Matt Sharpe wins Aquathlon World Championship
Sharpe is the second elite Canadian to win a world championship title at #Penticton2017
Another home soil victory! Canada's own @mdshrp takes the #Aquathlon World Championship in #Penticton2017! 🇨🇦🇨🇦🇨🇦 🏊🏃 pic.twitter.com/PW5eFvjT2s
— World Triathlon (@worldtriathlon) August 25, 2017
A second elite Canadian triathlete has won a world championship title at the ITU Multisport World Championship Festival in Penticton, B.C.
National team triathlete Matt Sharpe clocked 29:55 to win the aquathlon title this morning, finishing about 15 seconds faster than runner-up Canadian John Rasmussen and third place finisher Brennen Smith. Sharpe clocked 13:04 for the 1 km swim and 16:06 for the 5 km run.
We’ll have a full photo gallery from the elite and age group aquathlon events up later today.
Full results are available on Sportstats.