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After a week of terrible weather, race day put up a perfect day for racing and fast times to boot. Although the morning was fresh, the ocean was calm unlike the previous days where there were people surfing out there. With such a star-studded field in both the male and female pro fields, the race [...]
ITU World Triathlon Kitzbühel sees many of the Olympic Triathlon Medal Contenders going head to head
The 2012 ITU World Triathlon Kitzbühel promises a nail biting weekend of racing. The women begin with Andrea Hewitt (NZL) up against the likes of Switzerland’s Nicola Spirig, Aileen Morrison (IRL) and Barbara Riveros Diaz (CHI). The men’s race certainly sees the strongest line up of the year with both Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee (GBR), [...]
Australia boasts some of the world’s best triathletes but there is a gaping hole in the nation’s trophy cabinet where a men’s Olympic medal could sit. With the announcement of the men’s team for London 2012 today, Australia has that London podium in sight. Beijing Olympians Brad Kahlefeldt and Courtney Atkinson will make their second [...]
Australian Olympic triathlete Brad Kahlefeldt will be discharged from a San Diego Hospital tomorrow after extensive tests have cleared him of tuberculosis. Doctors now believe Kahlefeldt is suffering from atypical Pneumonia and has been on antibiotics since being admitted to hospital after last Sunday’s ITU World Championship race in San Diego. Kahlefeldt underwent a lung [...]
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London bound Olympic triathlete Brad Kahlefeldt has been isolated in a San Diego hospital with symptoms that could be tuberculosis. Kahlefeldt complained to Australian Triathlon team staff after finishing the second ITU Triathlon World Championship race at Mission Beach yesterday. The 31-year Beijing Olympian, who has been pre-nominated for this year’s London Games, reported pains [...]
The race for places on Australia’s Olympic men’s triathlon team will continue to go right down the wire after a frenetic second round of the Dextro Energy ITU World Triathlon Championship Series in San Diego today. Just one race remains inside the selection nomination period and that’s in Madrid on May 26 and 27 when [...]
Chris McCormack the only Australian to finish today’s Dextro Energy ITU Triathlon Elite Men’s World Champion Grand Final in Beijing
Chris McCormack was the only Australian to finish today’s Dextro Energy ITU Triathlon Elite Men’s World Champion Grand Final race as the Australian team fought its own war of attrition in Beijing today. It was a tough day in the office for the Australian men’s team who lost rising star Brendan Sexton on the morning of the race with a nasty gastro bug which also added to the early retirement of Beijing Olympian Brad Kahlefeldt after the first run lap.
Australia has come from behind to claim a top ten finish in the ITU World Teams Triathlon Championship in Lausanne tonight – finishing seventh in the event that looks almost certain to be included in the 2016 Olympic Games. Their seventh place came after being well back early with Australia’s second team of Felicity Abram, Peter Kerr, Felicity Sheedy-Ryan and Mitch Robins finishing in 13th place.
Jonathan Brownlee turned the tables on older brother Alistair, the form triathlete of the season and winner in London two weeks ago, to outsprint Gomez and claim his second World Championship Sprint title in 52 minutes 23 seconds, with Gomez claiming the silver medal four seconds behind and Alistair a further 10 seconds back in third. Brad Kahlefeldt was 40 seconds behind the winner, with Sexton 19th, Aaron Royle 30th, Cameron Good 39th and Drew Box 42nd. James Seear pulled out of the race on the fourth lap of the bike leg.