Tyler Smith Finishes 6th In Triathlon In Peru

August 6, 2018

Following up on his 6th place finish at the CAC Games in Colombia, Bermuda’s Tyler Smith competed in the 2018 Lima CAMTRI Sprint Triathlon American Cup in Peru, racing to another 6th place finish.

Smith was clocked at 9:34 over the 750m swim, he would then cover the 20K nike course in a time of 32:05, before closing out with a 5K run time of 15:28, for a final time of 58:51.

His 6th place finish came despite a crash on the bike which caused a mechanical and sent him back into the chase pack. It was on a section on the course where many competitors went down on the first lap, however Smith was unlucky in that it also damaged his bike, which obviously affected his time, but did not stop young triathlete from achieving his 6th place finish.

The 2018 Lima CAMTRI Sprint Triathlon Cup took place in the municipality of Chorrillos, which will also be the official venue for the 2019 Pan American Games.


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