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Javier Gomez Noya

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Gomez finished 2007 ranked no. 1 in the world, and was crowned BG Triathlon World Cup Series champion. It was the second straight overall title for Gomez, an award that earned him a $40,000 bonus in 2007. At one point he finished on the podium in 15 straight races, and he has won nine World Cup events. The all-time record for World Cup victories is 11, by Canada’s Simon Whitfield. Gomez has had to battle his own government’s sport governing body, which forced him to lose his international sporting license. According to Reuters, Spain rescinded the document in 2000 due to what he termed an abnormal heart valve. It took him until 2003 to win back the license with the h...

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Recent Triathlon News

  • Caroline Steffen Wins Asia Pacific Ironman Championship in Melbourne

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    Posted about 1 month ago by John Ohail

    Affectionately referred to in the industry as “Xena,” after the warrior princess character, Switzerland’s Caroline Steffen is tough; as her nickname suggests. The Swiss Miss proved so Down Under this weekend, claiming the Asia Pacific Ironman Championship in Melbourne over some of the best triathletes in the women’s field.

  • Aussies Craig Alexander, Emma Moffatt Dominate Scorcher At Ironman 70.3 Geelong

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    Posted 2 months ago by John Ohail

    It was all Australia all day long at Ironman 70.3 Geelong where hometown favorites Craig “Crowie” Alexander and Emma Moffatt took the victories Down Under. While the focus was on the brutal course conditions the pair of Australians took to race experience to excel in the heat. Moffatt the 2008 Beijing Games bronze medalist blew away the women’s field, winning by over 13 minutes, while Crowie finished roughly three and a half minutes ahead of fellow countryman, Tim Reed.

  • Rachel Joyce Dominant at Ironman Cozumel

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    Posted 5 months ago by John Ohail

    While many of Ironman’s big name athletes wind it down for the year, Great Britain’s Rachel Joyce is still hard at work. Fresh off her impressive second place finish at the Ironman World Championships in Kailua-Kona in October, Joyce claimed victory at Ironman Cozumel this past weekend. Joyce completed the shortened tropical course in a time of 8:52:28 for the win.

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