An employee from Mexichem SAB de CV's Specialty Compounds unit in Melton Mowbray, England, brought home a bronze medal from the annual World Corporate Games, held in Mexico City in September.
The international games drew more than 3,000 athletes representing more than 100 different companies.
Two Mexichem employees, Adam Watford and Darren Newton, entered the triathlon. Watford won the bronze medal, in a time of 1 hour 13 minutes, while Newton finished 34th out of 140 athletes in 1 hour 28 minutes.
Both are employees of Mexichem Specialty Compounds, formerly AlphaGary.
Watford is an operator in the factory and has worked for Mexichem for nine years, while Newton is a cell leader and has worked for Mexichem for 14 years.
Mexichem came 7th overall in the Mexico games with a haul of 26 medals.
The annual Corporate Games is a multisport event hosted in a different global location each year. Athletes representing different corporations compete in a variety of sports.
Competitors wear the colors and logos of their organization. There are no national flags, anthems or political ideologies. The aim is to build confidence, loyalty and team spirit. Medals and corporate awards are presented to winning athletes and organizations.
All sports, individual and team, are open equally to women and men, with competition based on age. The games encourages participation regardless of ability, or disability. The oldest competitor to date was 87 years old.