David Thompson and Rebeccah Wassner each scored their third victory in Philadelphia on Sunday over a record pro field at the Philadelphia Insurance Triathlon presented by Suzuki. Sunday’s Olympic-distance race capped off a weekend of multisport events including a sprint distance triathlon, two day multi sport expo, Kids Fun Runs and Kids Duathlon on Saturday.
Enjoying near perfect race conditions, Marcel Zamora Perez and Tine Deckers both set course records in winning Ironman France today. For Spaniard Zamora Perez it was his fourth straight win in Nice, while Deckers became the first Belgian woman to claim an Ironman title. Click here for the wrap-up article.
Click here for a photo gallery from the race. West Des Moines, USA (June 27, 2009) – Beijing Olympic bronze and silver medalists, Emma Moffatt and Simon Whitfield, respectively, took home triathlon’s largest paycheck today at the Hy-Vee ITU Triathlon Elite Cup.
In a repeat of the 2009 Subaru Vancouver Triathlon, hometown heroes Jasper Blake and Cheryl Murphy took the respective men’s and women’s titles over the half ironman distance in the 14th edition of the New Balance Victoria Triathlon.
Emma Moffatt and Emma Snowsill of Australia ran their way to first and second place at the Dextro Energy ITU World Championship Washington, D.C. This marks the first time since 2005 that someone other than Portugal’s Vanessa Fernandes (who sat out this race due to injury) has beaten Snowsill in an ITU race.