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Nine medals secured in Swansea and Coimbra

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British Paratriathletes secured seven medals at the World Triathlon Para Series Swansea as Dave Ellis and guide, Jack Hutchens, Claire Cashmore, Hannah Moore, Megan Richter, Michael Taylor, Mel Nicholls and Alison Peasgood and guide, Brooke Gillies, all stood on the podium. Their efforts were matched in Coimbra by Callum Stedman and Abigail Baines who won U23 medals at the Europe Triathlon Aquathlon Championships.

World Triathlon Para Series Swansea 

Europe Triathlon Cup Wels

Europe Triathlon Cross Championships Coimbra

Europe Triathlon Aquathlon Championships Coimbra

IRONMAN 70.3 Mount Tremblant

Challenge Walchsee

World Triathlon Para Series Swansea 

British Paratriathletes claimed a glut of medals on home soil at the World Triathlon Para Series Swansea. Dave Ellis and guide Jack Hutchens kicked off the medal haul with gold in the men’s PTVI race, with teammate Oscar Kelly and guide Charlie Harding finishing fourth and Rhys Jones and guide Malachi Cashmore 10th.  The women’s PTVI race saw Alison Peasgood alongside Brooke Gillies claim the bronze medal.  

Mel Nicholls added another bronze to the tally in the women’s PTWC race while in the men’s PTWC race Josh Landmann crossed the line in sixth. Bret Crossley recorded a DNF.  

In the women’s PTS4 race Hannah Moore led a British one-two as she claimed the win ahead of teammate Megan Richter. Michael Taylor was second in the men’s PTS4 race to take the medal tally up to six. Finley Jakes crossed the line in eighth.  

The medal haul was completed in the women’s PTS5 race as Claire Cashmore picked up a clear win, crossing the line almost two minutes clear of the competition.  

Brett Daughtrey was eighth in the men’s PTS2 race.  

Europe Triathlon Cup Wels 

Harry Leleu was the highest placed Brit at Europe Triathlon Cup Wels as he finished sixth. He was amongst the leaders on the swim leg before losing ground on the 22km bike leg. He was back amongst the front pack on the run though to cement his place in the top-ten. Cameron Harris was also in action and finished 49th.  

In the women’s race Jessica Turnbull was the lead Brit finishing 28th with Sam McInnes just behind in 30th. Maisie Aubrey completed a trio of British triathletes in action coming 38th.  

Europe Triathlon Cross Championships Coimbra 

Rory Strachen secured a top-ten finish at Europe Triathlon Cross Championships Coimbra, crossing the line in ninth as the sole Brit on the start line in the men’s race.  
The women’s race saw Kerri-Ann Upham also finish inside the top-ten as she came sixth.  

Europe Triathlon Aquathlon Championships Coimbra 

Callum Stedman was seventh overall, which won him an U23 silver medal at Europe Triathlon Aquathlon Championships Coimbra. He came out of the water in second place but dropped back across the run to finish 15 seconds behind U23 winner Peter Rojitas of Slovakia. Henry Branwell-Reeks joined him in the top-ten finishing ninth.  

In the women’s race Abigail Baines’ fifth place finish was enough for her to be crowned U23 Europe Triathlon Aquathlon Champion. She exited the water outside of the top-ten and off the U23 podium but ran her way through the field to secure fifth spot overall and the U23 gold medal. Poppaea Bramwell-Reeks was also in action and came 13th.  

IRONMAN 70.3 Mount Tremblant 

Jodie Stimpson was the only Brit in action at IRONMAN 70.3 Mont Tremblant but dropped out on the bike leg after leading the race out of the water.  

Challenge Walchsee 

Luke Pollard missed out on a place in the top-ten by just under two minutes at Challenge Walchsee. He exited the water in 11th but climbed into the top-ten on the bike leg. The run saw him drop back and he crossed the line in 12th.  

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