Fernandes wins again!

by ITU Admin on 17 Sep, 2005 12:00

Vanessa Fernandes took yet another world cup win, by putting in an amazing run performance in the blazing Beijing heat. The 20 year old Portuguese star made a breakaway on the final bike lap to come off ten seconds ahead of the American trio of Sheila Taormina, Becky Lavell and Barb Lindquist.  Taormina who was racing her last world cup race ever battled hard to close the gap but could not match the youngsters speed. It ended up being Fernandes with the win, Toarmina second place and Helen Tucker (GBR) with a great final run lap to claim third place.
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Related Event: 2005 Beijing ITU Triathlon World Cup
17 Sep, 2005 • event pageall results
Results: Elite Men
1. Hunter Kemper USA 01:49:51
2. Frederic Belaubre FRA 01:49:55
3. Jan Frodeno GER 01:50:05
4. Cedric Fleureton FRA 01:50:15
5. Andy Potts USA 01:50:18
6. Maik Petzold GER 01:50:27
7. Stuart Hayes GBR 01:50:54
8. Bevan Docherty NZL 01:51:03
9. Andreas Raelert GER 01:51:13
10. Tim Don GBR 01:51:24
Results: Elite Women
1. Vanessa Fernandes POR 02:01:35
2. Sheila Taormina USA 02:03:19
3. Helen Jenkins GBR 02:03:34
4. Susan Williams USA 02:04:09
5. Andrea Whitcombe GBR 02:04:35
6. Barbara Lindquist USA 02:04:54
7. Becky Gibbs Lavelle USA 02:05:10
8. Anja Dittmer GER 02:05:39
9. Liz Blatchford GBR 02:05:51
10. Renata Berkova CZE 02:06:01
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