Monday, June 18, 2012
Sonia O'Sullivan's First Triathlon a Success
Former world champion and Olympic silver medalist Sonia O'Sullivan debuted yesterday at the Monkstown sprint triathlon in County Cork, Ireland. She covered the 750 meter swim in 18:18 (5th fastest female), the 20 kilometer mile bike in 36:04 (2nd fastest female), and the hilly 5 kilometer run in 19:34 (fastest female). Overall, the former Villanova legend covered the 25.75 kilometer distance in 1:17:06, good for 2nd place among women (30th overall among 119 competitors). She tweeted afterwards: "Survived my first ever Triathlon...hardest part was the run & transitions...loads of room for improvement."
Click HERE for Sonia's results.