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Round Three of ITU Triathlon World Cup at Ishigaki

round three of itu triathlon world cup at ishigaki   Round Three of ITU Triathlon World Cup at Ishigaki

The ITU Triathlon World Cup Series will be at Ishigaki, Japan for round three of the series. For Ishigaki, it is its 15th time as a World Cup host. Located 250 kms east of Taiwan, Ishigaki will be the venue for the largest triathlon even in Japan.

Ishigaki’s residents are avid supporters of triathlons which as shown by thousands of locals welcoming the race with cheers and fanfare. After the race, star athletes of the events will entertain and interact with the local children sharing their love of the sport and visit schools as well.

On Sunday April 25 will be the kick off of both men and women’s categories of the elite’s races with the women set to start at 1:30pm local time. Juri Ide of Japan, last year’s winner, will not be racing due to plantar fasciitis. The absence of Ide does not affect the chances of Japan to score…

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Kahlefeldt Wins First World Cup 2010

kahlefeldt wins first world cup 20101   Kahlefeldt Wins First World Cup 2010

Brad Kahlefeldt (Australia) won the first World Cup title of the 2010 season in Mooloolaba. Stuart Hayes (United Kingdom) came second, just 10 seconds after Kahlefeldt, followed by James Seear (Australia), 16 seconds after Hayes. It is absolutely certain that for that day, Kahlefeldt was the best and strongest racer. He also expressed his thanks for the amazing support from the crowd, especially on the last lap.

Fortunately, the ocean was calm during the race day. First among those out of the water was Dylan McNeice (New Zealand) with about 20 athletes immediately behind him. He was followed by Josh Amberger (Australia) and Seear after a few seconds.

Seear and Amberger, were then on the bike, worked together, and then came to the front for each of the seven laps. However, Seear and Amberger had a gap after five of the seven laps. This was a 56-second gap on a chase pack…

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