Team Kennet had many athletes participate at the Andover Triathlon at the weekend. A great event for first timers and experienced triathletes alike. Triathlon is set in the Hampshire countryside of Test Valley.
There were 12 seniors from Team Kennet racing – dominating the top 10 with a 4th, 5th, 6th, and 9th position. George Andrew Westall had the fastest bike split of the day, 4th place overall and 3rd in Age Group 20-39, Mel McKernan 19th. Simon Whatson 2nd fastest run split, 5th overall and 1st in AG 40-49. Bart Kuijten 2nd in AG 40-49, 4th fastest run and 6th overall, Colin Abraham 10th and Sean Bird 13th. Neil Atherton 9th overall and 2nd in AG 50-59, Philip Cowhig 6th and Emiliano Espinar 9th. Richard Dunbabin 1st in AG 60-69; Chris Treacher 3rd, Dean Makar 7th.
In the juniors, Charlotte Bailey finished 5th in the girl’s category TS3 and 14th overall. Siblings Ella and Oskar made their debut with Ella finishing 1st in the TS1 category and Oskar realised he had a puncture halfway through his cycle but pushed through and came in as No 11 in the TS2 category. Ben Daley finished in 18th in the TS2 category and The Kuijten brothers Josh 17th TS1 , Reuben 16th TS2 and Ethan 1st TS3. Frank Edwards competing in the TS3 finished in 16th.