IRONMAN All World Athlete is a rewarding program for each age-group athlete all around the world, valuing their dedication, passion, hard work and most importantly their performance across IRONMAN and IROMAN 70.3 racings.
Starting in 2015 and continuing until 2016, as long as an athlete completes one IRONMAN or IROMAN 70.3, he/she can also receive points for IRONAMN 5150 and Sprint distance events. Also, Time Tri International events. According to AWAs program, the Age Group System is the one that determines which athletes are the ones to have finished within the top 10% or lower of their respective age groups in every calendar year. After the generated points which are based on their personal finish time that comes behind the official first finisher in their age group, on December 31st of the respective calendar year, only their top three performance’s with count toward their AWA status. Despite the number of racings they have competed on.
The awards of AWA are divided into three levels. GOLD for athletes at the top 1%, SILVER for the top 5% and Bronze for ones at the top 10%. All athletes belonging to AWA program receive different benefits from IRONMAN.
The 2017 IRONMAN AWA
As we mentioned above, all athletes can achieve the AWA status in three general ways. By competing in IRONMAN races, IRONAMN 70.3 races or in the combination of all IRNOMAN branded 5150s. Also in Life Time Tri different events.
The final rankings of 2016 will make happy and proud 24,825 athletes all around the world. They will be able to say they are a 2017 IROMAN AW Athletes! Respectively, according to IRONMAN, there are 3,124 Gold All World Athletes, 9,517 Silver ones and 12,184 Bronze AWA.
The countries with the highest number of IRONMAN All World Athletes are the U.S and Australia. Then, comes United Kingdom, Australia, Canada and Brazil.