Silvers for Wurteles

Heather Wurtele places second at Ironman 70.3 worlds in Austria, while Trevor Wurtele is runner up in Penticton

Heather and Trevor Wurtele were silver medal winners Sunday in two separate triathlons.

Heather and Trevor Wurtele were silver medal winners Sunday in two separate triathlons.

Half a world apart, Kelowna couple Heather and Trevor Wurtele were doing what they do best on Sunday—winning medals in triathlons.

In Austria, Heather took second overall at the Ironman 70.3 World Championship with a time of four hours 23 minutes seven seconds.

Daniela Ryf of Switzerland won the 1.9 km swim, 90 bike ride and 21.1 km run in 4:11:34.

In Penticton, Trevor Wurtele won the silver medal in the Valley First Challenge Penticton half distance triathlon.

Wurtele finished in 3:53:52, more than three minutes back of Victoria’s Brent McMahon who took top spot in 3:50:38.

 

 

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