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Thursday, 11 June 2015 10:50

Triathletes Who are Making Their Mark

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Crawford College La Lucia student, Ben de la Porte is now among the Top SA Junior Triathletes, a team who recently made their mar in World School Champs, France.

 Crawford College La Lucia grade 10 student, Ben de la Porte, was among the 11 young RSA athletes in the 15-16 and 16-17 years age group categories who recently represented South Africa in the ISF World School Championships in Versailles, France.

The athletes’ determined efforts, which would make all South Africans proud, brought home 3 medals, two silver and one bronze!

Ben attained a bronze medal in his individual event, which entailed a 400m swim, 10km cycle and 2,5km run and, based on this outstanding performance, he was part of the team event, which consisted of a 250m swim, 6,7km cycle and a 1,6km run. Ben’s team attained the silver medal!

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