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

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The ETU Multisport European Championships gets under way in Transilvania

The second edition of the ETU Multisport European Championships Triathlon Festival kicked off in Romania on Saturday, with the first events of a busy schedule, the ETU Cross Triathlon European Championships.

Check out all the reports and news from Târgu Mures on these links:

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

Second only in number behind the host country, the 37 British Age-Group athletes collected a total of 14 podium finishes.

As she was in Ibiza last yearKerri-Ann Upham was the fastest female GB athlete and retained her title in the F25-29 category.




1st – Ashley De Lotz (30-34) – 2:04:08
2nd – Rob Parry (35-39) – 2:06:12
3rd – Brad Pontin (35-29) – 2:09:15


1st – Kerri-Ann Upham (25-29) – 2:24:57 – 2nd fastest AG athlete overall
2nd – Emily Harper (30-34) – 2:25:52 – 3rd fastest AG athlete overall
3rd – Hayley Down (35-39) – 2:31:14 – 4th fastest AG athlete overall

Targu Mures ETU Cross Triathlon European Championships

Târgu Mures ETU Cross Triathlon European Championships – Saturday 29th June 2019
1km / 23.4km / 6.2km

GB Age-Group Medals (14)

Gold (6)

  • Kerri-Ann Upham – 25-29 Female AG
  • Emily Harper – 30-34 Female AG
  • Ashley De Lotz – 30-34 Male AG
  • Hayley Down – 35-39 Female AG
  • Joanne Pitten – 40-44 Female AG
  • Renell Brennan – 45-49 Female AG

Silver (3)

  • Rob Parry – 35-39 Male AG
  • Natalie Smith – 40-44 Female AG
  • Simon Taylor – 55-59 Male AG

Bronze (5)

  • Brad Pontin – 35-39 Male AG
  • Louise Madge – 40-44 Female AG
  • Robert Moore – 55-59 Male AG
  • Dean Hardie – 60-64 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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