Alistair Brownlee gets to the top of the podium twice in one weekend as he wins the elite men’s race and is part of the winning Great Britain team in the World Mixed Relay Championships. Gwen Jorgensen claims the points to keep her top of the women’s series rankings.
Gwen Jorgensen of the USA wins her sixth ITU World Triathlon Series race making her the most successful female competitor in the series’ history whilst Javier Gomez of Spain wins the men’s race.
Age group competitors took to a less compact course that included a ride along Lower Wacker Drive, a multilevel road that has been used as a location for films such as The Blues Brothers and Batman Begins.
Mario Mola of Spain springs surprise victory as all three Olympic medalists from the race just under two years before finish outside the podium places. Gwen Jorgensen of the USA wins the women’s race.
Ultra triathletes are always on the lookout for new and more challenging events. Many are on lap courses. The Enduroman Lands End to London to Dover is a point to point, rolling clock ultra distance triathlon with each discipline three times the distance of that in an ironman race.
Spain’s Javier Gomez out sprints Great Britain’s Jonathan Brownlee to the line to win the grand final and series but Non Stanford gives the home crowd something to cheer about with an emphatic victory that also wins her the women’s series title.
Victory for EC Sartrouville in the men’s race sees them only five points behind series leaders in the men’s French Grand prix triathlon series and second place for Poissy Triathlon in the women’s all but secure them the title yet again.
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.
As the popularity of triathlon grows around the world more and more cities are allowing not just elite races and road closures but accompanying age group races.
Stockholm is one such city and with a council who allows two virtually totally different courses.
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.