A strong group of Australian triathletes will test their early-season fitness at this weekend’s Ironman 70.3 Geelong.
The men's podium finished in the exact same order as in 2012, while the women's race saw an all-new top three.
With four top athletes and three spots to the Olympics, Triathlon Australia chose to leave 2008 gold medalist Emma Snowsill off the team.
The top-two ranked athletes in the field took the titles at the 2012 Geelong ITU Sprint Triathlon Premium Oceania Cup.
Lausanne will host both the first-ever ITU Sprint Triathlon World Championships, as well as the ITU Team Triathlon World Championships.