Weekend Preview 10-11 February9th Feb 2018 | Written by Carolyn Reid
This weekend Cape Town hosts the first race of the new ITU World Cup season. Grant Sheldon and Hannah Howitt are in South Africa along with fellow Brits, Non Stanford, Vicky Holland and Calum Johnson.
Both Grant and Hannah return this year after competing in 2017. Last year’s elite men’s race saw South Africa take the top three spots while Grant Sheldon finished in 10th place (52:22). In the elite women’s race, Brits Lucy Hall and Jessica Learmonth took first and second place while Hannah Howitt finished 23rd (1:05:05).
For the full start list and race information, click here.
In other news, Stirling High-Performance Centre and performance squad athletes have arrived in Vilamoura, Portugal this weekend for their first camp of the year. Check out the Triathlon Scotland Instagram where they will be keeping us updated on what they get up to over the next two weeks!