Ireland Claims Three Medals at Multisport World Champs

Penticton Parade of Nations 2017

Irish Age Group athletes earned a gold and two bronze medals at the 2017 Pentiction Multisport World Championships in Canada.

A team of 16 Irish athletes travelled to the event just east of Vancouver in British Columbia.

The best performance of the week long festival of triathlon from an Irish perspective came from Michelle Henegahan, who won her 30-34 AG in the Aquabike to claim a world championship gold medal.

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Earlier in the week, Geraldine Gill (40-44 AG) and Shiela Power (55-59 AG) got the championships off to a great start by claiming a bronze medal each in the Duathlon event.

There were also great top ten performances from HarryMcDermott (twice), ElizabethO'Connor (three times!), NigelFanning, AndyHarrington, ElizabethO'Connor and JasonTravers.

Full Results from the Irish Team

First Name

Surname

Finishing Position

Age Group

Event

Michelle

Heneghan

1

30-34 Female AG

Aquabike

Geraldine

Gill

3

40-44 Female AG

Duathlon

Sheila

Power

3

55-59 Female AG

Duathlon

Harry

McDermott

4

50-54 Male AG Sprint

Duathlon

Elizabeth

O'Connor

5

55-59 Female AG Sprint

Duathlon

Nigel

Fanning

6

40-44 Male AG

Aquathlon

Andy

Harrington

7

30-34 Male AG

Duathlon

Elizabeth

O'Connor

9

55-59 Female AG

Aquathlon

Elizabeth

O'Connor

9

55-59 Female AG

Aquabike

Jason

Travers

9

40-44 Male AG

Duathlon

Harry

McDermott

10

50-54 Male AG

Duathlon

Polly Siobhan

Rogers-Dixon

11

50-54 Female AG

Duathlon

Sheahan

David

15

20-24 Male AG Sprint

Duathlon

Sheila

Power

16

55-59 Female AG

Long Distance

Alan

Ludlow

16

40-44 Male AG Sprint

Duathlon

Claire

Ludlow

17

40-44 Female AG Sprint

Duathlon

Anne

Morrissey

20

55-59 Female AG

Aquathlon

Steve

Mcmenamin

20

50-54 Male AG

Aquabike

Sean

Mcafee

40

45-49 Male AG Sprint

Duathlon

Philip

Cullen

44

55-59 Male AG

Long Distance