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A feast of racing over the weekend from Auckland to South Africa saw some big names return to the winner’s circle and some new names come close to glory. From the ITU’s World Triathlon Series race in Auckland, to the Ironman African Championships in South Africa, to Bateman’s Bay, we’ve got you covered.
World Triathlon Series- Auckland
Great Britain’s Jonathan Brownlee was determined to not take another ITU World Triathlon Auckland silver medal as he produced a breakout run to earn him his first WTS title of the season.
Following a less than perfect start to his 2015 season, Brownlee turned in a master-class performance over the tough, hilly course made even more difficult in the wet conditions to beat out the reigning WTS Auckland champion Javier Gomez Noya (ESP), who took the second-podium spot. For Frenchman Pierre Le Corre (FRA) it was a career best result of bronze.
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