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Moffatt, Kahlefeldt Earn Australia Team Olympic Nominations

Emma Moffatt and Brad Kahlefeldt have earned Australia's first two triathlon selection nominations for the London Olympics.

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Emma Moffatt and Brad Kahlefeldt have earned Australia’s first two triathlon selection nominations for the London Olympics.

Photo: Delly Carr/Triathlon.org

Triathlon Australia has announced Moffatt, a two-time world champion, and Kahlefeldt have been nominated for their Australian team at next year’s Games.

The Australian Olympic Committee will confirm the team of up to three men and three women in June.

Triathlon Australia’s Olympic program had a tough year and there is growing pressure ahead of London.

Moffatt won the bronze medal at the Beijing Olympics behind compatriot and gold medalist Emma Snowsill, who has struggled for form and fitness over the last couple of years.

Moffatt also won the 2009 and 2010 world titles.

Read more: Heraldsun.com.au