2017 Reviewed - Long Distance National Championships


Killarney - always a challenge

The undulating terrain of the Hardman Triathlon in Killarney played host to the National Long Distance Championships for 2017.

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Ciara O'Neill from Activmultisport Triathlon Club won the women's National Championship race in a time of 11:56:31, while Nicola Forde of Liquid Motion Tri Club finished in a time of 12:31:51 to claim the silver National Championship position. Monica Forde representing Tri Lakes Triathlon club  finished in bronze with a time of 12:52:44.

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In the men's race, Brian Sexton was the winner in a time of 10:02:00, retaining his National Long Distance Championship in the process. Paul Coughlan from Kinsale Triathlon Club and Mark Doyle from Athy Triathlon Club were second and third with times of 10:16:23 and 10:34:36 respectively.

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Pictures & Race reports

There is a gallery of pictures on our Facebook page. 


All the medallists will be presented with their silverware at the 2017 Triathlon Ireland Awards Night in the Gibson Hotel, Dublin on Saturday, 18th November. Tickets are selling fast - to get yours call the TI office on 01 2741032.

If you have queries over any of the results published please contact us on events@triathlonireland.com.

National Long Distance Championships Winners 2017

Long Distance

Long Distance National Champs 2017 Pg2