Aileen Reid finishes 15th in Auckland World Series event

Aileen Reid was eighth in the 2014 World Series
Aileen Reid was eighth in the 2014 World Series

Aileen Reid finished 15th in the 2015 World Series event in Auckland, improving from her 24th place in the first round of the series in Abu Dhabi.

The Derry triathlete recorded a time of two hours 13 minutes 53 seconds, almost four and a half minutes behind the winner, American Gwen Jorgensen (2:09:04), with Kate Zaferes third.

Reid will compete in the next round at the Gold Coast, Australia on 11 April.

She will then decide on her programme for the rest of the season.

Reid was eighth in last year's World Series standings.

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