Jamaican triathlete Llori Sharpe leaves for three-week camp

By June 18, 2019

National triathlete Llori Sharpe and her Coach Carlton Simmonds left the island on Tuesday for Ecuador where they will participate in a three-week camp where they will prepare for the Pan Am Games in July.

The camp runs from June 18-July 7.

The Americas Triathlon Confederation (CAMTRI) is hosting camp is hosting this camp primarily to prepare athletes from their respective countries for the upcoming Panam Games in July and Leroy Cooke the President of the Jamaica Triathlon Association (JTA) is happy for the opportunity to get help with the preparation of the athlete for the Pan Am Games.

He also expressed his gratitude to the Jamaica Olympic Association in facilitating the trip.

The athletes from predominantly Central and South American countries as well as Jamaica and Barbados, the only two English-speaking Caribbean countries.

Sharpe, one of the two juniors participating in the camp, will use this camp to transition to Olympic Distance Triathlon - 1500m swim, 40km bike, 10k run.

Having been consistent in the sprint-distance triathlons, she is hoping the camp will be helpful in helping her transition and said she was grateful for the opportunity to train with the elite and professional triathletes.

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