Chester Triathlon Club’s Daniel Weaver, 13, chose to test himself in the longer youth event for 15 to 16-year-olds at the Deva Junior Triathlon, and finished an impressive third.

Daniel’s performance was one of the highlights of the competition which saw 235 under 16 triathletes from all over the North West descend on Christleton for the region’s biggest junior event. More than 50 Chester Tri juniors took part.

Other star performers included Molly Brennan and Ben Millard, who won their age groups, Callum McNay who was second in his and Laura Smith and Will Sutcliffe, who finished third.

Molly Brennan and younger brother Thomas took part in the Sandman Triathlon on Anglesey
Molly Brennan and younger brother Thomas took part in the Sandman Triathlon on Anglesey
 

There were Chester Tri representatives in the Junior Sandman Triathlon on Anglesey. Deva Tri winner Molly Brennan was joined by younger brother Thomas to do their first triathlon in the sea, with Brennan finishing fourth in the 200m swim, 3.5km bike ride and 1,300m run.

There was also Chester Tri success in the senior races. In the long distance race, strong performances on the bike paid off for Tony Cullen and Peter Brook.

Cullen notched up the fastest bike of the day to cycle up into second place. He ultimately topped his age group and finished in fourth position overall.

Brook was second fastest cyclist of the day, riding from ninth to third and then holding off a strong challenge on the run to finish second overall.

Iain Murray was a strong contender all the way in the sprint and finished third, with Erin Gotowka sixth in the women’s sprint.