Colyton School duo impress at British Schools’ Modern Biathlon championships

Xanthe Dyer

Xanthe Dyer - Credit: Archant

Two Colyton Grammar School students, Xanthe Dyer and Simon Davis competed in the British Schools’ Modern Biathlon championships, writes Alfie Howard.

Simon Davis

Simon Davis - Credit: Archant

The event took place at the Olympic Park and Aquatic centre, London.

The biathlon, in which 150 entrants competed after coming through a series of qualifying events, consists of a 100m swim and a 1600m run.

The two students, both just 13-years-of-age, did very well, with Xanthe finishing 26th and Simon 37th in their age groups.


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