Triathlon

Carmel Valley duathlete places third at Worlds

Carmel Valley duathlete places third at Worlds

Carmel Valley’s Judi Carbary won the bronze medal in her 65-69 age group in the sprint duathlon at the 2017 International Triathlon Union (ITU) Multisport World Championships Festival in Penticton, British Columbia on Aug. 19. Carbary was just 47 seconds from second place.

Judi Carbary at the ITU Multisport World Championships in British Columbia.

“It was pretty close,” said Carbary, who didn’t even realize she had placed until talking to others after the finish line. “I didn’t even think I was going to do that well so it was a surprise. It’s very competitive at Worlds, people are out for blood.”

The race was a 5K (3.1 miles) run, followed by 20K (12.4 miles) on the...

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