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‘We are pretty happy with our results,’ the Tri Club’s Deb Fuller said. ‘It’s looking like club member Jaime took the win for the sprint distance, but we’re waiting for confirmation’.

‘Sadly Kingscliff Tri had issues with their timing chips, so this has delayed the outcome’.

The scores of the first round of the North Coast Interclub triathlon championship are also pending.

Podium finishes in the Sprint event (750m swim, 20km cycle and 5km run) of the Kingscliff Tri included: Jaime Cascajares, first in the 35–39-year-old men) and possible first overall (1:02:28); David Mildren, second in the men’s 45–49 age group; Paivi Hanninen, first in the women’s 35–39(1:08:23) and fourth woman overall; Chris Chetham, second in the men’s 60–64 (1:17:22); Deb Fuller, first in the women’s 60–64 (1:19:13); Gracie Richter, third in the women’s 20-24 (1:22:16); Robyn Darke, second in women’s 60–64 (1:22:32); Claire O’Meara, second 55–59 (1:28:47); Peter Clarke, first in the men’s 75–79 (1:38:31) and Nerida Clarke, first in the women’s 70–74 (1:39:53).

In the Tempta Event (325m, 10km, 2.5km)Christie Horsley came first in the women’s 40–44 (55:07).

All up the Byron Tri Club entered a team of 20 including first timers.

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