ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championships medal for Norfolk ace Joe Skipper

Joe Skipper

Joe Skipper - Credit: Archant

Joe Skipper produced another sensational performance to take bronze at the ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championships.

The Norwich athlete was 36th at one point during the cycling part of the three-sport endurance discipline. However, he powered up to 12th and then made up nine places during the run, including passing Ruedi Wild and Patrik Nilsson on the final lap, to claim a brilliant third at the event in Motola, Sweden.

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