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Posted on: March 7th 2018

Annabel Tris for the Top

Annabel Hunt swimming triathlon

Bishop’s Stortford College Sixth Former Annabel Hunt is a triathlon star of the future, setting her sights on at least a top 10 placing in this summer's Fyn ITU Aquathlon World Championships (U20s GB Team) and top 5 in the Fyn ITU Aqua Bike World Championships (U20s GB Team). She hopes to one day fulfil her dream of becoming an elite triathlete.

Annabel's recent achievements include 9th place in the Aquathlon European Championships 2017 (U20’s GB Team), age group win in AJ Bell London Triathlon Super sprint 2017, Highly Commended East Hertfordshire Young Sports Performer of the year 2017 and Walden Jnr 1st place girl (Club Championships) 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017. She has also recently qualified for the 2018 Fyn ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships and the 2018 Etna ETU Winter Triathlon European Championships, although she was unable to compete in this event.

Triathlete Annabel Hunt Senior School pupil Triathlete Annabel Hunt Senior School

When asked how she manages her training schedule and A Level studies, Annabel commented, “One of the reasons I joined the College was for their Elite Sports Programme, which supports my training schedule and my studies with a balanced timetable. The facilities at the College, especially the swimming pool and the gym, are superb, which means that I don’t have to travel far and can better manage my time.”

Annabel Hunt on bike at triathlon

With a long list of goals and ambitions for 2018 Annabel is focussed and determined. Definitely one to watch for the future!