Erica Hawley took part in the Lisbon World Triathlon Cup Women’s Elite race.
Sixty athletes lined up for the start of the race on the beach at the Targus river, in Lisbon, for a swim that was rough and challenging.
Ten competitors including Hawley Did Not Finish, while two others were pulled from the race after being lapped.
Nicola Spring would capture the win in a time of 1:59:05, Carolyn Hayes was second in 1:59:17, and Kristen Kasper finished third in 1:59:39.
Hawley completed the swim in a time of 21:56, but did not record a Bike time.