This weekend's Triathlon NSW Junior Super Sprint Championships at Gosling Creek will have some international flair, with a handful of Spanish stars landing in Orange to tackle what is now the premier short-course junior event in the state.
Triathlon NSW junior pathway coach Mick Delamotte confirmed last week a quartet of Spaniards will take on the championship, which returns to Gosling Creek for the fourth year since being established in the area in 2016.
A plethora of Orange Cycle and Triathlon Club's best will also gun for glory at the event, which allows Central West athletes a chance to compete at the state level without heavy pressure of travel and includes individual and team events too.
The Piranhas were strong in last year's Mixed Team Relay Championships, finishing second, while Rory Thornhill starred individually with a second finish in the ITU Draft Legal Junior combined section.
NSW professional Nathan Breen will be on hand to commentate the two days of racing, which begin on Saturday after registration, group coaching sessions and a Super Sprint Aquathon.
The heats and final for the Super Sprint Championships are on Saturday afternoon for draft-legal athletes, while Sunday's events include the Mixed Team Relay Championships.
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