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Legend of Multisport Award

Award Criteria for Legend of Multisport Award

Award Description The purpose of the award is to recognise people who have not only distinguished themselves at a high level of sporting performance with achievements considered superior to the majority of their peers, and who have made a greater impact on the sport of triathlon in Australia and around the world by inspiration, or example to others.

This award will honour those individuals who have made a significant contribution to the sport, irrespective of duration, that will have positively promoted multisport. Their dedication and commitment coupled with good character will have led to successful achievements that will have enhanced public and/or commercial interest in triathlon.

Eligibility The following categories of individuals are eligible for the Legend of the Sport Award:

·      Competitors – Elite athletes, Age Group athletes, Athletes with a disability, etc

·      Administrators – Race Directors, etc

i.         Elite athletes and athletes with a disability must have been retired from elite competition for a minimum of 2 years before being eligible for induction.

ii.         A competitor will have competed at the international level (World Championships, Olympics, or Commonwealth Games, ITU and other competitions including Challenge, WTC, either as elite or age  group athlete, or athlete with a disability, and have made significant achievement and outstanding contribution as a competitor at the National and/or State and Territory Association (STTA) level or have achieved outstanding results or performances in Victorian Triathlon in a manner or standard that deserves special recognition.

Nomination & Selection The Awards committee will manage a list of eligible candidates and each year review and discuss the list of candidates, which may be further populated by external nominations.

The Awards committee will be asked to recommend an individual from the list who they feel are most deserving of the award to the Triathlon Victoria Board for endorsement.


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