British Junior and Youth Super Series Event Llanelli

The opening event in the British Triathlon Junior and Youth Super Series took place in Llanelli over the weekend with some strong performances from those TeamBW athletes that made the long journey over to South Wales.
In the Youth Boys Noah Canby took a well deserved 3rd place whilst in the Youth Girls Almi Neruraker finished a very creditable 8th.
Moving up to Junior Boys Jamie Bedwell finished 12th and in the Girls event Abi Hughes 13th with Maddie Drury 36th.
With very few of the top Junior and Youth athletes from around the UK missing from the event it gave a good indication for our athletes of the relative standards and an opportunity to measure up the processes of what they do and where they can tweak or overhaul approaches to make improvements should they so wish.
Well done to all those who toed the line.
Alongside the Super Series event there was a Childrens Series Duathlon (2k/6k/500m)in which Bethany Cook TS3 managed 1st.
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IAPS swimming and S.E. Duathlon results

Some early results from the past weekend from the TeamBW athletes.

At the IAPS National swimming Championships held at K2 Crawley Bethany Cook finished 5th in the 50m Freestyle with a heat time 29.62 followed up with a final time of 29.23. Both swims PBs and the first time sub 30 for the 50m. Above all else the most enjoyable aspect was watching an athlete execute their race processes to the best of their ability. Gold dust !
At the Medway Duathlon part of the South East Childrens Series Daisy Burton (3rd) 11/12 Girls and Ed Armatyge (2nd) 13/14 Boys are definites that have been relayed apologies if there are others not mentioned here.
Once again a diverse weekend of results encapsulating the variety of disciplines that the TeamBW coached athletes perform in.
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Team BW athletes performing succesfully on a multitude of fronts

Team BW athletes were in action over the weekend over a multitude of disciplines showing the diversity of the club and its athletes.

At the British Swimming Championships in Ponds Forge Sheffield Harry Stacey hit another PB in the 50m Butterfly with a 25.91 making it two PBs from two swims at the Championships.

At the London Marathon Matt Dowle snuck in under the 3hours mark for the first time in London despite having difficulties later on in the race ( couldnt be because he went out too fast ???!!!)

Alongside the London Marathon was the London Mini Marathon where Bethany Cook finished 3rd in the U13 Girls British Regional Championship event held over the last 5km of the Marathon.

The Kingfisher Aquathon part of the South East Regional Series following on from our own Team BW Aquathon last week once again gave an opportunity for some of the younger athletes to compete. Initial results show 2nd place results in their relative categories for Daisy Burton and Ed ward Armatyge. Full results can be found at www.kingfishertriathletes.co.uk
Well done to all those who competed including also Noah Manos, Ben Tamplin, Eloise Key and Kitty Moon. Apologies if Ive missed anyone.

Congratulations to all the TeamBW athletes out there flying the flag.

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British Elite Duathlon Championships 2017

The British Elite Duathlon Championships were held at the Bedford Autodrome on Sunday 9th April. Some positive results from Team BW athletes in this first outing of the season.
Youth Girls Almi Neruraker 6th
Youth Boys Noah Canby 4th (sametime as 3rd)
Junior Girls Abi Hughes 9th
U23 Men Kieren Lindars 3rd
Luke Howard 8th

Congratulations to all those who competed. Hopefully we can use this as a positive launch pad for the season ahead taking the positives forward and learning from any mistakes.

Sussex Road Relays

Report and photos from fledgling Team Manager for the day Mr Matthew Burton at the Sussex Road Relays.

Really good individual performances but even better team performances and great to see everybody supporting each other at Sussex Road Relays in Horsham this morning. Excellent effort from Team Bodyworks, lovely day and a first place for the U13 girls team!
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South East Schools Year 7&8 Cross Country Championships

The final Cross country of the season was the South East  Schools year r7&8 xc held at Reigate Park on 25th March. Running for Sussex were yr 8 girls Amber Blake 20th (3rd Sussex) and Hannah Miller 25th (6th Sussex) Daisy Burton Year 7 girls 27th (2nd Sussex) and Ben Beckley Yr 8 boys 77th. Congratulations to all.

 

Hannah                                           Daisy and Amber

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England vest for Beth

Congratulations to Bethany Cook on her selection this weekend for England in the Home International Schools Cross Country Championships to be held in Port Talbot, Wales. Teams from England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales will compete.
Bethany joins an illustrious group of six athletes from TeamBW who have gained their International Vest for either Cross Country or Track and Field. Those she joins are Hennrietta Freeman, Olly Freeman, Chloe Cook, Camilla Freeman and Sophie Coleman.

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English Schools Cross Country Championships

The English Schools xc today racing for Sussex in Norwich were Bethany Cook junior girls, Ed Armitage Junior boys, Almi Nerurkar (Phoenix) inter girls, Nicole and Josephine Edmunds senior girls And Travis Hutchinson Senior boys. Fast fast racing today!! Windy and mostly flat but tough going underfoot, you should all be proud of yourselves, well done!!!

Special mention to Bethany Cook on her Silver Medal performance also helping Sussex to Silver in the team event.

CAU Inter Counties Cross Country Championships

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Results from National Inter Counties Cross Country Championships at Prestwold Park, Leicestershire at the weekend
U13 Girls  Bethany Cook.   Gold
Congratulations Beth.
Fantastic running from Amber Blake in 99th and 4th Sussex and Daisy Burton in 152nd 7th Sussex. Daisy is still in this age group next year too. U17 girls saw Almi Nerurkar have a great run to finish 22nd and Poppy Mercer running strongly to finish in 88th again both with another year to go in age group. Finally U20 girls saw twins Nicole finishing in 155 and Josephine Edmunds in 149th.with very large fields and tough muddy conditions they all did themselves proud. Now a quick turnaround to prepare for English Schools XC next Saturday🏃🏃🏃

Eastbourne Half Marathon

Results of the Eastbourne Half Marathon at the weekend which was run in challenging conditions. TeamBW athletes put insome strong performances with
Todd Leckie  3rd          1.17.23
Jake Butterworth  4th  1.19.14
Matt Dowle  36th         1.28.28
Robert Light 144th      1.40.00
Nick King  854th         2.16.18

Full results can be found at the following link …https://www.sportsystems.co.uk/ss/results/Eastbourne%20Half%20Marathon/2525

Congratulations to all those who took part and apologies if I have left anyone off the list.

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