Photo Competition Week Eight: London

by Erin Greene on 30 Dec, 2013 10:37 • Español
Photo Competition Week Eight: London

The World Triathlon London has become one of the most epic courses in the sport. Not only can athletes compete on the same course that has seen World and Olympic Champions named, they do it while carousing some of the world’s most iconic landmarks.

This year, just 13 points separated Gwen Jorgensen, Non Stanford and Anne Haug in the race for the 2013 ITU World Championship title, but it was Stanford who carved out her own slice of history in one of the most dramatic Grand Final races yet. After a crash took Jorgensen out and Haug got delayed on the swim, Stanford surged ahead. Despite a 15-second penalty, the 24-year old became the first female to go directly from being a Under23 World Champ to claiming the elite title.

It was a familiar story as the three modern heavyweights of the sport lined up in London to chase the 2013 ITU World Championship title, yet this race played out in ways that no-one would have expected. In a day of twists, it took a final finishing chute masterclass from Javier Gomez to claim his third ITU World Championship title as Jonathan Brownlee had to settle for silver.

Non and Javier may be the World Champs, but which picture is worthy of international praise? Vote now.

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Related Event: 2013 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final London
11 - 15 Sep, 2013 • event pageall results
Results: Elite Men
1. Javier Gomez Noya ESP 01:48:16
2. Jonathan Brownlee GBR 01:48:17
3. Mario Mola ESP 01:49:10
4. Dmitry Polyanskiy RUS 01:49:21
5. Vincent Luis FRA 01:49:24
Results: Elite Women
1. Non Stanford GBR 02:01:32
2. Aileen Reid IRL 02:01:57
3. Emma Moffatt AUS 02:02:00
4. Jodie Stimpson GBR 02:02:06
5. Alice Betto ITA 02:02:09
Results: Junior Men
1. Dorian Coninx FRA 00:51:57
2. Marc Austin GBR 00:52:00
3. Grant Sheldon GBR 00:52:01
4. Raphael Montoya FRA 00:52:19
5. Gordon Benson GBR 00:52:25
Results: Junior Women
1. Tamara Gorman USA 00:57:08
2. Georgia Taylor-Brown GBR 00:57:31
3. Laura Lindemann GER 00:57:34
4. Jaz Hedgeland AUS 00:57:39
5. Sumire Ohara JPN 00:57:51
Results: U23 Men
1. Pierre Le Corre FRA 01:42:47
2. Fernando Alarza ESP 01:42:51
3. Declan Wilson AUS 01:42:55
4. Igor Polyanskiy RUS 01:43:16
5. Matthias Steinwandter ITA 01:43:27
Results: U23 Women
1. Charlotte McShane AUS 01:55:38
2. Ellen Pennock CAN 01:55:39
3. Amelie Kretz CAN 01:55:41
4. Hanna Philippin GER 01:55:43
5. Joanna Brown CAN 01:55:49
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