Stehula wins regional triathlon

Chris Stehula, 25, of San Luis Obispo won the USAT Southwest Region Collegiate Triathlon Championships at Lopez Lake on Saturday.

As a member of the Cal Poly Triathlon Club, he competed in the Olympic distance event, winning in 1 hour, 57 minutes, 38 seconds. The race was comprised of a 150-meter swim, 40-kilometer bike ride, and a 10k run.

Sponsored by Atascadero’s K-Man Cyclery, the senior Cal Poly recreation management major moves on to compete at the National Collegiate Triathlon Championships held in Lubbock, Texas on April 17.