Aston’s good run of form continues into the Middle Distance Qualification race, and Tara Melhuish shows the girls can do it too!

Paul PrudhoeHigh Performance, High Performance News

Aston Key’s good run of form continued today in the JWOC Middle Distance qualification races, and OACT’s Tara Melhuish showed that the girls can match the Europeans too by finishing her heat in 5th place, just 40 secs down on the winner of race 1. Today’s qualification race results can be found here and the splits here.

Aston completed his 4.1km course in 21m42s to have the fastest time across the three men’s races, while Tara completed her 3.3Km course in 25m36s, just 40 secs behind the winner of her race.

As a result both Aston and Tara will compete in tomorrow’s A finals. The Start List for the finals can be found here .

The A finals will be longer for both Aston and Tara, with the men running a 4.7Km course and the women running a 4.3Km course.

The Men’s A final starts at 10:15 (local time), with Aston starting at 12:11 (local time). The Women’s A final starts at 10:45 (local time) and Tara starting at 12:15 (local time).

Live Results and Live tracking of the races can be found here.