European Championships in Great Britain: Clark and Hirschfelder win the race

The European Championships in Quadrathlon (middle distance) took place in the English town Brigg (North Lincolnshire). Steve Clark (GBR) and the German athlete Lisa Hirschfelder won the title over the distance of 1.5k swim, 8k kayak, 36k bike and 11k run.
The athletes and organizers had a few concerns about the weather some days before the race, because it’s been rather cold and wet throughout Europe. But on race-day everybody was pleasantly surprised...