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Team Marist reigns

Emoni Narawa
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

TEAM Marist was victorious in the second Marco Polo Business House Series Triathlon event this season.

With 14 teams competing and more over 50 participants taking part at the one-day event in Suva last weekend, the organisers are anticipating more exciting clashes in the future.

Marist won the men's super sprint, completing a race of a 375 metre swim, a 20 kilometre bike race and 2.5km run in a time of 40 minutes 20seconds. Team ISS was second, stopping the clock at 50.42minutes.

Team Westpac won the men's sprint event, followed by Works, Garden City and Marist in fourth place.

In the women's super sprint, Team Works clocked one hour 15.42 minutes to finish in first place, USP was second with a time of 1.42.21.

Jimmy Hendrix won the individual men's super sprint in a time of 41m.12s, Tome Pene was placed second, followed by Nigel and Mark Gillet in third and fourth positions respectively.

In the women's individual super sprint, Luna Campbell beat Raylin Mario to finish in first place. Campbell clocked 57minutes 8seconds while Mario stopped the clock at 1hr 5min 55s.

Other results:

Team Olympic event (1500m Swim/40k Bike/ 10k Run) - 1st Marist (2hrs 26mins 9s).

Individual Olympic (1500m Swim/40k Bike/10k Run) - 1st Hordur Gudmunsun (2hrs 19mins 10s), 2nd Petero Manoa (2hrs 32mins 11s), 3rd Tim Noble (2hrs 32mins 26s)

Men's Individual Sprint (750m Swim/20k Bike/5k Run) - 1st Lui Pene (1hr 15mins 15s), 2nd Verayame Naikolevu (2hrs 10mins 19s).

Women's Individual

1st Lavinia Dickinson (1hr 19mins 53s), 2nd - Tess Martin (1hr 22mins 36s) 3rd - Sarah Pene (1hr 53mins 34s)

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