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Canada’s medal haul continues in Denmark

Aquathlon results at the 2018 ITU World Multisport Championships

Day four belonged to the Aquathlon at the ITU World Multisport Championships in Middlefart, Denmark.

The race included a one-kilometre swim, followed by a 5K run.

Team Canada continued their medal haul today with two bronze medals. The first came from Kamal Maghri in the 45-49 men’s age group. Then Petr Schmidt grabbed a podium finish in the 55-59 men’s age group.

Jackson Konkin was the sole elite triathlete competing in the Aquathlon from Canada. Konkin would finish 30th in the men’s elite race and eight in the junior category. The race was won Emmanuel Lejeune (BEL) in 27:46. He was closely followed by Nathan Breen (AUS) and Alexis Kardes (FRA)

The women’s elite race was won by Edda Hannesdottir (ISL) in 31:15. She finished nearly a minute ahead of Hannah Kitchen (GBR) and Vida Medic (SRB).