May 23, 2010


Canadian Triathletes Blaze Trail to Podium at PATCO Junior Continental Championship Race in Mexico
May 22, 2010

IXTAPA, Mex.—Canada’s next generation of triathletes proved they remain one of the strongest in the world after battling through blazing heat to rack up three medals at the PATCO Junior Continental Championships in Ixtapa, Mexico on Saturday.

With high surf pounding onto Mexico’s shores forcing organizers to change the event to a duathlon, the young Canucks took advantage of their running legs to win gold and bronze in the women’s event, and silver in the junior men’s race.

Full article.

Official results now available on ITU site.  Elites here. Juniors here.

Pre-Race Team Photo

Junior Podium
 (Gold: Joanna Brown, Silver: Ian Donald, Bronze: Christine Ridenour)

May 22, 2010


Unofficial results from the Ixtapa PATCO Junior Races today. Format changed to draft-legal duathlon (2k, 20k, 5k) due to 3-5m surf. Elite results not yet available (EDIT: results available here, click on Ixtapa link, then "RESULTADOS".) Congrats to a very strong team.


1. D. Mendoza (MEX) 52:09
2. Ian Donald (CAN) 52:20
3. J. Lopez (MEX) 52:31
4. Joel Howlett (CAN) 52:34
5. O. Oliveros (MEX) 52:35
6. J. Andrade Figueroa (ECU ) 52:36
7. Alexander Hinton (CAN) 52:52
8. Taylor Reid (CAN) 53:09
9. V. Ibarra (MEX) 53:28
10. O. Martin (URU) 53:42
17. Cole Steward (CAN)

4 Canadians in top 8.

DNF: Marc-Antoine Christin, Timothy Maclean, Tristan Woodfine, Matt Sharpe, Josh Drad, Riley MacCharles.

38 finishers, from a start list of 69 junior men. Many crashes, Canadians are banged up, but no serious injuries.

1. Joanna Brown (CAN) 57:24
2. A. Barazza (MEX) 57:51
3. Christine Ridenour (CAN) 57:58
4. K. Whitley (USA) 59:00
5. A. Diaz (MEX) 59:26
6. Amelie Kretz (CAN) 59:31
7. Alison Hooper (CAN) 59:42
8. Gabrielle Edwards (CAN) 59:49
9. A. Ibara (MEX) 1:00:05
10. C. Perez ( MEX) 1:00:15
11. Abby Miller (CAN) 1:00:16
14. Rachel Edwards (CAN) 1:01:09
15. Maghalie Rochette (CAN) 1:01:18
17. Dominicka Jamnicky (CAN) 1:02:02
27. Rebecca Staynor (CAN) 1:06:14

5 Canadians in top 8, 8 Canadians in top 15.

May 14, 2010


Hello sports fans. Be sure to check out CBC's coverage of the recent ITU World Championship Series race in Seoul, South Korea, airing tomorrow Saturday May 15th, 3:30PM EST. Even if you watched the race live, take the time to check out the CBC coverage, and enjoy the fact that triathlon gets support from a major network.

Program Guide here.

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