Well that was a disappointing race. I trained more than usual to be able to swim easily the 1.6 or so km (a mile) in the biggest swim even in the world. The last time I did it was in 2015, and I completed it in 47 minutes by swimming not even in a straight line. This time, on a cold and a little foggy morning, in the first event ot the day, for some reason I finished it above the hour mark! I definitely swam way more straighter than the last time, but the choppiness of the water, and the constant water dripping in my goggles probably made my slower than expected. I just didn't realize how slow I was.
Oh well, at least I got my medal and I spent a beatiful weekend with Finn and Lindsey in Howick, one of my favourite places in South Africa.