For the last two months, you have voted on your favourite pictures from the 2012 ITU World Triathlon Series. Now it’s time to elect the best of the best. Here are the top eight shots of the year taken by ITU’s renowned photographers. From athletes flexing their muscles to beautiful scenic pictures to iconic moments, this year’s selection has a little bit of everything. Vote on which photo you think should be named the best photo of 2012.
This week's photo of the year competition, set at the Barfooot & Thompson Auckland Grand Final, was a tight battle between three shots.
The winner from this week’s Photo of the Year competition, shot at the ITU World Triathlon Yokohama, was a delightful surprise. As one of the most even elections, this week's winner is sure to put a smile on your face.
With just over a third of the votes, the most popular this week’s Photo of the Year competition was the beautiful shot capturing the elite women coming into transition in front of Stockholm’s historic buildings.
The fifth week of the photo of the year competition produced the biggest winning margin so far in the contest, with over 50% of the votes going to the shot of one triathlete's profound pre-race serenity.
The fourth installment of the Photo of the Year contest was a tight battle for much of the week. But in a last-minute come from behind win, Igor Polyanskiy’s shot exiting the water won the contest.
The ITU World Triathlon Madrid, which twists and winds through beautiful Casa de Campo Park, always elicits great shots. Check out this week's favourite photo now.
In this week’s Photo of the Year competition, Manny Huerta (USA) received an overwhelming 1/3 of the votes. On that day in San Diego, Huerta punched his ticket to London as the second-fastest American to finish in the top-9.
With such a large amount of stunning imagery, opinions and votes were pretty divided this week. In the end the week’s winner in the photo of the year series won by just 5% of votes.