After a long season of racing, with 19 races of various distance and terrains around the country, the Triathlon Ireland National Series has come to a close.
To complete the series, an athlete needs to race a minimum of four events – one sprint, one standard and two others of any distance.
Men’s National Series
Colm Turner emerged victorious in the Men’s Rankings, with wins at Base2Race Harbourman and the Lost Sheep Middle Distance National Championships, and two close 2nd places at Ballyhass Sprint Triathlon and Pulse Port Beach Triathlon.
Duathlon National Series Winner Anthony O’Brien was 2nd in the National Series rankings with wins at Tri Athy National Sprint Championships and Pulse Port Beach Triathlon, and two 3rd places at Hell of the West and Base2Race Harbourman.
Lochlainn Connolly, of Invictus Belfast, rounded out the National Series podium, with wins at Crooked Lake Triathlon, Pikeman Triathlon, and Dublin City Sprint Triathlon, as well as a 2nd at TRI795.
Women’s National Series
In the Women’s Ranking, Emma O’Brien, Wicklow Tri Club, dominated the rankings with four wins from four at Dublin City Sprint Triathlon, Base2Race Harbourman Triathlon, TRI795, and Loughrea Sprint Triathlon.
Aisling O’Connell of Naas Tri Club took 2nd in the rankings with a 3rd place at Dublin City Sprint Triathlon, a 2nd at Hook or by Crook, and 4th at Pikeman Triathlon.
Rounding out the rankings is Katherine Fahy of Limerick Triathlon Club, with 2nd at Dublin City Sprint and TriAthy National Championships, 5th at Hell of West, and 3rd at Pulse Port Beach Triathlon.
They join previous winners:
|2022||Donnacha Kiely||Ciara Wilson|
|2021||Aichlinn O’Reilly||Maeve Gallagher|
|2019||Aaron Doherty||Hilary Hughes|
|2018||Donnacha Kiely||Becky Woods|
|2017||James Hoare||Maeve Maher McWilliams|
|2016||Tom McEnery||Lizanne Barnwall|
|2015||Aaron O’Brien||Joanne Flanagan|
|2014||Tomasz Gagola||Carolyn Hayes|
|2013||Kevin Thornton||Anna Grealish|
|2012||Trevor Woods||Marie Boland|
|2011||Bjorn Luddick||Jennifer Duffy|
|2010||Conor Murphy||Elena Maslova|
|2009||Bryan McCrystal||Elena Maslova|
|2008||Art MacManus||Elena Maslova|
|2007||Brian Campbell||Elena Maslova|
|2006||Brian Campbell||Trudy Brown|
|2005||Brian Crinion||Tara Nolan|
|2004||Trevor Woods||Anna Frankland|
|2003||Trevor Woods||Trudy Brown|
|2002||Brian Campbell||Trudy Brown|