Tyler Smith has gotten his 2019 Triathlon Season off to a good start when he finished 18th competing in the 2019 Huelva ETU Triathlon Elite Men’s race.
Smith clocked an overall time of 1:54:16, with Barclay Izzard from Great Britain clocking a winning time of 1:52:01, Ignacio Garcia from Spain was second in 1:52:24 and Ben Dijkstra from Great Britain was third in a time of 1:52:31.
Smith clocked a time of 19:31 during the Swim, he would then clock a time of 58:41 on the Bike Course and 34:24 on the Run Course.
Sunday, March 17, 2019
Smith & Richardson Qualify for 70.3 World Championships
Kent Richardson and Karen Smith both won their Age Group Divisions while competing in the Ironman 70.3 Puerto Rico.
Smith told www.islandstats.com, “Conditions were challenging with wind and a very hot/hilly run to finish.”
Smith would clock an overall time of 4:56:24 winning the Women’s 50-54 Age Group Division, she was the 6th Female finisher and 78th overall.
Smith would clock a time of 30:48 during the Swim, 2:36:22 on the Bike Course, before closing out with a time of 1:42:57 on the Run Course.
Richardson was clocked across the line in a time of 5:14:31 on his way to winning the Men’s 60-64 Age Group Division, he would be the 117th Male competitor to cross the line and he would finish 133rd overall.
Richardson came out of the water in a time of 34:44, Richardson would then clock a time of 2:31:53 on the Bike Course and then he would finish with a Run time of 2:00:23.
Smith and Richardson have now both Qualified for the 70.3 World Championship in Nice France in September.
Sunday, March 10, 2019
Hawley Finishes 6th in CAMTRI Sprint American Cup
Hawley in Action
Erica Hawley finished 6th competing in the 2019 Sarasota-Bradenton CAMTRI Sprint Triathlon American Cup in Florida.
Competing in a strong Elite Women’s field Hawley crossed the line in a time of 58:06.
Hawley would complete the Swim in a time of 10:05, she would then clock 28:16 on the Bike Course before closing out with a time of 18:40 on the Run.
Hawley said, “It’s been a tough winter with lots of indoor training and being back in class, but couldn’t be happier to come away with a top 10 finish.”
Tuesday, March 05, 2019
Duffy Pulls Out of Abu Dhabi Triathlon
Bermuda’s Flora Duffy has decided to not compete in the ITU World Triathlon Series in Abu Dhabi this coming weekend.
Duffy made the announcement via Social Media stating, “Hi everyone, sadly no wtsabudhabi for me. Training is going well and seeing lots of progress but I am just not quite ready to race yet.
“Need a few more layers of consistency. Have to make sure I am 100% ready to go before I am back on the blue carpet. Hard call to make but hopefully the best for the long term.
Duffy concluded, “Now I have extra Monday motivation for the World Triathlon Bermuda event”.
Monday, March 04, 2019
Hasselkuss Girls Compete in Clermont Triathlon
Zoe and Jasmine Hasselkuss competed in the Clermont Draft Legal Youth F1 Division in Florida.
Zoe Hasselkuss finished 9th in the Female Division and 27th overall in a time of 38:22, she would clock a time of 6:33 during the Swim, 18:42 on the Bike Course and 11:05 on the Run Course.
Jasmin Hassellkuss would finish 11th in the Female Division and 30th overall clocking 39:21, she would record a time of 6:23 during the Swim, 18:11 on the Bike and 11:09 on the Run.