Loughborough Triathlon crowned English Club Champions

Tactical team of four triumphs in Nottingham

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A four-person team from Loughborough has been named English Club Champions at this year's Triathlon England – National Club Championships, held at Nottingham National Water Sports Centre recently.

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Loughborough Triathlon took top place on the podium after collecting the best score from each individual member’s race result, having tactically put together a team with a range of age-groups to make sure they got the best points position.

This year's race was a sprint distance format which started with a 500m open-water swim, a 15km bike and then onto a 5km run. Loughborough Triathlon completed the race with a combined time of 3:07:29.

In the men-only event, Huub Tfn took top place on the podium with a winning time of 3:02:29. Women’s team Cambridge Smash-It posted the winning women-only time of 3:16:20.

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“It’s great to see how interest in the sport is continuing to grow," said Jem Lawson, Chair of Triathlon England. "With event sell-outs, it shows these events are growing, and we hope that this in turn will encourage many more to get involved."