Johnson outduels Toth at Cultus Lake Triathlon

Two local triathlon heavyweights went head to head for three stages at last weekend's Cultus Lake Triathlon.

Chilliwack natives Robert Johnson and Anthony Toth finished 2-3 in the Olympic distance at last weekend’s Cultus Lake Triathlon.

Both competed in the men’s 30-34 division, with Johnson beating Toth by two minutes and 57 seconds.

Johnson and Toth were within two minutes of each other in each of the three stages.

Johnson posted a time of 18:48 in the swim, versus Toth’s 19:21.

Johnson posted a time of 55:04 in the bike, versus Toth’s 55:54.

Johnson posted a time of 34:30 in the run, versus Toth’s 36:17.

Both men finished behind Nova Scotia’s Graham Leitch, who posted  an overall time of 1:48.08.

Competing in her first triathlon, Darlene Wolff finished second in her age women’s 45-49 age group.

Chilliwack’s Angela Froese was the top woman overall, clocking in at 2:14.53.

Other locals in the Olympic distance were Jeremy Isaak (Yarrow, 34th), Curtis Tebrinke (37th), Bruce Van Den Brink (50th), Sylvie Ingram (60th), Benjamin Kineshanko (65th), Bryan Wilkerson (Agassiz, 66th), Brandon Goshulak (79th), David Shoesmith (96th), Robert Eldridge (128th), Natalie Byrne (142nd) and Christina Janzen (143rd).

Chilliwack’s Dan Jordan was seventh overall in the sprint distance. Find full results online at raceheadquarters.com