This weekend saw the ETU awards take place in Dublin as Age-Group hopefuls raced at Anglian Water
The annual ETU Awards evening took place in Dublin this year with guests in attendance treated to a fine display of Irish dancing and music before the ceremony got underway.
Prior to the awards being announced a series of video presentations were shown promoting the inclusivity of the sport, followed by Great Britian Age-Group team member, Malcolm Harrison, sharing his own personal journey of battling cancer alongside competing in triathlon.
The awards then followed with British representation across four categories. In Organiser of the Year category it was the 'Glasgow ETU European Championships' - part of the wider Glasgow 2018 European Championships, which was recognised for it's success in delivering a fantastic event for athletes, spectators and all involved.
The ETU 'Female Triathlete of the Year' was also revealed to be staying in British hands with Vicky Holland succeeding 2018's winner Jess Learmonth. The 2018 ITU World Champion was unable to attend in person having just landed back from a winter training camp, but sent a video message for the crowd.
Additionally British Triathlon was nominated for 'National Federation of the Year' which was awarded to France and Mary Clare Bancewicz was nominated in the 'Technical Official of the Year' category which was awarded to Andreas Galanos (GRE).
Anglian Water Standard Duathlon in picturesque Cambridgeshire hosted an opportunity for athletes who had registered their intent to qualify for the 2020 ITU Standard Distance Duathlon World Championships. For future Age-Group qualification and major events see the calendar here.