Athletes compete in Eastbourne Triathlon

Athletes of all abilities took part in a triathlon in Eastbourne this weekend.

Sunday, 6th June 2021, 3:30 pm
Updated Sunday, 6th June 2021, 3:35 pm
Eastbourne Triathlon 2021 (Photo by Jon Rigby) SUS-210606-152146001

The event, called Tribourne, started at 7.45am today (Sunday, June 6), with the sprint distance, which was designed for novice triathletes.

The sprint distance consisted of a 750m swim, 18.3km cycle and a 5km run up Beachy Head.

At 9am the main competition, standard distance, started with a 1,500m swim by Eastbourne Pier followed by a 36.6km cycle and 10km run along the seafront.

Eastbourne Triathlon 2021 (Photo by Jon Rigby) SUS-210606-152157001
Eastbourne Triathlon 2021 (Photo by Jon Rigby) SUS-210606-152208001