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Will Clarke Ready To Go After Great Britain’s Final Olympic Spot

The battle for the third and final spot on Great Britain's men's triathlon team is going to be competitive.

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The battle for the third and final spot on Great Britain’s men’s triathlon team is going to be competitive.

Photo: Delly Carr/Triathlon.org

Will Clarke is dreaming of medal glory at the London Olympics but his biggest challenge could be getting to the Games in the first place.

Clarke, 26, is one of Britain’s best triathletes but competition for the final place in the British team for the Games in August is fierce as the countdown to this summer’s Games continues.

With the Brownlee brothers, Alistair and Jonathan, snaffling two spots thanks to their success in the world championships last year, there’s only one place left on the team and Clarke aims to fill it, but he needs strong performances when the season starts in the spring.

He said: “My focus is absolutely on making it into the Olympic team. Taking part in London is my career goal and I’m desperate to be there. I’d put myself as favorite for the last place in the team, but I need a good start to the season to achieve that.”

Read more: Wharf.co.uk