Jaylon Grenier of Port Hardy

North Island younsters shine in Delta triathlon

Grenier, Aoki, among top age-group finishers in swim, bike and run event

A pair of North Island youngsters posted top-8 finishes Saturday in the 12th annual Delta Triathlon.

Jaylon Grenier of Port Hardy placed sixth of 66 11-under competitors and fifth in the 10-11 age group with a clocking of 22 minutes, 50 seconds. The 11-under course featured a 100-metre swim, a 3.75-kilometre bike ride and a 1-k run.

He covered the swim in 2:27, the bike in 15:27 and the run in 4:57.

Liam Aoki of Port McNeill was eighth of 25 triathletes in the boys 12-15 event and finished second among competitors age 12-13 in a time of 35:43. The classification included a 300-metre swim, 7.5-k bike race and 2-k run.

Aoki’s time in the swim was 6:25, he finished the bike in 19:21 and covered the running course in five minutes flat.

 

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