New Orleans Sprint Tri Worlds Qualifier

Finish Strong’s Mark Hanlon was on top of the podium in New Orleans at the Draft Legal Sprint Triathlon Worlds Qualifier on Saturday, November 5th.  Unfortunately because of strong winds, the swim was replaced with a 5k run, then a 20k bike, and the 5k run at the end was changed to 2.5k.  Mark reports, “This is the 3rd time this year that my swim was canceled.  I was pleased with my race, placing first out of 21 in the 55-59 age group, so now I will probably do both the Olympic and Sprint distance in the ITU World Championships in Rotterdam, Netherlands next September.”  Way to go Mark!