Germany's Anne Haug started 2013 where she left off in 2012 in the ITU World Triathlon Series in Auckland, blasting away from the Netherlands Maaike Caelers and Australia's Felicity Abram to record her third consecutive ITU win.
Spain's Javier Gomez continued his unbeaten record in Auckland today, claiming victory in the opening round of the ITU World Triathlon Series Grand Final ahead of fellow countryman Mario Mola and Portugal's Joao Silva.
We begin the 2013 series the way we finished, in Auckland, New Zealand. A panel of athletes shared their thoughts for this weekend’s racing with members of the media today ahead of the 2013 Barfoot & Thomson ITU World Triathlon Series.
The 2013 ITU World Triathlon Series starts exactly where it left off in 2012, as the world's best triathletes descend on Auckland this weekend. Find out who all the contenders are, and where to watch them, here.