Abu Dhabi International Triathlon
Recap the action from last weekend's fifth edition of the Abu Dhabi International Triathlon.
The former Olympian has established himself in the past year as a top long-course contender.
Tyler Butterfield, Melissa Hauschildt, Alistair Brownlee and Svenja Bazlen all earned victories in Abu Dhabi.
Tyler Butterfield brought an Abu Dhabi title back to the family, while Melissa Hauschildt continued her dominance of middle-distance racing.
The Brownlee brothers earned the men's victory together, while Germany's Svenja Bazlen was on top for the women at the Abu Dhabi International Triathlon short-course race.
For the first time in its five-year history the Abu Dhabi International Triathlon has sold out.
Organizers of the Abu Dhabi International Triathlon have announced that a prize purse of $60,000 has been added to the short-course race.
Nikki Butterfield will come in as the defending champion after beating out a tough field last year.
The ITU star will not be racing among other pros in the long-distance Abu Dhabi race as he will take on the short-course race.
Andrew Starykowicz and race organizers talk about the events that followed a horrific crash at the 2012 Abu Dhabi International Triathlon.
Starykowicz collided with a volunteer while cycling during the race.
Get a peek inside transition at the Abu Dhabi International Triathlon to see what some of the sport's stars are riding.
Henning runs to victory and Butterfield breaks the field on the final 30 miles of the bike.
Andi Boecherer elevated himself to the upper echelon of the pro triathlon ranks in 2011 by winning three 70.3s and finishing eighth in Kona.
Not only is Chris Lieto the fastest cyclist in triathlon, he’s also one of the most detail-oriented when it comes to his bike setup.
Julie Dibens hopes to return to the Ironman World Championship in 2013.
Despite the fact that Chris Lieto has never raced in Abu Dhabi, his strong bike skills have him positioned as one of the favorites to win.
The favorites face the media and the looming 200km bike leg.
Pros Julie Dibens and James Cunnama put on a swim clinic at the 2012 Abu Dhabi International Triathlon.