Another busy weekend for the Sunshine Coast Triathlon Academy / Protector Aluminium Athletes and Club Members in action over the weekend at Queensland Schools Triathlon and Aquathlon Champs in Hervey Bay, Australian Cross Triathlon Champs in Snowy Mountains and at Noosa Summer Swim.
At the Queensland Schools Triathlon Champs, this was SCTA 19th year in competition and we have had at least 1 athlete each year being selected. This year was no exception with 8 qualifying for Nationals to be held at Hervey Bay in September.
Qualifying for the QLD Team included Sophie Burger 3rd (Senior), Millan Power 5th (Junior Male), Addison Houslip 5th (Junior Female), Jake Hammond 7th (Junior) and Ethan Close (Senior) in the Triathlon and in the Aquathlon Natalia Webbe 4th, Poppiest Mendes 6th and Maggie Mendes 14th.
Medalists in the Teams Relay included Callum Close 2nd (Senior Boys), Millan Power and Jake Hammond 2nd (Junior Boys) and Sophie Burger 3rd (Senior Female).
Up at Noosa for the Summer Swim Series saw Duanne Cannell (50-54) and Rebecca Claridge (55-59) both have great swims in the 3km where they won their respective categories while SCTA Club Member Brodie Gardner headed to the Australian Cross Triathlon Champs where he just missed the podium with a 4th Place (ELITE)
Well done to all that raced. Full Results below Queensland Schools Triathlon and Aquathlon Champs - 18-19.02.21 Senior -750/20/5 Sophie Burger - 3rd Place Female Qualified for QLD Team Callum Close - 15th Place Male Kyle Wallis - 24th Place Male Ruby Blue Weeper - 25th Place Female
Intermediate - 500/15/4 Saul Nicol Rann - 29th Place Male Grace Brimelow - 31st Female Jayden James - 38th Place Male Tabitha Fraser - 52nd Place Female
Junior - 300/10/2 Millan Power - 5th Place Male Qualified for QLD Team Addison Houslip - 5th Place Female Qualified for QLD Team Jake Hammond - 7th Place Male Qualified for QLD Team Sienna Carter - 12th Place Female Eva Nicol Rann - 54th Place Female Mackenzie Matthews - 75th Place Female
Triathlon Relays - 3 members to a Team Callum Close - 2nd Senior Male Jake Hammond / Millan Power - 2nd Place Junior Male Sophie Burger - 3rd Place Senior Female Addison Houslip - 4th Junior Female
Aquathlon Grace Brimelow - 1st Place Intermediate Multi Class Qualified for QLD Team Natalia Webbe - 4th Place Primary Female Qualified for QLD Team Poppi Mendes - 6th Place Primary Female Qualified for QLD Team Maggie Mendes - 14th Place Primary Female Qualified for QLD Team
Australian Cross Triathlon Champs - 20.02.22 - 1500/30/10 Brodie Gardner - 4th Place ELITE Male
Noosa Summer Swim - 20.02.22 - 3km Swim Duanne Cannell - 1st Place 50-54 Years Male Rebecca Claridge - 1st Place 55-59 Years Female