Top Moment: Norden vs Moffatt

Top Moment: Norden vs Moffatt

By Peter Holmes on 03/12/09 at 11:15 pm

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Lisa Norden and Emma Moffatt head to head in Gold Coast for the title.

When Lisa Norden and Emma Moffatt went head to head at the Series Grand Final on Australia’s Gold Coast, only one would emerge as the new world champion.

Following a season of up and downs the final result rested on the last race and ultimately the last discipline with Norden needing to beat Moffatt by two places to clinch the world title.

As they headed out of transition together it was clear that neither athlete would give an inch and sure enough the home crowds were treated to a spectacle as their local hero Moffatt battled the charging Norden for the full extent of the ten kilometre run to the finish.

Make sure to check back next Friday for the next installment of the ITU’s 2009 Top Moments exclusively on triathlon.org.

Elite Women

1. Emma Moffatt AUS AU 01:59:14
2. Lisa Norden SWE SE 01:59:19
3. Helen Jenkins GBR GB 01:59:41
4. Sarah Haskins USA US 01:59:52
5. Annabel Luxford AUS AU 02:00:07
6. Daniela Ryf SUI CH 02:00:21
7. Magali Di Marco SUI CH 02:00:25
8. Andrea Hewitt NZL NZ 02:00:26
9. Jessica Harrison FRA FR 02:00:26
10. Liz Blatchford GBR GB 02:00:29

Find more details about this event - 2009 Dextro Energy Triathlon - ITU World Championship Grand Final Gold Coast

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