Athletics

Record number of clubs, athletes at provincial triathlon meet


new_tcob_logo-1The Triathlon Club of Burlington placed third in Division 1 of Triathlon Ontario’s Provincial Club Championships. The club’s bronze finish with 700 points earned its members a $200 prize.

The Division I title was claimed by Guelph’s LPC Triathlon Club which edged out rival The Toronto Triathlon Club by 150 points, to take first place and $500 with 1,490 points. Toronto TC won $300 with 1,340 points at the June 21-22 meet at the Subaru Series’ Guelph Lake I race.

A record 34 clubs and 244 athletes participated in the competition.

The Club Championships were revamped in 2014 to include points for both Age Group placings as well as points for participation in Sprint and Olympic distance triathlon, duathlon and relays. Additionally, two new Divisions were created. Division I consisted of sanctioned clubs with 50 or more members and Division II consisted of sanctioned clubs with less than 50 members at the time of competition.

The Division II title and $500 was claimed by the Guelph Triathlon Club with 680 points. Coming in second place and earning $300 for their efforts was Mettle Multisport and taking third place and $200 was newbie tri club Real Deal/Gears-WASP Cam.

For full results and a list of the rules of the competition please go to: http://triathlonontario.com/members/clubs/club-championship/

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