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GB Age-Group medals: Almere ETU Long Distance European Championships

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13 GB Age-Group Team Long Distance Euro Champsย medals inย Holland

Continuing their partnership with the Challenge Family of events, the European Triathlon Union (ETU) held their 2017 Long Distance European Championships at Challenge Almere-Amsterdam on Saturday. One of the oldest triathlon events in Europe, the big headline from a Great Britain perspective was the Elite Gold medal from Joe Skipper – his second ‘Sub-8’ over the distance – but, as always, the Great Britain Age-Group team travelled in significant numbers and were rewarded with a total of 13 podium finishes.

Here is our roundup of who won what…

Almere-Amsterdam ETU Challenge Long Distance Triathlon European Championships
Saturday 9th September 2017 – 3.8km / 180km / 42.2km

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Great Britain Age-Group Team Medals (13)

Gold (5)

  • Sarah Ashcroft – F30-34
  • Louise Beasley – F35-39
  • Claire Wheeler – F40-44
  • Jo Clift – F55-59
  • Fred Yearsley – M65-69

Silver (5)

  • Nicola Sommers – F25-29
  • Olivia Thompson – F30-34
  • Karen Bridge – F45-49
  • Joe Duckworth – M45-49
  • Ron Skilling – M65-69

Bronze (3)

  • Tom Lawton – F35-39
  • Emma Kelso – F45-49
  • George Burns – M55-59

John Levison
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John Levison
TRI247's Chief Correspondent, John has been involved in triathlon for well over 30 years, 15 of those writing on these pages, whilst he can also be found commentating for events across the UK.
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