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Hewitt claims title of Women Triathlon

09-20-2011 14:48 BJT

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In the women's event, New Zealand's Andrea Hewitt won her second world triathlon event in a week when she took victory in Yokohama on Monday.

Hewitt broke clear on the running leg to win from Australia's Emma Moffatt with another New Zealander, Kate McIlroy, pipping Ireland's Aileen Morrison to secure her first podium finish at the fina levent on the 2011 ITU World Championship Series calendar.

Andrea Hewitt said, "Yeah, that's incredible and today it was just an amazing race. So hot. I don't think I'm going to stop sweating for another two hours now."

In this photo released by the International Triathlon Union,
New Zealand's Andrea Hewitt wins the 2011 Dextro Energy
Triathlon ITU World Championship Yokohama in Japan on Monday,
Sept. 19, 2011. This is the first major international sports
event in Japan since the earthquake and tsunami in March.
(AP Photo/ITU, Delly Carr)

 

In this photo released by the International Triathlon Union, Australia's Emma Moffatt,
left, New Zealand's Andrea Hewitt, centre, and New Zealand's Kate McIlroy celebrate
on the podium with a champagne shower at the 2011 Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World
Championship Yokohama in Japan on Monday, Sept/ 19, 2011. Hewitt won the race while
Moffatt took silver and McIlroy the bronze. (AP Photo/ITU, Delly Carr)

Editor:Zou Xian |Source: CNTV.CN

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