Whitfield and McGlone win 2007 Triathlon Canada Overall Athlete of the Year Awards
May 26, 2008
For the ninth straight year, Simon Whitfield has been named Triathlon Canada Athlete of the Year, while Montreal’s Samantha McGlone picked up the honour for the third time and the first since 2005, Triathlon Canada announced today.
Whitfield, of Victoria, had an impressive 2007 season, finishing the year at No.2 in the World Cup rankings. He placed fourth at the ITU World Championships in Hamburg and took home the gold medals from the Vancouver, Cancun and Kitzbuhel World Cups. He managed a Top-10 finish in all of the World Cups in which he competed including a bronze medal in Salford, fifth place in Beijing, sixth in Des Moines, eighth in Ishigaki and 10th in Lisbon. His 2007 results have already secured him a berth on the 2008 Canadian Olympic team.
Read the full list on TriathlonCanada.com
Congrats to Simon, and in the U23 category, Kirsten and Kyle, and Tom Evans in the elite long distance category