Butler County Times Gazette
  • Athletes compete in El Dorado Lake triathlon

  • Athletes competed in the El Dorado Lake Triathlon on Sunday, taking part in swimming, biking and running events.
    • email print
  • Athletes competed in the El Dorado Lake Triathlon on Sunday, taking part in swimming, biking and running events.
    There were two levels of competition, those doing the olympic distance and those doing the sprint distance.
    In the olympic distance, first place went to Kevin Nickel of Newton, who finished with a cumulative time of 2:01:22.
    The top 10 finishers in the olympic distance were: 1. Nickel; 2. Jeff Francis of Bel Aire; 3. Ryan Kestle of Roche, Great Britain; 4. Brian Shelden of Austin, Texas; 5. Seth Peterman of Goddard; 6. Jess McNeely of Wichita; 7. Andrw wSimpson of Maidstone, Great Britain; 8. Alex Porter of Moreton in Marsh, Great Britain; 9. Sam Owens of Wichita; 10. Trevor LaFarge of Topeka.
    The winner of the sprint distance went to Marek Dvorak of Manhattan, with a time of 1:04:20.
    The top 10 finishers in the sprint competition were: 1. Dvorak; 2. Michael Pierce of Blue Springs, Mo.; 3. John Anders of Belle Plaine; 4. Eric Foster of Overland Park; 5. Zach Heflin of Perryton, Texas; 6. Rhett Heflin of Canton; 7. Denise Schmidt of Augusta; 8. Trevor Woods of Junction City; 9. David Snodgrass of Dodge City; 10. Quinton Gaspard of Andover.

        calendar