The British Olympic Association (BOA) has named ITU triathlete Jonathan Brownlee as one of it's 2010 Olympic Athletes of the year.
According to published reports, "The award was introduced in 2005, to mark the BOA’s Centenary Year and the success of London being awarded the 2012 Olympic Games.
The BOA presented a trophy to each of the 33 summer and winter Olympic sports for them to award on an annual basis to their top performing athlete of the year and Brownlee has taken the award for triathlon."
"It’s absolutely great to win this award," Brownlee said. "For me it has been a great breakthrough year with winning the Sprint Distance and Under-23 world titles, as well as finishing on the podium at the World Championships Series event in Hyde Park."