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First Wins for Findlay and Silva at Monterrey World Cup

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Paula Findlay of Canada and Joao Silva of Portugal won their first World Cup title at the 2010 Monterrey ITU World Cup. Findlay and Silva started in similar fashion, making good time by taking the lead on the run.

Hayley Peirsol of USA took the lead during the swim and was first out of the water. With a 40-second advantage over the rest during the transition period, Peirsol did her best to keep the distance between her and a chase group that included Denmark’s Line Jensen, Russia’s Marie Rabie, and Findlay. Unfortunately, the group behind her came up strong and fast, making her drop the lead during the run.

Ai Ueda of Japan was first during the run but was soon overtaken by Findlay who kept the lead with her strong strides, right up to the finish line. Jensen tried to go for silver but Ueda’s fast run won her second place…

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2010 Monterrey ITU Triathlon World Cup

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This Sunday, the second round of the 2010 ITU Triathlon World Cup Season is headed to Monterrey, Mexico with 94 of the ITU’ best competitive racers striving for victory. Plus an added attraction also kicking off this weekend is the qualifier for the 2010 Youth Olympic Games which will ensue in Singapore this August. A hundred or more athletes are aiming for slots in this initiating occasion.

Monterrey, the sixth largest city in Mexico, will be hosting the Triathlon World Cup Season for the first time. The race will be held at one of the city’s popular landmarks, the Fundidora Park. The Santa Lucia

River is the venue for the swim race stretches across the very center of downtown Monterrey. It will be followed by an eight technical bike loop races which the athletes have to negotiate through the park before reaching the four- lap run along the Santa Lucia Riverwalk…

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