Press information for release 7th August 2018
Do3 squad conquers The Alps - Race round up 4th and 5th August 2018
Do3, Warwickshire’s triathlon squad, took podium places at St Moritz Triathlon during its week long training camp in the Swiss Alps.
Racing at altitude; the St Moritz Triathlon was made up of a 500m lake swim, 20km mountainous bike and 7km off road run. Corinne Moss was 3rd in her age group and 4th overall while Jemima Cooper took gold in her category and was 3rd woman overall amongst a highly competitive field that included Nicola Spirig, Olympic Gold medallist. Other athletes racing from the Do3 squad were Amy Hinton, Steven Hession, Paul Nash and Andrew White.
Ahead of the 2018 Glasgow ETU Sprint Distance Triathlon European Championships, Do3 has revealed its Age Group athletes who will race on August 11th. The 6-strong team is comprised of athletes who have formally qualified as the quickest in their age group and draws on familiar Do3 faces:
Seanin Gilmore – Age Group, Ireland
Sonya Tate – Age Group, Great Britain
Corinne Moss – Age Group, Great Britain
Mel Knight – Age Group, France
Kate Miller – Age Group, Great Britain
Jonathan Ward – Age Group, Great Britain
Do3 Head Coach, Dave Knight comments, ‘St Moritz is known as the home of the triathlon as it draws the very best athletes to train in the very best conditions. The squad took part in one of the most competitive fields and I’m delighted at their results. We’ve more to come in Glasgow and I wish everyone racing the best of luck in another tough field. This has been a standout year for Do3 and it’s down to the commitment and resilience each person has shown.’
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 attachments; Do3 Age Group athletes: Seanin Gilmore, Sonya Tate, Corinne Moss, Mel Knight, Kate Miller, Jonathan Ward.
St Moritz Triathlon podium places: Corinne Moss, Dave Knight, Jemima Cooper