Johnson prevails at Peach Classic triathlon

Chilliwack's Robert Johnson dominated the bike and run stages to take the title at the 2013 Peach Classic in Penticton.

Chilliwack's Robert Johnson had the fastest time at last weekend's Peach Classic sprint-distance triathlon in Penticton.

Chilliwack’s Robert Johnson took top spot at the Peach Classic triathlon, held last weekend in Penticton.

Johnson won the sprint-distance event with a time of 1:06.05, two minutes and 29 seconds better than Vancouver’s Carsten Lapointe.

Johnson competed in the men’s 30-34 division.

He had the third fastest swim time, covering 750 metres in 11 minutes and 28 seconds. Johnson dominated the bike stage, covering 20 kilometres in 35 minutes and 35 seconds. He had the lead heading into the five kilometre run stage, and covered the course in 17 minutes and 29 seconds to wrap up the win.

Rosedale’s Allan Beiber took the title in the men’s 55-59 division with a time of 1:15.27.

He had the fastest time in each of the three stages to beat runner up Brad Lee of Penticton by more than seven minutes.

One hundred and 38 athletes competed on the sprint side.

Another 197, none of them locals, competed in the Olympic distance triathlon.

Get full race results at sportstats.ca/searchResults.xhtml

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