A small group of British paratriathletes had a weekend to remember at the ITU World Paratriathlon Event in Detroit, USA yesterday (17 August), with two golds and two silvers in the bag.
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Ryan Taylor won gold in the PT2 category, finishing just over a minute ahead of second-place finisher Andy Lewis (GBR). George Peasgood won silver in the PT4 category, and Stefan Hoggan finished sixth.
good to b back home 4 easy couple of days,great results from all GB athletes always learning from every1 around me at training good weekend
— Ryan Taylor (@RyanTay93) August 17, 2015
On the women’s side, Clare Cunningham picked up gold in the PT4 category – her third ITU medal for 2015, having won the Buffalo City ITU World Paratriathlon event last March and picked up silver in London.
“Happy days!!!” We all raced well here, great success! @BritTri @TriClare @RyanTay93 @Bladerunnerandy @stefanhoggan pic.twitter.com/nUURqTQoZE
— George Peasgood (@george_peasgood) August 16, 2015
Detroit ITU World Paratriathlon Event: 750m swim, 20km bike, 5km run
1. Ryan Taylor, GBR, 1:05:32
2. Andrew Lewis, GBR, 1:06:51
3. Lionel Morales, ESP, 1:07:45
1. Chris Hammer, USA, 56:58
2. George Peasgood, GBR, 58:10
3. José Abraham Estrada Sierra, MEX, 58:42
6. Stefan Hoggan, GBR, 1:02:01
1. Clare Cunningham, GBR, 1:06:07
2. Grace Norman, USA, 1:07:15
3. Kate Doughty, AUS, 1:08:59
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