Celtman Triathlon 2015 – in pics

Dirk Zangen and Siobhan Prise celebrate convincing wins after overcoming Scottish epic

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Scotland’s Celtman Triathlon took place last weekend, after 150 hardy finishers struggled through 3.8km of swimming, a long 202km of cycling and 42km run in the beautiful Scottish highlands.

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Men’s winner was Dirk Zangen from Germany, who finished the course in 11:51:14, around 17mins ahead of Chris Stirling (ENG). Third place was tied between Keiko Sepp (EST) and Odd Arne Engesæter (Norway).

The women’s race was emphatically won by Scotland’s own Siobhan Prise, who finished in 14:01:44. Crossing the line around 18mins later was Karin Sloove (NED), with Scotland’s Marie Meldrum finishing third. 

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Top women 

1. Siobhan Prise (Scotland) 14:01:44 

2. Karin Sloove (Netherlands) 14:20:07

3. Marie Meldrum (Scotland) 14:21:19

4. Laura Sarkis 14:47:09

5. Emily Greaves 14:48:29

Top males 

1. Dirk Zangen (Germany) 11:51:14

2. Chris Stirling (England) 12:08:51

3. (tie) Heiko Sepp – (Estonia) 12:46:04

3. (tie) Odd Arne Engesæter (Norway) 12:46:04

5. Sean McFarlane 12:47:11 

Did you race The Celtman? Let us know in the comments below!

Scotland’s Celtman Triathlon took place last weekend, after 150 hardy finishers struggled through 3.8km of swimming, a long 202km of cycling and 42km run in the beautiful Scottish highlands.

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Men’s winner was Dirk Zangen (BEL), who finished the course in 11:51:14, around 17mins ahead of Chris Stirling (ENG). Third place was tied between Keiko Sepp (EST) and Odd Arne Engesæter (Norway).

The women’s race was emphatically won by Scotland’s own Siobhan Prise, who finished in 14:01:44. Crossing the line around 18mins later was Karin Sloove (NED), with Scotland’s Marie Meldrum finishing third. 

Top women 

1. Siobhan Prise (Scotland): 14:01:44
2. Karin Sloove (Netherlands): 14:20:07
3. Marie Meldrum (Scotland): 14:21:19
4. Laura Sarkis (Scotland): 14:47:09
5. Emily Greaves (Scotland): 14:48:29

Top men

1. Dirk Zangen (Germany): 11:51:14
2. Chris Stirling (England): 12:08:51
3. (tie) Heiko Sepp (Estonia): 12:46:04
3. (tie) Odd Arne Engesæter (Norway): 12:46:04
5. Sean McFarlane (Scotland): 12:47:11

Full results here.

(Images: Steve Carter)

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Did you race The Celtman? Let us know in the comments below!