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2015 – the year in tri

2015 - the year in tri

2015 turned out to be another vintage year for triathlon, with records set left, right and centre and many other great stories coming out of races from around the world. From a certain Spaniard becoming the most prolific world champion in triathlon history, to Jan Frodeno and Daniela Ryf dominating the long-distance world, to an eight-year-old boy summing up the spirit of our sport in a matter of seconds, we’ve enjoyed every minute! We look back on some of the highlights month-by-month (don’t forget to let us know in the comments if there are any glaring omissions!) As the rest of us were blowing away the cobwebs from Christmas 2014, Brits Jodie Swallow, Susie Cheetham and Parys Edwards were busy sweeping the podium at Ironman 70.3 South Africa. Swallow’s winning margin was more than 10mins. Other honourable mentions: Emma Pooley also started her 2015 with a bang by winning the Albany Half Triathlon Daniela Ryf began her triumphant season by storming to victory at Challenge Dubai. Honourable mentions: the 220 Triathlon Awards went down a storm; Emma Pooley wins again at Challenge Phillipines Although he admitted to ‘making mistakes’ in the series opener in Abu Dhabi, Jonny Brownlee proved […]

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