Ryan Sissons announced as part of 2018 NZ Commonwealth Team
ilabb family and Olympic triathlete Ryan Sissons has been announced as a part of the 2018 NZ Commonwealth Team. He is another games veteran named to the team, having competed at London 2012, Glasgow 2014 and Rio 2016. Ryan comes off a strong season in which he won the 2017 Madrid ITU Triathlon World Cup, his first win followed by a 3rd in the Hamburg WTS (World Triathlon Series).
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This will be Ryan’s second Commonwealth Games. “I'm extremely happy to be selected and I'm going to take the learnings I made in Glasgow and use these on the Gold Coast. A medal at the Commonwealth Games is what I'm completely focused on now,"
Ryan is already throwing himself into training and will continue to do so over the summer period. The triathlon will both begin and finish at Southport Broadwater Parklands, set against the beautiful back drop of Gold Coast’s Broadwater and coastline.
Highest of fives to Ryan and all the other athletes named, we can’t wait to see the results!