of the Year Award following his two ITU World Triathlon Series race wins in Auckland and the Gold Coast earlier this year.

ITU Paratriathlon World Champion, Lauren Steadman (PT4), was awarded the British Triathlon Female Paratriathlete of the Year award for the second consecutive year, after a phenomenal season which witnessed her crowned ITU World and ETU European Champion, alongside a win at the Rio Test Event in August. 

George Peasgood (PT4) picked up the men’s award after a strong season on the international circuit.

The Peter Holmes Award for Inspirational Performance in International Competition was jointly awarded to Gordon Benson, Tom Bishop and Phil Graves, following their incredible team performance at the debut European Games in Baku earlier this year, which saw Gordon take the title.

Steve Trew was the successful recipient of the 2015 British Triathlon Gold Pin Award, for his outstanding contribution to the sport as a coach, race commentator and journalist.

2014 Gold Pin recipient, Marc Jenkins also picked up his accolade on Saturday.

2015 British Triathlon Awards Winners

British Triathlon Female Age Group Triathlete of the Year - Georgina Jennings

British Triathlon Male Age Group Triathlete of the Year - Edward Castro

Leigh Day & Co. British Triathlon Volunteer of the Year - Andrzej Warhaftig

Leigh Day & Co. British Triathlon Official of the Year - Peter Lambert

Leigh Day & Co. British Triathlon Coach of the Year - Penny Rother

British Triathlon Female Elite Duathlete of the Year - Emma Pooley

British Triathlon Male Elite Duathlete of the Year - Phil Wylie

British Triathlon Event of the Year - TriExercise Pembrokeshire Coast

British Triathlon Female Elite Long Distance Triathlete of the Year - Lucy Gossage

British Triathlon Male Elite Long Distance Triathlete of the Year -Tim Don

British Triathlon Female Elite Junior Triathlete of the Year - Kate Waugh

British Triathlon Male Elite Junior Triathlete of the Year - Ben Dijkstra

British Triathlon Female Paratriathlete of the Year - Lauren Steadman

British Triathlon Male Paratriathlete of the Year - George Peasgood

British Triathlon Female Elite Triathlete of the Year - Vicky Holland

British Triathlon Male Elite Triathlete of the Year - Jonathan Brownlee

Peter Holmes Award for Inspirational Performance in International Competition – Men’s European Games Team (Gordon Benson, Tom Bishop and Phil Graves)

BOA Olympic Athlete of the Year  – Non Stanford

British Triathlon Gold Pin Award – Steve Trew and Marc Jenkins (2014 recipient)

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