STUART Meikle ended his paratriathlon season in style with a silver medal in a World Cup race.

The 44-year-old finished second in the event, held in Madeira, Portugal, last weekend.

He completed the race in an overall time of one hour 15 minutes 34 seconds in the PTS2 category.

Meikle finished behind fellow Brit, Andrew Lewis, who completed the course in 1.13.55.

Meikle tweeted: "Absolutely delighted to finish last race of the season with a solid performance in Portugal winning silver. Massive thanks to British Triathlon for all your support this year and big thanks to my coach, Becky Hewitt, for everything. Big up to Andy Lewis for everything while in Funchal."

His silver comes in the same month he secured a bronze at the Paratriathlon World Cup event in Alanya, Turkey.

Meikle had his right leg amputated at the knee when he was just six months old due to complications following his birth. He was inspired to take up running after taking his children to Keighley & Craven Athletics Club training sessions at University Academy Keighley.