In the ladies event all eyes were on the former Olympic medallist Sonia O Sullivan. Clare exited the water in front of Sonia but it didn’t take long for Sonia to fight her way to the front of the ladies race on the bike and passed Clare on the way. However Clare showed her customary tenacity and fighting spirit by re-passing Sonia on the bike and taking the race to her. The two ladies fought all the way around the challenging bike course passing each other 3 times. When it came to the run as you would expect O’ Sullivan excelled but so did Tipp Tri Clubs Clare, only losing a minute to the former Olympian and coming 3rd overall one place behind Sonia. Clare also came 2nd in the 20-35 category. Jayne O Conner was also racing for the club and put in a fine performance with a solid time of 1:30.
Another great day for the club and well done to all involved