This Sunday’s AON Junior Triathlons is primarily about fun and participation but it will also give an opportunity to showcase a number of Bermuda’s very promising juniors, including those juniors who participated at the recent CARIFTA Games.
The Boys 7-10 racing bike category should see a very close race with Harris Fleming a slight favorite over Jamie McFarlane with Jacob Wright and Ramsay Soutter also likely to be in contention for a podium position.
The Girls 7-10 is likely to be contested between Ella Shepherd and Marleigh Howes with J.Grant and Kelise Wade battling out for the other podium position.
Jasmine Hasselkuss, the winner of two gold medals at CARIFTA will start as a strong favorite in the girls 11-12 with Bella Howes, a bronze medallist at CARIFTA, and Daria Desmond, 4th in the Aquathlon at CARIFTA, likely to take the other podium positions. However, watch out also for Charlotte Millington, who has moved up to the 11-12 age group category and was an outstanding in 7-10 age group racing.
Rory Fleming , 4th at CARIFTA Games, and Callum MacFarlane, 9th at CARIFTA , along with Harlan Watson-Brown will most likely battle it out for podium positions in what should be a very close race. Flyn Watson-Brown is another one to watch.
The 13-15 age group will feature six of Bermuda’s team at CARIFTA.
Tommy Marshall was 4th in the Aquathlon at CARIFTA just missing out on a bronze medal,and is one of the island’s most exciting junior prospects. Enshe-Nico Davis finished 18th and 24th in CARIFTA.
The girls 13-15 age group favorite will be Zoe Hasselkus, who was 4th at CARIFTA with Liana Medeiros (7th at CARIFTA) likely to podium with Amber Simons and Megan Hands looking to take the other podium spot.