The World Triathlon Para Cup in Paris had its swimming leg cancelled following “discrepancies” in water high quality assessments from the River Seine.
Saturday’s race was a take a look at occasion for subsequent yr’s Paris Paralympics.
World Triathlon mentioned the choice was made so “to not put the well being and security of the athletes in danger”.
Britain’s Dave Ellis and information Luke Pollard gained gold within the males’s PTVI class, whereas Claire Cashmore took silver within the girls’s PTS5.
On Thursday and Friday, the elite males’s and ladies’s triathlon races included the swimming leg within the Seine, with Nice Britain’s Alex Yee and Beth Potter every profitable gold.
Nevertheless, earlier this month, an Open Water Swimming World Cup occasion – one other take a look at occasion for Paris 2024 – was cancelled after water high quality within the Seine was dominated to be “beneath acceptable requirements.”
The Seine is scheduled to host marathon swimming, triathlon and Para-triathlon occasions on the Olympics and Paralympics.
“We now have noticed a big discrepancy between the most recent water high quality assessments supplied by the laboratory and the excessive frequency pattern analysers,” World Triathlon mentioned in a press release on Saturday.
“Paris 2024, the Metropolis of Paris and the general public authorities are investigating the information discrepancy and can share extra particulars as quickly as extra info is out there.”
Swimming is ready to be one of many main legacies of the Video games due to a 1.4bn euro (£1.2bn) regeneration challenge in Paris, with three open-air swimming areas accessible from the quayside by 2025.