Ivan, 82, finishes fifth in Madrid Euro triathlon

ALWOODLEY runner Ivan Green has just returned from Madrid where he finished fifth at the annual European Championships, age group sprint distance event.

The organisers of the triathlon belatedly decided that the water conditions in the lake for the swimming event were unacceptable.

So, they changed the regular format to a three kilometre run followed by a 20 kilometre bike ride and concluded with a five kilometre run so that the event could go ahead.

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