GB age groupers win 11 medals in Mexico

GB’s age-group team have won 11 medals, including three golds, at the 2016 ITU Sprint Distance Triathlon World Championship in Cozumel, Mexico.

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One of the golds went to Michael Smallwood who 24 hours after winning gold in the 70-74 category at Aquathlon World Championships won another gold in the sprint distance. His time would also have been fast enough to win the 65-69 division. He is also taking part in the standard distance on Sunday so is now focussed on winning the treble.

Liz Dunlop (60-64) is also a double medal winner in Cozumel, adding another silver to that which she also won in the Aquathlon.

Jacqui Phillips (45-59) and Barbara Holmes (55-59) won the other two gold medals. In taking Silver in the 20-24 category, Brittany Tate also earned the accolade as fastest female British athlete. The fastest male was James Hodgson (20-24). He finished seventh, behind a podium sweep for the speedy Mexican athletes.

GREAT BRITAIN AGE-GROUP TEAM MEDALS:
GOLD (3)

Jacqui Phillips (F45-49 Sprint)
Barbara Holmes (F55-59 Sprint)
Michael Smallwood (M70-74 Sprint)

SILVER (6)

Brittany Tate (F20-24 Sprint)
Lena Poulton (F40-44 Sprint)
Liz Dunlop (F60-64 Sprint)
Christine Sleight (F65-69 Sprint)
Georgina Jennings (F70-74 Sprint)
Judith Mackay (F75-79 Sprint)

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BRONZE (2)

Hannah Ewens (F25-29 Sprint)
Sheila Fox (F60-64 Sprint)

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