Well done Deirdre great result on winning the Olympic distance, Adam finished 3rd. in Double Olympic so 2 podiums for Wicklow tri.. great Stuff.
Here is the triathlon Ireland post:
A field of 2100 registered for today's triathlon in Athy, Co Kildare. The day kicked off at 8:15am when the Double Olympic athletes took to the water for a 3km, 80km bike followed by a 20km run. Cork's Eric Wolfe led the men's field home in an impressive 4:15:23.
"It was an excellent race, long and hard but I got a great draft off Adam Kelly. I've been training for the longer stuff this season so this was one of my A races" Eric told us after the race.
Ruaidhri Geraghty of Galway was close behind in 2nd in a time of 4:18:58 followed by Wicklow/Base2Race man Adam Kelly.
The ladies Double Olympic field was dominated by Tamara Maxantova who finish with a comfortable lead of over 15 minutes. Christina Mackenzie claimed 2nd in 5:16:44 while the final podium position went to Sue Redmond of Galway Tri Club.
The Men's Olympic distance race went to former TI Junior Squad athlete Rory Sexton. Sexton covered the 1500m swim in 18min 30secs, exiting the water just ahead of David Richardson in 2nd. The duo maintained their lead with almost even bike splits before Sexton blitzed the 10km run in 34 min 32secs to claim the overall victory. Richardson finished 2nd some 2 min 30secs behind in a time of 2:00:26.
Brian Harris posted an incredible 17min 31secs 1500m swim split as well as a quick 1:02:16 bike split. Harris went on to claim 3rd spot after his 38min 53secs run split. Cork's Trevor Woods was just edged out of the medals finishing 4th just 11 seconds behind Harris.
The ladies Olympic distance title went to Wicklow Tri's Deirdre Hough in a super quick 2:13:06. Deirdre just edged out Anna Crooks who finished in a time of 2:14:40 while Jennifer O'Connell was 3rd in 2:15:24.