TRIATHLON RUMORS & GOSSIP

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
22 days ago

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 Associated Press
May 23, 2016  |  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 Associated Press
May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

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 Associated Press
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss
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