Over 130 athletes from the British Age-Group team competed at the ETU Sprint Triathlon European Championships in Russia returning home with 31 medals: 11 gold, 11 silver and nine bronze.
Zachary Taylor and Emma Austin took the men’s and women’s 16-19 age group titles with Austin putting in a dominant performance finishing four minutes clear of Russia’s Elizaveta Arsenteva.
Holly Dixon crossed the line in 01:08:30 to win gold in the F20-24 category and in the men’s 20-24 category race, David Pearson put in a gold medal winning performance taking the tape in 01:01:12.
There was a British one-two in the F30-34 age-group category as Anna Larkins and Tylisha Preston won gold and silver medals.
Angela Wray recorded the quickest run time of 20:20 in the F35-39 age group and came home in a time of 1:15:17 to claim gold.
Following a strong swim and a quick first transition, Mark Yeoman never looked back and won gold in the M45-49 age-group finishing ahead of fellow Brit James Cox who took silver.
And in the F60-64 age-group, Karen Cole headed another British one-two finishing 30 seconds clear of compatriot Helen Evans.
Roderick Paton was Britain’s oldest medallist by winning bronze in the M75-79 age-group.
|Gold||Emma Austin (F16-19), Zachary Taylor (M16-19), Holly Dixon (F20-24), David Pearson (M20-24), Anna Larkins (F30-34), Angela Wray (F35-39), Jane Eaton (F40-44), Mark Yeoman (M45-49), Karen Cole (F60-64), Stephen Williams (M65-69), Anne Fish (F70-74)|
|Silver||Hayley Rigby (F25-29), Mateusz Kolodziej (M25-29), Tylisha Preston (F30-34), Andrew Martin (M40-44), Catherine Cooke (F45-49), James Cox (M45-49), Fay Barrington (F50-54), Kerstin Mogull (F55-59), Helen Evans (F60-64), Anne Witney (F65-69), Bachir Fakhouri (M75-79)|
|Bronze||Isabelle Rayner (F20-24), Matthew Finch (M40-44), Hilarie Maisie Johnston (F45-49), Pauline Foot (F50-54), Martin Heardman (M55-59), Tony Sawyer (M60-64), Josephine Parker (F65-69), Grayhame Fish (F70-74), Roderick Paton (M75-79)|