Peterborough Pirates Three-peat in Youth Club Championship


– A record 11 youth clubs took part in the 3rd edition of the competition – 


August 14, 2018 – Triathlon Ontario, the recognized Provincial governing body of Multisport in Ontario, announced the Peterborough Pirates Triathlon Club won its third straight Triathlon Ontario Youth Provincial Club Championship. The event was held this past Sunday at the Dunrobin KOS, hosted by local club, the Bytown Storm.

The Pirates scored 660 points, the Hamilton Hammerheads took second place with 220 points and the hometown Bytown Storm were third with 200 points. Points were earned in the 14-15 and 12-13 age divisions. Full standings can be found here.




In its third year of existence, the Youth Club Championship has grown each year as more youth programs begin to emerge. 11 clubs participated in 2018, up from eight in 2017. Triathlon Ontario believes strongly that a healthy youth infrastructure is vital to the long term sustainability of the sport, whether it be the development or recreational pathways.

Sunday also served as another stop on the Youth Cup Series for both age divisions. Astrid Bergman, extended her lead in the 12-13 girls’ division with her third straight victory. The battle for second tightened up as only one point separates Reegan Chinchilla and Madalyn Gillis.

On the boys side, Kai Sulentic took the win and sits atop the series standings by one point over Lochlan Ridley who is stands in second after three races. The 12-13 division’s next stop is this weekend at the Orillia KOS.

Emily Dodge out battled Nadiya Linde-Elmhirst and Aliya Capon for her second Series win in the 14-15 girls’ division. Dodge also gave herself a seven point lead over Capon, who holds second place over Linde-Elmhirst by four points with one final race to go.

Lukas Vadeika earned his second win in the Series on Sunday, putting him in third place with one race to go. Only nine points separates places 1-8 in the standings with Patrick Tompkins leading by one point over Ian Mackenzie. The Series finale, Provincial Championships on August 25th, will be the deciding race to see who gets their name engraved on the Cup.

Updated Series standings can be found here.



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