International Events Round Up - 14th/15th July 2018

Donnacha McCarthy_Bronze Edmonton

Three international events in Europe and Canada this past weekend across WTS, Paratriathlon and Age Group competition.

2018 magog ITU Paratriathlon world cup

Donnacha McCarthy (pictured above) and his guide Dave Tilly won bronze in their PTVI Men's Division at the Magog ITU Paratriathlon World Cup in Canada. The pair made the podium despite having to complete the bike course on an unfamiliar tandem mountain bike. Their bike had been delayed when being shipped to Canada, it has since been located in Iceland! 

wts hamburg

Russell White_WTS Hamburg 2018

Next stop for the World Triathlon Series was Hamburg, Germany and Ireland's Russell White was on the startline. White was in the mix after a strong 09:06 swim, a tough bike and run saw Russell finish the race in 43rd.

fyn itu multisport world championships

Nigel Fanning_Bronze Fyn 2018

Finishing off a successful week for Age Group competition, Nigel Fanning won a third medal for Ireland in the Aquabike competition at the ITU Multisport World Championships in Denmark. Completing in bronze position, Fanning put in a fast 39:14 3km swim to take the quickest swim split of his 40 - 44 age category before heading out on the 120km bike leg. Australia-based Nigel finished the long distance course in 3:09:09.