London League winners & Coach of the Year


The achievements of both athletes and coaches for the London region was recently celebrated at the London League awards night held in Chiswick. Optima Racing Team was awarded the trophy for winning the Zone 3 London League for 2013.

James Beckinsale our head coach was also recognised for his amazing coaching achievements this year which included coaching an athlete (Gillian Sanders) to the Olympic Games as well as having 3 juniors (Luke Penney, Anthony Haynes & Ellie Walton) selected onto the Triathlon England Olympic Talent Squad.

Rory Atkins won the award for 1st overall male in the London League and Anthony Haynes 2nd. Marcus Francis won the award for 1st youth and Archie St Aubyn 2nd. Reef Boericke was awarded 1st place for Tristar 2 and also picked up the Jack Boericke award for outstanding performance for his win at the IRC’s. Lastly, but not least, Luke Penney won the award for male performance of the year for his top 10 result achieved at an ITU Junior European Cup in Holten in the Netherlands earlier this year.

Optima wins London League 2012