The Mid Sussex Triathalon Club held its annual Awards
Dinner on Saturday 5th March at Cafe Elvira in Haywards Heath with
husband and wife Barry & Liane Davids making a strong showing
in the awards.
The main awards were for:
The Best All Rounder (BAR) which is divided into two
categories: Short & Long Distance with separate awards for men
The Best Athlete Awards
Performance of the Year Award
Spirit of Triathalon Award
Club Member of the Year Award
& Coaches' Award (awarded by the coaches)
The results were as follows:
Short BAR (Best All Rounder)
- Balcombe Bull Run, 7km, 20th March
- MSTC Duathlon, Sprint distance 5k/20k/2.5k, 17th April
- MSTC Charity Swim, 1Km Swim, 6th August
- MSTC Triathlon Festival, Olympic Tri, 28th August
- 10m Cycling TT
This was won by Liane Davids in the women's category and
her husband Barry Davids in the men's category.
- MSTC Duathlon, Standard distance, 10k/40k/5k, 17th April
- MSTC Charity Swim, 5Km swim, 6th August
- MSTC Triathlon Festival, Middle Distance Tri, 28th August
- Barns Green, 1/2 Marathon, 2nd October
- 50m Cycling TT
This was won by Nicola Cowles in the women's category and Mike
Jaffe in the men's category.
Steve Alden & Rachael Baker
Performance of the Year Award:
Jim Graham for smashing the club Ironman record at IronMan
Barcelona in 9h 45m 39s
Spirit of Triathalon Award:
Barry Davids for competing with one able arm as fast as most
people can do with two, then taking up club coaching with a passion
and enthusiasm that has helped a lot of other club members.
Club Member of the Year Award:
Julie Williams for her continued efforts as our 'open water'
co-ordinator. This year has seen great success with the running of
our Ardingly reservoir swimming and the introduction of an
effective and fair volunteer system to enable it to continue
Mark Jordan who has recently stepped down as our long serving
Club Chairman, after a spell in charge that has moved the club to
the position we are in today - with a strong committee and a
Vicky Von Der Linden for her enthusiasm in swimming and
improving her running in recent 10K and half marathon runs.