pinit fg en rect gray 20   Riveros Diaz Wins Round One of 2010 Dextro Energy Triathlon

riveros diaz wins round one 2010 dextro energy triathlon   Riveros Diaz Wins Round One of 2010 Dextro Energy Triathlon

Barbara Riveros Diaz of Chile won round one of the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series in Sydney. Riveros Diaz clocked in at 2:04:19, seconds ahead Kiwi Andrea Hewitt and Emma Moffatt of Australia.

Riveros Diaz shared that she was slightly nervous at the final lap since a sprint finish is not one she is very good at, ā€œIā€™m usually not very good at a sprint finish, but today it all worked out very well.ā€

The race began at the Farm Cove, Sydney Harbour and leading the pack were Americans Laura Bennett, Sarah Haskins and Sara Groff. The Americans led the transition from the swim to the bikes. Not far behind was Moffatt who surprised everyone with her strong swimming. The rest of the forty-seven triathletes followed, stringing out into a long line.

Moffatt commented on her form, ā€œI was a bit surprised that my swim went so well. It was good…

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