DUATHLON: Sapperton’s Sheard crowned British champ for second successive year

Seamus Sheard leads the field.
Seamus Sheard leads the field.
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Following on from his 2016 victory at Windsor, 18-year-old Seamus Sheard from Sapperton became a back-to-back national champion as he won his age group at the 2017 British Age Group Standard Distance Duathlon Championship at Bedford last month.

Competing in the under-20 age group, Seamus completed the standard distance (10km run 39km bike/5km run) in a winning time of 1hr 57min 51sec.

His performance also aw him finish 32nd out of a total of 136 competitors.