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Coldwell and Benson take Blenheim Palace Triathlon honours

The British Elite Sprint Triathlon champions for 2017 were decided at the Bloodwise Blenheim Palace Triathlon on Sunday. Gold for Coldwell and Benson

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British Elite Sprint Distance Champions crowned at Blenheim Palace

A Blenheim win at the eighth attempt for Sophie Coldwell

With no Tri Liverpool event this year, the British Elite Sprint Triathlon Championships were held on Sunday as part of the popular Bloodwise Blenheim Palace Triathlon.

An in-form Sophie Coldwell was a class apart in the women’s race, taking a big win in her eighth race at Blenheim, while Rio 2016 Olympian, Gordon Benson, came out on top in a close finish at the front of the men’s Elite race.

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Bloodwise Blenheim Palace Triathlon – Sunday 4th June 2017
British Elite Sprint Distance Championships
750m / 21km / 5.4km

1st – Gordon Benson – 58:26
2nd – Chris Perham – 58:29
3rd – James Teagle – 58:35
4th – Calum Johnson – 59:01
5th – Liam Lloyd – 59:02

1st – Sophie Coldwell – 1:05:51
2nd – Sophie Saller – 1:07:07
3rd – Beth Potter – 1:08:18
4th – Hannah Kitchen – 1:08:29
5th – Debbie Moore – 1:08:53

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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