TRIATHLON: City of Chester Triathletes have been out in force in a variety of events.
A large contingent from the club experienced the challenge of swimming in Llyn Tegid followed by biking and running through the surrounding countryside in the Bala Olympic Triathlon.
Paul Hawkins was first for Chester Tri out of the chilly waters of the lake and he went on to finish an excellent 14th overall as he came over the line in 2:03.45.
Matthew Fisher claimed the prize for second junior in 2:16.56.
Chester Tri's men's A team claimed second place, comprising Hawkins, Peter Cobb (2:20.31), Mark Bennett (2:21.08), Mike Rigby (2:21.17) and Bill Neave (2:24.09).
Chester Tri B took fifth with creditable performances from Simon Greenwood (2:24.25), Stephen Spall (2:25.20), Iain Parsons (2:26.46), Simon McAllister (2:26.59), Joel Hotchkiss (2:28.57) and Keith Robbins (2:29.35).
Julie Webb was first lady for Chester Tri in an excellent time of 2:28.56, leading the club's ladies A team to an gold victory, supported by Ellie Debenham (2:35.44), Karen Forster (2:41.36) and Rachel Arnold (2:43.04).
Chester Tri ladies B took bronze courtesy of Joanne Lawrence (2:43.15), Charlotte Riddick (2:46.18), Emily Brook (2:54.49) and Joanne Shuttleworth (2:55.47).
Peter Cobb, Mike Rigby, Bill Neave, Stephen Spall, Iain Parsons and Simon McAllister won the male vets' competition.
In the Nantwich Sprint Triathlon, Matt Gibbs sped home in 1:05.34 followed by Richard Webster (1:08.05), Simon Woodward (1:13.09), Dave Whieldon (1:13.59), Wendy Waters (1:17.13) and Frank Hogan (1:23.57).