British paratriathletes win 15 medals in London

Haul includes six golds, four silvers and five bronzes


Britain’s paratriathletes underlined their dominant position in the sport by scooping six gold medals at the ITU Paratriathlon World Championships in London over the weekend, including a one-two-three in the Tri-4 category.

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Faye McClelland won her fourth world title in a row in the Tri-4 category, while Matt Emmerson retained his Tri-5 world title, and Jane Egan made it three world titles in four years in the Tri-1 category.

Rounding out the British winners were Chris Goodwin, competing in the Tri6a category, and David Ellis and Melissa Reid, who won the men and women’s races respectively in the Tri6b category.

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Egan said post-race: “I got silver last year so I’m absolutely thrilled. I think my bike was probably really one of my best. There are so many interesting, cool people that are part of this sport and to be part of it is life changing for me.”