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Oliver Wright and Louise Harris win Bideford Triathlon

By NDJMark  |  Posted: August 26, 2013

Louise Harris and Oliver Wright

Louise Harris and Oliver Wright

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Oliver Wright and Louise Harris were the winners at the fourth Bideford Triathlon.

Wright, from Yelland, finished a minute clear in 68mins 22secs, taking the men's title in a field of 171 yesterday.

And Harris, representing North Devon Triathletes, was crowned women's champion, finishing the East-the-Water course in 79-45 for 27th overall.

Triathletes competed in hot weather on Sunday morning as they set off from Clarence Wharf for a 600-metre swim in the River Torridge.

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That was followed by a 23.5km cycle to Roundswell and back, then a 5km run along the Tarka Trail.

Wright, 20, was followed by Jason Chubb who took second in 69-23 and David Spencer, third in 71-34.

Samantha Stevenson was second woman in 85-15 and Geraldine Addison claimed third in 90-15.

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