AQUATHLON: Kelowna’s Hoel claims third gold

Brock Hoel adds to his medal haul with victory in aquathlon Saturday morning.

Brock Hoel of West Kelowna claimed his third gold of the 2016 BC Summer Games by winning the aquathlon - a combination of swimming and running - Friday morning.

West Kelowna’s Brock Hoel added to his medal haul Saturday morning by winning the aquathlon – consisting of a 300-metre swim and a one-kilometre run – Saturday morning at Albert Dyck Lake in Abbotsford.

Hoel, who won both the triathlon and duathlon Friday morning, dominated the event, finishing in 7:52, more than 20 seconds better than his nearest competitor.

Keegan Ingram of Summerland claimed silver, coming in with a time of 8:14. Ingram has claimed silver in all three triathlon-style events.

Reece Landry of Delta grabbed bronze with a time of 8:30.

Results for the girls event are not yet available.

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