Don't miss a story sign up to the North Devon Gazette's FREE daily newsletter CLICK HERE

Plummer tames the ‘Terror’

11:51 28 July 2014

Jack Plummer (centre) with his award, alongside Josef Pesl (left) and Andrew Cole (right). PHOTO: Graham Hobbs

Jack Plummer (centre) with his award, alongside Josef Pesl (left) and Andrew Cole (right). PHOTO: Graham Hobbs

Archant

Jack Plummer finishes Torrington triathlon in 1hr 19mins to see off rivals

Women's winner Sue Walker with her award (centre), pictured with Holly Ferrar (left) and Janet Hewlett (right). PHOTO: Graham HobbsWomen's winner Sue Walker with her award (centre), pictured with Holly Ferrar (left) and Janet Hewlett (right). PHOTO: Graham Hobbs

WEST Country Triathletes’ Jack Plummer beat competition from almost 100 starters at this weekend’s Torrington ‘Terror’ triathlon.

Plummer, a lifeguard at the 1610 Trinity Sports and Leisure Centre in Bridgewater, came home some four minutes clear of his nearest rival, completing the tricky course in 1hr 19mins.

The 19-year-old took full advantage of good conditions, with Josef Pesl second in 1hr 24 mins and Andrew Cole third with a time of 1hr 26mins.

For the women, Sue Walker was first across the line in 1hr 39mins – fast enough for a top 20 finish overall – with Holly Ferrar the second fastest female athlete just a minute behind Walker.

Janet Hewlett rounded out the top three, finishing in 1hr 44mins.

The final finishers came across the line almost two hours after Plummer, with Elaine Clark completing the course in 3hrs 13mins on another highly successful running of the triathlon.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other North Devon Gazette visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by North Devon Gazette staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique North Devon Gazette account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other Sport Stories

Fri, 19:17
Nathan Clements with one of his specimen smoothound.

North Devon angling scene, with Tony Gussin...

Read more
Wed, 14:00

The Instow cricketers went down by 43 runs at Heathcoat on Saturday in the Tolchards Devon Premier.

Read more
Wed, 13:00
Torridge PGC at the Cattewater Regatta

A skeleton squad headed to Plymouth for the Cattewater Gig Club Regatta.

Read more
Wed, 12:00
Bideford Reds Mixed Four (from left to right): Jon Lamont, Libbie Willis, Adam Curtis (cox), Glyn Brown and Jess Giddy.

Bideford’s two rowing clubs went to Cornwall for round five of the West of England Championship.

Read more
Wed, 10:23
Seeking out those monster waves is the focus of the new Beneath the Surface documentary.

Exciting Red Bull documentary Beneath the Surface is now available

Read more
Wed, 09:12
Appledore's mixed team at Mounts Bay

Appledore and Ilfracombe went up against the World Champions at Mount’s Bay on Saturday.

Read more
Wed, 08:00
Bideford ABC held their annual presentation at the weekend.

Members of the club were joined by former member and WBO Inter-Continental champion Tommy Langford at the presentation.

Read more
Tue, 18:00

This week’s Tolchards Devon League round-up

Read more
Tue, 14:00
North Devon's T20 team at the Devon Finals (back row left to right): Max Curtis, Ed Yeo, Matt Westaway, Barney Huxtable, Joe Kelly, Tom Ansell, (front) 
Josh King, John Green, Jack Hockin, Brett Mason, Dan Bowser.

North Devon met Torquay in the Servicemaster Devon T20 semi-final on Sunday.

Read more
Tue, 13:00

The two North Devon sides were both in action over the weekend.

Read more

Most Read Sport

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 18°C

min temp: 11°C

Great British Life

Great British Life

Useful Links

Advertise in the paper
Submit a Story
Subscribe to the paper
Competitions
North Devon Football League
Order Photos
Family notices
iwitness24
Facebook
Twitter
Google Plus Page
Reader Travel

Family Notices 24

Read Online

Image
Read the North Devon Gazette e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Local business directory

North Devon's trusted business finder

Find planning applications