The media talk around Olympic Triathlon at Tokyo 2020

by courtney.akrigg@triathlon.org on 30 Jul, 2021 12:35 • Español
The media talk around Olympic Triathlon at Tokyo 2020

The hype and media charge around World Triathlon, featuring two Olympic Triathlon individual events at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games has been significant. The world has been talking about the newly crowned Olympic Triathlon champions, Norway’s Kristian Blummenfelt and Bermuda’s Flora Duffy. There has been countless reports on medallist performances including that of silver medallist Alex Yee GBR, bronze medallist Hayden Wilde in the men’s race as well as silver medallist Georgia Taylor-Brown (GBR) and bronze medallist USA’s Katie Zaferes in the women’s race. Here are just some of the great pieces, based on the extraordinary athlete performances, that got the whole world reporting on World Triathlon.

Flora on Tokyo Daily

Jonny Brownlee backs ‘unbelievable’ Alex Yee to dominate after Olympic silver in triathlon - The Times

Norwegian triathlon champion Kristian Blummenfelt says Japan not hot enough - Japan Times

Bermuda’s leaders praise Flora Duffy’s historic gold medal - The Royal Gazette

Tokyo Olympics: GB’s Alex Yee wins silver in men’s triathlon as Kristian Blummenfelt takes gold - BBC Sport

Tokyo Olympics: Triathlete Georgia Taylor-Brown’s childhood dream comes true - BBC Sport

American Katie Zaferes wins bronze in triathlon, inspired by her late father - The TODAY Show

U.S. triathlete saw a rainbow and ‘felt’ late dad during her medal-winning race 3 months after he died - People

Inspired by her late father, American Katie Zaferes wins bronze in women’s triathlon - USA Today

Katie Zaferes wins Olympic medal just months after her father passed away - NBC Sports

Joy at last for Jonny Brownlee as Great Britain bags mixed triathlon relay gold - Evening Standard

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