MORE than 380 athletes took part in the Crystal Palace Triathlon with a home-star taking a silver medal.

The race a 750m swim, a 20km cycle-ride and a 5km run was held on May 28 at Crystal Palace National Sports Centre.

Jon Horsman, of the Crystal Palace Triathletes' club, finished second in the over-40s category behind Dean Moy of East London Triathlete Club.

Gavin Smith of Optima Racing won the under-40s men's title while Kate Balchin won the under-40s women's gold.