Carmel Valley Middle School student wins age group division at recent triathlon

Age-group triathlon winner Thomas Freedman.

Thomas Freedman, an 8th grader in Carmel Valley Middle School (CVMS), won 1st place in age category 13-14-years-old boys at the Kendall Webb Memorial Triathlon on Jan. 5. Thomas finished 25th overall.

Thomas started training for triathlon in 2013, but he tried the sport once before in 2010. Thomas also placed 2nd in the age category 14-17 in the recent Del Mar Reverse Triathlon on Nov. 24, 2013.  Thomas ran with the cross country team in CVMS in 2012 and 2013.  He loves the sport! Thomas practices his running with coach Lisa Zemba of Elite Kids Fitness, and recently started training with Coach Jim Vince of TRi Juniors — Formula Endurance.

Two younger brothers, James, 11, and Robert, 7, and their mom, Olga, also ran in the event, with James getting 3rd place in 12U category (Robert coming in close).

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