The Great Britain Age-Group Team started the calendar year with multiple successes, claiming six medals, including two golds, at the Europe Triathlon Winter Championships in Andorra.
Joanne Wilson and Frances Hooper both became European winter triathlon champions for the second time in their age group, running, biking and skiing to golds in the female 45-49 age group and female 60-64 age group, respectively.
Team debutant James Mackie (M60-64) secured silver, while there were bronze medals for Richard Wakeford (M35-39), Keith Jenns (M55-59), Nicholas Farnell (M65-69), as well as a fourth-place finish for Christopher Gouldsmith (M35-39).
The Europe Triathlon Winter Championships mark the start of a year which will see thousands of British Triathlon members get the opportunity to represent Great Britain international at World and European Championships in a variety of swim, bike, run disciplines and distances.
Championship racing opportunities are available in triathlon (swim, bike, run), duathlon (run, bike, run), aquathlon (swim, run), aquabike (swim, bike), cross duathlon (cross country run, mountain bike, cross country run) and triathlon (swim, mountain bike, cross country run) and winter duathlon (cross country run, ski, cross country run) and triathlon (cross country ski, mountain bike, run).
This year will see athletes compete at events including in Venice, Ibiza, Madrid, Hamburg and Pontevedra.
Age-Group Qualifiers are being held across the different multisports throughout 2023, giving British Triathlon members the opportunity to qualify to represent the GB Age-Group Team at World and European Championships in 2024.
For the multisports without a qualifier, qualification is via submitting a race result which meets the criteria and more information can be found here.
Find out more about representing the Great Britain Age-Group Team and competing in British Age Group Championships on the button below for a list of championships and qualifiers.
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