North East UK news Newcastle teacher bids to defend British para-triathlon title in Sunderland PremierLeague-News.Com

PremierLeague-News.Com - Mike Salisbury entered his first para-triathlon in September 2020 and is now ranked 2nd in the UK

North East UK news Newcastle teacher bids to defend British para-triathlon title in Sunderland PremierLeague-News.Com

PremierLeague-News.Com - Mike Salisbury entered his first para-triathlon in September 2020 and is now ranked 2nd in the UK

North East UK news Newcastle teacher bids to defend British para-triathlon title in Sunderland PremierLeague-News.Com
17 August 2022 - 13:45

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! A Newcastle teacher is bidding to defend his British para-triathlon title in Sunderland this weekend when the city hosts one of the biggest events in the race calendar. The geography teacher who has been training along Roker seafront in preparation for the British Triathlon Super Series Grand Final, which is being staged there for the first time this weekend. Mike, who was born with a congenital shortening of the left arm and is ranked 2nd in the UK and 19th in the world, in triathlon's PTS5 classification won gold at last year's Grand Final, held at Mallory Park, Leicestershire, in September. Mike entered his first British para-triathlon in September 2020 and has represented Great Britain on the world paratriathlon circuit for almost two years. In November 2021, Michael landed fifth place on his world cup debut in Alhandra in Portugal, completing a 750m swim, 20km cycle and 5km run over the course of the day. Read more: Newcastle teacher wins British Paratriathlon Championship title for second year in a row In July, he celebrated gold medal success at the British Paratriathlon Championship at Eton Dorney in Buckinghamshire. He also represented Great Britain at the World Triathlon Para Series in Swansea earlier this month, where he finished 9th, with the second fastest run time in his category.

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.I’d love to see some familiar faces at the event, and I would encourage people to come along and enjoy a really spectacular weekend of sport, involving some of the finest athletes in the UK." Mike Salisbury winning gold at the British Championships in July (Image: Stride PR) This weekend's Grand Final, at the end of the triathlon season, will bring together top UK athletes from the youth and junior, senior and Paratri British Triathlon Super Series to compete along the seafront of Sunderland. Mike, the assistant head of sixth form at Dame Allan's in Fenham, is due to compete on Saturday morning and said that his involvement in the sport has helped inspire pupils at the school. "Being a para-athlete and competing at an elite level is an incredible experience that presents so many opportunities to travel to interesting places around the world and meet other athletes that are at the top of their game.I love sharing those experiences with pupils and encouraging them to participate in sport, both at school and in later life, because it can be so rewarding and enjoyable." Have you ever taken part in a triathlon? Let us know! Read next County Durham cyclist seriously hurt in 2019 collision aiming for Paralympic glory Gateshead teacher training for 38th consecutive Great North Run following retirement Cullercoats' very own elite wheelchair racer - who's also a Freeman hospital pharmacist History to be made as Durham and Sunderland to host stage three of this year's Tour of Britain Three ways to go cycling in Northumberland from Newcastle City Centre

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