Walkington continues winning ways

Rising star Marcel Walkington won the Gisborne Oceania Triathlon Championships in New Zealand, as the Australian team secured it’s all important wildcard spot for the Rio Olympics.

Walkington claimed a brilliant team effort in the men’s 1.5km swim, 40km cycle and 10km run event, crossing the line in 1:52:06.

The victory secures Australia guaranteed three quota places for Rio with a maximum three men.

Fellow VIS Triathletes Declan Wilson and Joel Tobin-White were integral in the Australian pursuit of securing the wildcard position, placing fifth and sixth respectively. 

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