Bruce, Fisher of Kamloops qualify for World Triathlon Championships

Charlie Bruce and Shirley Fisher of the Kamloops Triathlon Club earned podium finishes in their respective divisions last weekend at the Kelowna Apple Canada National Championships and CAMTRI Conference Cup event.

Bruce, competing in the 70- to 74-year-old division, was first in the provincial sprint and second in the national sprint. Fisher was first in the standard distance in the 60- to 64-year-old division.

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The results led to qualification for the 2020 World Triathlon Championships, which will be held in Edmonton.

KTC athletes Ryan Kazakoff, Heather Noyes and Marianne Butcher were also in action last weekend in Kelowna.

Noyes, competing in the 60- to 64-year-old division, and Butcher, in the 50- to 54-year-old category, had fifth-places finishes the standard distance.

Kazakoff placed seventh in the sprint distance in the 40- to 44-year-old division.

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