Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

July 3, 2018
Tooele Tri tests local athletes

Competitors of all ages take part in sixth-annual event 

A total of 171 athletes, ranging in age from 6 to 68 and from as far away as the suburbs of Washington, D.C., competed in the sixth-annual Tooele Tri on Friday and Saturday at the Pratt Aquatic Center.

The kids’ triathlon was contested Friday night. Competitors completed a 5-kilometer bike ride, a 0.7-mile run and either a 50-, 100- or 150-yard swim, depending on age. John Marsing brought home the boys’ overall championship with a time of 24 minutes, 2.7 seconds, beating Rufus Cox of Salt Lake City by 27.5 seconds. Brock Thrall was third in 25:23.1.

The girls’ championship went to Milana Bergantz, who finished in 26:44.5. Sadie Johnson was second in 27:09.4, followed closely by Jane Whittle, who clocked in at 27:11.1.

On Saturday, it was the adults’ turn, as each competitor completed a 5-kilometer run, a 10-mile bike ride and a 400-yard swim. Nathan Pollard won the men’s title with a time of 58:58.9. Teagun Palmer was second in 1:03:35.8, with Dan Bergantz third in 1:06:32.9.

Brandie Hoban won the women’s race in 1:06:04.9. Amy Herrera was second in 1:11:14.6 and Whitney Aste was third in 1:12:07.3.

Listed below are the top five finishers (where applicable) in each age group.

Kids’ Triathlon

Boys

Overall — 1, John Marsing, 24 minutes, 2.7 seconds. 2, Rufus Cox, 24:30.2. 3, Brock Thrall, 25:23.1. 4, Joshua Malmgren, 25:38.6. 5, Noah Syphus, 25:47.6.

Age 6-8 — 1, Karter Nelson, 27:11.2. 2, James Bergantz, 30:12.9. 3, Tanner Simpson, 32:25.8. 4, Ethan Bradley, 33:12.7. 5, Jonathan Robison, 33:27.9.

Age 9-10 — 1, Rufus Cox, 24:30.2. 2, Noah Syphus, 25:47.6. 3, Brandon Goodwin, 28:41.1. 4, Maxwell Kooyman, 28:45.5. 5, Marcus Malmgren, 30:59.5.

Age 11-12 — 1, John Marsing, 24:02.7. 2, Brock Thrall, 25:23.1. 3, Joshua Malmgren, 25:38.6. 4, Justin Palmer, 26:33.0. 5, Logan Thomas, 26:38.3.

Girls

Overall — 1, Milana Bergantz, 26:44.5. 2, Sadie Johnson, 27:09.4. 3, Jane Whittle, 27:11.1. 4, Ava Leonelli, 27:38.6. 5, Eliza Crowton, 28:41.9.

Age 6-8 — 1, Milana Bergantz, 26:44.5. 2, Millie Luke, 30:38.7. 3, Zella Clegg, 32:32.9. 4, Claire Jennings, 32:48.2. 5, Charlotte Gale, 34:44.0.

Age 9-10 — 1, Sadie Johnson, 27:09.4. 2, Jane Whittle, 27:11.1. 3, Isabel Wilcox, 29:37.8. 4, Britney Goodwin, 31:08.8. 5, Belle Luke, 36:27.5.

Age 11-12 — 1, Ava Leonelli, 27:38.6. 2, Eliza Crowton, 28:41.9. 3, Gabriela Bergantz, 29:50.2. 4, Grace Rasmuson, 31:41.4. 5, Elizabeth Cantrell, 31:44.0.

Sprint Triathlon

Men

Overall — 1, Nathan Pollard, 58:58.9. 2, Teagun Palmer, 1:03:35.8. 3, Dan Bergantz, 1:06:32.9. 4, Jacob Kastleman, 1:08:56.3. 5, Bryson Daniel, 1:09:20.0.

Age 1-19 — 1, Teagun Palmer, 1:03:35.8. 2, Bryson Daniel, 1:09:20.0. 3, Jackson Zander, 1:16:48.8. 4, Andrew Atnip, 1:17:21.5. 5, Brandt Zollinger, 1:22:31.3.

Age 20-29 — 1, Jacob Kastleman, 1:08:56.3. 2, Hal Jones, 1:10:32.5. 3, Alexander Gallup, 1:16:50.3. 4, Gary Nielson, 1:17:46.8. 5, Aaron Atnip, 1:18:59.4.

Age 30-34 — 1, Kyle Brady, 1:09:28.0. 2, Nathan Hansen, 1:09:43.1. 3, Scott Tew, 1:14:47.1. 4, Brian Shelby, 1:21:28.4.

Age 35-39 — 1, Jonathan Atkin, 1:16:40.8. 2, Mark Tew, 1:17:45.7. 3, Greg Cole, 1:26:28.9. 4, Oliver Hansen, 1:27:00.8. 5, Ryan Jones, 1:28:35.1.

Age 40-49 — 1, Dan Bergantz, 1:06:32.9. 2, Brett Evans, 1:13:53.5. 3, Christian Anderson, 1:18.10.7. 4, Matthew Pilling, 1:20:55.4. 5, Jed Crowton, 1:22:24.7.

Age 50-99 — 1, Nathan Pollard, 58:58.9. 2, Gordon Clarke, 1:20:54.3. 3, Ron Zander, 1:27:07.2. 4, Peter Manley, 1:29:01.4. 5, Larry Parkinson, 2:25:56.8.

Women

Overall — 1, Brandie Hoban, 1:06:04.9. 2, Amy Herrera, 1:11:14.6. 3, Whitney Aste, 1:12:07.3. 4, Katie Peterson, 1:15:47.2. 5, Megan Goodwin, 1:15:52.1.

Age 1-19 — 1, Anisha McKendrick, 1:23:16.9. 2, Eliza Morin, 1:23:33.8. 3, Kailey Penn, 1:24:24.0. 4, Ella Leonelli, 1:28:21.2. 5, Emery Harrison, 1:29:05.9.

Age 20-29 — 1, Whitney Aste, 1:12:07.3. 2, Kylie Findlay, 1:18:53.8. 3, Taelor Leonelli, 1:20:43.2. 4, Morgan Cole, 1:23:44.0. 5, Mariah Morin, 1:27:12.5.

Age 30-34 — 1, Megan Goodwin, 1:15:52.1. 2, Melaine Webster, 1:17:27.0. 3, Rachel Gardner, 1:19:28.5. 4, Brittany Blanch, 1:23:32.7. 5, Lindsay Johnson, 1:23:59.1.

Age 35-39 — 1, Brandie Hoban, 1:06:04.9. 2, Amy Herrera, 1:11:14.6. 3, Katie Peterson, 1:15:47.2, 4, Rachel Barney, 1:21:08.5. 5, Hillary Luke, 1:22:19.9.

Age 40-49 — 1, Tennille Vera, 1:22:58.5. 2, Karla Staker, 1:25:26.2. 3, Catherine Atnip, 1:35:15.5. 4, Amy Zander, 1:36:20.4. 5, Misti Mitchell, 1:43:37.4.

Age 50-99 — 1, Bernadette Johansen, 1:31:21.4. 2, Tamara Zander, 1:51:32.3. 3, Elaine Harrison, 1:58:06.0. 

 

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