Thursday, September 3, 2009


Medal-Winning Athletes Set to Compete for Canada at 2009 Triathlon World Championships
September 2, 2009

VICTORIA—Canada will field a stellar line-up of medal-winning high-performance athletes at all levels for the Grand Final of the Triathlon World Championship Series on Australia’s Gold Coast, September 11-13, Triathlon Canada announced on Wednesday.

Two-time Olympic medallist, Simon Whitfield of Victoria, will headline the 2009 Team Teck national senior squad into the Grand Final. The 34-year-old Whitfield has enjoyed another strong season on the international triathlon circuit having won the ITU Elite Cup in Des Moines, Iowa – one of the most prestigious races on the triathlon calendar.

Full press release.

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