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February 5, 2023

Locals take second at Kingscliff triathlon

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Members of the True Wheel Cycles team Alex Evans, Will Bradley and Brian Woods came second in the mixed Olympic relay team event at last Sunday’s Kingscliff Triathlon.

The event had its biggest turnout of its ten year history with over 1,750 competitors.

There were the usual Olympic, Sprint, Tempta, Pinkys, Intermediate, Big Kids and Juniors races, and a new AquaBike event that involved just the swim and ride. 

In the major event, Kieran Storch came close to hanging on to his wnner’s title from the March race, but was just minutes off the pace and had to settle for third on Sunday with a time of 1:51:17. 

Lindsay Wall came first (1:29:19) ahead of Banora Point’s Travis Coleman (1:50:03).

The first women over the line was Jessica Bemrose (Upper Coomera) with a time of 2:04:07, just one second ahead of Holly Grace (2:04:08) from Redcliff and Yeppon’s Victoria Gillies (2:6:12) who came third.

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