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Gwen Jorgensen’s Rise To No. 1

Gwen Jorgensen is still relatively new to the sport, but she's already found her way to the top of the ITU World Triathlon Series rankings.

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American Gwen Jorgensen is still relatively new to the sport of triathlon, but she’s already found her way to the top of the ITU World Triathlon Series rankings thanks to wins in San Diego and Yokohama. Although she had a disappointing race at the 2012 London Olympics due to a mechanical on her bike, the American is now on top and is setting her sites on the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games. Learn about Jorgensen’s new coach and mindset here, and look back on her rise to the number one triathlete in the world with the photo gallery above.

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