Happy new year. Both our junior Aquathons are now open for entry, race entry and event details are available at Entrycentral. 18th March https://www.entrycentral.com/GTC-Spring-Aquathlon 19th August https://www.entrycentral.com/GTC-Autumn-AquathlonRead more ...GTC Junior Aquathons 2017
This year’s junior awards were announced at the GTC Christmas party on Saturday. For the first time, the club organised a ceilidh party for both juniors and adults with everyone hailing it a great success.
Many thanks to all those who were part of the organising team.
Junior GTC awards 2017
Best Male: Fraser Donaldson
This award was sponsored by THIN CATS
Best Female: Mia Padmanabhan
This award was sponsored by HAINES WATTS ACCOUNTANTS
Achievement Trophy Male: Callum Miller
This award was sponsored by Adamswell Business Associates
Achievement Trophy Female: Lillian Smith.
This award was sponsored by Darroch Timlin Optometrists
Congratulations to all.
The younger members of Glasgow Triathlon Club Youth Section have triumphed in the Best Small Club in the Triathlon Scotland Legends Ranking Series 2017.
The Legends Ranking Series rewards consistent participation in a series of events. In the youth Legends Series, whihc is new for 2017, there were seven triathlons and 11 aquathlons for juniors that took place across Scotland and throughout the season.
Participants gain points for every event they compete in and depending on where they come in each race. As well as individual rankings, the total scores from club members give an overall club placing.
Glasgow Triathlon Club (GTC) youth section was launched in August 2013 and now has 70 members, including youngsters from Bearsden and Milngavie.
As well as winning Best Small Club overall, some of the youths also won individual awards.
Aquathlon Legends results
Tristar 1 Female: Aine Doherty 8th
Tristar 1 Male: Fraser Donaldson 1st, Rory Treharne 2nd
Tristar 2 Female: Amiya Patel 3rd, Lucy Donaldson 6th
Tristar 2 Male: Charlie Treharne 4th, Cameron O’Brien 6th
Tristar 3 Female: Mia Padmanabhan 5th, Orla Doherty 6th, Rachel Smith 8th
Tristar 3 Male: Callum Miller 8th, Jamie Glen 10th
Triathlon Tristar 1 Female: Nina Padmanabhan 4th
Triathlon Legends results
Tristar 1 Male: Fraser Donaldson 1st, Rory Treharne 3rd
Tristar 2 Female: Lucy Donaldson 4th, Amiya Patel 8th, Sarah Aitken 9th
Tristar 2 Male: Charlie Treharne 6th, Cameron O’Brien 7th, Alasdair Padmanabhan 10th
Tristar 3 Female: Mia Padmanabhan 2nd
Tristar 3 Male: Jamie Glen 10th
Fraser Donaldson, of Bearsden, who took first place in both the aquathlon rankings and the triathlon rankings in his age group, said: “I enjoy racing because it’s fun and I feel thrilled to win. I’m so happy to be in the best club and hope that it continues to keep on succeeding.”
Mia Padmanabhan, also of Bearsden, who was second overall in the triathlon rankings in the age group 13 to 14, said : “I’m really pleased with my place as I worked hard all year for that. I’m really proud that GTC juniors won the club rankings. It was a real team effort.”
Youth head coach Wendy Gorman is delighted by the club’s success. She said: “It’s great to see how the GTC youths are progressing and it is good to see their results recognised.”
Congratulations to an amazing youth section of GTC. See news about the new junior coach.
Glasgow Triathlon Club is delighted to welcome new Lead Coach of the Junior & Youth section Billy Mitchell. After the sad news that Wendy Gorman had chosen to stand down from this role, the club took steps to find a replacement. Billy will officially start with the club on January 8. He has long been […]Read more ...Introducing the new coach for GTC junior section
This is just a reminder to make sure you note these dates in your diary for club events in 2018. We rely on volunteers to host these races so if you can possibly keep a few of these dates clear of holidays and other races that would be ideal. If you do want to take […]Read more ...GTC club race reminder for 2018
Three young athletes from GTC took first place in their age categories in a summer series of Junior Triathlons. Brother and sister Fraser and Lucy Donaldson took the top position for the 9 to 10 boys and 11 to 12 girls respectively, while Jamie Glen was first in the 11 to 12 boys section. The […]Read more ...Triple Borders tri series success
The annual GTC Autumn Youth Aquathlon took place at the Allander Leisure centre in Milngavie at the weekend with 26 young club members competing. Thanks to race organisers Peter Soden and Wendy Gorman, and a great crew of volunteers, the event was hailed another success. Some 135 youths raced in five different age categories, which […]Read more ...Two GTC podiums at club’s autumn youth aquathlon
Whilst we are reviewing the results please look at the provisional results gtc0august2017-aquathon-provisional-resultsRead more ...Aquathon Results August 2017
The youth section of the club did us proud at the recent Lochore Meadows Youth Aquathlon event in Fife when they won six podium places. The results: Tristar 1 (girls): Nina Padmanabhan (2nd) and Aine Doherty Tristar 1 (boys): Rory Treharne (2nd) and Fraser Donaldson (3rd) Tristar 2 (girls): Amiya Patel (2nd), Lucy Donaldson and […]Read more ...Youths bring home medals haul for GTC
It was a busy weekend for GTC members as many pulled on their competition trisuits for races across Scotland. Isle of Arran Triathlon Festival The wind made conditions tough for the senior and junior competitors at this island race and the sea swim was shortened as a consequence. Alastair Young and Andrew Cruikshank completed their first […]Read more ...Great weekend of triathlon racing