By Triathlon South Africa on 03/04/17 at 8:15 am
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.
Find more details about this event - 2017 New Plymouth ITU Triathlon World Cup