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Islanders turn in strong showings at World Multisport Championships

Islanders Dan McCarthy and Kim Landry competed for Canada at the World Multisport Championships during the weekend in Odense, Denmark.
Islanders Dan McCarthy and Kim Landry competed for Canada at the World Multisport Championships during the weekend in Odense, Denmark. - Contributed

ODENSE, DENMARK – Kim Landry and Dan McCarthy competed for Team Canada in the Age Group Sprint Duathlon competition at the World Multisport Championships this weekend in Odense, Denmark.

Sprint duathlon consists of a five -kilometre run, a 20-kilometre bike and a 2.5-kilometre run. Landry of Charlottetown was the first Canadian and 10th overall in her 40-44 age group. She finished the course in 1:13:41 while American Melisa Christian won in 1:06:32. Dan McCarthy of Summerside was the first Canadian and eighth overall in his 65-69 age group. He completed the course in 1:14:35 while American Keith Woodward won in 1:10:21.

Triathlon P.E.I. reminds the public it has a few events as part of its race series coming up in the next few months, including:
• Spud Isle Triathlon and KOS Triathlon in Georgetown on July 15;

• TriLobster Triathlon and KOS Triathlon in Summerside on Aug. 19;
• Brackley Duathlon on Sept. 23.

For more information on Triathlon P.E.I. and these events, including course maps, visit www.tripei.com or join on Facebook at Triathlon PEI.

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