British Triathlon has confirmed squads of 15 paratriathletes and 21 triathletes making up it’s 2016 UK Sport Lottery Funded World Class Performance Programmes.
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ITU Paratriathlon World Champion, Lauren Steadman (PT4), was awarded the British Triathlon Female Paratriathlete of the Year award for the second consecutive year, after a phenomenal season which witnessed her crowned ITU World and ETU European Champion alongside a win at the Rio Test Event in August. George Peasgood (PT4) picked up the men’s award after a strong season on the international circuit.
Lauren Steadman defended her PT4 world title with dominance from start to finish at the ITU Paratriathlon World Championships in Chicago. The two-time Paralympic swimmer built a lead and held on to it until the finish with a supreme performance.
Great Britain triathlon team selectors have confirmed the Paratriathlon team that will join the squad of elite athletes at the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in Chicago in just over week.
Great Britain’s Paratriathletes won four medals, two of which were gold, at the ITU World Paratriathlon Event in Detroit, USA on Sunday (17 August). The small team of just five athletes featured Ryan Taylor and Clare Cunningham winning gold.
Five Great Britain paratriathletes will compete at the Detroit ITU World Paratriathlon Event this Sunday, 16 August. With just one more round of the Event series remaining before the ITU World Championships, this is one of the final opportunities to gain valuable ranking points.
A small Great Britain Paratriathlon team is heading to the Iseo - Franciacorta ITU World Paratriathlon Event in Italy this weekend. Six British athletes are set to compete across three different Paratriathlon categories.
ITU World Champions, Alison Patrick and Lauren Steadman won gold medals in Geneva’s ETU European Championships in their respective Paratriathlon categories.