Richard Murray wins his first ITU race after his operation
The South African triathlete Richard Murray He has returned to the top of the podium in an ITU event after undergoing heart surgery last year.
It has been over sprint distance (750m, 18.3k, 5k) in the Sarasota-Bradenton American Cup where Murray was the fastest followed by Kevin Mcdowell and Daniel Dixon.
Murray has competed under the ITU flag as he is looking forward to competing this month with the The Netherlands,
"Today I won 🙏🙏🇺🇸.
My first race back in the international American Cup. @worldtriathlon
Very happy that the body works and grateful for every moment”
Took the win today 🙏🙏🇺🇸
My first race back with an international American Cup field. @worldtriathlon
So happy the body is working and great for every moment 💪 Thanks @KMcDowell1 and 19 year old Daniel Dixon from GB 👍#NeverGiveUpHope ???? pic.twitter.com/0OLQpVpsk1
- Richard Murray (@RD_murray) March 13, 2022