Bronze for Tweedie at big race in London

Nathan Tweedie (right) on the podium in London.
Nathan Tweedie (right) on the podium in London.
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Peterborough Triathlon Club (PACTRAC) member Nathan Tweedie had a great weekend at the London Triathlon, coming away with a bronze medal in the Junior Elite Sprint (swim 750m, bike 16 miles, run 3 miles) race in a time of 1.00:52.

The previous weekend, Tweedie was i n rceord-breaking form when he smashed the record for the Serpentine River Nene 3-Mile Swim by four and a half minutes.

He clocked 1.09:05 and now holds the records for the one, two and three mile events.

Other PACTRAC results at the London Triathlon: 934 Andrew Russell 2:40:25 (Age Group 85); 2802 Nicholas Partridge 3:11:53 (Age Group 355).

PACTRAC held their annual Long Course Triathlon from Oundle at the weekend (swim 1800 yards, bike 38 miles, run 10 miles) and Paul Lunn emerged a comfortable winner in a new course record time of 2:57:03.

This was the eighth annual running of this event since 2008 and Lunn took 6:10 minutes off of Simon Hoppe’s 2012 course record. He set a new standard on the bike split by four and a half minutes.

Result: 1 Paul Lunn 2:57:03; 2 Sean Pooley 3:23:03; 3 Luke Starsmore 3:32:16; 4 Steve Skelhon 3:35:20; 5 Steve Hope 3:36:00; 6 Andy Gregg 3:36:38; 7 Chris Pike 3:37:32; 8 Duncan Philp 4:00:05; 9 Christina Cork 4:00:05; 10 Laura Johnson 4:23:18; 11 Paul Jephcott 4:23:18.

PACTRAC 2015 champions: Club Championship - Simon Hoppe; Over 40 - Simon Hoppe; Over 50 - Antony Brown; Ladies Club Championship - Christina Cork; Ladies Over 40 - Christina Cork; Ladies Over 50 - Sue Davys.