RSA Elite ladies at New Plymouth World Cup

By Triathlon South Africa | 03 Apr, 2017

RSA Elite athletes, Gillian Sanders and Carlyn Fischer, are now off to the Gold Coast after some hard racing in cold and rainy conditions at the 2017 New Plymouth World cup event this past weekend.


After the 750m non-wetsuit swim Sanders and Fischer were 27th (-31sec) and 34th (-1min20sec) respectively out of the water.


Sanders entered T2 in the second chase group from the bike leg, 3min52sec from the lead. Fischer followed in 32nd, 1min07sec down from Sanders.


Sanders crossed the finish line in 28th, 5min42sec from Zaferes from USA’s win and Fischer another 19 seconds down in 30th.


Sanders and Fischer will be competing against some top competitors in the International field at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Gold Coast event this coming weekend.


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Related Event: 2017 New Plymouth ITU Triathlon World Cup
02 Apr, 2017 • event pageall results
Results: Elite Men
1. Richard Murray RSA 00:54:37
2. Matthew McElroy USA 00:54:43
3. Ryan Sissons NZL 00:54:46
4. Luke Willian AUS 00:54:48
5. Henri Schoeman RSA 00:54:52
6. Joao Silva POR 00:54:56
7. Tayler Reid NZL 00:55:14
8. Kevin McDowell USA 00:55:14
9. Shachar Sagiv ISR 00:55:17
10. Matthew Roberts AUS 00:55:24
Results: Elite Women
1. Katie Zaferes USA 00:59:28
2. Joanna Brown CAN 00:59:29
3. Claire Michel BEL 00:59:30
4. Taylor Spivey USA 00:59:33
5. Rachel Klamer NED 00:59:38
6. Summer Rappaport USA 00:59:45
7. Kirsten Kasper USA 00:59:51
8. Yuko Takahashi JPN 00:59:57
9. Chelsea Burns USA 01:00:07
10. Sarah True USA 01:00:27