Tokyo Test Event Round Up

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A Round Up of all the action from the Tokyo Test Event.

Jump to: Elite women | Elite men | Paratriathlon | Mixed Relay 

Elite women

Rio 2016 bronze medallist Vicky Holland took third in the Elite women’s race at the Tokyo 2020 Test Event after fellow Brits Georgia Taylor-Brown and Jess Learmonth were disqualified on the finish line.

In very warm conditions, all five British females finished in the top 11 until Taylor-Brown and Learmonth were disqualified for holding hands on the finish as they crossed the line in first and second place. The final result saw Holland promoted to the podium, Non Stanford finish in seventh and Sophie Coldwell ninth.

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Elite men

Double Olympic medallist Jonny Brownlee put in a solid performance to take fifth place in the Elite men’s race in Tokyo. 

Brownlee’s British team-mates Tom Bishop finished 15th and Alex Yee 33rd. Canada’s Tyler Mislawchuk won the race with Casper Stornes second and Hayden Wilde winning bronze. 

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Paratriathlon

Following water quality tests, the Tokyo Paratriathlon World Cup was switched to a Duathlon where Great Britain won seven medals including gold for Joseph Townsend (PTWC), Lauren Steadman (PTS5) and Dave Ellis (PTVI) alongside his guide Tim Don.

There were silver medals for Fran Brown (PTS2), Claire Cashmore (PTS5) and Melissa Reid (PTVI) guided by Elle Twentyman.

George Peasgood won bronze in the PTS5 classifcation.

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Mixed Relay

Britain’s Mixed Relay team secured another medal after taking a stunning silver at the World Triathlon Mixed Relay Series Tokyo on the final day of the Tokyo Test Event.

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