Reigning European Champions, Lauren Steadman (PT4) and Alison Patrick (PT5) retained their titles at the ETU Paratriathlon European Championships in Lisbon, and were joined on the top of the podium by Andrew Lewis (PT2) and Lizzie Tench (PT1).
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In total the team delivered seven podium finishes in Portugal with Faye McClelland (PT4) and Melissa Reid (PT5) winning silver medals and Joe Townsend (PT1) securing bronze.
Andrew Lewis (PT2) who also won the 2016 Penrith ITU World Paratriathlon Event in April, secured his first European title: “It was amazing, I couldn’t really dream of anything better really, I am European Champion! I followed everything my coach told me to do and followed all the processes and everything went to plan,” he said.