AQUATHLON: Kelowna’s Hoel claims third gold

AQUATHLON: Kelowna’s Hoel claims third gold

Author: BC Summer Games/Saturday, July 23, 2016/Categories: 2016 BC Summer Games, Triathlon

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Brock Hoel of West Kelowna claimed his third gold of the 2016 BC Summer Games by winning the aquathlon - a combination of swimming and running - Friday morning.

West Kelowna's Brock Hoel added to his medal haul Saturday morning by winning the aquathlon - consisting of a 300-metre swim and a one-kilometre run - Saturday morning at Albert Dyck Lake in Abbotsford.

Hoel, who won both the triathlon and duathlon Friday morning, dominated the event, finishing in 7:52, more than 20 seconds better than his nearest competitor.

Keegan Ingram of Summerland claimed silver, coming in with a time of 8:14. Ingram has claimed silver in all three triathlon-style events.

Reece Landry of Delta grabbed bronze with a time of 8:30.

Results for the girls event are not yet available.

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