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Tetrathlon News June 2012
CHPC Tetrathlon News – late May 2012
Competitions and Results
The results below demonstrate the improvements brought about by regular practice. Due to the very wet weather we had in April some tetrathlons were run as Tri’s only this was a great shame.
1st April Quorn Triathlon
Charlie and Henna Knott came 6th and 8th in their classes.
13th and 15th April Newmarket and Thurlow
CHPC were very well represented at this local competition, with ELEVEN members         achieving excellent results.
Marc and Freddie de la Sayette showed lots of promise in the Minnows.
Lucas Hemington, Benoit de la Sayette and Zachary Dampier-Kell were a formidable Mini team. Lucas achieved a fantastic shoot score of 800 - a personal best for him. Benoit was 1st in the swim and 3rd in the run. All three rode XC with Zachary and Benoit achieving full marks, putting Benoit 2nd overall, Lucas 3rd and Zachary 4th.  They all deserve huge congratulations and extra jelly babies!!
Penelope Dampier-Kell put in an excellent shoot score of 820, rode her new pony around the XC to eventually finish 2nd in a large Mini-class. Another one to watch for the future!!
Nuala Hemington and Henna Knott competed in Junior girls. All Henna’s swimming practice is really paying off and she finished in 1st place overall with a fantastic cross country round over a full up 3ft course.
Emily Procter finished 4th in the Intermediate girls. Charlie Knott(Tet) and Marcus Wing (Tri) also competed at Intermediate. Marcus had the best run and 3rd best shoot and swim to come 2nd in the Tri, Charlie completed the XC with a full 1400 marks to finish 2nd.  We need another boy to join them at area and we would have an awesome team!!!!
WELL DONE EVERYONE
21st April Suffolk Triathlon (ride cancelled)
Six CHPC members took part with excellent results as follows:
Tadpole Boys              Marc De La Sayette                7th
Minnow Boys             Freddie De La Sayette                        2nd Best Shoot
Minnow Boys             Benoit De La Sayette             2nd Best Shoot and Swim, 3rd Run
Junior Girls                  Henna Knott                           3rd Best Shoot and 2nd Run
Open Girls                   Hattie Algar                            1st Best shoot and Run, 2nd Swim
Open Girls                   Emily Proctor                          3rd 2nd Shoot, 3rd Run and 4th Swim
Held at Culford School , the venue for the Area Tet, so a good warm up for the real thing.
28th April Fitzwilliam Triathlon (ride cancelled)
Intermediate Boy        Marcus Wing                           2nd Best Run
Intermediate Boy        Charlie Knott                          3rd       Best Shoot
Junior girls                   Henna Knott                           5th 2nd Swim
Junior Girls                  Nuala Hemington                    8th
Mini boys                    Benoit de la Sayette                1st       Best Swim and Run
Mini Boys                   Lucas Hemington                                Best shoot
Fitzwilliam (cont)
Mini Girl                     Penelope Dampier-Kell           3rd 3rd Run
Mini Boy (biathlon)    Marc de la Sayette                  2nd
26th and 27th May South Notts and Belvoir (Jnr Area 6 Champs)
The swimming and shooting were held in Grantham and the ride and run at Bingham, West of Grantham, a course with a very steep hill!!!
Henna Knott shot and swam achieving 2nd best shoot . Hattie Algar won the Senior Girls with 2nd shoot and best run up that awful hill in blazing sun. The XC course sorted out the field with many problems near the start, going away from the boxes.
Junior Inter Regional Tet
Many Congratulations to Henna Knott who has been selected to represent the East of England at Milton Keynes. Good Luck and have a fun weekend.  Sue Knott is the Team Manager for the girls and we wish her luck in that role.
Easter Tetrathlon course
Attended by Hattie. See her profile and a report on the Pony Club Tetrathlon pages by following the link http://www.pcuk.org/index.php/disciplines/tetrathlon/easter_training_course/
Area 8 Tetrathlon
Saturday 28th July Triathlon (Shoot, swim and run)
Culford School, Culford, Nr Bury St Edmonds, IP28 6TX.
Sunday 29th July Ride at Isleham Cross Country Course
Whitehall Farm Event Complex, Isleham, Ely, Cambs, CB7 5RF
If you wish to enter, please contact me urgently.
CHPC are running the swimming and a dozen helpers are needed for this. If you are able to help, please contact Sarah. Two fence judges are also needed for the Sunday, morning only.  Please , please volunteer.
Junior Camp
We hope to offer shooting to everybody at camp.
Forthcoming competitions
There are still some competitions left in the holidays and of course the National Championships. If you wish to go on the tet email list to receive the details, please let me know.
Finally, Good Luck to all those representing our branch at Area !
Sarah Algar
CHPC Tetrathlon Manager
Tel. 01954 718902
 
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