Forbes runner-up in Puerto Lopez triathlon

PUERTO LOPEZ, Ecuador – Three members of the Guelph Triathlon Project placed in the top 11 of the elite men’s race of the Puerto Lopez CAMTRI Triathlon American Championships Sunday.

Taylor Forbes finished second with a time of one hour, 42 minutes and 46 seconds. He was 31 seconds behind the winner, Manoel Messias of Brazil.

Juan Jose Andrade Figueroa of Ecuador was third, 14 seconds behind Forbes.

John Rasmussen of GTP was seventh in 1:43:51 while Jason Wilson was 11th in 1:44.29. Matthew Wright of GTP was 25th in 1:47.44.

Dominika Jamnicky of GTP was sixth in the elite women’s race with a clocking of 2:05:39.

Sophie Chase of the U.S. won in 2:03:11 and was followed by Pamella Oliveira of Brazil in second in 2:03:49 and Vittoria Lopes of Brazil in third in 2:03:59.

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