Sunday, September 9, 2012

CTC's first Standard Triathlon, Sep 8-9


Please join me in congratulating CTC's first generation of Triathletes -

55 members successfully completed the Standard Triathlon this weekend after finish 750m swimming, 20km cycling and 5km running. 


Triathletes

Name (tag number)

Durai (16) - Sat
Krishna Rao (38)
Sanjay Patel (41)
Deepak Karwa (39)
Polash Mukerjee (48)
Arun Sekar (12) - Sat
Ganesh Kumar (34)
Vasant Kumar (42)
Gregory Poitrasson (45)
Manimaran (17) - Sat
Abinav Gopal (60)
Varun Saravanan (15) - Sat
Manoj bisani(27)
Arvind(23)
Palanikumar(13)
Sandeep hari(15)
Karthik vijayakumar(29)
Shivshankar Sundar (11) - Sat
Shriram Chenji (49)
Ramakrisnan (22) - Sat
susindran manivanan(14)
Marcel Vieyra (43)
Jayanthan (37)
Raghul (20) - Sat
Sundaram (21) - Sat
Gokul Rangaswamy (11)
Duraisamy (14) - Sat
Roju Kuruvilla (51)
Bijesh chiramel(21)
Chandru(22)
Satish Natarajan (40)
Vamsi Vignesh (13) - Sat
Karthick Armurgam(36)
Ashok baral(19)
Kalyanaraman Ramachandran (32)
P.Gouri shankar(31)
Sagayaraj A (44)
Sivakumar (55)
Raghavan(12)
Rajamanickam(20)
Karthick (53)
Raj prabhu(17)
Prabhakaran(25)
T Devanathan (57)
Vidya sagar kompala(16)
Vijay sagar (52)
Hariharan.P(28)
Boni Krishnan (54)
Alwyn Koshy (47)
M.Sivakumaran(30)
Kannan Gokul (46)
Karthick Marripoodi (56)
Kannan (23) - Sat
Venkatesh (61)
Venkateshwaran(26)

Saturday Triathletes

12 members braved the heavy rains on Saturday early morning and showed up at the starting point at 5:30am. 11 of them completed the Triathlon - fastest in 1 hour 48 min and sweeper in 3 hours and 26 min. The youngest of age is 16 years, the youngest of heart is 51 years young! Our very own Durai came first.


Sunday Triathletes

An overwhelming 61 members turned up on Sunday morning out of which 44 made it to the finishing line. Krishna Rao came in first at 1 hour and 56 min. Yet again inspiration for us all were two participants of 54 and 47 years young respectively. 


Organizers

Both Triathlons this weekend were possibly only due to the selfless volunteering efforts of Prabahar, Jack, Nobal, Ankit , Shumon, Sinu, Suchi, Sankar, Prem, Saba, Vibin, Guru, Shreyas, Chella, Subha, Ajay, Sundar, Balaji. Thanks to all for realizing this major event first of its kind in CTC.


Sivakumaran - 54 years young


Duraisamy - 51 years young


Marcel Vieyra - 47 years young


And our youngest triathlete - 16 years old


Winner of the Saturday Triathlon (and overall first)


Winner of the Sunday Triathlon


The 750m swimming was held at the Velachery Aquatic Complex


Followed by 20km cycling through Velachery - OMR - ECR


Final part was the 5km run at Neelankarai Blue Beach Road



Organizers and participant celebrating the completion of CTC's first multi-sport competitive event


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