Saturday December 16, 2017
>2015 Winter Triathlon Championships 15 March

The 2015 Winter Triathlon Championships were held on 15 March, with 270 competitors across Mini, Junior and Open classes. The standard of competition was incredibly high, with over 60 competitors scoring more than 3,000 points.

Area 9 fielded 20 contestants, and achieved some great individual results:

Felicity Townend (Ledbury) was 4th in the Mini Girls, with 2nd in the shoot and 6th in the run.

Will Connors (Beaufort) was 4th in the Mini Boys, with 3rd in the shoot and 2nd in the run.

Tom Cox (Ledbury) was 9th in the Mini Boys, winning the swim.

Harry Stevens (VWH) was 2nd in the Senior Boys shoot.

Ellie Bliss (Cotswold) was 6th in the Senior Girls run.

The following Area 9 competitors achieved the landmark score of 3,000 points:

Felicity Townend, Will Connors, Arthur Townend (Ledbury), Tom Cox, Cressie May (Cotswold), Harry Trotman (Ledbury).

Of the 54 teams in the team competition, the Area 9 teams finished:

Area 9 Green – 10th (Felicity and Arthur Townend, Will Connors, Jack Church (OBH)).

Area 9 Blue – 11th (Tom Cox, Cressie May, Harry Trotman, Harry Stevens).

Area 9 Red – 37th (Charles Hall (Beaufort), Tom Connors (Beaufort), Emily Turner (Croome), Willa Gibb (Beaufort)).

The remaining Area 9 competitors can also be very proud of their performances, which included a number of personal bests:

Lexie New (OBH), Angus May (Cotswold), Edward Kendell (Beaufort), Rosie Harris (Ledbury), Lucy Peevers (Beaufort), Matthew Pitcher (Berkeley), Ollie Gill (Croome).

Congratulations to all the Area 9 competitors; you can all be proud of your achievement.