Top photos from Youth and Junior Nationals in West Chester, Ohio

On August 4-5, a record field of more than 1,000 young triathletes ages 7-19 converged at Voice of America Park in West Chester, Ohio, for the USA Triathlon Youth & Junior National Championships. The event was held in West Chester for the seventh consecutive year and will return annually through 2021. 

Racing began Saturday with the draft-legal Youth Elite (ages 13-15) and Junior Elite (ages 16-19) National Championships. On Sunday, junior elite triathletes ages 13-19 returned to the start line for the Mixed Team Relay event at 7:30 a.m. The draft-legal team relay features four competitors (two male, two female) per team. Approximately 50 relay teams competed overall. 

Finally, the weekend concludes with the Youth Age-Group National Championships, in which athletes ages 7-15 have the opportunity to earn national titles in their age groups.

Click here for a recap from the Youth and Junior Elite races, and check out our Results page for complete results throughout the weekend. 

 

Pictures courtesy of Archi Trujillo