Pontevedra 2019: GB Age-Group medals – ITU Aquabike World Champs

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Aquabike World Championship roundup from Pontevedra

22 nations raced the (Age-Group only) ITU Aquabike World Championships at the Pontevedra ITU Multisport World Championships on Saturday. Team GB were by far the biggest entry in this discipline, comprising of almost exactly one third of the 445 entrants – including BBC Breakfast presenter Louise Minchin. The ‘scores on the doors’ total was 25 medals, or which 10 were Gold.


Catch up on all of the reports from Pontevedra 2019:

GB Age-Group Sprint Duathlon World Champs medals
GB Age-Group Standard Duathlon World Champs medals
Elite Duathlon - Fourth for Liam Lloyd as Choquert / Levenez take Gold
Elite Cross Triathlon - Silver and Bronze for Jacqui Slack, Nicole Walters
GB Age-Group Cross Triathlon World Champs medals
Elite Aquathlon - Gold to Rostislav Pevtsov and Alicja Ulatowska
GB Age-Group Aquathlon World Champs medals
Elite Long Distance Triathlon: Javier Gomez and Alexandra Tondeur take Gold
GB Age-Group Long Distance Triathlon World Champs medals
GB Age-Group Aquabike World Champs medals

Fastest British athletes overall


1st – Chris Stanton – 3:31:07 (Gold, M35-39) – Second fastest Age-Group athlete overall
2nd – Mark Benson – 3:47:39 (Silver, M35-39)
3rd – Andrew Martin – 3:48:39 (5th, M40-44)


1st – Mathilde Pauls – 3:59:55 (Gold, F35-39) – Fastest Age-Group athlete overall
2nd – Amy Pritchard – 4:00:00 (Gold, F40-44) – Second fastest Age-Group athlete overall
3rd – Lydia Adelin – 4:06:08 (4th, F35-39)


Pontevedra ITU Aquabike World Championship – Saturday 4th May 2019
1.5km (shortened swim) / 113km bike – AGE-GROUP

British Age-Group Medals (25)

GOLD (10)

  • Mael Bely 18-19 Male AG
  • Jennie Stemp 30-34 Female AG
  • Lawrence Hayes 30-34 Male AG
  • Mathilde Pauls 35-39 Female AG
  • Chris Stanton 35-39 Male AG
  • Amy Pritchard 40-44 Female AG
  • Maria Powell 50-54 Female AG
  • Julia Hodkinson 60-64 Female AG
  • Truusje Gamlin 65-69 Female AG
  • Michael Smallwood 70-74 Male AG

Pontevedra ITU Aquabike World Championships
Julia Hodkinson (Gold), Chris Goulden (Silver)


  • Matthew Sanders 20-24 Male AG
  • James Haddley 30-34 Male AG
  • Mark Benson 35-39 Male AG
  • Kerstin Mogull 55-59 Female AG
  • Chris Goulden 60-64 Male AG
  • Liz Ball 65-69 Female AG
  • David Patten 65-69 Male AG


  • Daniel Super – 25-29 Male AG
  • Sophie Earl – 30-34 Female AG
  • Will Usher – 35-39 Male AG
  • Hilary Powell – 40-44 Female AG
  • Heather Price – 45-49 Female AG
  • Melanie Clarke – 50-54 Female AG
  • Andrea Nightingale – 55-59 Female AG
  • Paul Donnelly – 55-59 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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