Helen Russell

World Champion Duathlete and Triathlete


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Helen Russell - World Champion Duathlete and Triathlete

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Helen is a Triathlete and Duathlete who is enjoying success as an age group athlete representing Great Britain.

Since competing in her first triathlon in 2006 Helen has been very successful in multi-sport competitions, securing a number of victories and podium places in both, local, national and international Triathlons, Duathlons and Aquathlons.

Helen has represented Great Britain in Triathlon and Duathlon at an international level.

  • 2014 European Aquathlon Championships, Cologne, Germany, 2nd place 35-39 age group

  • 2013 European Sprint Triathlon Championships, Alanya, Turkey, 1st place 35-39 age group and 2nd overall

  • 2012 European Sprint Duathlon Championships, Horst, Holland, 1st place overall women and 1st 35-39 age group

  • 2011 World Sprint Duathlon Championships, Gijon, Spain-1st place 35-39 age category

  • 2010 European Duathlon Championships, Nancy, France-2nd place 35-39 age category

  • 2010 World Aquathlon Championships, Budapest, Hungary-3rd place 35-39 age category

  • 2010 European Triathlon Championships, Athlone, Ireland- 7th place 35-39 age category
A high level of commitment has been required for Helen to be able to combine her training and competing with working full-time.

Helen has received recognition for her results being runner up two years running in the national 220 Triathlon magazine ‘Female Duathlete of the Year’ award and a former winner of the Hereford and Worcestershire Sports Partnership Female Sports Personality of the Year, Bromsgrove Advertiser Sports Personality of the Year and Bromsgrove District Council Female Sports Personality of the year.

Helen has now been selected to be part of Team TriUK who are helping her to achieve her full potential as triathlete.
Latest Achievements

2nd European Aquathlon Championships (35-39 age category)

1st European Sprint Triathlon Championship (35-39) age category and 2nd overall.

1st England Sprint Triathlon Championships (35-39) age category

1st Bosworth Sprint Triathlon

1st Highley Sprint Triathlon

1st No Frills Duathlon, Market Bosworth

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£20,000 for Cure Leukaemia
Helen is delighted to have reached the £20,000 mark in her fundraising for Cure Leukaemia.

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Winter training
Helen is teaming up with the Terralta Apartotel Benidorm this year for her winter training.

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Erdinger / Tri247 Athlete of the Month
Helen is delighted to have been named the Erdinger Alkoholfrei/Tri247 Athlete of the Month for the month of July in recognition of completing the One Day Ahead Challenge.

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Geese up Ventoux Ride
On 13th September Helen joined forces with the Geese and Fountain Pub in Croxton Kerrial, Leicestershire to organise the Geese up Ventoux charity ride for Cure Leukeamia.

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Terralta Apartotel Benidorm
Warm weather training is an important part of Helen’s yearly schedule.

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SportsCover Direct
Helen will have peace of mind when travelling and cycling overseas this year as she has travel insurance from SportsCover Direct.

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Helen is delighted to become an Amphibia Ambassador.

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Sweet Peaks
Helen has teamed up with Sweet Peaks to give her the energy to get around her long training rides and the Le Tour One Day Ahead Challenge.

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