Congratulations to Jonathan Herring and Laurie Orchard, the winners of the Olympic distance event in the RUBIS Tri-Fest 2012. IslandStats.com had the following to say about the race:
Jonathan Herring and Laurie Orchard are the 2012 Rubis Energy Bermuda Triathlon Olympic Distance Male and Female Champions, while thirteen Year Old Tyler Smith and forty year old Lisa Blackburn captured the Male and Female Sprint Individual titles.
Herring clocked time of 2:07:14,he finished more than ten minutes ahead of the second place finisher at the distance Mark Wilcox who clocked 2:17:35, Geoff Smith finished third with a time of 2:22:02.
Orchard was the 8th overall finisher at the distance clocking a time of 2:28:12, Emma O’Connell was the second female finisher with a time of 2:31:45 finishing 11th overall and one spot back was the third female finisher Belinda Castree clocking 2:34:02.
Smith broke the tape in 1:10:43, Matthew Claridge was second across the line in 1:12:41 and Chris Harkness finished third clocking 1:13:22. Blackburn was 6th overall with a time of 1:19:06, while Deanna Didyk was the 9th finisher overall and the second female finisher clocking 1:24:11 and finishing 11th overall was the third female finisher Sharon Hammond who clocked 1:24:41.