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Jonathan Brownlee wins 2011 Dextro ITU World Triathlon Sprint Championships in Lausanne

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.

Australia’s Brad Kahlefeldt has Continued to put Himself in a Prime Position for Olympic Selection

Australia’s Brad Kahlefeldt has continued to put himself in a prime position for Olympic selection after a determined eighth-placed finish in today’s ITU Dextro Energy Triathlon World Championship race on a rain-swept Olympic course in London. Kahlefeldt was followed today by fellow Australians Brendan Sexton (31st), Aaron Royle (45th) James Seear (53rd) & Chris McCormack who was a DNF early in the bike and who will return to Australia for treatment to his nagging hamstring.

Australian Women’s Dream Team – Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series in Sydney

Reigning world champion Emma Moffatt will be joined by Olympic champion Emma Snowsill and last year’s rapidly emerging Under 23 world champion Emma Jackson in what will be an absorbing home soil battle. Rounding out a full strength Australian women’s team is the well-credentialed Annabel Luxford, Felicity Abram and Felicity Sheedy-Ryan. The Australian men’s team will again be headed by the ever-consistent Olympic duo of Brad Kahlefeldt and Courtney Atkinson. James Seear and Brendan Sexton.