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Vincent Luis Narrowly Takes WTS Yokohama Victory

Vincent Luis (FRA) claimed his first ever victory in WTS Yokohama to make a serious statement about his intentions to fight for the world title.

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With an incredible run over the 10K, Vincent Luis (FRA) claimed his first ever victory in WTS Yokohama to make a serious statement about his intentions to fight for the world title. The French had an impressive performance edge out South African Henri Schoeman and young Hungarian hope Bence Bicsak.

“I didn’t feel great at the start and wasn’t expecting to have a great race but I just wanted to keep my lead and I worked hard on the breakaway,” said Luis. “I tried to lead as long as I could during the run, which I did not do in Bermuda and it cost me a bit. I think today I was one of the strongest and I am really happy that it played off.”

2019 WTS Yokohama

Yokohama, Japan – May 18, 2019
1.5K swim, 40K bike, 10K run

1. Vincent Luis (FRA) 1:43:21
2. Henri Schoeman (RSA) 1:43:24
3. Bence Bicsák (HUN) 1:43:26
4. Javier Gomez Noya (ESP) 1:43:38
5. Alex Yee (GBR) 1:43:57

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