Tyler Smith competed in the German Triathlon Bundesliga (1. Bitburger 0.0% Triathlon-Bundesliga) on Saturday 2nd June in Kraichgau, Germany as a member of WEICON Tri Finish Munster. He finished 17th out of 80 starters helping his team claim 5th place out of 16 teams (top 4 of 5 team members count).
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This professional league features 5 races during the summer throughout Germany. Some good info on the league(s) here:
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Tyler’s time was 50mins flat for the sprint distance race, just thirty-nine seconds behind the winner. His 750m swim was 9:02; his 20km bike was 25:01; and his 5km run was 14:43.
Though not a focal part of Tyler’s race calendar, he valued the experience and team camaraderie the race provided. He said it also gave him and unique opportunity to experiment with race tactics.