Champions Crowned in Kingscliff

Champions Crowned in Kingscliff


Kingscliff provided a stunning backdrop to last weekend’s Queensland Standard Distance Championships.  Despite a wet lead up, the day was spectacular. 

With one of the largest fields of their March events, QSM’s Kingscliff Triathlon had a race for all abilities – from the kids and Pinky First Timers, to the Standard distance events, over 1200 athletes swam, rode and ran their way to the finish line.   

On offer at this event was the Queensland Standard Distance Championship and points for the Nisan State Series.   With only one race left in the Nissan State Series, the Moreton Bay Triathlon on April 23rd 2017), the title for age group athletes is close to being decided.  It was also the final qualifying race for athletes to gain enough points to represent Australia at the ITU Age Group World Championships in Rotterdam, The Netherlands later this year. 

The standout of the day would have to be the beautiful Cudgen Creek.  Clear and offering tide assistance for swimmers, the sheltered salt water inlet  

Taking out line honours today was Brandon Copeland (Tweed Valley Triathletes Club) and Madi Roberts (Surfers Paradise Triathlon Club).  Fastest Age Grouper on course today in the Standard Distance was Damien Bulters (30-34, Brisbane Triathlon Club) who finished 5th overall in 01:56:26 on the Standard Distance course.  Damien – current Nissan State Series leader, was the fastest Queensland age grouper in Mooloolaba a couple of weeks ago. 
Out on course was Rio Paralympian, Bill Chaffey (Tweed Valley Triathletes Club) who finished 8th overall in the Standard distance, and Commonwealth Games hopeful Sara Tait (Team T-Rex), our newly crowned Paratriathlon Queensland Champion. 
Congratulations to our newly crowned Queensland Champions - Standard Distance 
7-9:     Fletcher Medway | Riley Wingad 
10-11: Sebastian Wingad | Sarah Swann 
12-13: Jackson Medway| Stephanie Leech 
14-15: Zavier Drake | Grace Lane 
16-17: Luke Harvey | Brittany Yarde 
18-19:  Keegan Jenkins | Annabel White 
20-24: Simon Kay  |  Kaitlin Price 
25-29:  Ryan Devlin | Bec Ungermann  
30-34: Damien Bulters | Nicole Gunthorpe  
35-39: Michael Whitehouse | Fiona Lenz 
40-44: Simon Nash | Cath Rogers  
45-49: Jordan Gover | Heidi Sowerby  
50-54: Warwick Sinclair | Marion Hermitage  
55-59: Phil Davies | Michelle Sterling 
60-64: Robert Rhodes | Penny Hearn 
65-69: Martin Brigden | Robyn Morgan 
70-74: Barry Meek 
Paratriathlon: Bill Chaffey | Sara Tait 
Kingscliff Triathlon results available here
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