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World Triathlon Championship Series Leeds Mixed Relay 2022 – Team Results

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World Triathlon Championship Series Leeds Mixed Relay 2022 Team Results

The U.S. elite triathlete quartet of Matt McElroy (Huntington Beach, Calif.), Taylor Spivey (Redondo Beach, Calif.), Seth Rider (Germantown, Tenn.), and Erika Ackerlund (Helena, Mont.) collaborated to complete ninth at the World Triathlon Championship Series Leeds Mixed Relay on Sunday.

The German team of Lasse Nygaard-Priester, Anabel Knoll (who contended on the Queen’s University of Charlotte women’s ‘ collegiate triathlon team), Lasse Luhrs, and Laura Lindemann claimed the gold with a period of 1 hour, 28 minutes.

Germany completed in front of home top choice Great Britain, who procured the silver behind the endeavors of Tom Bishop, Sophie Coldwell, Grant Sheldon, and Georgia Taylor-Brown in a period of 1:28:14. The French team of Tom Richard, Sandra Dodet, Leo Bergere, and Audrey Merle procured the bronze in a period of 1:28:20.

Nineteen teams dashed on Sunday in the 2022 debut of the Mixed Relay, and the first to award Olympics rankings focuses in the Paris 2024 Olympic Qualification window.

The teams confronted an uneven and technical course in Roundhay Park, with each athlete running a 300-meter swim, trailed by a 6.9-kilometer bike and a 1.9k run. The race appeared the new team request of man-woman-man, permitting elite woman triathletes runners the chance to cross the end line for their teams. The adjustment of the format will be set up through the Olympic Games Paris 2024.

The U.S. team will hope to bounce back soon, as the following Mixed Relay race will occur June 24-26 in Montreal, where the title champions will be delegated at the 2022 World Triathlon Sprint and Relay Championships Montreal.

The Mixed Relay made its Olympic debut the previous summer at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 and the U.S. team won the silver medal, proceeding with a pattern of serious areas of strength for of outcome the event. The U.S. won silver at the 2020 Mixed Relay World Championships in Hamburg, Germany, world bronze in 2019 and 2018, world silver in 2017, and the world title in 2016.

2022 World Triathlon Championship Series Leeds
300m swim, 6.9k bicycle, 1.9k run (x4)

Team Results

  1. Germany 1:28:00
  2. Great Britain 1:28:14
  3. France 1:28:20
  4. U.S. (Matt McElroy, Taylor Spivey, Seth Rider, Erika Ackerlund), 1:30:17
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