Non Standford wins the Hamburg World Series

Katie Zaferes with a fall in the cycling segment, lost all victory options.

A new edition of the Hamburg World Series, the longest scheduled date on a rainy afternoon in German lands, has been played today

Among the favorites we find Katie Zaferes, as well as En Jessica Learmonth, Georgia Taylor-Brown, Taylor Spivey, Non Stanford or Rachel Klamer.

It also highlighted the return to competition of Vicky Holland, world champion in 2018 and Nicola Spirig. As for the Spanish, Carolina Routier and Sara Pérez participated

The test began with the 750 swimming meters with neoprene, where the first to leave the water was the French Cassandre Beaugraund followed by 4 seconds by Sophie Codwell and by Sumer Rappaport and Katie Zaferes coming fourth to 6 seconds of the head of the race. Vicky Holland suffered a penalty of 10 seconds for a false start. Carolina Routier left the 20ª and Sara Perez the 46ª.

With a quick transition, the British Sophie Codwell launched a strong attack in the first meters of the segment, taking one second from the chasing group of 22 units with all the favorites but that was unified before going through the first lap. A second group passed 27 seconds where the Spanish were.

In the second he returned with a wet and dangerous circuit, we began to see crashes in the lead peloton, until in one of them the world leader Katie Zaferes was involved losing more than a minute.

After the crashes, the head squad was left with 18 units and the difference was increased over the chasing group to go through the last lap with almost a minute difference. Zaferes passed in the last positions to 1: 17 and trying to reach the group that had ahead.

Finally the first to arrive at the T2 was Sophie Codwell followed by Georgia Taylor Brown and Non Stanford with the whole group very close together. The second group came to 1: 20 with Katie Zaferes and the Spaniards in the group.

In the first few meters of the race Non Standford made an attack taking a few meters ahead of the French Beaugraund, winner last year in Hamburg and Codwell.

Little by little, Standford and Beagraund separated by a few seconds, they were distancing themselves from the rest of the athletes who came from behind, passing through the middle of the route Standford in the lead with 4 seconds ahead of the French and 10 seconds over Klamer, Rappaport, Taylor Brown and Spivey.

In the final part of the segment, the British Non Standford it was increasing its advantage to obtain its third victory in a world-wide series (Madrid 2013, Cape Town 2016 and Hamburg 2019) with a time of 59: 24 followed by the French Cassandre Beaugraund and by Summer Rappaport occupying the third final position.

Katie Zaferes finished 35th and Carolina Routier 45th and Sara Pérez 46th

Female classification

Athlete Time / Difference
Non Stanford 0:59:24
Cassandre Beaugrand 00:59:31 +00:00:07
Summer Rappaport 00:59:42 +00:00:19
Rachel Klamer 00:59:43 +00:00:19
Georgia Taylor-Brown 00:59:49 +00:00:25
Taylor Spivey 00:59:51 +00:00:27
Laura Lindemann 00:59:52 +00:00:28
Nicola Spirig 00:59:59 +00:00:35
Vicky Holland 01:00:03 +00:00:40
Annamaria Mazzetti 01:00:06 +00:00:42

Katie Zaferes continues as world leader

After 6 contested events this season North American triathlete Katie Zaferes continues as world leader with 4.925 points followed by Jessica Learmonth second (4.170) and Georgia Taylor Brown (4.121) third.

Women's ranking after WTS Hamburg 2019
Women's ranking after WTS Hamburg 2019

The next round of the World Cup will be in Edmonton (Canada) the next 21 for July.

There are no previous results.

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