Search

Kimberley Morrison secures podium finish at Ironman 70.3 Jönköping

PUBLISHED: 15:12 10 July 2017 | UPDATED: 15:12 10 July 2017

Kimberley Morrison, right, celebrates on the podium after her third-placed finish in Sweden. Picture: Kimberley Morrison

Kimberley Morrison, right, celebrates on the podium after her third-placed finish in Sweden. Picture: Kimberley Morrison

Archant

Norfolk triathlete Kimberley Morrison secured a podium finish at Ironman 70.3 in Jönköping, Sweden.

The 29-year-old, from Bale, near Fakenham, came out just behind Camilla Pedersen after the swimming leg and, although Morrison took the lead on the bike, Pedersen and eventual winner Lisa Huetthaler sat in behind and wouldn’t let the Tri Anglia member get away from them.

Morrison looked really strong on the run behind Huetthaler but at the 19km point Pedersen managed to pass her as she settled for third place.

“It’s a great confidence booster for me before I go in to training for the World Championships in September,” said Morrison, who has enjoyed an excellent year.

She won the Ironman 70.3 in Texas before finishing second in Buenos Aires.

She also finished a creditable sixth at the high profile Challenge Championship held in Slovenia last month.

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Fakenham and Wells Times visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Fakenham and Wells Times staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Fakenham and Wells Times account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

Other Fakenham and Wells sport

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Robert Lambert admitted his granddad who started his career was “looking down on him proudly” after he landed the Sports Insure British Championship title.

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Football fans can watch the World Cup sitting at a huge grandstand in front of a big screen in the front garden of a Dereham pub.

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Little is known about the tiny wooden building which sits unassuming, tucked away from a mid-Norfolk market town’s high street.

Monday, June 4, 2018

The fastest bike split of the professional women’s field helped Norfolk triathlete Kimberley Morrison to seventh place at the Challenge Championship in Slovakia.

Local Weather

Overcast

Overcast

max temp: 20°C

min temp: 18°C

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Fakenham and Wells Times e-edition today
E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Fakenham and Wells Times weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy