Simon stars as Long Course Weekend gets underway in Tenby

Western Telegraph: MAKING WAVES: Swimmers take to the water in North Beach on a glorious evening in Tenby. PICTURE: Gareth Davies Photography. MAKING WAVES: Swimmers take to the water in North Beach on a glorious evening in Tenby. PICTURE: Gareth Davies Photography.

PEMBROKESHIRE triathlete Oliver Simon was the first competitor home in the swimming leg of the Long Course Weekend in Tenby last night.

On a glorious evening in Tenby, Simon came home in exactly 44 minutes, 47 seconds quicker than Pencoed Triathlon Club's David Murray.

Anthony Flagg was third in 45:26.

Overall, 324 swimmers completed the swim insdie the two hour cut off point.

This morning, the 112 mile cycling leg will get underway from Tudor Square, Tenby, at 8am.

And it promises to be a gruelling test, with persistent rain forecast throughout the day.

Updates will appear on www.westerntelegraph.co.uk/sport throughout the weekend.

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12:24pm Sat 12 Jul 14

Flashbang says...

Can someone tell the arsehole in charge of the PA that it does not have to be on full volume at 7.30 am for the people in Tudor square to hear. I live streets away and was woken up by it bang on 7.30. As there is plenty of daylight you could have started the races after 9am.
Can someone tell the arsehole in charge of the PA that it does not have to be on full volume at 7.30 am for the people in Tudor square to hear. I live streets away and was woken up by it bang on 7.30. As there is plenty of daylight you could have started the races after 9am. Flashbang
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