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Jorgensen wins triathlon final, season title

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) Olympian Gwen Jorgensen won the ITU World Triathlon Series Grand Final on Saturday at Hawrelak Park to take the season title. Jorgensen, from St. Paul, Minnesota, became the first woman to win five WTS events in a season and pushed her career total to eight. She finished the 1,500-meter swim, 43.2-kilometer bike ride and 10-kilometer run course in 2 hours...
Via AP on Fox
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Brownlee, Jorgensen win Auckland triathlon for 1st time

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) Jonathan Brownlee ended Javier Gomez's three-year reign in the Auckland world series triathlon, and Gwen Jorgensen kept up her perfect start to the season on Sunday. Gomez won the last three Auckland triathlons, but Brownlee, chastened by a fifth-place effort in the season-opener in Abu Dhabi three weeks ago, was extra motivated. Brownlee made his move...
Via AP on Fox
March 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Jorgensen wins Yokohama race to claim 4th world series win

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) Gwen Jorgensen of the United States won her fourth world series triathlon event of the year on Saturday to extend her winning streak to nine races. Jorgensen, who won the past two races in Yokohama, crossed the finish line with a time of 1 hour, 57 minutes, 20 seconds to finish 73 seconds ahead of Australia's Ashleigh Gentle. Emma Moffatt, also of Australia...
Via AP on Fox
May 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Jorgensen races to her 10th straight ITU World Triathlon win

LONDON (AP) Gwen Jorgensen raced to her 10th straight ITU World Triathlon Series victory Sunday, leading a U.S. sweep for the second time this season. Gwen Jorgensen, the defending series champion from St. Paul, Minnesota, finished the 750-meter swim, 20-kilometer bike, 5-kilometer run in 55 minutes, 45 seconds. Jorgensen has won every WTS race she has started since May 2014 and...
Via AP on Fox
May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Jorgensen wins 11th triathlon in row, Luis wins his 1st

HAMBURG, Germany (AP) American triathlete Gwen Jorgensen won her 11th straight world series race and Vincent Luis of France won his first on Saturday. Jorgensen was pushed until the last 500 meters by Vicky Holland of Britain, the only other series winner this year apart from Jorgensen, in Cape Town. Jorgensen won by five seconds. Luis won by four, separating from four-time world...
Via AP on Fox
July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Gwen Jorgensen wins Chicago triathlon to take world title

CHICAGO (AP) Gwen Jorgensen won the ITU World Triathlon Series' Grand Final on Friday for her second straight season championship. Jorgensen, from St. Paul, Minnesota, has won 12 straight events. She finished the 1,500-meter swim in Lake Michigan, 40-kilometer bike ride and 10-kilometer run in 1 hour, 55 minutes, 36 seconds. Britain's Non Stanford was second in 1:56:05, followed...
Via AP on Fox
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Gomez wins third straight world triathlon championship

CHICAGO (AP) Spain's Javier Gomez won his third straight world triathlon championship Saturday, finishing second behind countryman Mario Mola in the ITU World Triathlon Series finale. Gomez and Mola traded the lead several times on the final lap of the run until Mola made a final move and outkicked Gomez over the final few hundred meters at Grant Park in downtown Chicago. Mola finished...
Via AP on Fox
September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

USA's Jorgensen stars at New Plymouth World Cup Triathlon

NEW PLYMOUTH, New Zealand (AP) American star Gwen Jorgensen gave her Olympics preparation an early boost with a commanding win Sunday in the women's race at the ITU World Cup New Plymouth triathlon. Jorgensen completed the 750 meter sea swim, 20 kilometer cycle and 5 kilometer run in 58 minutes, 51 seconds, finishing 22 seconds ahead of New Zealand's Andrea Hewitt. Kirsten Kaspar...
Via AP on Fox
April 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Helen Jenkins wins Gold Coast leg of World Triathlon Series

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) Helen Jenkins won the World Triathlon Series race on the Gold Coast on Saturday, extending her duel with Jodie Stimpson for the third and final spot on Britain's team for the Rio Olympics. Jenkins finished in a time of 1 hour, 56 minutes, 3 seconds. That was 41 seconds ahead of American Gwen Jorgensen, with New Zealander Andrea Hewitt another second...
Via AP on Fox
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

Jenkins, Molo win Gold Coast legs of World Triathlon Series

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) Helen Jenkins won the World Triathlon Series race on the Gold Coast on Saturday, extending her duel with Jodie Stimpson for the third and final spot on Britain's team for the Rio Olympics. In the men's race, No. 1-ranked Mario Molo, who also took out the opening World Series event in Abu Dhabi in early March, won in a time of 1 hour, 46 minutes, 28 seconds...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Jenkins, Mola win Gold Coast legs of World Triathlon Series

GOLD COAST, Australia (AP) Helen Jenkins won the World Triathlon Series race on the Gold Coast on Saturday, extending her duel with Jodie Stimpson for the third and final spot on Britain's team for the Rio Olympics. In the men's race, No. 1-ranked Mario Mola, who also took out the opening World Series event in Abu Dhabi in early March, won in a time of 1 hour, 46 minutes, 28 seconds...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Eddie Gomez vs. John Karl Sosa headlines at Fantasy Springs on May 20

A night of action awaits boxing fans of the Coachella Valley, as top welterweight contender Eddie “E-Boy” Gomez (18-1, 11 KOs) and the pride of the Bronx, N.Y., gets one step closer to seizing a shot at a world title in 2016 when he takes on Puerto Rican welterweight standout John Karl Sosa (13-1, 6 KOs) on Friday, May 20. The 10-round welterweight fight will be broadcast live...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Jorgensen wins 4th straight Yokohama triathlon

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) Gwen Jorgensen of the United States won the world series triathlon in Yokohama for a consecutive fourth time on Saturday. Jorgensen crossed the finish line after nearly two hours, more than a minute ahead of Ashleigh Gentle of Australia. Ai Ueda of Japan was third, five seconds later. Jorgenson, the favorite to win gold at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, returned...
Via AP on Fox
May 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Aussie triathletes Densham, Moffatt picked for 3rd Olympics

SYDNEY (AP) Bronze medalists Erin Densham and Emma Moffatt are preparing for their third Olympic Games after being selected Monday in Australia's six-member triathlon team to compete at Rio de Janeiro in August. Densham placed third at the London Olympics in 2012 and Moffatt finished third at Beijing in 2008. Both are 31 and will jointly become the first Australian triathletes...
Via AP on Fox
May 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Javier Gomez Noya awarded Spain's highest sports honor

MADRID (AP) Spanish triathlete Javier Gomez has been awarded Spain's highest sports honor after winning five triathlon world titles and a silver medal at the 2012 Olympics. Judges say in Wednesday's statement that Gomez, who is competing again at this summer's games in Rio de Janeiro, will receive the 50,000 euro ($57,000) Princess of Asturias prize.
Via CSN Chicago
June 08, 2016

Gwen Jorgensen: "I have one goal this year and that is the Rio Olympics”

Gwen Jorgensen, the first American to win back-to-back world triathlon titles, could have been an accountant. She gave up on her Olympic dream as a teenager when she realized she couldn't swim fast enough and decided she'd go to college. She spent three years on the swim team at Wisconsin, where she was an All-American and Big Ten track champion, and would parlay her master's degree...
Via CSN Chicago
21 days ago

Gwen Jorgensen: "I have one goal this year and that is the Rio Olympics”

Gwen Jorgensen, the first American to win back-to-back world triathlon titles, could have been an accountant. She gave up on her Olympic dream as a teenager when she realized she couldn't swim fast enough and decided she'd go to college. She spent three years on the swim team at Wisconsin, where she was an All-American and Big Ten track champion, and would parlay her master's degree...
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
21 days ago  |  Discuss
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