2010 ITU Sprint Distance Triathlon World Championships

The 2010 ITU Sprint Distance Triathlon World Championships was a triathlon race organised by the International Triathlon Union (ITU) held in Lausanne, Switzerland on August 21.[1] The event hosted both elite-level and amateur triathletes.[2] This marked the inaugural year for the ITU World Triathlon Series sprint distance championship race. The sprint race replaced the ITU Triathlon World Cup event held in Lausanne in previous years. The race was held over a distance of 750 m swim, 20 km cycle, 5 km run.[3] A prize purse of $50,000 was awarded for the sprint event.

ResultsEdit

MenEdit

Place Name Time
    Jonathan Brownlee (GBR) 52:58
    Tim Don (GBR) 53:10
    David Hauss (FRA) 53:16
4   Brad Kahlefeldt (AUS) 53:19
5   Dan Wilson (AUS) 53:25
6   Gregor Buchholz (GER) 53:27
7   Bryan Keane (IRL) 53:33
8   Jarrod Shoemaker (USA) 53:37
9   Sven Riederer (SUI) 53:42
10   Franz Loeschke (GER) 53:44

WomenEdit

Place Name Time
    Lisa Nordén (SWE) 58:02
    Emma Moffatt (AUS) 58:09
    Daniela Ryf (SUI) 58:51
4   Erin Densham (AUS) 59:09
5   Felicity Abram (AUS) 59:16
6   Nicola Spirig (SUI) 59:24
7   Carole Peon (FRA) 59:31
8   Jodie Stimpson (GBR) 59:35
9   Nicky Samuels (NZL) 59:42
10   Anja Dittmer (GER) 59:45

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "ITU Elite Sprint and Team World Championship set for Switzerland". International Triathlon Union. Retrieved 15 February 2011.
  2. ^ "ITU adds first ever elite sprint distance triathlon to 2010 World Championships". Wellsphere. 2 March 2010. Archived from the original on 18 July 2011. Retrieved 15 February 2011.
  3. ^ Krabel, Herbert (21 August 2010). "Brownlee, Norden take ITU Sprint World Championships". Slowtwitch.com. Retrieved 15 February 2011.

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