Launch Uplace-BMC Age Group Team - 12 February 2015
The Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team proudly presents the launch of the Uplace-BMC Age Group Team. From now on, every age group triathlete can grab the opportunity to join the Uplace-BMC Triathlon Team and become a teammate of Dirk Bockel, Will Clarke and Corinne Abraham. They can wear the same outfit as Ronnie Schildknecht, Sofie Goos and Helle Frederiksen and receive first hand tips and advice from Liz Blatchford, Bart Aernouts and Romain Guillaume.
Will Clarke wins Mallorca Olympic Triathlon; Corinne Abraham wins the Volcano Triathlon in Lanzarote Liz Blatchford 2nd in Ironman 70.3 Busselton; Romain Guillaume 11th in Ironman 70.3 Pays d’Aix - 03 May 2015
Today, Will Clarke (GBR: 1:45:15) of the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team won the Mallorca Olympic Triathlon. In a sprint finish, Will was 3” faster than the young Linus Stimmel (GER: 1:45:18), Dmitry Rostyagaev (RUS: 1:46:52) completed the podium. At the same moment, his teammate Romain Guillaume (FRA:4:08:03) came 11th in the Ironman 70.3 Pays d’Aix. Andi Boecherer (GER: 3:57:21), who made his come-back after a long recovery due to a car crash, won the race only 12” ahead of Boris Stein (GER: 3:57:33), Jan Van Berkel (SUI: 3:59:30) finished 3rd.
Yesterday, Corinne Abraham (GBR) of the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team – who came 4th in last week’s Half Challenge Fuerteventura - won the Volcano Triathlon in Lanzarote (Olympic distance), before multiple Ironman Champion Michelle Vesterby (DAN) and Saleta Castro (ESP). While her teammate Liz Blatchford (AUS:4:18:40) came 2nd in Ironman 70.3 Busselton. Felicity Sheedy-Ryan (AUS:4:16:18) took the win in Western Australia, Katey Gibb (AUS:4:19:18) finished 3rd on the Australian podium.
Just like last week, it ended up being another successful weekend for the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team with 2 strong victories and a solid podium performance. This brings our 2015 total already to 7 wins and 13 podium finishes for the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team.