Virgin Active London

Andrew Nash finished 4th overall and 2nd in the 20-24 age group at the Virgin Active London Triathlon. Fresh from his return from Bermuda he finished in a time of 2:03:19  You can view the results here along with some video of Andrew during the event. Jon McGowan also took part in the event, this being his first Standard distance event.  He finished in 2:17:00 and was 18th in the 40-44 age group, and 175th overall.  Photo here.  The personalised Microgaming race kit looks great.


Andrew’s next event will be our own Triathlon on 1st September, then on to the ITU World Age Group Championship in London on 15th September .  Jon's next event will be the Sprint distance race at Eton Dorney on 29th September along with fellow Club member Lawrence Weatherill.


Another Manxie, Sam Brand (Son of Ian Brand) has also qualified for the Worlds which will be the biggest Triathlon event to be seen in the UK since the Olympic games.  The World Championships were last held in Britain in 1993 when they were won by Spencer Smith of GB and Michellie Jones of AUS.