This weekend saw a number of top ten performances from British athletes competing around the globe.
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Chris Perham won his first ETU cup at the Lievin Indoor Triathlon Festival, navigating the rounds of short and fast racing after a bike crash in his qualification heat. In the final Perham out sprinted 2018 Junior World Champion, Csongor Lehmann (HUN) and 2018 European Champion, Pierre Le Corre (FRA) to take the tape, with his sharp transitions also aiding to his advantage in a race won in 10 miuntes 9 seconds.
Zoe Thomas won her qualifying heat and went into the women's final with a plan to try and hold off the field on the bike. Holding the lead until 400m to the line, Thomas was chased down on the run to finish a respectable 7th overall.
Morgan Davies opened his account for 2019 with a sixth placed finish in Florida. Having managed to run up into a podium position, Davies admitted the heat and humity caught up with him on twitter but was satisfied with his overall performance.
Liam Lloyd broke the course record in a time of 55.42 at the Welsh National Duathlon Championships, held this year in Neyland with the Pembrokeshire Duathlon, whilst Pembrokeshire’s own Catherine Marks took the ladies title in 1:12:49. The next two Welsh National Championship events take place in May.
Laura Siddall just missed out on a spot on the podium in New Zealand as the 2018 champion passed back the title to Jocelyn McCauley (USA), who pipped Siddal to the title in 2017.
Peter Ellis finished fifth in Malaysia at the Asia Continental Elite ITU Championships, with a strong bike leg in the hot and humid conditions over the 10km run, 60km bike, 10km run format.