Media information for release 10th July 2018
Do3 Females in World Class Form - Do3 weekend round up, 7th – 8th July 2018
Seanin Gilmore of Warwickshire’s Do3 triathlon squad put on a world-class performance at the 2018 Fyn ITU Duathlon World Championships. The age group athlete was competing for Ireland and represented Do3 at the competition which was raced over a 9.42km run, 34km bike and final 5.11km run. The accomplished athlete completed the duathlon with a total time of 02:07:58. Gilmore placed number 7 in the world in her age group and added to a notable season of wins, personal bests and podium places.
In the UK, Jemima Cooper, who is trained by Do3’s head coach Dave Knight in her bid to gain professional status; raced The Gauntlet, a middle distance triathlon at Hever Castle. Made up of a 1.9km swim, 90km bike and 21km run she completed the race in 05:49:47 and bagged a fourth position in her age group and a place in the top 20 female racers.
Fellow athlete, Izzy Rayner smashed the Worthing Sprint Triathlon, an ETU Sprint Qualifier event and secured her place at the World Finals set to take place in Russia in 2019.
Dave Knight, head coach comments, ‘I am very proud of all of the team that raced this weekend. It’s so gratifying to see the results from the hard work, perseverance and tenacity that these guys put in, they have very clearly proven they are officially world-class.’
Seanin Gilmore, age group athlete for Ireland added, ‘Dave has given me focus, drive and belief that I could achieve and to be competing at the World Championships was an utter highlight for me.’
Do3 is mentored and managed by Dave Knight, one of the UK’s leading triathlon coaches and has been recognised as Coach of the Year at Stratford District Council Sport Awards. The squad is made up of over 200 Midlands-based athletes; from triathlon enthusiasts and age group competitors to professional athletes.
Image attachment; Seanin Gilmore