THE end of June has proved to be very successful for Wessex Wyvern in two world qualifying competitions, writes MICHELLE MATSON

The first was the British Triathle Championships held at Leweston School in Dorset.

Triathle is a laser-shoot, followed by a swim, followed by a run of varying distances and various multiple times depending on age.

The event was a qualifier for the World Triathle Championships being held in Florida in October.

In the under-11 girls Alexis Hornsby picked up the national bronze medal with Maddie Kingston fourth and Ruby Hanvey Meyer was sixth. All three girls qualified for the GB team.

Also in this age group were Martha Moore in seventh and Amelie Smith eighth, both are reserves and qualified for the GB team.

In the under-11 boys Archie Parker narrowly missed out on a medal in fourth places with Travis Moore finishing sixth and both boys are selected for Florida.

In the under-13 girls Lily-Mae Lancaster-Evans came eighth and is second reserve, while Immi Edward was 17th and Lily Moore 21st.

In the under-15 girls India Farrant came 11th. Martin Murray was the only master taking part and he became British Champion in the 50 plus age group also qualifying for Florida.

The following weekend saw the team travelling to Solihull to take part in the British Laser-run Championships. Laser-run is a new rapidly growing sport and sees athletes competing over varying distances (depending on age) and shooting targets with laser guns.

Wessex Wyvern had an incredible 15 members qualify for both European Championships in Germany in August and World Championships in Budapest in September.

Martin Murray had another great competition with a second British title in two weeks in the Masters 50 plus age group and Travis Moore picked up his first British title in the under-11 Boys age group.

Joining Moore were team mates Charlie Mead in fifth and George Eardley in eighth with the boys becoming British team champions too.

Not to be outdone by the boys the under 11 girls saw Alexis Hornsby finish second, Amelia Carter fifth and Romilly Murray seventh also became British team champions.

Amelie Smith ninth and Brooke Clover 10th also qualified for the GB Team.

In the under-nine age group Lily Stenning picked up her first medal with silver and a place on the GB Team with Cordelia Murray in third and Alexa Jack-Evans in fourth.

The under-nines girls team also picked up the British team gold medal.

Liam Neil was fourth in the boys event and also qualified.

In the under-13s age group Lily-Mae Lancaster-Evans came eighth and Immi Edwards ninth with both being selected.

Xander Carter came 13th but has earned selection.

In the masters women's 40 plus Phillipa Murray was fourth and in the 50 plus Rachel Kingston was seventh with both ladies earning their spot on the GB Team.