Congratulations to the 6 members our GB Quad Team who raced in the World Quadrathlon Championships (middle distance) in the Czech Republich. The invincable Miroslav Podborský is WORLD CHAMPION yet again (2.45.56). There was a very tough race between Leoš Roušavý and Stefan Teichert, with Leos getting Silver (2.51.01) and Stefan Bronze (2.51.32). In 4th place Milan Oslik (2.54.32) giving Mat a good race in 5th (2.54.56). Followed by Ian Smith in 7th (3.02.41). Nick Gatland came 10th (3.04.09) and 3rd GB team member, giving them Silver in the Mens Team Event. Tony Runnegar came 24th (3.33.52).
Katrin Burow Won Gold (3.16.03) with Lisa Marie Hirschfelder in Silver (3.31.04) and Ellen Mielke Bronze (3.35.03). Our only female this year was Alison Deykin who came 4th and 1st Vet 40 (3.54.27). We had a small but very successful Team, whilst alot of us were busy watching and helping at the Olympics they were Flying the GB QUAD FLAG, bringing home even more medals.
Vet 40 Gold Mat Stephenson,
Vet 40 Silver Nick Gatland
Vet 50 Gold Ian Smith
Vet 40W Gold Alison Deykin
Mens Team Silver Mat Stephenson, Ian Smith, Nick Gatland.
Sadly the numbers were down at the race this year, probably due to the timing of the Olympics with only 29 men and 4 women racing …… it would be really good to boost the Quad numbers next year …… Lets get our Team together and make it a big GB Quad Team 2013!!! Lets do our very best to build on Olympic fever and get people into Quadrathlons…… keep our sport alive!