Youth & Junior Series Wraps up in WA

Youth & Junior Series Wraps up in WA

Way out West Photo credit: Stephen Harman


The final race in the Youth and Junior section of the Australian Youth | Junior | Under 23 Triathlon Series was staged at  Perth's Way Out West event last weekend.  Race report can be found here: Race Recaplinks to external site
The fourth race in the series, which was also a double points race, wrapped up the series which started in Runaway Bay in December.  The Under 23 athletes have one more race in their series - Devonport (TAS) March 17-18th.
Queensland athletes dominated the Youth and Junior Series, with overall winners in 2 categories - Joanne Miller, Junior Female (17-19 years) & Col Curry, Youth B Male (13-14 years).
What's next on the cards for Queensland's Youth and Junior athletes?
2017 ITU World Championships in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. 
Australia will be sending a Junior team to the ITU World Championships.  Athletes will be selected in accordance with the selection policy.  Automatic and discretionary places are available on the team for athletes who meet the required standards. Selection Criterialinks to external site
Australian Schools Triathlon Festival
School age Junior and Youth athletes will be gearing up for the School Sport Australia Championships or the Open Schools Festival in Penrith, April 18-21st.   
Australian Youth | Junior Series winners:
Junior Male: 17-19 years
1st Liam McCoach (WA)
2nd Matthew Hauser (QLD)
3rd Nicholas Free (QLD
Junior Female: 17-19 years
1st Joanne Miller (QLD)

2nd Jessica Claxton (WA)
3rd Kira Hedgeland (WA)
Youth A Male: 15-16 years
1st Oscar Dart (VIC)
2nd Sam Tierney (SA)
=3rd Lachlan Sosinski (QLD)
=3rd James Thomas (QLD
Youth A Female: 15-16 years
1st Charlotte Derbyshire (SA)
2nd Taylor Kroyer (WA)
3rd Richelle Hill (QLD)
Youth B Male: 13-14 years
1st Col Curry (QLD)
2nd Ryan Marsh (QLD)
3rd Mitchell Yarde (QLD)
Youth B Female: 13-14 years
1st Chloe Bateup (ACT)
2nd Tara Sosinski (QLD)
3rd Ellen Thomas (QLD)




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