Newman Triathlon 2021 a triumph for the active community Print

Newman Triathlon 2021 a triumph for the active community

22/04/2021
The Newman Triathlon was a successful display of fun, fitness and community spirit on April 18 when 31 entrants swam, cycled and ran a combined total of 513km as they were cheered on by supporters.
 
Held at the Newman Aquatic Centre with the help of 14 volunteers, the Triathlon welcomed competitors from in town and as far as Tom Price.
 
This year’s winners included long-time Newman Triathlon competitor Brandon Smith, who won the Full Course men division. Chene Jefcoate won the Full Course women’s division, and the Full Course team division winner was Lauzak.
 
Shire President Lynne Craigie OAM congratulated the Newman Triathlon’s winners and other competitors on their participation in the event.
 
“Whether you were participating competitively or for your own fun and fitness, you should be incredibly pleased with your achievements,” she said.
 
“The Shire of East Pilbara is a place where sport, fitness and competition thrive and we are proud to be able to continue to host a well-known and enjoyed event for our community.
 
“A special thanks must go to all our volunteers, Shire staff and sponsors for working hard and allowing the day to run as smoothly and successfully as it did.”
 
Newman Triathlon was sponsored by Act-Belong-Commit, Healthway, BHP and Woolworths, and the East Pilbara BMX Club provided free, delicious breakfast wraps for competitors and supporters throughout the morning.
 
The event encapsulated the Act-Belong-Commit message of staying active, keeping connected to friends, family and community, and participating in meaningful activities.
 
Upcoming events for physically-active community members include Newman’s Mother’s Day Classic on May 9 and the Newman Family Fun Run and Half Marathon on August 14.
 
Fact File:
  • 2021 Winners:
Long Course 600m swim, 21.6km cycle ride and 4.8km run
Women 1st, 2nd, 3rd: Chene Jefcoate, Caitlin Read, Danielle Van Den Bok.
Men 1st, 2nd, 3rd: Brandon Smith, Matt Edwards, Elliott McIntyre.
Team 1st, 2nd, 3rd: Lauzak, Red Dirt Rampage, JKG – Just Keep Going.
 
Short Course 200m swim, 8.1km cycle and 1.6km run
Under 16s Women 1st: Savannah Nicholson.
Under 16s Men 1st, 2nd: Kaius Dobbs, Dane Dickinson.
Over 16s Men 1st, 2nd: Tom Rubery, Lester Moore.
Under 16s Team 1st: IBO Trio.
Over 16s Team 1st: Miners Rest.
 
Junior Course 100m swim, 3.2km cycle and 1.1km
Junior Girls 1st, 2nd, 3rd: Bella Hall, Charli Hall, Estella McIntyre.
Junior Boys 1st, 2nd, 3rd: Noa Kumar, Mason Dobbs, Atley McIntyre.
Junior Team 1st, 2nd: 3 Amigos, The Trio.
  • There were 15 entrants in the Full Course, 7 in the Short Course and 9 in the Junior Course.
  • The Newman Triathlon began in 2015.
  • 2021 Newman Triathlon full results available here.
  • Find photos from the Newman Triathlon, including winners’ photos here.
  • Visit the Shire website for more information about the upcoming Newman Family Fun Run and Half Marathon on August 14.
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