IRONMAN 70.3 Coeur d’Alene
During the weekend in Midwest America, a number of Canadians competed at IRONMAN 70.3 Coeur d’Alene.
In the men’s pro race, the podium was swept by American triathletes Matt Hansen, Kennett Peterson and Andrew Straykowicz. Canadian Nathan Kilshaw was able to pull off a top-five result, finishing fourth with a time of 4:01:54.
In the women’s pro race, the podium was also swept by American. It was composed of Haley Chura, Sarah Piampiano and Linsey Corbin. As with the men’s race, a Canadian finished in fourth place. Jen Annett came over the line in 4:29:06.
Brasilia CAMTRI Triathlon American Championships
Down south, some Canadians competed in the CAMTRI America Championships in Brazil. In the junior women’s division, Hannah Henry reached the podium, coming in third. While in the junior men’s division, Pavlos Antoniades edged out teammate Liam Donnelly for third.
In the elite women’s race, the top Canadian was Elise Bolger in 23rd.
Wuustwezel ETU Sprint Triathlon European Cup
In Europe, it was the ETU Sprint Triathlon world cup in Belgium. In the elite women’s race, Elisabeth Boutin, the top Canadian, finished in 11th. Teammates Keisha Besler, Colette Reimer and Abby Speirs were 22nd, 28th and 30th.
In the elite men’s race, Martin Sobey from PEI was the top Canadian, finishing in 13th. Tate Haugan followed him in 45th and Alexander Hinton in 52nd.