Valley athletes perform at Wasa

The 2013 Gerick Sports Wasa Triathlon at Wasa Provincial Park on June 8th and 9th drew participants from across Western Canada.

Invermere resident Carson Tomalty crosses the finish line of the Wasa Triathlon

Invermere resident Carson Tomalty crosses the finish line of the Wasa Triathlon

The 2013 Gerick Sports Wasa Triathlon at Wasa Provincial Park on June 8th and 9th drew participants from across Western Canada, and valley athletes who competed for Invermere in the Spring and Olympic events fared extremely well.

Out of 221 athletes in the Sprint event, Carson Tomalty placed 2nd in the U-19 category and 15th overall with a time of 1:17:10; Duncan Whittick placed 3rd in his category (male 30-34) and 23rd overall with a time of 1:18:34; Brent Taylor placed 3rd in his category (male 45-49) with a time of 1:25:12,  making him 69th overall; and Jacqueline Pinsonneault placed 7th in her category (women 40-44) with a time of 1:28:19, making her 93rd overall.

Out of 330 athletes in the Olympic event, Michelle Taylor with a time of 2:44:59 placed 161st overall (45th woman) and 6th in her category (women 45-49); Maria Dibb with a time of 2:45:31 placed 166th overall (46th woman), and 4th in her category (woman 50-54); while Rob Orchiston with a time of 2:52:28 placed  199th overall and 23rd in his category (men 40-44).  For the full results, visit www.startlinetiming.com/races/2013/wasa.

 

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