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Kazan 2019: GB Age-Group medals, ETU Sprint Distance European Champs

The latest international Age-Group event featuring the travelling GB Age-Group team was the European Sprint Triathlon Championships in Kazan

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GB Age-Group roundup from ETU Sprint Distance Champs

As I hope you will already have seen (click HERE if not!), there was British Elite success on Sunday in Kazan, Russia at the 2019 ETU Sprint Triathlon European Championships, courtesy of Gordon Benson and Sam Dickinson.

The Age-Group races followed on Sunday and with the final results now published, I can now do our traditional ‘scores on the doors’ look at the British Age-Group team podium results.

First up, a quick look at the entries. The 410 starters were dominated by just two countries – and if you can take some good news from that, for a change the Brits were not even close to being the largest team. The home nation, Russia, provided 253 athletes, followed by Great Britain with 118 and then only Germany (15) in double figures. Thus, Russia and Great Britain in combination provided more than 90% of the starters between them.

Things aren’t quite as one-sided when looking at the medal table (below). Great Britain lead the way (31) with Russia next (25), those 56 medals accounting for 75% of the Gold / Silver / Bronze issued – but while they didn’t travel in large numbers, the 15 German athletes collected eight medals between them (and another three athletes finished fourth), while in total 10 nations made a podium appearance.

NationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
GBR1111931
RUS611825
GER4138
HUN22
AUT112
ITA11
MLT11
FRA11
BEL22
CZE22

Last year in Glasgow, David Pearson (20-24) was the fifth fastest Age-Grouper overall and he matched that this time around. He had four other Brits finished ahead of him last year, but not this time, as he was the fastest Brit in Kazan. That was enough for him to move from Silver in 2018 to Gold in 2019 in his category.

The fastest British female athlete was Holly Dixon (20-24), who finished just one second ahead of Hayley Rigby (25-29). Only Maltese athlete Hannah Cutajar (25-29) was quicker than the British pair, finishing in 1:07:17.

Kazan ETU Sprint Triathlon European Championships – Sunday 28th July 2019
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FASTEST BRITISH AGE-GROUP ATHLETES OVERALL

Men

1st – David Pearson (20-24) – 1:01:12 – 5th fastest AG athlete overall
2nd – Mateusz Kolodziej (25-29) – 1:02:06
3rd – Andrew Martin (40-44) 1:02:41

Women

1st – Holly Dixon (20-24) – 1:08:30 – 2nd fastest AG athlete overall
2nd – Hayley Rigby (25-29) – 1:08:31 – 3rd fastest AG athlete overall
3rd – Anna Larkins (30-34) – 1:09:24 – 5th fastest AG athlete overall

GB Age-Group Medals (31)

GOLD (11)

  • Emma Austin – 16-19 Female AG
  • Zachary Taylor – 16-19 Male AG
  • Holly Dixon – 20-24 Female AG
  • David Pearson – 20-24 Male AG
  • Anna Larkins – 30-34 Female AG
  • Angela Wray – 35-39 Female AG
  • Jane Eaton – 40-44 Female AG
  • Mark Yeoman – 45-49 Male AG
  • Karen Cole – 60-64 Female AG
  • Stephen Williams – 65-69 Male AG
  • Anne Fish – 70-74 Female AG

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SILVER 11)

  • Hayley Rigby – 25-29 Female AG
  • Mateusz Kolodziej – 25-29 Male AG
  • Tylisha Preston – 30-34 Female AG
  • Andrew Martin – 40-44 Male AG
  • Catherine Cooke – 45-49 Female AG
  • James Cox – 45-49 Male AG
  • Fay Barrington – 50-54 Female AG
  • Kerstin Mogull – 55-59 Female AG
  • Helen Evans – 60-64 Female AG
  • Anne Witney – 65-69 Female AG
  • Bachir Fakhouri – 75-79 Male AG

BRONZE (9)

  • Isabelle Rayner – 20-24 Female AG
  • Matthew Finch – 40-44 Male AG
  • Hilarie Maisie Johnston – 45-49 Female AG
  • Pauline Foot – 50-54 Female AG
  • Martin Heardman – 55-59 Male AG
  • Tony Sawyer – 60-64 Male AG
  • Josephine Parker – 65-69 Female AG
  • Grayhame Fish – 70-74 Male AG
  • Roderick Paton – 75-79 Male AG

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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