British Columbia triathletes teamed up to win five of a possible six medals
June 8, 2009
WINNIPEG—British Columbia triathletes teamed up to win five of a possible six medals in the elite junior men and women races in the first leg of the Teck National Junior Series on Sunday at Bird’s Hill Park in Winnipeg.
Victoria’s Kyla Coates, who won the PATCO Championships last month, won the junior women’s race on a frigid Winnipeg morning where temperatures hovered around eight degrees, and water temperatures peaking at 13.5 Celsius. Coates clocked a winning time of one hour four minutes 48 seconds in the 750-metre swim combined with the 20-kilometre bike, and five-kilometre run.
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