This weekend sees a small GE Great Britain Team of elite athletes travel to Slovakia to take part in the 2010 Myjava ETU Cross Triathlon European Championships.
The team will include Tom Curtis, Tim McDowell and Graham Wadsworth in the elite men’s race, which will take place on Saturday 19 June. ?Following the elite races on Saturday, the age group event will take place on Sunday 20 June. British Triathlon will be sending a GE Great Britain Age Group Team including nine first time athletes, alongside reigning European Silver Cross Triathlon medallist, Stuart Lumb.?
The GE Great Britain Age Group Team??Female?Sian Turner 25-29?Lucy Cash 30-34??Male?Andy Keyte 25-29?Paul McGreal 35-39?John Munro 35-39?Grant McKinlay 40-44?David Browning 45-49?Paul Milton 45-49?Derek Hardy 45-49?Stuart Lumb 65-69.
Malcolm Westwood, GE Great Britain Age Group Team Manager added: “The difficult course for this year’s event consists of a 1,000m swim in the water dam Stara Myjava, followed by a 25km mountain bike route in the White Carpathians. The race will finish with a 8km hilly run on climbing trails through the forest.”
Elsewhere this weekend, the second qualification event of the 2010 Budapest ITU Triathlon World Championships takes place at the Dambuster Triathlon on Saturday 19 June.?The event will see competitors complete a testing circuit at Rutland Water in Leicestershire with athletes completing a 1,500m swim, 42km bike and 10km run.?To find out more about the event and for full results, please visit ?www.pacesetterevents.com.