With the sunshine beating down at 31C and with the crowds growing in anticipation of seeing once again their favourite Swiss female elite athlete race the swim/bike/run of Geneva, the atmosphere was electric.
A strong current allowed British athletes Lucy Hall and Jessica Learmonth take full advantage of their swim strength. Having pulled to the front of the pack they built an impressive lead to leave the water comfortably at the front. They were joined on the bike by three others but their pace was such that one by one they fell off the back.
Mixed Relay stole the show at the 2015 ETU European Championships in Geneva when it came down to a sprint finish between France, Switzerland and Great Britain with France edging its competitors out by a narrow nine seconds.