News Archive, Month: October 2008

Dibens defends world crown

27 October 2008

University of Bath-based triathlete Julie Dibens successfully defended her XTERRA World Championships title in Hawaii yesterday (Sunday). The 33-year-old won the gruelling off-road race in Maui – a race that features a 1.5km rough water sea swim, a 32km mountain bike ride and a 12km trail run. Dibens dominated the race, leading from the start and crossing the finishing line in 3:03.57 – a minute ahead of Canada’s Danelle Kabush in second place. It means...

Heather Fell

Silver for Fell as Brits secure three top-six finishes

10 October 2008

British modern pentathlete Heather Fell added the World Cup Final silver medal in Portugal on Saturday (4 October) to her Beijing 2008 Olympic Games silver medal. Compatriot Katy Livingston, seventh in Beijing, finished just outside the medals in fourth, with Mhairi Spence sixth in another outstanding day for British pentathletes. The three Brits were among 28 athletes from 16 nations taking part in the competition in Caldas da Rainha. And they marked the end of...

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