The stage of the World Para Triathlon Series took place in Leeds (Great Britain).
The start of the competition took place on June 6, 78 athletes from 22 countries took part in them.
The Russian national team included 3 athletes with physical impairments and 1 tandem with visual impairments.
In the PTS 5 class, Alexander Konyshev (Krasnoyarsk Territory) finished in 6th place with a score of 1 hour 03 minutes and 02 seconds, a representative of the Tyumen Region Alexander Yalchik had a 10th result - 1: 06.21.
The winner in this class was the representative of the USA Chris Hammer - 1: 01.44.
In PTWC, the capital's athlete Semyon Radaev took 7th place (1: 16.20), the winner was the representative of the Netherlands, Jets Plat / Jetze Plat / - 1: 01.47.
Among athletes with visual impairments, Ksenia Vybornykh with the leading Alena Zubova (Moscow) took 7th place in the final protocol - 1: 18.57. The victory with a score of 1: 10.02 was won by the representatives of Spain.
Marina Nikitina, senior coach of the Russian national triathlon team for the sport of persons with physical impairments:
“According to the results of performances at the stage of the World Series in Leeds, Alexander Yalchik retained 10th place in the Paralympic ranking, Semyon Radaev moved up to 12th place, Alexander Konyshev took 16th place, and the tandem Ksenia Vybornykh and Alena Zubova moved down 1 place and took 12th place ...
Quotas for participation in the upcoming Paralympic Games will be distributed according to the world rankings as of 28 June. To qualify for the Paralympics, you need to be among the 9 strongest athletes in the world.
Qualifying competitions for us will also be 2 stages of the World Cup - in France and Spain and the stage of the World Series in Spain”.