ictories for both America’s Gwen Jorgensen and Britain’s Alistair Brownlee takes both the women’s and men’s ITU World Triathlon Series’ to a thrilling conclusion at its Grand Final in London.
Men’s Olympic medalists finally compete against each other again and a good weekend for Anne Haug and Germany sees her top of the podium twice in the women’s World Triathlon Series race and the World Mixed Relay Triathlon Championships in Hamburg, Germany.
Great Britain retain the ITU Triathlon Mixed Relay title in Stockholm, Sweden as Germany’s Stefan Justus crashed twice in the rain on the bike.
Running ability decided the last Olympic distance race of the ITU World Triathlon Series before competitors face each other in Hyde Park, London for the London 2012 Olympic Games. A fast break for Alistair Brownlee as he left transition gave him victory in the men’s race and Nicola Spirig outsprinted Lisa Norden to win the women’s race.
If it isn’t one it’s the other” said a spectator after Jonathan Brownlee won the ITU World Triathlon Series race in Madrid, a race won the previous three years by his brother Alistair.
Alistair Brownlee wins triathlon’s 2011 ITU World Championship Series Grand Final in Beijing, China to take series title with brother Jonathan Brownlee’s third place in the race enough to secure him the runners up place in the series overall.
Helen Jenkins takes second place in the women’s grand final to give her the women’s overall series title.
With one year to go the Brownlee brothers take first and third in the mens race and Helen Jenkins wins the women’s race on the prospective course for the 2012 Olympic Games triathlon in London, Great Britain.
The three Emma’s give Australia a 1 – 2 – 3 in the women’s round of triathlon’s ITU World Championship Series in Hamburg, Germany whilst Brad Kahlefeldt outsprints Will Clarke to the finish in the final two hundred metres of the run to win the men’s race.
Paula Findlay takes second world championship series title of the year and a Brownlee brothers one-two pushes Javier Gomez into third place at the men’s ITU World Championships Series triathlon in Madrid, Spain.
Javier Gomez wins men’s race with Jonathan Brownlee taking silver after Alistair Brownlee slipped and injured himself on the third lap of the run having been with the lead pack throughout the race.
Paula Findlay holds off Barbara Riveros Diaz to take womens title in a time of 02:01:21 with current series champion Emma Moffatt finishing in 13th.
Britain’s men and Australia’s women dominated the racing at the 2010 Dextro Energy ITU World Triathlon Championship Grand Final in Budapest, Hungary.