On a weekend which saw pro Tyler Mislawchuk become the first ever Canadian male to medal at the World Triathlon Series, Canadian age group triathletes took many of the top podium positions in both the standard and sprint distances. Over 300 age group athletes toed the line on Saturday, here are some of the results of the top Canadian age groupers at Montreal.

Start of the Triathlon International de Montreal. Photo: Cam Mitchell

The age group race held in Old Montreal featured a swim in the Alexandra Basin, a multi-loop bike course with sharp inclines and tight turns (5 laps for the sprint and 10 laps for the standard distance), and a multi-loop (2 laps for the sprint and 4 for the standard) run along the Lachine Canal.

Standard Distance

M50-54 athlete Marc Flageole of Longueuil, Quebec took the overall standard distance male age group victory with a time of 2:07:07 and 27 seconds ahead of second place M35-39 Yanick A. Lajeunesse of Blainville, QC. Third spot on the male podium was grabbed by M30-34 Nicolas Lelievre of Montreal, QC.

F30-34 athlete Myriam Michaud from Granby, QC took second overall in Standard Distance race with a time of 2:20:04. F25-29 Stephanie Nevin of St. John’s, NL was third overall.

16-19 Age Group: Canadians Lajoie and Despres took the top two men’s spots.

20-24 Age Group: Canadians Chevrel, Salpeter, and Varney completed the men’s podium. The top two female spots were Savoie and Laurin.

25-29 Age Group: Canadians Nevin (3rd overall) and Ravary-Michaud topped the female podium while Duggan, Silver, and Haseki took all three mens podium spots.

30-34 Age Group: Canadians Lelievre (3rd overall), Craggs, and Rafael swept the men’s podium for Canada while Michaud (2nd overall) and Landry took second and third, respectively in the female division.

35-39 Age Group: Canadians Lessard, Becker, and Galipeau-Minotto grabbed all three female podium spots with Lajeunesse (2nd overall) and Charron taking the men’s 1st and 3rd places respectively.

40-44 Age Group: Canadians Ross, Cruz, and Williams went one, two, and three in the men’s race while Marleau won the female race.

45-49 Age Group: Canadians Webb and Gonzalez were one and two for the women. The men’s race was a Canadian sweep of Tremblay, Mogollones, and Gobeil.

50-54 Age Group: Canadians Flageole (1st overall), Reich, and Punna took all three podium positions for the men while Laflamme and Francoeur were one and two for the women.

55-59 Age Group: Brassard, Millette, Isabelle swept the mens podium for Canada.

60-64 Age Group: Canadians Beaupre won the women’s age group. Porten, Swerhun, and Houston grabbed all three men’s podium spots.

65-69 Age Group: Cyr, Kingston, and Richardson went one, two, and three for Canada in the men’s race. Canadian Clark was first in the F65-69 division.

70-74 Age Group: Canadian Dubois was first in his age group.

Sprint Distance

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Montreal in background. Photo by Cam Mitchell

Nicolas Spiess of Beloeil, QC won the overall men’s sprint race with a time of 1:03:08. Blaise Uglow of Schomberg, ON was 21 seconds behind at 1:03:29. Quebec City’s Ilrick Duhamel was third overall, finishing in 1:04:18.

The women’s race was won by Virginie Barbeau of Laval, QC in 1:15:49. Iris Loots from Ottawa, ON was second with a time of 1:17:07. Raylan Stroud of Huntsville, ON completed the female overall podium, finishing in 1:17:16.

16-19 Age Group: Canadians Bergeron and Clouatre were one and two for the females while Uglow (2nd overall), Larochelle, and Lajoie swept all the men’s top spots.

20-24 Age Group: Canadians Duhamel (3rd overall), Michaud, and Blouin completed the all-Canada sweep for the men. Stroud (3rd overall) and McRae were first and second for the women.

25-29 Age Group: Chevalier, Langlois-Massicotte, and Marcotte took every podium position for Canada in the female division. The men’s division was also all Canadian with Parizeau, Gilbert, and Legeard finishing one, two, and three respectively.

30-34 Age Group: Canadians Spiess (overall winner), Besse, and Durand took the top three men’s spots. Loots (2nd overall) and Lenis were first and second for the women’s age category.

35-39 Age Group: Canadians Barbeau (female overall champion), Wisner, and Heft occupied first, second, and third for the women. Yahya and Royer were first and third, respectively for the men.

40-44 Age Group: Canadian Maclean won the M40-44 age category while it was a Canadian sweep with Leblanc, Stewart, and Sarginson completing the female podium.

45-49 Age Group: Jacques, Corbeil, and Morin took all three female podium spots for Canada. Wingfield, Jardot, and Seaby also performed a Canadian sweep for the males.

50-54 Age Group: Canadians Tessier, Roy, and Boisvert were first, second, and third for the men. Canadians Vallee, Gregor, and Lauzon were also one, two, and three for the women.

55-59 Age Group: Canadians Dufour, Aimers, and Lavergne completed the women’s podium. Canadians Atkins, Pilote, and Dewald swept the men’s age group.

60-64 Age Group: Canadians Uglow and Paquette were second and third respectively in the men’s age category. Canadian Ives won the women’s category.

65-69 Age Group: Canadians Zaret, Bennett, and Bornais won all the podium positions in the female category. Canadian Feurer won the men’s 65-69 age group.

70-74 Age Group: Canadian Girard won the men’s age group while Petit won the women’s.

75-79 Age Group: Canadians Allingham and Robichaud were first and third respectively in the men’s age category.

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