Top Moment: Norden vs Moffatt

by Peter Holmes on 03 Dec, 2009 11:15 • Español

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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.

Related Event: 2009 Dextro Energy Triathlon - ITU World Championship Grand Final Gold Coast
09 - 13 Sep, 2009 • event pageall results
Results: Elite Women
1. Emma Moffatt AUS 01:59:14
2. Lisa Norden SWE 01:59:19
3. Helen Jenkins GBR 01:59:41
4. Sarah Haskins USA 01:59:52
5. Annabel Luxford AUS 02:00:07
6. Daniela Ryf SUI 02:00:21
7. Magali Di Marco SUI 02:00:25
8. Andrea Hewitt NZL 02:00:26
9. Jessica Harrison FRA 02:00:26
10. Liz Blatchford GBR 02:00:29
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