Another weekend of racing by the Sunshine Coast Triathlon Academy / Protector Aluminium Athletes that were in action at the Asia Pacific 70.3 Champs at Penrith, Jackie Fairweather Memorial Sprint Triathlon at Canberra and at Race # 2 of The Bribe Island Triathlon Series.
Out at Penrith for the Asia Pacific Championships over the 70.3 distance saw Matt Duncan have a great race where he took out the title (25-29), 3rd age grouper overall and was 19th overall behind a crack field of Professionals. Simon Hearn (18-24) was our other podium with a 3rd place and 28th overall. Solid races from Zsolt Dallos 6th (35-39) and Hannah Blanchett7th (25-29) where she was 46th Female overall.
In Canberra for the Jackie Fairweather Memorial Sprint Triathlon that also doubled as a selection race for the Australian Sprint Age Group Team. This was a draft legal race with Maureen Cummings 2nd (55-59) and Jordan Gover 3rd (45-49) where they both took out some very valuable points towards gaining selection into the Australian Team.
While at Bribie Island for Race # 2 over the short course distance of 1/30/8, we saw Brett Stalley 1st (55-59) back from a few injuries and great to see him racing again and landing on top of the podium. The ever consistent Jess Lee 6th (35-39) and 9th Female Overall. Josh Corcoran lined up in the short course and took out the title 20-24
Well done to all that raced. Full results below. Western Sydney 70.3 Asia Pacific Championships - 26.11.17 - 1.9/90/21.1 Matt Duncan - 1st Place 25-29 Years Male - 3rd Age Grouper Overall and 19th Overall Simon Hearn - 3rd Place 18-24 Years Male - 28th Overall Zsolt Dallos - 6th Place 35-39 Years Male Hannah Blanchett - 7th Place 25-29 Years Male
Jackie Fairweather Memorial Sprint Triathlon Canberra - 26.11.17 - 750/20/5 Maureen Cummings - 2nd Place 55-59 Years Female Jordan Gover - 3rd Place 45-49 Years Male
Bribie Island Triathlon Race # 2 - 26.11.17 - 1/30/8 Brett Stalley - 1st Place 55-59 Years Male Jessica Lee - 6th Place 35-39 Years Female - 9th Female Overall Warren Venaglia - 6th Place 55-59 Years Male Short Course - 300/10/3 Josh Corcoran - 1st Place 20-24 Years Male
A very successful weekend of racing by Sunshine Coast triathlon Academy / Protector Aluminium Athletes that were in action at Round # 3 of the Queensland Triathlon Series (Australian Age Group selection Race), Triathlon Queensland Aquathlon Championships,World Swim Series at Mooloolaba, Wide Bay Regional Schools Triathlon Championships and Hervey Bay 100. Where we saw 4 x State Champions crowned, 2 silver medals and 1 bronze. SCTA took out 4 Outright Race Wins, with 12 x category wins, 6 x 2nd places and 9 x 3rd places.
Round 3 of the QTS at Kawana saw cool conditions and wet roads that warmed up during the morning with some fast and furious racing. SCTA was very well represented in the Open Male and Open Female categories. Which Saw Simon Hearn take the battle of the boys with the Race win over Matt Duncan 3rd and Jake Hynes 4th. In the Females Lucy Bowden stepped up out of Age Group to land on the podium in 3rd and collect some cash.
As a selection race for the Australian Sprint Age Group team for the 2018 World Championships on the Gold Coast. SCTA had numerous athletes chasing points for qualification in the Age Categories with some great performances which gained valuable points. Michael Hooper (20-24), Chloe Turner (25-29) and Maureen Cummings (55-59) took max points with category wins. In 2nd place we had Matt Wolstencroft (45-49). finishing 3rd on the podium was Emma Dann (16-19), Maddison Dutton (20-24) and Tania Gover (40-44). Just missing the podium in 4th was Kaya Shults (16-19) and Gary Turner (65-69) with Ty Harding 5th (40-44)
In the Enticer Peyton Craig was 3rd overall and in his category (U/14) while Jazzy Shults just missed the podium in 4th (U/14) which saw her 4th overall amongst the female. Finn Barlow (10-11) dominated the Kool Kids that saw her Race Winner Female and 4th overall amongst the boys
Triathlon Queensland State Aquathlon Champs where SCTA / Protector Aluminium Junior Scholarship holder Jake Hynes not only took the state title in 16-19 but the overall race win.
Other State champions went too Kate Gazzard 35-39, Tania Carmody Gover 40-44, Jazzy Shults U/14 and Finn Barlow 10-11. Silver medals to Drew Westbrook 45-49, Charlotte Durand 25-29 and Ella Liow 10-11, while Peyton Craig U/14 took bronze. Just missing the podium Pipi Barlow 4th 7-9 and Ryan Marsh was 5th 14-15.
The annual Long Course race in Hervey Bay the HB 100 saw a small contingent head up there to race with Melissa Charltontaking out the 35-39. Both finishing 3rd was Wade Scougall 40-44Male and Katie Kenny 40-44 Female.
At the World Series Swims at Mooloolaba we had Sam Penny taking out the 1.25km 40-44 title and 6th in 5km, Norm Marsh 1st 50-54 2.5km and Joe Simpson 1st 14-16 1.25km. John Simpson 4th 50-54 1.25km with Greg Rehbock 5th 30-34 5km and Warren Venaglia 8th 55-59 2.5km. While up in Hervey Bay, the Wide Bay Region had their Regional schools triathlon Championships where Macey Roberts was 2nd in the Intermediate Females.
Well done to all that raced. Full race results below
QTS # 3 - Kawana Triathlon - 19.11.17 - 750/20/5 Simon Hearn - 1st Place OPEN Male - Race Winner Michael Hooper - 1st Place 20-24 Years Male Chloe Turner - 1st Place 25-29 Years Female Maureen Cummings - 1st Place 55-59 years Female Matt Wolstencroft - 2nd Place 45-49 Years Male Lucy Bowden - 3rd Place OPEN Female Matt Duncan - 3rd Place OPEN Male Emma Dann - 3rd Place 16-19 Years Female Maddison Dutton - 3rd Place 20-24 Years Female Tania Gover - 3rd Place 40-44 Years Female Jake Hynes - 4th Place OPEN Male Kaya Shults - 4th Place 16-19 Years Female Gary Turner - 4th Place 65-69 Years Male Ty Harding - 5th Place 40-44 Years Male Ryan Marsh - 7th Place 14-15 Years Male Kayleigh Foster - 7th Place 14-15 years Female Kelly Enright - 7th Place 30-34 Years Female Jack Dann - 13th Place 14-15 Years Male Julia Turner - 13th Place 25-29 years Female Wendy Latham - 15th Place 55-59 Years Female Greg Rehbock - 19th Place 30-34 Years Female Drew Westbrook - 24th Place 45-49 years Male Ross Cattle - 25th Place 45-49 years Male Ron Craig - 32nd Place 40-44 Years Male Dean Cathcart - 39th Place 50-54 Years Male
Enticer - 200/5/2 Peyton Craig - 3rd Place U/14 Years Male - 3rd Overall Jazzy Shults - 4th Place U/14 Years Female Zoe Davis - 25th Place U/14 Years Female Scott Marsh - 30th Place U/14 Years Male
Kool Kids - 100/2/500 Finn Barlow - 1st Place 10-11 Years Female - Race Winner - 4th Overall Hugo Cattle - 19th Place 10-11 Years Male Thomas Beaney - 20th Place 7-9 Years Male Maggie Mendes - 22nd Place 7-9 Years Female Liam Wallace - 22nd Place 10-11 Years Male Bonnie Cathcart - 23rd Place 7-9 Years Female Maddison Cattle - 27th Place 7-9 Years Female Poppi Mendes - 28th Place 7-9 Years Female Ava Forman - 31st Place 7-9 Years Female Heidi Craig - 39th Place 7-9 Years Female
Hervey Bay 100 - 19.11.17 - 2/80/18 Melissa Charlton - 1st Place 35-39 Years Female Wade Scougall - 3rd Place 40-44 Years Male Katie Kenny - 3rd Place 40-44 Years Female
Queensland Aquathlon Championships - 18.11.17 - Lake Kawana Jake Hynes - 1st Place 16-19 Years Male - Race Winner - Queensland Champion Kate Gazzard - 1st Place 35-39 Years Female - Queensland Champion Tania Gover - 1st Place 40-44 Years Female - Queensland Champion Jazzy Shults - 2nd Place U/14 Years Female - Queensland Champion Drew Westbrook - 2nd Place 45-49 Years Male - Runner Up Queensland Champion Charlotte Durand - 2nd Place 25-29 Years Female Ella Liow - 2nd Place 10-11 Years Female Finn Barlow - 3rd Place 10-11 Years Female - Queensland Champion Peyton Craig - 3rd Place U/14 Years Male - Bronze Queensland Championships Pipi Barlow - 4th Place 7-9 Years Female Ryan Marsh - 5th Place 14-15 Years Male Oscar Starr-Thomas - 7th Place 10-11 Years Male
Wide Bay Regional Schools Triathlon Trials - 18.11.17 - 600/16/4 Macey Roberts - 2nd Place Intermediate Female
World Swim Series Mooloolaba - 18.11.17 5km Greg Rehbock - 5th Place 30-34 Years Male Sam Penny - 6th Place 40-44 Years Male 2.5km Norm Marsh - 1st Place 50-54 Years Male Warren Venaglia - 8th Place 55-59 Years Male 1.25km Sam Penny - 1st Place 40-44 Years Male Joseph Simpson - 1st Place 14-16 Years Male John Simpson - 4th Place 50-54 Years Male
Another weekend of racing for Sunshine Coast Triathlon Academy / Protector Aluminium Athletes in action at Hamilton Island Triathlon and Whitehaven Beach Ocean Swim and at Challenge Shepparton.
The annual Hamilton Island Triathlon was held under perfect conditions. For all that have been to Hamo before, it is a very tough course with lots of hills and a ride on the airport runway. Kate Gazard (4th 30-39) 8th female overall and Michaella Trigg (3rd 40-49) 13th Female overall decided a few weeks ago to enter and kick-start them back into training and to doing some racing again. Both had a ball up there with Mac on the podium and Kate 1 place off.
The next day out the lovely Whitehaven beach for the 2km open water swim. Both the girls were joined by Tim Jarrold. Kate 8th 30-39 Years Female, Tim 9th 30-39 Years Male and Michaella 14th 40-49.
While down in Victoria, Nicholas Hull lined up at Challenge Shepparton. His first race back since Rainbow Beach Triathlon where he had a stress reaction on his foot. The swim and cycle went well, but the lack of running took its toll. Still a great result finishing 13th Professional amongst a very strong field that was won by Dan Wilson.
Challenge Shepparton - 12.11.17 - 1.9/90/21.1 Nicholas Hull - 13th Place Professional Male
Hamilton Island Triathlon - 11.11.17 - 750/20/5 Michaella Trigg - 3rd Place 40-49 Years Female Kate Gazzard - 4th Place 30-39 Years Female - 8th Female Overall
Whitehaven Beach Ocean Swim - 12.11.17 - 2km Kate Gazzard - 8th Place 30-39 Years Female Tim Jarrold - 9th Place 30-39 Years Male Michaella Trigg - 14th Place 40-49 Years Female