Results of the BMW Duathlon National Series

Phoenix Park Duathlon 2018 Start

The 2018 BMW National Duathlon Series has concluded and the results are in. The eight race series included races from all over the country and this year Ciara Wilson and Niall Cornyn are the series winners.

The races

In order to qualify for the BMW National Duathlon Series, athletes had to complete at least three of the following races:

January 14thGalco Naas Triathlon Club Duathlon Series Race 1
February 25thGalco Naas Race 2 & Intervaristy Duathlon Champs
March 11thLetterkenny Duathlon National Championships
March 25th West Cork Duathlon
March 25thEnnis Duathlon
April 2ndBattle of Ballinspittle
April 21st Phoenix Park Duathlon Series 1
April 22nd Mid Ulster Duathlon

a strong start

Ciara Wilson has had a strong start to her season with a win in the 2018 BMW Duathlon National Series. With three races to count towards series points, Wilson was on the podium in the first four races of the eight race series. 

2018 Duathlon Champs_Ciara Wilson

Finishing second in the first two Galco Naas Duathlons and the National Duathlon Championships in Letterkenny, as well as a win at West Cork Duathlon ensured that Ciara Wilson had the points to stay in the lead for the rest of the series. Olivia McCartin from Athlone Triathlon Club and Marie Boyle of Galway Triathlon Club take the silver and bronze medals.

women's series rankings

1.Ciara Wilson2272.5
2.Olivia McCartin1973.898
3.Marie Boyle1878.356

cornyn leads men's series

Niall Cornyn's second place at the National Duathlon Championships in Letterkenny gave him the points to win the series, with Colm Turner in second place. Both Turner and Cornyn had a win and a second place in other races with the former winning Ennis Duathlon and Cornyn winning at the first Galco Naas Duathlon. Cornyn finished in second at the National Championships with Turner in third, creating the points difference that decided the series. Marc Flavin finished in third place.

2018 Duathlon Champs_Niall Cornyn

men's series rankings

1.Niall Cornyn2272.5
2.Colm Turner2203.125
3.Marc Flavin1687.375

For full series results, see the Series Rankings page of the TI website. 

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