Triathlon News

Richard Murray and Gwen Jorgensen meet the forecasts and win the Island House Triathlon.

Yesterday, the last stage of this exclusive triathlon was played, where only the best 10 men and the 10 best women in each of the categories have competed.

Today's competition consisted of a sprint triathlon as a pursuit as in other sports such as biathlon. In the male race Richard Murray he was the first to take the exit, to 1'05 »from the American Cam Dye, to 13» to the New Zealander Terenzo Bozzone, to 51 »to Bozzone the Australian Aaron Royle and so on the other 6 triateltas. Murray was in charge of managing the advantage and took the victory with a global time of 3: 35: 35, second was Cam Dye who cut the South American's time, but not enough to endanger the victory. Dye stopped the chronometer in 3: 36: 04 and third was Royle with 3: 38: 19 who could with Bozzone for only 6 ».

In the women's race the Olympic champion Gwen Jorgensen she was the first to take the exit, to 45 »from her the British Holly Lawrence and 10» after Flora Duffy. Duffy made a great comeback, passed Lawrence and was very close to Jorgensen who took the victory with a global time of 3: 55: 01, second was Bermudense Duffy with 3: 55: 19 and third the British Lawrence with 3: 56: 17. The podium of the women's category is the most prestigious of all the podiums that have been in triathlon in 2016: the Olympic champion, the world champion and the IM 70.3 world champion.

Photos: Facebook Island House

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