Heather­ton triath­letes take part in suc­cess­ful event

Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - SPORT -

AMER­SHAM’S Heather­ton House in­de­pen­dent girls’ school are cel­e­brat­ing af­ter a hugely suc­cess­ful per­for­mance in the Chiltern Triathlon last Sun­day.

The Chiltern Har­ri­ers-run event, held at Che­sham Leisure Cen­tre and Che­sham Gram­mar School, saw lo­cal chil­dren aged eight to 16 com­pet­ing in a ju­nior triathlon, in­volv­ing swim­ming lengths of the pool, and cycling and run­ning around the school fields.

Heather­ton House had eight girls com­pet­ing and picked up an im­pres­sive four medals, in­clud­ing gold for Year 5 pupil Hannah Ashby, and a team gold for her and team mates El­lie Shield and An­nie Reynolds.

“I am so im­pressed with the sport­ing com­mit­ment the Heather­ton girls and their fam­i­lies showed,” said Heather­ton’s proud PE teacher Caro­line Adams.

“We run a hugely pop­u­lar triathlon club at school, and these re­sults are a tes­ta­ment to all the hard work the girls have put in this term.”

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