Târgu Mures 2019: GB Age-Group medals European Cross Duathlon Champs

Chief Correspondent

After 14 medals in the Cross Triathlon on Saturday, the off-Road athletes were back in action on Tuesday at the Târgu Mures ETU Multisport European Championships Triathlon Festival, where the third event of the schedule was the ETU Cross Duathlon European Championships.

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GB Age-Group Cross Triathlon European Champs medals
GB Age-Group Sprint Duathlon European Champs medals
GB Age-Group Cross Duathlon European Champs medals
GB Age-Group Standard Duathlon European Champs medals
GB Age-Group Aquathlon European Champs medals
Katrina Rye wins ETU Elite Middle Distance Triathlon Champs
GB Age-Group Middle Distance Triathlon European Champs medals
GB Age-Group Aquabike European Champs medals

113 athletes from 12 nations raced with, once again, the Brits by far the biggest percentage of those with 53. 21 podiums was the result, with four of them Gold.

After winning her 16-19 category on the road in the Sprint Duathlon Champs on Sunday, Kim Baptista added another Gold medal off-road, this time by also being the fastest female AG athlete overall.



1st – Stuart Nash (40-44) – 1:56:12 – 7th fastest AG athlete overall
2nd – Rob Parry (35-39) – 1:58:30
3rd – Lee Imrie (35-39) – 1:59:31



1st – Kim Baptista (18-19) – 2:19:05 – Fastest AG athlete overall
2nd – Samantha Toop (35-39) – 2:26:20 – 3rd fastest AG athlete overall
3rd – Kelly-Marie Briggs (35-39) – 2:29:26 – 5th fastest AG athlete overall

Târgu Mures ETU Cross Duathlon European Championships – Tuesday 3rd July 2019
7km / 23.4km / 3.5km


GB Age-Group Medals (21)

Gold (4)

  • Kim Baptista – 18-19 Female AG
  • Joe Brooks – 18-19 Male AG
  • Samantha Toop – 35-39 Female AG
  • Nick Percival – 55-59 Male AG

Silver (8)

  • Nicole Beck – 25-29 Female AG
  • Anna Wilding – 30-34 Female AG
  • Kelly-Marie Briggs – 35-39 Female AG
  • Rob Parry – 35-39 Male AG
  • Clare Smith – 40-44 Female AG
  • Renske Bouwens – 45-49 Female AG
  • Gwynedd Jones – 45-49 Male AG
  • John Risby – 60-64 Male AG


Bronze (9)

  • Nicola Dinsdale – 30-34 Female AG
  • Garth Spencer – 30-34 Male AG
  • Emilie Wix – 35-39 Female AG
  • Lee Imrie – 35-39 Male AG
  • Karen Heppenstall – 40-44 Female AG
  • Stuart Nash – 40-44 Male AG
  • Dan Foster – 50-54 Male AG
  • Paul Spowage – 55-59 Male AG
  • Colin Hunt – 65-69 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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