Temple Fortune trio complete Windsor Triathlon and raise £1,300 for charity
- Credit: Archant
Temple Fortune Tennis Club entered three representatives into the annual Windsor Triathlon on Sunday, with the trio raising £1,300 for charity.
Chairman Gerard Bendien, head coach Alex Kolesnikow and senior coach Ekow Carboo trained for three months in preparation for the race – the UK’s premier triathlon event, which featured 2,000 athletes and was in aid of the Macmillan charity.
The Temple Fortune contingent – who are based at the tennis club on Bridge Lane – signed up for the sprint triathlon, which started at 6am with a 750m swim in the River Thames, followed by a 30km cycle ride over a hilly course and then a gruelling 5km run around Windsor Castle.
Kolesnikow finished 27th overall, clocking one hour 32 minutes 11 seconds, and Ekow Carboo came 65th (1:37:12), while Bendien was 103rd (1:41:36).
Meanwhile, Temple Fortune are running a tennis summer camp for juniors aged four to 13 years old from July 4 until August 12.
You may also want to watch:
Contact Kolesnikow on 07746516494 for further information if your child would like to attend. Squash and bowls facilities are also available at the club.
- 1 Spoiler: Cycling up Haverstock Hill is hard work
- 2 Thames Water 'sorry' after Finchley Road diversion sees cars damaged
- 3 Piers Plowright obituary: BBC and Hampstead star dies at 83
- 4 North London floods return – with South End Green deluged again
- 5 Ken Clarke's anger at 'pointless' Infected Blood Inquiry questions
- 6 Arsenal complete signing of Norweigan midfielder Frida Maanum
- 7 Tottenham squad is slowly taking shape but uncertainty remains
- 8 West Heath Road flats set for approval – despite affordable housing dispute
- 9 'Body blow': Crouch End NatWest bank to close
- 10 Winter closure of Royal Free kids A&E 'boosted Covid resilience' – NHS report