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Triathlete Brendan Sexton Aims For Aussie Olympic Team

Brendan Sexton aims to earn selection for London next year by upsetting the status quo in Australian Olympic-distance triathlon.

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Brendan Sexton aims to earn selection for London next year by upsetting the status quo in Australian Olympic-distance triathlon.

The 25-year-old continued his encouraging start to the year by winning race five of the Gatorade series on Sunday in the Melbourne suburb of Elwood.

It was his third win this summer in the series, but this is only a warm-up to much bigger goals over the next 18 months.

For now, Beijing Olympians Brad Kahlefeldt and Courtney Atkinson remain the favorites to again make the men’s triathlon team for London, which is a maximum of three.

Read more: Ninemsn.com/au