Area 7 Tetrathlon Report

Before we get to the results….

Tetrathlon has four phases; shooting, swimming, riding and running. The impact of C19 on three of the four phases has been detrimental. Shooting ranges and village hall have only just reopened, likewise the swimming pools. School sport, being the foundation to the running phase have been shut down for the entire time. The riding phase, not so much – but with our own Somerford training camp cancelled and then in came the rain, much of the x-country training was also hampered.  Congratulations to all (not just the Ludlow) the competitors and their back up crews for their endeavour and reliance. Especially after lockdown, when everything at times can feel like such a big effort. I do hope you have had time to reflect and acknowledged your achievements and most importantly enjoyed the mini adventure that has created yet more PC memories.

Big thank you to Rosie and Amanda for coming to support. Their presence takes the pressure off the parents and more importantly offers calmness and security to our jockey’s. Thank you.
Intermediate Girls – Poppy May 3rd, Tilly Evans 4th, Matilda Wall 7th
Intermediate Boys – Charlie Brown 1st and Tom Brown 2nd
Mixed intermediate Team – Poppy, Tilly, Charlie and Tom 1st
Junior Girls – Scarlett Bailey 2nd and Emily Walsh 6th.
Mini Boys – Dylan Walsh 3rd
Tadpoles – Oliver Harcourt-Smith 3rd and Christopher Harcourt-Smith 4th
So the good news – We entered 7 potential qualifiers and YES they have ALL Qualified for the National Tetrathlon Championships on the 13-15th August at Off Church Bury. This our best result to date, let’s hope you enjoy the champs even more. A special mention the Dylan, Oliver and Christopher for their fantastic effort, especially for the younger boys and their first ever Tetrathlon.
Best wishes
Liz Brown
Tetrathlon manager





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