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St Albans teenager Lightowler finishes second in world championships
12:43pm Tuesday 17th September 2013 in Local Sport
St Albans School’s Robbie Lightowler finished second in his age category in the World Aquathlon Championships.
In the 16 year old’s toughest event to date, the Year 12 pupil competed against boys who were three years his senior, making his achievement all the more remarkable.
The Aquathlon began with a 1000m swim in the Serpentine followed by a five-kilometre run.
On the run section of the course Lightowler pushed through to finish second and fourth overall.
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