On the annual Europe Triathlon Gala, held tonight in Samorin, Slovakia, Europe Triathlon named Frenchman Léo Bergere athlete of the 12 months and German Nina Eim was named athlete of the 12 months as effectively.
In doing so, Bergere defeated Jelle Geens and Csongor Lehmann. Eim in flip defeated Cassandre Beaugrand and Laura Lindemann. In the course of the gala night, not solely the perfect athletes of the 12 months have been named. The European Championships Normal Distance held final 12 months in Munich, for instance, was named occasion of the 12 months. The Spanish triathlon federation was named federation of the 12 months. Francesca Tarantello is Para-athlete of the Yr and Florian Brungraber was named Para-athlete of the Yr as effectively.