GTC Youth Awards 2016

The GTC youth section enjoyed their Christmas party this weekend with accolades handed out for best female and male of the year and best achievements.

Best Female 2016

Lucy Donaldson was delighted to win Best Female 2016. She has enjoyed some fantastic results this year, including a podium at Galashiels and 4th in the Scottish Triathlon Legend Series in her age category.

Best Male 2016

Charlie Treharne was awarded Best Male after another great year. He has had some superb results throughout the season, including narrowly missing out on 3rd position at the Scottish Youth Championship.

Female Achievement 2016

Mia Padmanabhan was the winner of the Female Achievement Award. Youth coach Wendy Gorman says: “You couldn’t ask for a better role model. Mia competes in every race going, aquathlon, duathlon, triathlon, XC and cyclocross. She’ s a gutsy, determined and committed athlete.”

Male Achievement 2016

Johnnie Munro was the winner of the Male Achievement Award 2016. Wendy says: “There has been a huge improvement from Johnnie this year, with a great attitude in training and a refreshed focus.”

The GTC youth squad continues to go from strength to strength and they are looking forward to more training and racing in 2017.