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Pontevedra 2019: GB Age-Group medals – ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Champs

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Neil Eddy and Rebecca Duxbury: the fastest Long Distance athletes in Pontevedra


19 GB Age-Group medals at the 2019 ITU Long Distance Champs

An Age-Group field of almost 750 athletes started the ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championships in Pontevedra, Spain on Saturday. 28 nations were represented with the GB entry totalling 141, from which a not insignificant 19 medals – including six Gold – was the final total.

Not only that, but the fastest athletes overall, male and female, were in GB colours. Here is the Long Distance Age-Group roundup.

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 – Neil Eddy – 5:42:10 (Gold, M30-34) – Fastest Age-Group athlete overall
2nd – Stephen Derrett – 5:48:42 (Bronze, M25-29)
3rd – Nathan Riseby – 5:59:52 (Silver, M35-39)


1st – Rebecca Duxbury – 6:36:30 (Gold, F20-24) – Fastest Age-Group athlete overall
2nd – Josie Rawes – 6:41:27 (Gold, F25-29) – Second fastest Age-Group athlete overall
3rd – Camille King – 6:54:53 (Silver, F40-44)

Pontevedra ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championships

Pontevedra ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championship – Saturday 4th May 2019
1.5km (shortened swim) / 113km bike / 30km run

British Age-Group Medals (19)

GOLD (6)

  • Rebecca Duxbury – 20-24 Female AG
  • Josie Rawes – 25-29 Female AG
  • Neil Eddy – 30-34 Male AG
  • Louella O’Herlihy – 50-54 Female AG
  • Roger T. Canham – 55-59 Male AG
  • Richard File – 70-74 Male AG
Pontevedra ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championships
Louella O’Herlihy (Gold), Melissa Dowell (Silver) and Pete Eggleston (Silver)


  • Mollie Routledge – 25-29 Female AG
  • Nathan Risbey – 35-39 Male AG
  • Camille King – 40-44 Female AG
  • Roslyn Mcginty – 45-49 Female AG
  • Melissa Dowell – 50-54 Female AG
  • Pete Eggleston – 50-54 Male AG
  • Jane Wiley – 60-64 Female AG
  • Peter Hollins – 60-64 Male AG


  • Stephen Derrett – 25-29 Male AG
  • Emma Evans – 30-34 Female AG
  • Jappas Du Preez – 35-39 Male AG
  • Louise Harris – 40-44 Female AG
  • Jo Gundle – 55-59 Female 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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