Yokohama wasn’t the only Series race to take place over the weekend, there was also Welsh Triathlon Super Series and Youth & Junior Super Series action. With Ironman, French Grand Prix and Age Group Qualification events as well, it was another packed weekend.
ITU World Triathlon Yokohama
The third round of the ITU World Triathlon Series saw Non Stanford make the podium for the first time since 2016. Jodie Stimpson played a part in her success. Grant Sheldon was the highest finisher in the men’s race in 18thplace. Read the full report here
ITU World Paratriathlon Yokohama
Commonwealth Games Champion, Joe Townsend (PTWC) continued his great form with bronze. Fran Brown (PTS2) and Steve Crowley (PTS4) also won bronzes to ensure that all seven team members won a medal. Read the full reporthere
2018 & 2019 ITU Standard Distance Triathlon Qualifier, St Neots
The aim for many was to qualify for the GB Age-Group Team for the 2018 & 2019 ITU Standard Distance Triathlon, which would take them to the World Championship at the Gold Coast in September.
In the Men’s field there were just 55 second between the top three. Matthew Stratford took the overall win closely followed by Will Russell in second and Oliver Crossley in third. The top overall female athlete was Charlotte Bowsher with an impressive swim time which set her up for the rest of the race, Claire Danson finish seconded followed by Jessica Earp.
Welsh Triathlon Super Series Llanelli
The first race of the Welsh Triathlon Super Series took place in glorious sunshine in Llanelli, South Wales. With £4000 Series prize for the top male and female athletes, there was some great racing. Alex Matchett took the men’s race ahead of Team Wales athlete Chris Silver and Catherine Marks took the women’s race. Watch via S4C on Friday.
Issy Morris and Daniel Dixon won the Youth and Junior Super Series race and there was plenty of potential new talent on show in the Paratriathlon. All results are available here.
Ironman 70.3 Mallorca was an all Age-Group event this year, with plenty of British success. Over in France, the tough course at Ironman 70.3 Pays D’Aix saw Fanella Langridge finish third. Lucy Gossage and Mark Buckingham were both fourth.
French Grand Prix