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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
BOA Olympic Athlete of the Year – Non Stanford
British Triathlon Gold Pin Award – Steve Trew and Marc Jenkins (2014 recipient)