Triathlete Phillip McCatty believes prospects for competition bleak for remainder of 2020

By June 19, 2020

In the wake of his success at the just-concluded Sweet and Simply Jamaican Virtual Run, triathlete Phillip McCatty is not very optimistic about competing for the remainder of 2020.

McCatty, a Jamaican based in Canada won three of four categories, topping the Male 5K Run, the Male Eight-Mile Walk and the 15K Bike. He was second in the 30K Bike behind Hans Heusinkveld.

However, the outlook on the remainder of the year, he said, doesn’t offer much hope.

“I won't hold my breath for anything this year as the situation with the pandemic is very fluid,” told Sportsmax.TV.

“But I'll continue to observe the landscape and if all goes well, there might be events that take place in the fall. So, we'll have to wait and see.

“I was slated to race the Boston Marathon, having qualified with a third-place finish at Kingston City Marathon last year, but it was postponed and then later cancelled. I intend to run it virtually in September on the postponed date. That is my next big target and then we'll go from there.”

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