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2018 Commonwealth Games
4-15 April 2018

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Aussies in Action


Aussies in Action

Charlotte McShane wore the Txapela (beret) for a third time, winning the Lekeitio Triathlon in her seventh appearance at the event. National Talent Academy athlete  Emma Jeffcoat also graced the podium for a bronze in her first taste of racing this tradition in the beautiful Basque country they both call home right now.

Michelle Duffield was solid and finished second at the inaugural Ironman 70.3 Busan race in Korea. Disappointment for Kate Bevilacqua with mechanical problems but soldiered on to finish fifth.

The second round of the French Grand Prix - Triathlon Valance drew out a world class field with Vincent Luis (FRA) claiming back to back wins and Barbara Riveros upstaging Vicky Holland (GBR) in a sprint finish.

Their were plenty of Aussies that turned out for the Sprint distance race - Emma Jackson finished fifth, another good sign of her returning to her best while partner Drew Box (18th) was the best in the men’s race. It's a good hit out for a lot of athletes in heaving training to sharpen the skills.

Meanwhile Jack van Stekelenburg finished 15th at the Junior European Cup in Kitzbuhel.

Australian Results:

5th Emma Jackson 59.30
7th Sophie Malowiecki 59.49
13th Natalie van Coevorden 1.01.20
22nd Grace Musgrove 1.02.15

18th Drew Box 54.25
20th Luke Willian 54.29
25th Aaron Royle 54.45
37th Jake Birtwhistle 55.13
44tt Dan Wilson 55.35
46th Max Nuemann 55.38
52nd Peter Kerr 55.56
83rd Matt Roberts 1.02.37