Bermuda name triathlon squad for Tobago
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.
11-12 Age Group
Daria Desmond — Aquathlon and Triathlon
Jasmin Hasselkuss — Aquathlon and Triathlon
Ava Gabai-Maiato — Triathlon
Fenella Wightman — Aquathlon and Triathlon
Bella Howes — Aquathlon and Triathlon
Callum MacFarlane — Aquathlon and Triathlon
Rory Fleming — Aquathlon and Triathlon
13-15 Age Group
Taylor White — Aquathlon
Myeisha Sharrieff — Aquathlon
Zoe Hasselkuss — Aquathlon & Triathlon
Amber Simons — Aquathlon & Triathlon
Megan Hands — Triathlon
Liana Medeiros — Aquathlon & Triathlon
Nicholas Pilgrim — Aquathlon & Triathlon
Caleb Ingham — Aquathlon & Triathlon
Brian Desmond — Aquathlon
Tommy Marshall — Triathlon
Nico Davis — Aquathlon and Triathlon
16-19 Age Group
Ashley Irby — Aquathlon
Jessie Marshall — Aquathlon