Swansea Triathlon 2017 Race Report
Swansea Triathlon 2017 took place on Sunday 28th of May in Swansea City Centre.
Almost 1000 athletes whizzed around around the city in this years sprint triathlon.
Swansea is the second race of Activity Wales Event’s race season and certainly one not to be missed.
There were astounding crowds all around the course creating an unbeatable atmosphere.
Our Swansea Triathletes delivered making the race for top 3 positions a tough and very close one!
In first place and smashing the course record was Alex Matchett with a time of 55 minutes and 58 seconds, an extremely close second came Deri Stewart with a time of 58 minutes and 28 seconds. Deri also came second last year but this year he really came back fighting, beating his own previous time by 6 minutes and 8 seconds.
In third came junior Ben Bartlett with a time of 58 minutes 44 seconds.
All three top male came nail bitingly close, these winners are ones to watch in future events!
Now if you thought that was a close top 3 then take a look at our winning ladies.
In first place came Gwen Kinsey with an amazing time of 1 hour, 5 minutes and 20 seconds, an extremely close second was Victoria Baker with a finishing time of 1 hour, 5 minutes and 24 seconds!
22 seconds after Victoria came Hannah Johnston in third with with a time of 1 hour 5 minutes and 46 seconds, that was an unbelievably close race!
To take a look at all of the results click HERE!
Our great team of marshalls made the event possible, keeping athletes safe and encouraged throughout the race, along with the masses of enthusiastic supporters.
We cannot wait for next year, and we can tell you are all excited by the entries already!
Register HERE for Swansea Triathlon on 20th of May 2018…you don’t wan’t to be one of the disappointed many that missed out this year!