This weekend is the 2012 Clermont ITU Sprint Triathlon Pan American Cup in the USA, and there are a host of British athletes taking part.
Kerry Lang is the only female taking to the start line, but Ritchie Nicholls, Adam Bowden, Aaron Harris, Todd Leckie and 2011 World U23 Champion Matt Sharp will feature in the men’s race. Lang won the Lima ITU Premium Pan American Cup last weeked and Bowden, Harris and Sharp all finished top 10 for the men.
Staying in the Americas, but moving down to Ecuador, seven British triathletes will be continuing their early-season racing at the 2012 Salinas ITU Triathlon Premium Pan American Cup – which also takes place this weekend. Vanessa Raw is going for her third successive podium finish this year, and will be joined by Lucy Hall, Abbie Thorrington, Mark Buckingham, Matt Gunby, Harry Wiltshire and Nick Beer who’ll all be racing too.