Dual career athlete Leon Chevalier enjoys golden double as students excel at BUCS Duathlon Championships

18 November 2018

Team Bath Dual Career athlete Leon Chevalier won individual and team gold as University of Bath students impressed at the BUCS Duathlon Championships in Chippenham.

First-year Chemical Engineering student Chevalier completed the course at Castle Combe Circuit – a two-mile run, 10-mile bike ride and another two-mile run – in 41:45 to finish 15 seconds clear of the field.

Fellow Dual Career athlete Alex Chantler-Mayne, who studies Mechanical Engineering, was sixth overall in 42:34 and James Reeder placed 32nd in 44:51, with their combined times giving Bath victory in the men’s team event.

The Blue & Gold also had two top-ten finishers in the women’s race, Ashia Fenwick placing seventh in 49:36 and Claudia Kelsall tenth in 50:11. Lucy Scott was 27th in 52:41 as Bath finished fourth in the team rankings.

All are members of the University of Bath Triathlon Club – click here to find out more.

The University of Bath squad that competed at the 2018 BUCS Duathlon Championships

Applications are now being taken for the 2019-20 Dual Career programme from current and prospective students – click here for more information.

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