Lorraine Carey Wins AG Gold at Duathlon World Champs

Lorraine Carey - World Champs Prizegiving 2017

Carey Wins Gold

Mayo athlete Lorraine Carey has won gold for Ireland at the Powerman Long Distance Duathlon World Championships in Switzerland.

The Liquid Motion club member was the quickest in her 35-39 Age Group and crossed the line in 8hrs 8mins and 15secs - almost 20mins ahead of second placed Lise Soerensen of Great Britain and almost an hour ahead of third placed athlete Karl Giles of the USA.

Lorraine Carey Connemara 2015

Sixth Quickest Overall

Overall, Carey was the sixth quickest woman in the race and beat all but four of the women from the Elite race, which was won by Britain's Emma Pooley.

Carey ran 39mins 23secs for the first run of 9.2km, biked the 150km cycle course in 4hrs 54mins and completed the final 30km run in 2hrs 30mins.

 Carey has been one of the strongest athletes on the domestic duathlon scene for a number of years and was the clear winner of the 2017 Duathlon National Series, she also finished second at this year's Duathlon National Championships.

Other Results

Apart from Carey, Michael Gombart and Sean Allis also competed at Zofingen and finished in 9th and 13th places in their respective Age Groups.

Name

Age Group

Position

Run 1

T1

Bike

T2

Run 2

Finish

Lorraine

Carey

35-39 Female AG

1

00:39:23

00:01:44

04:54:02

00:02:31

02:30:33

08:08:15

Michael John

Gombart

30-34 Male AG

9

00:35:38

00:01:40

05:03:13

00:01:54

02:53:45

08:36:12

Sean

Allis

40-44 Male AG

13

00:41:04

00:02:51

05:18:20

00:03:14

02:50:48

08:56:19

Full Results from the Zofingen Powerman Duathlon Long Distance World Championships