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Horton celebrated victory after completing the sprint distance course in 54:16 to finish 10 seconds clear of Calum Johnson in 54:26, while former Commonwealth Games representative, Liam Lloyd, clocked 54:35 to take the final podium spot. Advertisement  Horton said: “Being crowned national champion feels really good, it’s taken a while to become a senior champion […]

Ice swimming considered for Winter Olympics

March 15, 2021 | News | No Comments

With a one-mile ice swim event being considered for inclusion at future Winter Olympics researchers at Winona State University in Minnesota and the International Ice Swimming Association (IISA) have investigated the performance and human physiological response in water -5° Celsius or less. Advertisement  The scientists analysed more than 80 ice swimmers ((71 male, 17 female) […]

we decided to take a look at some of the other difficult open-water swims around the UK, starting with a brisk dip north of the border in the Firth of Forth.  Advertisement Rat Race City to Summit What it is: A newish point-to-point triathlon that starts outside Edinburgh and finishes with a run to the […]

Grandstand tickets for the 2016 Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds, are now on sale.  Ticketholders will be able enjoy unsurpassed views of the thrilling racing action from seats overlooking the finish-line in the heart of Millennium Square. Click Here: liverpool mens jersey Advertisement The much-anticipated Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds, will provide the British public […]

Helen Jenkins wins WTS Gold Coast in Australia

March 15, 2021 | News | No Comments

The USA athlete Gwen Jorgensen unbeatable run is over and she has to make do with silver as Brit Helen Jenkins wins WTS Gold Coast, her first WTS win since 2012. The New Zealand athlete Andrea Hewitt took third. Fellow Brit Jodie Stimpson finished in 12th, about three minutes behind Jenkins. Advertisement “I can’t quite […]

Showing unbeatable form Spaniard Mario Mola is has won his second WTS race of the series and his third straight season win, after taking gold in the Mooloolaba World Cup. Advertisement Despite the heat, Mola was able to remain within the top tier from start to finish and then showcase his signature running speed in the final […]

Here are the 2016 220 Triathlon Award Winners

March 15, 2021 | News | No Comments

On Saturday 9 April the cream of UK triathlon attended the 12th annual 220 Triathlon Awards at Stratford Town Hall, including a wealth of athletes, brands and industry greats, to find out who had won top honours in each of the ceremony’s 21 categories – as voted for by you, the readers of 220 Triathlon […]

Max Verstappen says that a strong start to 2021 for Red Bull in pre-season testing doesn’t mean that the team has now emerged as favourites to win this year’s championship. Verstappen was fastest on the first of three track days in Bahrain, with new team mate Sergio Perez also topping the midday timesheets on day […]

Running: how and why it helps fight cancer

March 15, 2021 | News | No Comments

Although it is commonly believed that exercise helps fight, and prevent cancer, scientists have been unable to explain quite why until now.  However University of Copenhagen now believe that have found a link that explains why running can reduce cancer risk and tumour growth. Advertisement They discovered that training mice regularly on a wheel (the […]