Isle of Wight triathlete Liz Dunlop has taken bronze medal in the 65-69 age category at the British Championships in Leeds.
Liz started well with a solid 1,500m swim, exiting Roundhay Park Lake in 30:32 to finish 4th in the 65-69 age group. She then completed the 37km cycle stage in 1:20:48, again finishing in 4th position. In the 10 km run, Liz was happy to run home strongly in a solid time of 54:57.
Liz’s triathlon time was 2:57:50 overall, which was good enough for her to take the Bronze Medal in the 65-69 Age Group British Championships. She has also earned automatic qualification for the 2023 European Triathlon Championships.
Liz Dunlop now heads off to Montreal, Canada to take part in the World Sprint Distance Triathlon Championships and team relay events on the 25th and 26th June. She will be joined by Wight Tri teammate Millie Williams, who is representing Team GB for the 1st time in the 20-24 age group.
Eton Dorney Sprint Triathlon and Sprint Aquabike
2 members of Wight Tri headed to Berkshire to complete in the Dorney Lake events. Mike Kimber chose the Sprint Distance Triathlon with veteran Steve Dines opting for the Sprint Distance Aquabike due to an injury preventing him from running.
Mike completed the Sprint event in a time of 1:22:08 to finish in 7th from 20 competitors in the 50-54 age category. Steve swam solidly and rode swiftly to complete the swim/bike routes in 1:00:40, coming 1st in the 65-69 age group.
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