National Paratriathlon Championships 2017 National Paratriathlon Championships 2017More than 25 athletes competed in the National Paratriathlon Championships 2017 and at an innovative relay event in Loughrea, Co. Galway over the weekend.The relay event marked the first time ever that both abled bodied and para athletes joined forces to achieve one common goal by competing in the same team. The aim was to encourage para athletes from different sports to work together enjoy the craic and competition.Paralympians The weather didn't deter these athletes at all levels from finishing what was a great day. No fewer than six Paralympians from various sports fought for the prize of becoming Ireland's 1st Paratriathlon Relay Champion. There were some quick times to be had, and it was just great to be part of what was a super day. Results and ImagesProvisional results from the Paratriathlon Championships and the Paratriathlon Relay event are available now and a full gallery of images from the day will be posted to Triathlon Ireland's facebook page soon.Many thanks to all who supported the event, Predator Triathlon Club, Douglas Bader, Disability NI, Sports NI, Coaches, Volunteers, Handlers and the athletes.