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Cara Brisbane on the podium at Kingscliff. Photo supplied

After a strong showing at the Kingscliff triathlon in late March the Byron Tri Club has extended its lead in the north coast triathlon league with just two races to go for the season.

‘Given the vast expanse of competitors at the Kingscliff Tri, we harboured uncertainty about our performance, especially with a few of our key players out due to illness or injury,’ Byron Tri Club’s Deb Fuller said.

‘However, as it turned out, there was no need for concern at all. It looks like we will win the championship again.’

After six races Byron Tri Club has 149 competition points, ahead of Coffs Harbour (116.5), Yamba (104), Hat Head (85.5), Ballina (63). Grafton (58.4), Port Macquarie (41) and Tweed Valley (31).

There are two events left on the schedule for the season: the Byron Tri (May 11) and the Club Championships at Tweed Heads (May 25).

Many club members earned a podium finish for their age groups at the Kingscliff Tri.


Top sprint (750m swim, 20km cycle, 5km run) results for the club: Cara Brisbane first (40-44 years) and seventh overall, Gracie Richter first (25-29), Deborah Fuller first (60-64), Robyn Darke second (60-64), Sandra Killen second (65-69), Peter Clarke second (75-79) and Nerida Clarke second (70-74).

Top standard (1.5km swim, 40km cycle, 10km run) results for the club: Jaime Cascajares second (40-44) and Leonie Pedrazzini first (60-64).

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