Weekend Preview 14-15 July

13th Jul 2018 | Written by Carolyn Reid

The racing continues in Fyn at the ITU Multisport World Championships this weekend with the Aquabikeand Long Course events taking place on Saturday.

Earlier in the week, the Cross Triathlon and Aquathlon events took place with some fantastic results for Scottish athletes, including Lesley Paterson who became the World Cross Triathlon Champion on Tuesday. Also on the podium for the event was Nicole Walters, guide to Alison Patrick. Scottish age group results from the World Championships can be found below.

This weekend a World Triathlon race takes place in Hamburg with all current world title contenders due to line up at ITU World Triathlon Hamburg. The racing is over the sprint distance. Don’t miss coverage on Saturday at 3:30pm (men) and 5:30pm (women) on the BBC Red Button and online. Sunday’s Mixed Relay will be packaged into the BBC highlights show on Monday at 1pm on BBC2, or you can watch it via triathlonlive.tv with a subscription.

For full event start lists, click here.

Also on this weekend, Bolton hosts IRONMAN UK. Due to the wildfires on the moors in Saddleworth, the bike course has been adjusted and reduced by 17 miles for safety reasons. Scottish triathlete Fraser Cartmell is set to race in the event.

To view the full Pro Start list, click here.

In domestic racing, the Stromness Sprint Triathlon takes place on Saturday. A 750m pool swim to start, the 20km cycle section takes participants along a quiet out and back course through rolling countryside, with a 5km out and back road run to the finish.

For more information on the event, click here.

In international racing, Triathlon Scotland Academy squad member Isla Britton is racing in Canada. Britton is racing in the Quebec Provincial Championship race in Magog, Quebec tomorrow.

Good luck to everyone racing this weekend!

2018 Fyn ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships (Tuesday 10 July)
Scott Anderson (20-24) – DNF
Marc Preece (40-44) – 13th
Leahn Parry (40-44) – 18th
David Stewart (50-54) – 16th
Euan Batten (40-44) – 16th
Stuart McLaren (55-59) – 17th
Finn Trenholm (U20) – DNF
Ruben Villalain (30-34) – 3rd
Coralie Arthur (20-24) – 6th
Sara de Pablo (30-34) – 6th
Ian Anderson (50-54) – 9th

2018 Fyn ITU Aquathlon World Championships (Thursday 12 July)
Douglas Wood (70-74) – 2nd
Kevin Morice (40-44) – 23rd
Gordon Crawford (50-54) – 6th
Julia Hector (65-69) – 2nd
Ursula Ryder (55-59) – 10th
David Stewart (50-54) – 18th
Simon Puttock (60-64) – 12th
Lyndsey Blair (35-39) – 17th
Fergus McDowall (45-49)  – 5th
Sam Burton (U20) – DNF
Lindsay Young (60-64) – 13th
Tom Graham-Marr (U20) – DNF
Sebastian Harrison (35-39) – 16th
Liam Goldie (35-39) – 8th
Philip Harrison (25-29) – 10th
Pierpaolo Sidoti (30-34) – 15th

*We apologise if any names or locations have been accidentally omitted. Please feel free to let us know and we will revise the article.


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