Hollie Elliott achieved her first Junior European Cup medal to date and Iestyn Harrett just missed out in Valencia. At home, Scottish and English National champs were crowned.
2018 Zagreb ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup
In a close race in Zagreb, Hollie Elliott and Erica Byram fought for their position producing some fast splits throughout the race. In a field where the top 13 athletes were only separated by a minute, Elliott and Bryam’s hard work was reward by third and fourth respectively.
2018 Valencia ETU Triathlon European Cup
The Brits were out in force in Valencia this weekend, which produced a great result for Wales’ Commonwealth Games representative, Iestyn Harrett in the men’s race. He claimed fourth place, just five seconds behind Ignacio Gonzalez Garcia of Spain. Jack Willis continued his season of good form with eighth place, with Gordon Benson placing 12th on his return from shoulder surgery. Harry Leleu came 17th followed by Fergus Roberts and Morgan Davies in 25th and 26th.
The women’s race saw Bronwen Owen finish in ninth in a race that was dominated by the French. Chloe Pollard had the fastest swim and finished 19th, closely followed by Emily Alderson in 21st.
2018 Triathlon England National Middle Distance Championship
The Vitruvian Triathlon and Rutland Water hosted the Triathlon England National Middle Distance Championships on Saturday. Sam Wade took the men’s title, which backed up his British Middle Distance title from earlier this season. Katrina Rye took the women’s title. Read the full report below:
2018 Scottish National Standard Distance Triathlon Championships
Fleet Feet Knockburn Standard Triathlon hosted the 2018 Scottish National Standard Distance Triathlon Championships on Sunday. The Knockburn Loch is man-made and the area has been developed as a free-for-all sporting facility, which ideal for open water triathlon. Multiple ironman winner, Fraser Cartmell showed his class with the men’s overall win and Kirsty O’Brien won the women’s event by a margin of two minutes.
Read the full race report plus an interview with the overall winners using the link below: