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Despite not racing at last weekend’s Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Triathlon, American Rebeccah Wassner maintains her lead in the 2010 Lifetime Fitness Triathlon Series Race to the Toyota Cup. On the men’s side, the Czech Republic’s Filip Ospaly used a fifth place finish in L.A. to propel himself into the lead.See more in the press release below:
Wassner has held first place in the professional women’s standings since July 19, with her win during the third leg of the 2010 Life Time Fitness Triathlon Series Race to the Toyota Cup, the Nautica New York City Triathlon. She is currently 2,000 points ahead of second place in the women’s points standings. Nichole Kelleher (USA) is now tied for second place in the professional women’s standings with Sara McLarty (USA), who finished second in Los Angeles–the only professional woman in points standings to compete in the Los Angeles event. Laurel Wassner (USA) remains third in the women’s professional division point standings, 3,000 points behind first place.
On the professional male side, Osplay placed fifth in Los Angeles and moved 2,000 points ahead of David Thompson (USA) in point standings. The 2009 Series Champion, Matt Reed, finished seventh in Los Angeles and is currently third in points standings, 6,000 points behind first place.
2010 Life Time Fitness Triathlon Series Race to the Toyota Cup Standings as of October 6, 2010
Male Professional Division:
Filip Osplay (CZE) 31,000
David Thompson (USA) 29,000
Matt Reed (USA) 25,000
Female Professional Division:
Rebeccah Wassner (USA) 25,000
Nicole Kelleher (USA) 23,000
Sara McLarty (USA) 23,000
Laurel Wassner (USA) 22,000