Crawford eighth in Athlone triathlon

Crawford eighth in Athlone triathlon
On a busy weekend of events for the Letterkenny 24/7 Triathlon Club’s members the main event was in Athlone where over 1000 triathletes took part in three separate events at another national series event.

On a busy weekend of events for the Letterkenny 24/7 Triathlon Club’s members the main event was in Athlone where over 1000 triathletes took part in three separate events at another national series event.

Lisa Dalton made her breakthrough performance finishing third woman and first in her category.

This is a tremendous achievement in her first full year of competing.

There was also a good performance from Gavin Crawford finishing eighth overall.

Donagh Sullivan took part in the Baltimore beacon triathlon finishing 18th overall .

Our long distance swimmers took part in the 4k lighthouse swim in Sligo on Sunday.

Results are not to hand but Karen Crawford, Mark McCollum, Paddy Bond and Keith McClean all competed well in choppy conditions.

Triona Mc Menamin as well as racing on Saturday qualified to represent Ireland in the World life saving championships in France in September .

The qualifying competition was held in Limerick on Friday.

Training continues as follows: Monday open water swim Gartan at 6.30 pm; Tuesday Aura at 7.45 pm; Wednesday pool at 8 pm; Thursday TT or Brick Foxhall at 7 pm; Saturday Cycle Aura at 9.30 am.

Results - Baltimore Beacon triathlon

18th Donagh Sullivan 1:18:19

Waterways Ireland Sprint Triathlon

8th Gavin Crawford 1:07:42 2nd in category; 3rd Lisa Dalton 1:16:48 1st in category; 127th Paul Dillon 1:18:14; 239th Triona McMenamin 1:24:44; 387th Liam Tinney 1:32:13; 448th Adrian Wasson 1:35:34; 524th Evelyn Boyle 1:41:11