Pro Angela Naeth breaks the finish line tape in...
On Sunday athletes competed in the 2016 Columbia Threadneedle Investments Boston Triathlon—known for being Boston's only triathlon.
Michael Doyle, 60, gets ready for the start. Bing Wang, 28, prepares for the swim. Violet is all smiles as she gets ready to start the Olympic swim. Steven Columbo, 27, looks ready to start the Olympic swim.
29 and under women crash into Dorchester Bay at the start of the Olympic Tri. The men’s 35-39 age group dive in for the Olympic swim. The men’s 35-39 age group dive in for the Olympic swim. Olympic swim waves navigate race course bouys as rescue crews keep watchful eye.
Near the end of the swim in Dorchester Bay. Women 29 and under exit Dorchester Bay.
David Schwarz, 48, exits the water on the way to T1. Carlos Heil leads a group of athletes out of the water onto Carson Beach. Avery Palardy, 23 of Dorchester, exits the swim course and races past other athletes on the way to T1 and winning the 20-24 age group.
An athlete runs up the beach to T1. Jocelyn Charlton, 27, sets up in transition prior to race. Bryan O’Rourke, 41, does another lap of the Olympic bike phase.
Madeline Spinks of Brighton has energetic supporters Olympic distance athletes run in Moakley Park Margaret Smith takes water as she begins run in Olympic.
Violet Chang happily runs through Coakley Park in Olympic race. Dave McGillivray, race director of Boston Marathon, runs to third in his age group in sprint. Young finish line supporters bang the noisemakers. Jeffrey Cain, 52, turns to the finish line in Olympic as Genevieve Nave follows.
A sprint to the finish Matthew Giambrone of Boston digs in for the finish in the Olympic. Kate Jackso Hobbs, 34 of Boston finishes the race. A medal awaits its finisher.
Brian Brulez, 28 of Kansas City, finishes the Olympic race. Sean Murphy hugs Genevieve Nave, both of South Boston, at finish line after completing the Olympic race. Quant Le, 41 of Dorchester, finishes the Olympic-distance race. Caitlin Campbell congratulates Kaitlin O’Brien after finishing the Olympic-distance race.
Bryan Lyons pushes Rick Hoyt across the finish line. Lucas Pozzetta of Merrimack, NH get the Olympic-distance win in 1:44:30. Pro Angela Naeth breaks the finish line tape in 1:53:27 for the win. Angela Naeth receives her $750 paycheck for the win.
Philippe Malcolm gets some medical attention for his ankle.
Photos: Kevin Morris
On Sunday athletes raced in the 2016 Columbia Threadneedle Investments Boston Triathlon—known for being Boston’s only triathlon. Competing in either the sprint- or Olympic-distance races, athletes swam in the fresh waters of Dorchester Bay, cycled through the Boston city streets and then ran along the scenic Southie shoreline. Lucas Pozzetta and Angela Naeth earned the Olympic-distance victories, while Jonathan Ingalls and Darby Middlebrook were first to cross the finish line in the sprint races.
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