Who's Beijing Bound?

by ITU Admin on 11 Jul, 2008 12:00

With less than a month until the start of the Beijing Olympic Games, the start lists for the men’s and women’s triathlons are almost finalized.  More than 30 countries have confirmed their teams. 

Click here to see the current list of athletes heading to Beijing

Among the athletes who will line up on the pontoon in Beijing are Athens silver medalist Bevan Docherty of New Zealand, Sydney gold medalist Simon Whitfield of Canada, bronze medalists Sven Riederer and Magali Di marco, both of Switzerland.

The women’s triathlon will start at 10am (local Beijing time UTC/GMT +8 hours) on Monday August 18th.  The men’s triathlon will be staged the next day on Tuesday August 19th also at 10am. 

Click here for start times in your area

Visit ITU’s official website for the Beijing Olympic Games for the latest news, results from the past Beijing world cups, course details and all other information regarding triathlon at the Olympics. 

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Related Event: 2008 Beijing Olympic Games
18 - 19 Aug, 2008 • event pageall results
Results: Elite Women
1. Emma Snowsill AUS 01:58:26
2. Vanessa Fernandes POR 01:59:33
3. Emma Moffatt AUS 01:59:55
4. Laura Bennett USA 02:00:21
5. Juri Ide JPN 02:00:22
6. Nicola Spirig SUI 02:00:30
7. Daniela Ryf SUI 02:00:39
8. Andrea Hewitt NZL 02:00:45
9. Kiyomi Niwata JPN 02:00:50
10. Debbie Tanner NZL 02:01:05
Results: Elite Men
1. Jan Frodeno GER 01:48:52
2. Simon Whitfield CAN 01:48:58
3. Bevan Docherty NZL 01:49:05
4. Javier Gomez Noya ESP 01:49:13
5. Ivan RaƱa Fuentes ESP 01:49:22
6. Daniel Unger GER 01:49:43
7. Hunter Kemper USA 01:49:48
8. Rasmus Henning DEN 01:49:57
9. Igor Sysoev RUS 01:49:59
10. Frederic Belaubre FRA 01:50:00
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