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Reid finishes 21st at Rio triathlon

Team Ireland's Aileen Reid following the Women's Triathlon on the fifteenth day of the Rio Olympics Games, Brazil. Credit: PA

Derry triathlete Aileen Reid produced a strong final third to secure a 21st-place finish in the women's triathlon in Rio on Saturday.

Reid was in 36th place following the swimming and cycling portions of the event, but a powerful performance in the 10k run saw her move up 11 places to

That was a big improvement on the 2012 games in London, where a crash during the cycling saw her finish in 43rd position.

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