Over 1000 employees gather at Dorney Lake for the Belron Triathlon 2014

1 October 2014

On Saturday 27 September over 1000 Belron employees from 22 countries gathered at 2012 Olympic venue, Dorney Lake, for the first ever Belron triathlon. Read on to find out how they all swam, cycled and ran for Afrika Tikkun.

The triathlon weekend started on the Friday evening with over 600 of the international competitors attending a BBQ at Milton Park. During the evening the three young athletes from the Afrika Tikkun programme spoke about their experiences in South Africa and how the charity has supported them. Phumzile Valashiya, Lebogang Mashabela and Precious Hlaka all commented on how the involvement of Afrika Tikkun in their lives had brought focus and hope to their future.

Hearing from the Afrika Tikkun athletes gave inspiration to everyone as they arrived at Dorney Lake the next day. The event started with a welcome from Gary Lubner as all competitors gathered for the group photo and cheque presentation, which totalled over €500,000.

Watch the Belron Triathlon highlights video to find out how the competitors got on.

Later in the evening Gary Lubner presented medals to winners of the Olympic, Sprint and Super Sprint events.

Congratulations to everyone who took part in this year’s triathlon. You can view all the results by clicking here.

It’s not too late to make a donation to Afrika Tikkun - go to our Virgin Money Giving page.