24 Paratriathletes and 2000 age groupers raced in Yokohama this morning in fine conditions and with great spectator support
Jonathan Brownlee thought his season was over two months ago, but he proved that it was very much on with a stunning all-round performance to take the 2013 ITU World Triathlon Yokohama ahead of Javier Gomez and Joao Silva.
The USA's Gwen Jorgensen proved she is a leading contender in 2013, as she claimed back to back ITU World Triathlon Series titles in Yokohama on Saturday, ahead of Australia's Emma Moffatt and Great Britain's Jodie Stimpson.
Injury has delayed Jonny Brownlee's start to the season, but he is fit and ready to roar in Yokohama this weekend
Japanese media turned up in large numbers to welcome the ahtletes at the ITU Elite Athlete Press Conference in Yokohama, with Javier Gomez, Joao Silva, Jonathan Brownlee, Gwen Jorgensen and Maaike Caelers taking the stage