Bermuda name triathlon squad for Tobago

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  • Nicholas Pilgrim will compete in the 13 to 15 age group

    Nicholas Pilgrim will compete in the 13 to 15 age group


Bermuda have named a 20-strong team for the Carifta Triathlon and Aquathon Festival in Tobago in September.

The 11-12 age group will compete in a 200 metres swim, a five kilometres bike and 1.25km run, with legal draft, while the 13-15 age category will swim 375 metres, bike 10km and run 2.5km. The 16-19 division will have a 750 metres swim, 20km bike and 5km run.

For the aquathon, there is a 250 metres swim and 1.25km run for the 11-12 age group; a 500 metres swim and 2.5km run for the 13 to 15-year-olds and a 1,000 metres swim and 5km run for the 16-19 age group.

The festival will be held on September 29 and 30.

Bermuda’s team was selected on strict qualification and selection criteria, which included participation in the XL Catlin National Championships at Clearwater, the National Heroes Day Home Event in Harrington Sound and the Clarien Iron Kids at Clearwater

Youngsters also had to compete in no fewer than four of the Thursday night super-sprint triathlons and participated in three competitive Bermuda Bicycle Association scheduled races.

TEAM

11-12 Age Group

Females

Daria Desmond — Aquathlon and Triathlon

Jasmin Hasselkuss — Aquathlon and Triathlon

Ava Gabai-Maiato — Triathlon

Fenella Wightman — Aquathlon and Triathlon

Bella Howes — Aquathlon and Triathlon

Males

Callum MacFarlane — Aquathlon and Triathlon

Rory Fleming — Aquathlon and Triathlon

13-15 Age Group

Females

Taylor White — Aquathlon

Myeisha Sharrieff — Aquathlon

Zoe Hasselkuss — Aquathlon & Triathlon

Amber Simons — Aquathlon & Triathlon

Megan Hands — Triathlon

Liana Medeiros — Aquathlon & Triathlon

Males

Nicholas Pilgrim — Aquathlon & Triathlon

Caleb Ingham — Aquathlon & Triathlon

Brian Desmond — Aquathlon

Tommy Marshall — Triathlon

Nico Davis — Aquathlon and Triathlon

16-19 Age Group

Females

Ashley Irby — Aquathlon

Jessie Marshall — Aquathlon

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Published Jul 13, 2018 at 5:19 pm (Updated Jul 15, 2018 at 8:18 pm)

Bermuda name triathlon squad for Tobago

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