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Eastbourne Triathlon Represents South of England in National Industry Awards

1 November 2017

Eastbourne Triathlon has struck gold after being awarded ‘Event of the Year 2017’ at the Triathlon England South Awards, in just two short years.

Eastbourne Triathlon By Graham Huntley


After competing against some of the region’s biggest attractions and televised events, Eastbourne Triathlon was awarded the ‘Event of the Year 2017’. On 11 November, the award-winning event faces even more competition as they go up against the biggest and best events in the UK as the South of England’s nomination at the Triathlon England National Awards.

Eastbourne Triathlon Event Organiser, Richard Campbell said "It’s so exciting to receive this award in just our second year. The reception that the event has had has been unbelievable - with great feedback from the athletes, the town and the sport. This award is great recognition for our brilliant event team and volunteers who help support this event and our two local charities - St Wilfrid's Hospice and the Eastbourne Voluntary Lifeguards".

Eastbourne Borough Council Lead Cabinet Member for Tourism and Enterprise, Cllr Margaret Bannister said “It’s a huge achievement for the Eastbourne Triathlon to win this prestigious award despite competition from some of the biggest cities in the South of England. We wish them all the best in the national awards as they represent Eastbourne as a thriving destination for first-class sporting events.”

The 2018 Eastbourne Triathlon is now open for entry and returns on the 10th June with a fantastic mix of beginners, triathletes, Olympians, Paralympians and pro athletes preparing to take on the fantastic challenge.

To enter the Eastbourne Triathlon or to find out more information, please visit

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