Africa: Colegrave Picks Bronze At Africa Cup – NewsEverything Africa

Senior Sports activities Reporter

ZIMBABWE’S Mikayla Colegrave completed third within the Junior Girls on the 2021 Africa Triathlon Cup in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt.

Colegrave got here house in 1 hour 11 minutes 12 seconds.

South Africa’s Jenna Seymour-Smith received the race, in 1 hour eight minutes, and Egypt’s Maram Yasser Elshafei was second, in 1 hour 9 minutes 08 seconds.

She had a sluggish begin within the swim however, along with her energy on the bike, Colegrave did a great job, closing the hole, and ensuring she made the highest three.

Nationwide coach, Pamela Fulton, was impressed with the Colegrave’s efficiency.

“She had an impressive race and her plan, proper from the start, is that she knew her swimming will probably be her weak point,” stated Fulton.

“So, she simply needed to do the perfect she may probably do after which refocus her thoughts on the remainder of the race.

“She is assured on her bike.

“She pulled herself from close to the again of the sector of the swim to 3rd of the bike and she or he managed to take care of that place on the run.

“So, an excellent regular race for her, which has given her enormous confidence for this coming weekend’s occasion.”

It needs to be a lift for Colegrave, as she is ready to return onto the course this coming weekend, on the Africa Championships set for Sharm El Sheikh.