Tom Tyler tops Tri Star 3
Three friends from Rugby Junior Triathlon Club competed in the Black Country Triathlete’s Junior Duathlon at Stourport cycle and running track on Saturday, 12 May.
The duathlon which consists of a run leg followed by a cycle, on tarmac, and finally a second run leg is part of the West Midlands Junior Race Series for Triathlon England.
Weather conditions were ideal with Jake Louis and Ben Leugs fighting it out, fast and hard within a field of 16 youths, aged between 15 and 16, many of which were older and more experienced.
Tom Tyler, Tri Star 3, also stormed it, with a field of 22 other athletes. Racing hard he managed to hold onto his lead, finishing in first place, a massive 35 seconds ahead of 2nd place.
Youth – 16 youths
2.4km run – 11.4km cycle – 1.2km run
4th, Jake Louis – 32:25
9th, Ben Leugs – 34:19
Tri Star 3 – 22 TS3
2km run – 7.4km bike - 800m run
1st, Tom Tyler – 22:17
More information about the club’s adult and junior sections can be found at www.rugbytriathlon.org.uk