With the popularity of the sport steadily increasing the Droitwich Sprint Triathlon was a sell out again this year, Perfect conditions greeted first timers & seasoned triathletes at the Droitwich Leisure Centre which proved to be a fantastic venue once again,

£800 was raised by the club for St Richards Hospice who supported the event with run course marshalls

Geoff Twinning (259)(Stroud A/C) had the fastest swim split of the day (5.07) to help him to overall victory, Scott O’Neil (190) (Stourbridge Velo) was nearly 3mins behind after his swim but after posting the fastest bike split of the day (31.36) and a top three run finished only 27 seconds down to give him 2nd overall, Local Athlete James Luff (235) (Absolute Tri Club) made up the top three
Jessica Williams (232) was first Lady, Second was Junior Anne Kenchington (254)(BRAT Club)with Yasmin Chaudhri (208)(BRAT Club) in third
Keith Sutton Coalfields RT was first veteran (over 40) & was 4th overall, Local Athlete David Bennet (TRIKS) was first Super vet (over 50) with Bromsgroves Stirling Farmer (255) (Cobra) in second
Martley man Tony Lewington (117) (Absolute Tri) won the Ultra Vets (over 60)
First lady veteran was Alison Carr (156) with Elaine Callinan (215) (Solihull Tri Club)winning the super vets, Worcester Tri Clubs Rosalind Townsend-Hope (205) took the Ultra Vets prize
In the youth catagory Joel Roura (258) (Wrekin College Tri club) was first with Worcester Tri Clubs Nixie Turner (5) first female youth
Finally in the over 70’s Bob Colston (112) (Droitwich AC) had a good race to just edge out Worcester Tri Clubs President Les Bailey (5) for second place behind Chris Harrison

Results are at  http://www.stuweb.co.uk/event/1788

Photos are here http://picasaweb.google.com/andyropersportspix

Best wishes to Jenna Harvey for a speedy recovery after her collision with a van on the course, nothing broken thankfully apart from the bike!

Thanks to Droitwich Leisure Centre and all the staff for letting us invade them for the morning again!

Thanks to Worcester Triathlon Club members for all their efforts in making the event happen,

Thanks to my daughter Gemma who did another fantastic job compiling spread sheets and doing registration

And of course thanks to everyone who entered, hope you all enjoyed the day

Best regards Mark