Welland Valley Junior, Thomas Dixon competed at the ITU Triathlon in Leeds back in June and won which motivated him to try and qualify for the Inter Regional Championships, which is the equivalent of the Nationals for 11-14 year olds in Triathlon.
Article featuring Thomas on the British Triathlon website.
Thomas qualified to represent the East Midlands team in the Inter Regional Championships (IRC), which took place at Mallory Park in Leicestershire on 28th August.
Thomas raced well at the IRC’s coming out of the water first and the next stage was a very technical bike course at Mallory – lots of dead turns and included the hill on the first lap. The winner made the break away on one of the turns and Thomas maintained his position on the run to finish 3rd and the East Midlands team also picked up the team Bronze.
British Triathlon article on IRC success for the East Midlands team.
Well done Thomas on two fantastic results!