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Team Scotland finish fifth at Commonwealth Games mixed triathlon relay with Cameron Main and Sophia Green among the four


By Chris Saunderson

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TEAM Scotland finished fifth in the Mixed Triathlon relay at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday afternoon.

Elgin couple Sophia Green and Cameron Main live and train in Loughborough and are former students of the University of Stirling. Picture: Daniel Forsyth
Elgin couple Sophia Green and Cameron Main live and train in Loughborough and are former students of the University of Stirling. Picture: Daniel Forsyth

Moray pair Sophia Green and Cameron Main were part of the Scottish quartet along with Beth Potter and Grant Sheldon.

Moray pair do country proud

The gold medal went to England which included Alex Yee, the men's sprint champion, Sophie Coldwell, Samuel Dickinson and Georgia Taylor-Brown.

Cameron Main in a makeshift training pool at home. Picture: Daniel Forsyth
Cameron Main in a makeshift training pool at home. Picture: Daniel Forsyth

England won in a time of 1hr 16min 40 secs, with Wales second in 1.17.26 and Australia picking up bronze in 1.17.29, just eight seconds ahead of New Zealand in fourth.

Cameron Main training at home during the Covid pandemic. Picture: Daniel Forsyth
Cameron Main training at home during the Covid pandemic. Picture: Daniel Forsyth

The Scotland four clocked a time of 1h 18m 35s at Sutton Park.

Mixed triathlon full results

Main and Green, both from Elgin, finished 14th and 17th respectively in the men's and women's sprint events on Friday.

Sophia Green taking part in the Elgin Parkrun on New Year's Day when she set the women's course record. Picture: Chris Saunderson
Sophia Green taking part in the Elgin Parkrun on New Year's Day when she set the women's course record. Picture: Chris Saunderson

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