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Early morning on Sunday 25 September, at the Sapan Hin public pool south of Phuket Town, a group of around 200 athletes – including a strong team from BISP – were feverishly setting up bikes and preparing equipment.

The pool parking lot was the transition area for both the Andaman Sprint Triathlon and Duathlon.

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Around 630am, after all the warmups were finished, the first wave of swimmers set off and the run began for the duathletes. An hour and fifteen minutes later the first finishers would start to arrive. The tough course would have the athletes cycling down to the Phuket Aquarium then running loops around Sapan Hin Park.

To say that BISP had a good showing would be a rather large understatement. They collectively took home four age group championships along with another three podiums finishes. It was an outstanding effort.

For more information, contact David Berman: [email protected]

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Notable Results:

Triathlon:
Peter Vidotto 1st age group
Sarah Vidotto 1st age group
Danielle Massey 1st age group
Helen Sweeney 2nd age group
David Berman 3rd age group

Duathlon:
Alastair Lawson 1st age group
Dave Dickson 2nd age group
Allard Voute 5th age group