Richer impresses in Sweden

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Newmarket Cycling and Triathlon Club’s Joe Richer posted an impressive time to finish 64th in his age group in the ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championships.

Representing Great Britain, Richer finished in six hours and 46 minutes to finish 402nd overall.

Elsewhere, Angela Girgis clocked a new ironman personal best in Austria, finishing in 10.51 to secure second place in her age group.

Eugene Husband came eighth in his age group and 56th overall in the National Middle Distance Championships at Grafham Water.

Husband finished the course in 4.44, with fellow club member Peter Williams (5.03) not far behind to finish 14th in his age group and 134th overall.

At the Monster Sprint Triathlon in Feltwell, Gordon Irvine was the first Newmarket competitor home in 1.01.