3rd ITU/PATCO Sprint Triathlon on 27 April

The Pan American Triathlon Confederation (PATCO) has once again awarded Bridgetown, Barbados one of the highly sought after Pan American Sprint Triathlons for the 2014 season.

The Sprint Distance Pan American Continental Cup will be held on Sunday, 27th April 2014 on the scenic Spring Garden course adjacent to the crystal waters of the Caribbean Sea.

Elite triathletes from across the globe will come to our shores to battle it out for a total purse of US$5,000 and the chance to gain precious points to help them climb the ITU/PATCO Rankings in order to qualify for the Olympic Games.

Last year’s Men’s race saw our own Jason Wilson triumph, in an exciting come-from-behind run, under slippery conditions, over Michael Poole (USA) and Gaspar Riveros (Chile). Jason will be back to defend his title and will be joined by fellow-country man, Matthew Wright, as they both prepare for the Commonwealth Games (July) and the CAC Games (Nov.).

In the Women’s race, Canadians took 1st and 2nd spots with Amelie Krez ahead of Dominika Jamnick, while Erin Jones (USA) was in 3rd place. These ladies have indicated they are coming back, as our race gains popularity.

Check out our race promo video at:

http://youtu.be/WDlu3EhZW3M

 

 

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BFIT at Queen’s Baton Relay for Commonwealth Games

Some of the BFIT Executive took to the road on Thursday 6th March as the Queen’s Baton made it’s way from the Governor General’s residence to the BOA Headquarters in Wildey. Representatives from the sports expected to be at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland in July made-up the relay runners.

queens baton relay  Here, Peter Gibbs (President), Adrian Sinckler (Board Member), Christine Choy (V. President), and Derek Wilson (Secretary) cool down after the event. Barbados is hoping to be represented at the Games in triathlon with Jason Wilson and Matthew Wright.

 

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2014 Triathlon Schedule

2014 Barbados Triathlon Calendar

  •  19-Jan   BFIT Kids Triathlon #1
  •  09-Feb  BFIT Kids Triathlon #2
  •  02-Mar BFIT Kids Triathlon #3
  •  23-Mar BFIT Kids Triathlon #4
  • 27-Apr  ITU/PATCO Continental Sprint Championships (Barbados)
  •  18-May BFIT Kids Triathlon #5
  •  08-Jun   BFIT Kids Triathlon #6
  •  07-Sep  BFIT Kids Triathlon #7
  •  28-Sep  BFIT Kids Triathlon #8
  •  05-Oct   25th Annual Barbados National Triathlon
  •  02-Nov BFIT Kids Triathlon #9
  •  23-Nov BFIT Kids Triathlon #10
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2013 Barbados National Triathlon Results

Hi everyone!

The results of the National Triathlon from this past weekend are linked below. Enjoy!!

2013 Barbados National Triathlon Olympic Results

2013 Barbados National Triathlon Sprint Relay Results

2013 Barbados National Triathlon Sprint Results

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BFIT At Barbados Open Water Festival

bfit team at the barbados open water festival

Photo: Swim Barbados Vacations

The BFIT team was on the water this past weekend representing the Triathlon Club in the 1.5km and 5km swims. Congrats everyone on a swim well done!

Results can be found on the Swim Barbados Vacations Facebook page or on the Swim Barbados Vacations website.

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Jason Wilson 10th in 2013 ITU WORLD TRIATHLON KITZBÜHEL

Congratulations Jason Wilson! You’ve made Barbados proud once again!!

You can see the race results page at triathlon.org for his split times. Check out the highlight reel below for the Men’s race.

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2013 ITU World Triathlon Kitzbuehel

Jason Wilson will be representing Barbados in this amazing race. Check out the trailer for the event – should be a real competitive field.

 

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