Great Britain's Joe Townsend eased to victory in the men's PTWC event at the ITU Para-triathlon World Cup in Eton Dorney ©British Triathlon/Twitter

Great Britain's Joe Townsend and Jade Jones-Hall won the respective men’s and women’s PTWC events in front of a home crowd at the International Triathlon Union (ITU) Para-triathlon World Cup in Eton Dorney today, repeating their triumphs from the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games last month.

Townsend prevailed with a time of 1 hour 43sec at the venue located in and around Dorney Lake, which hosted the London 2012 Olympic rowing competition.

Austria's Florian Brungraber finished second in 1:02:15, while France's Alexandre Paviza came third in 1:02:35.

Jones-Hall, meanwhile, came out on top with a time of 1:13:29.

In a three-athlete race, fellow Britons Lizzie Tench and Sophie Taylor ranked second and third respectively.

Tench clocked a time of 1:18:37, while Taylor crossed the line in 1:21:05.

There was also success for Britain in seven of the other 10 events.

Four of those wins came in men's competition with Andrew Lewis, Ryan Taylor, Steven Crowley and Dave Ellis winning the PTS2, PTS3, PTS4 and PTVI events respectively. 

Paralympic champion Lewis posted an unrivalled time of 1:06:37 in the PTS2 with The Netherlands' Maurits Morsink second in 1:08:50 and France's Jules Ribstein third in 1:09:59.

Taylor won the two-athlete PTS3 event in 1:08:36, beating Germany's Max Gelhaar who finished in 1:16:30, while Crowley topped the PTS4 podium in 1:04:04 with Luxembourg's Joe Kurt the runner-up in 1:05:08 and Austria's Oliver Dreier the bronze medallist in 1:05:35.

World champion Ellis took the PTVI title with a time of 1:00:43 as Serbia's Lazar Filipovic finished second in 1:04:02 and Italy's Maurizio Romeo came third in 1:04:49. 

On the women's side, Britain's Hannah Moore was the only competitor in the PTS4 event and she posted a time of 1:15:48.

Lauren Steadman led a British one-two in the PTS5 competition, finishing in 1:08:06 to beat Claire Cashmore by a margin of 3:00:01.

France's Sandra Chaleteix came third in 1:32:15.

Britain's one other female winner was Alison Patrick, who secured top honours in the PTVI event at the expense of Annouck Curzillat with a time of 1:07:35.

Curzillat was the runner-up in the two-athlete race in 1:16:53.

Germany's Nora Hansel was the only competitor in the women's PTS3 event and finished in 1:25:23.

Compatriot Martin Schulz won the men's PTS5 event in 57:48 with Britain's George Peasgood second in 59:03 and France's Yannick Bourseaux third in 1:00:19.

The United States also claimed a gold medal today thanks to Paralympic bronze medallist Melissa Stockwell in the women's PTS2 event.

She clocked a time of 1:26:58 to beat sole challenger Veronica Yoko Plebani of Italy by 46 seconds.

The next leg of the ITU Paratriathlon World Cup series is due to take place in Besançon in France from June 16 to 17.