Catch up on the results from senior and junior racing as British athletes took to courses around the world this weekend.
Top-ten for Brownlee and Waugh in Portugal
Jonny Brownlee was the fastest of the six British men to race at Europe Triathlon Cup Quarteira on Saturday, crossing the line in 7th as Norwegian athlete Vetle Bergsvik Thorn took the win.
James Chantler-Mayne was the next fastest Brit as he finished 13th, with Harry Leleu (25th) and Jimmy Lund (28th) securing finishes in the top-30, Lund with one of the fastest swim times. Hugo Milner registered the fastest run split as he finished 35th, whilst Hamish Reilly recorded a DNF.
Kate Waugh finished 8th in a strong women’s race that was won by Cassandre Beaugrand of France, with the Brit showing consistent pace across the swim, bike and run legs.
Waugh was one of seven Brits to race in Portugal, with Daisy Davies (13th) and Iona Miller (20th) next across the line for Britain. Annabel Morton (30th), Katie Rodda (34th) and Hollie Elliott (35th) all finished inside the top-40.
Young Brits out in force at Europe Triathlon Junior Cup
Alongside the senior racing in Quarteira was the junior cup, where 11 Brits took to the start line across both the male and female races.
Isla Hedley (4th) and Millie Breese (8th) both raced to finishes in the top-ten in the junior women’s race, whilst Solomon Okrafo-Smart was the first Brit across the line in the junior men’s race.
Struan Bennet (19th), Thomas Hattee (23rd), Lawrence Martindale (24th), Oliver Conway (33rd) and Josh Cumberland (45th) also raced alongside Okrafo-Smart in the junior men’s race, with Madeline Cooper (20th), Lily Scott (33rd) and Alexandra Palotai-Avella (47th) competing in the junior women’s.
Dijkstra 12th in first race of the year
In a race that saw three athletes from New Zealand finish in the top-four at their home race, Britain’s Ben Dijkstra came 12th as the sole Brit to compete at World Triathlon Cup New Plymouth.
Hayden Wilde took the win in the sprint distance race, with Dijkstra setting one of the fastest run legs to come through for his top-15 finish.
Turner and Harrett race for GBR in Namibia
Racing at 2023 Africa Triathlon Cup Swakopmund were Oliver Turner and Iestyn Harrett, with the British duo finishing in 8th and 11th respectively.