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Olympic medalists Lisa Norden, Erin Densham, Jonathan Brownlee and Javier Gomez highlight the Stockholm field.
The Olympic Games may be a wrap for another four years, but racing action is far from over in the 2012 ITU World Triathlon Series. With just three events left on this year’s circuit, competition continues with the sixth stop in Stockholm this weekend.
In its ITU World Triathlon Series debut, Stockholm will play host to a slew of Olympians on a quick sprint distance course, which consists of a one-lap 750K swim, five 4K loops on the bike and two 2.5K run laps. With important world championships points on the line, and some strong athletes out of the line up, Stockholm could be a pivotal race in terms of series points.
While individuals will be chasing important world ranking points, a world championship will also be decided in Stockholm in the Mixed Relay event. With numerous lead changes, an abundance of action on the course, and unabashed team pride, the event can’t be missed.
Read more: Triathlon.org