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February 1, 2023

Byron Bay triathletes keep top place in North Coast series

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The Byron Breakers have kept their position at the top of the ladder of the North Coast Interclub Triathlon Series after some stunning victories at round two, held at Yamba the weekend before last.

‘I am incredibly proud of our team as this time last year most of the crew were attempting a mini triathlon for the first time,’ club member Deb Fuller said.

‘They have come a long way in such a short time. One member was so determined to finish that she rode on a flat tyre for the last 10km of the cycle.

‘The Byron Breakers absolutely smashed it out there,’ she said.

Individual results:

Duncan Andrews first in men’s 20-24 (years); Matthew Tapping first in men’s 16-17; Paivi Hanninen second in the women’s 35-39; Huw Jones fifth in the men’s 55-59; Danny Rossi third in the Men’s 25-29; Daniel Costa first in the women’s 30-35; Deb Fuller first in the women’s 55-59; Jess Schaffer second in women’s 30-34; Robyn Darke second in the women’s 55-59; Claire O’Meara was third in the women’s 55-59; Greg O’Meara was 13th in the men’s (55-59); Dan Van Zuylen was fourth in the women’s (55-59); Giulia Scurria was seventh in the women’s 25-29; Peter Clarke came third in the men’s 70-74 while Nerida Clarke came first in the women’s 65-69.

The club’s swim coach Andy Kean and Becky Jones took out second place in the mixed team.

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  1. A brilliant team effort from a great bunch who are gaining heaps of confidence with each win. I can’t wait to join them in South West Rocks for the next series event ❤️❤️


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