Congratulations to Ben Dijkstra, who wins Athletics Weekly Award
Ben Dijkstra won the accolade of Best British Junior Male after he was voted for by Athletics Weekly readers in their Choice Awards. Ben has had a tremendous season and frequent visitors to the site will be aware that he also excels at Triathlon, where at the Youth Olympics in China earlier in the year, he won both the individual and team gold medals.
Ben has excelled both over the cross country and on the track and is unbeaten this season, which is incredible. He is currently ranked 2nd on the Power of 10 rankings in the 3000m with 8:23.08 and 6th in the 1500m with 3:56.5.
Taking 27% of the vote, Ben was ahead of David Omoregie (21.3%) and Thomas Somers (18.4%).