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    Triathlon Thread

    Andrea Hewitt 26th after the swim. Carn NZ.
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    The swim got ridiculously spread out. I'm worried about how far ahead that lead group is already.

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    Hewitt up to 15th after the first cycle lap! And the leaders' gap has almost halved.

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    Falling off a bike with so much skin exposed. Respect for these athletes.


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    Quote Originally Posted by _Ed_ View Post
    Hewitt up to 15th after the first cycle lap! And the leaders' gap has almost halved.
    I'm going to back the leaders to get tired. I have no idea who is who in the triathlon world but the BBC commentators are saying there are a few lesser names in that front group.

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    All caught up now. Must be so uncomfortable riding a bike in swimmers.
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    So much respect for Triathletes, got to be such a tough sport to train for.
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    Both kiwis right in there. Guns.

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    Woops, a third kiwi in the chase pack. Might be hard for her to recover from there. Hope she puts in a good performance nonetheless.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flem274* View Post
    Woops, a third kiwi in the chase pack. Might be hard for her to recover from there. Hope she puts in a good performance nonetheless.
    Hamish Carter is doing the commentary on Sky. He says she's a really strong cyclist and could easily move up into the lead group, but she knows she'd drag the whole chase group with her. So she's staying back to make it easier for the other Kiwis.

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    Quote Originally Posted by _Ed_ View Post
    Hamish Carter is doing the commentary on Sky. He says she's a really strong cyclist and could easily move up into the lead group, but she knows she'd drag the whole chase group with her. So she's staying back to make it easier for the other Kiwis.
    Huge sacrifice that, training for four years only to give up your individual chance. Seems to happen across several sports where there are individuals and teams/multiple individuals in the same event. If the other two win I hope they shout her a drink or six.

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    Quote Originally Posted by GIMH View Post
    So much respect for Triathletes, got to be such a tough sport to train for.
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    Jenkins, who's apparently the favourite, is really well placed. Hewitt's still close enough.

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    Quote Originally Posted by _Ed_ View Post
    Jenkins, who's apparently the favourite, is really well placed. Hewitt's still close enough.
    Just starting to fade a bit towards the back of the group.
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    Come on Jenkins, start us off on what is set to be a glorious weekend.

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