Triathlon – great results for RTC

Ben Osmand came third in the 40-44 year age group at the Victorian Triathlon Series. Photos: Contributed

TRIATHLETES from Riviera Triathlon Club took park in the Victorian Triathlon Series recently.

Local triathletes competed at Elwood in Race 1 of the 2XU Victorian Triathlon series with more than 1500 competitors from all over the state.

RTC athletes achieved great results in their respective divisions, with plenty of podium finishes.

Sale, Maffra and Bairnsdale triathletes competed in the ‘Sprint’ distance format which involved a 500m swim, 20km ride and 5km run course.

The Sale ‘Mini’ Triathlons have commenced from the Sale outdoor pool every Wednesday evening, starting from 5.30pm with race distances for all age groups.

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Harry Whitford (Elite Youth) – 3rd

Obi Vardy (Elite Youth) – 7th

Georgia Martin (15-19yrs) – 2nd

Arki Vardy (15-19) – 2nd

Alexandra Keith (35-39) – 1st

Ben Osmand (40-44) – 3rd

Ryan Vardy (45-49) – 11th

Andrew Martin (50-54) – 10th

Simon Whitford (50-54) – 1st

Arki Vardy, second in the 15-19 age group.

Harry Whitford, third in Elite Youth.

Simon Whitford won the 50-54 age group.

Riviera Triathlon Club members at the Victorian Triathlon Series in Elwood.