Review – Triathlon World Championships Auckland

Apologies, I have been a little distracted by the natural beauty of the Bay of Islands since leaving the ITU Triathlon World Championships and Auckland behind on Tuesday. If you have not yet checked out the highlights of the men’s and women’s elite races they are worth a look. 

Update from the World Championships

Well NZ has really turned on the weather…not! Howling winds, driving rain, rough seas and a sprinkling of sunshine. It is still a very cool vibe here in Auckland though. I’ve never seen so many fit people wearing pointy hats in one place. Shared a shuttle from the airport with and Jodie Stimpson and Anne … Continued

Well done on another fantastic Aquathlon!

The plaudits have been rolling in since Sunday, and they are well deserved: well done to our Events Coordinator and Race Director, Shahab on organising a fantastic race! And thank you very much to our marshals, without you the race cannot have been such an amazing success. The weather was very kind to us, and we repaid it’s faith in us tenfold: I will never get tired of people telling me what a great club we have and what a fantastic show we put on – take a bow team.

Congratulations to all the athletes who took part, there were some super quick times across the board. Well done to all the LFTCers who took part, you certainly answered the call to arms and I cannot wait to see where we are in the London League standings after Kath Braiser, Ellen Greaves, Harry Myers and Cecily Turner came third, first, first and third in their respective categories. Ellen took the overall female honours accompanied by Danny Russell, who finished the 400m swim and 5km run in under 23 minutes!

Full results available here. Pictures available here.