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28 July 2020

A message from Tomoko Wada, Chair, World Triathlon Women’s Committee: 2020 World Triathlon Women’s Committee Award of Excellence Nominations

We face unprecedented challenges due to the pandemic throughout the world. However, I believe we are united and stronger together and positively strive for a new normal, anticipating our activities getting back to a full extent.
In saying this, continuing its tradition of honouring women in the sport of triathlon, the World Triathlon Women’s Committee is pleased to announce the application process for the 2020 Award of Excellence. This year’s Award of Excellence (AOE) presentation will take place at the World Triathlon Congress in Paris, France, complete details are still to be confirmed.

National Federations are encouraged to nominate an individual or an organisation that has made a significant and meaningful contribution to women’s involvement at all levels of the sport of triathlon and paratriathlon. Nominations will be evaluated by the AOE selection committee including an external peer review panel that will carefully weigh each nominees’ relevant awards and honors, accomplishments in advancing women in triathlon, and the nominator’s endorsement of the individual or organisation.

Please refer to both the nomination form and the award criteria which will help ensure your nominee’s achievements and contributions are presented effectively. 
Completed nomination forms should be submitted by Friday August 7th, 2020 to

The World Triathlon Women’s Committee has bestowed its Award of Excellence annually since 2012. During that time, the award recipients have each displayed great inspiration and served as role models to women and youth engaged in triathlon. The award recipients each also epitomise the importance of how one individual or an organisation can have a positive influence on the triathlon community.

Thank you for your commitment to nominating a deserving individual or organisation, from your Federation, that has had a tremendous influence on promoting women in our sport. We eagerly look forward to your nomination. 

Tomoko Wada
Chair, World Triathlon Women’s Committee

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