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17 Oct 2016

2016 Coolangatta Gold Results

Congratulations to our West Australian athletes who ventured to the Gold Coast to compete in the Coates Hire Coolangatta Gold 2016 over the weekend.

A challenging test of endurance, the short course covers a 14.6km ski, 9.2km run, 2.5km swim and 6.1km board, while the long course involves a 23km ski, 9.2km run, 3.5km swim and 6.1km board.

Tackling the long course on Sunday, City of Perth’s Jeremy Doney finished 11th overall with a time of 4:18:09 while Mullaloo’s Ben Jones came in just over 10 minutes later in 16th place (4:28:13).

(Ben Jones from Mullaloo SLSC with his family post-race)

 

Representing the women, Amanda Bowman from Sorrento made WA proud with her second place in the 30-39 Females category in a time of 6:00:31.

The top male athlete for the event was Ali Day (Surfers Paradise), who was able to win his fourth Long Course title in a time of 3:54:29 which leaves him only one title-win behind Gold Coast ironman Caine Eckstein (BMD Northcliffe). 

Courtney Hancock (BMD Northcliffe) took out the Women’s Long course in 4:29:07, 2 minutes and 46 seconds ahead of her closest rival.

Congratulations to Amanda, Jeremy and Ben on their achievements! 

For a full list of Coolangatta Gold results, click here.

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