AIDAN CALLAGHAN was the first man home in today’s Sligo Tri Club triathlon.
The Letterkenny 24/7 Triathlon Club member clocked a time of just under two hours to win the event. Barney McCullagh was second while Stephen Donnelly was third.
In his first race of the Super Series season at the TriAthy Sprint 2015 in Athy, Co Kildare, Callaghan finished in third place.
The Super Series, which is contested by the top 50 triathletes in the country, accumulates points from the given individual’s best four races from the six scheduled.
Thirty-two-year-old Callaghan sat out the second event of the season – Hell of the West in Kilkee, Co Clare – last month to concentrate on the the National Half Ironman Championships in Athlone. There, the co-ordinator with Lifford Youthreach Programme was third overall, second Irishman and first amateur.
The upcoming Super Series fixtures sees the Lough Neagh Triathlon in Ballyronan, Co Derry, on August 15. The Vodafone Dublin City Triathlon, which doubles as the Olympic Length National Championship is in the capital eight days later.
Then, the Pulse Port Beach Triathlon – the National Championships over Sprint Length – is due to take place in Clougherhead, Co Louth, on September 26.Tags: