Another successful weekend of racing from the Sunshine Coast Triathlon Academy / Protector Aluminium Athletes that were in action at Race # 4 of the Queensland Triathlon Series and Taupo 70.3. With 22 Athletes competing, they recorded 16 podium finishes with 9 x 1st Places, 5 x 2nd places and 2 x 3rd places.
At Raby Bay for Round # 4 of the QTS saw some tough conditions with the swirling wind and warm temperatures. Some exciting racing out there on the course. In the Long Course (900/25/6) we recorded 4 x 1st Places with Lucy Bowden (25-29), Timmy Hortz (30-34), Tania Gover (40-44) and Pauline Ashley (45-49). Brett Stalley recorded his 3rd podium from his 3rd race with a 2nd (55-59).
In the Super Sprint (400/15/4) Jake Hynes took out the overall win with a great race in the 16-19. Other age group wins went to Rachel James (30-34) and Gary Turner (65-69). Finishing 2nd was Ryan Marsh (14-15) and Kayleigh Foster (14-15). While Kelly Enright 3rd (30-34)
In the Enticer (200/5/2) PNG's Seth James recorded a 2nd (U/16) and gained some valuable race experience. While in the Kool Kids (200/2/500) The ever consistent Finn Barlow 1st and Fastest overall female (10-11). Parker Duetzmann recorded another podium with 2nd (7-9). It was great to see the hard working Pipi Barlow landed a 3rd (7-9)
At Taupo 70.3 in New Zealand, an algae problem resulted in another race being converted to a duathlon. Marion Tuin, had a great race coming back from the flu with a win in her category.
Well done to all that raced. Full results below QTS # 4 - Raby Bay Triathlon - 10.12.17 - 900/25/6 Lucy Bowden - 1st Place 25-29 Years Female - 5th Female Overall Timmy Hortz - 1st Place 30-34 Years Male Tania Gover - 1st Place 40-44 Years Female Pauline Ashley - 1st Place 45-49 Years Female Brett Stalley - 2nd Place 55-59 Years Male Orla Gallagher - 5th Place 35-39 Years Female Super Sprint 400/15/4 Jake Hynes - 1st Place 16-19 Years Male - Overall Race Winner Rachel James - 1st Place 30-34 Years Female Gary Turner - 1st Place 65-69 Years Male Ryan Marsh - 2nd Place 14-15 Years Male Kayleigh Foster - 2nd Place 14-15 Years Female Kelly Enright - 3rd Place 30-34 Years Female Emma Dann - 6th Place 16-19 Years Female Enticer 200/5/2 Seth James - 2nd Place U/16 Male Skye James - 17th Place U/14 Female Scott Marsh - 17th Place U/14 Male Zoe Davis - 19th Place U/14 Female Kool Kids 200/2/500 Finn Barlow - 1st Place 10-11 Years Female - Overall Female Winner Parker Duetzmann - 2nd Place 7-9 Years Male Pipi Barlow - 3rd Place 7-9 Years Female Jayden James - 21st Place 10-11 Years Male
Taupo 70.3 - 09.12.17 - 1.9/90/21.1 Marion Tuin - 1st Place 30-34 Years Female