YOUNGSTERS from all over the country descended on the city for the Chester Children’s Triathlon.
Athletes from the competition hosts, Chester Triathlon Club, were among the prize-winners at Christleton Sports Centre.
Sam Richards and Clark Cronin scooped the silver and bronze youth awards, while Ollie Crowe was the first novice and Isobel White third.
Oliver McCormick was second in the ‘Tristart’ section.
Alan Cronin, of Chester Tri, said: ‘The event gets bigger every year as more children are attracted to the sport of triathlon.
‘Christleton Sports Centre is an ideal venue and I would like to thank its staff for the support they have given along with the parent and Chester Tri volunteers.’
Elsewhere, Chester Tri’s Daniel Craigen was fourth overall in the Extreme Terrain Triathlon at Camberley, finishing the 1.5km swim, 24km mountain bike ride and 10km run in an impressive two hours, 12 minutes and 55 seconds.
He was followed by club colleagues Simon McAllister (2:49.15) and Sean Simmons (2:53.15).
Members of the Chester club also tackled the 3.85-mile multi-terrain race at Rivacre in Ellesmere Port, where Richard Webster completed the punishing course in 25:30 followed by Andy Wilkinson (25:31), Daniel Craigen (25:37), Nick Campbell (26:54), Peter Cobb (27:42), Mark Bennett (28:17), Damian Palin (28:42), Peter Timson (29:53), Jill Hume (30:18), Christine Salvage (31:03), Clare Pritchard (31:05), Mike Kane (32:06), Dave Brierley (32:49), Charlotte Riddick (33:03), Jayne Neave (33:35), Janet Taylor (33:44), John Kane (35:40), Julie Shalloe (36:44), Angela Green (37:42) and Kathryn Chase (43:11).