Digicel sponsored athlete Tyler Smith finished 30th today ( Saturday 19th August) in the Lausanne leg of the International Triathlon Union’s Junior European Cup race series.
Tyler completed the 750m swim in 9 min 13 secs but was unable to get in the lead pack of triathletes on the 20km bike as a group got away off the front. Tyler completed the bike in 29 min 36 secs as the field split on the tough Lausanne course. The leading group recorded times around 28 min 45 secs.
Tyler’s run time of 17 min 13 secs for the 5km run gave him a final time of 57 mins 21 secs.
The race was won by the UK’s Ben Dijkstra with impressive splits of 9:14, 28:49 and 15:20 for an overall time of 54:21.
There were 67 starters/