'Madrid' ITU series



All photos by Satoshi Takasaki.





2009 ITU World Championship Series 2
Madrid, Spain
May 31, 2009
S 1.5k/ B 40k/ R 10k




The three time world champion Peter Robertson center photo.







Halfway through the 1500m swim.
















A group of eleven men made bike breakaway that put 1:42 on the rest of the field.

The front group of eleven shown here and making it hurt.

Good crowd support always helps.







The chase pack shown here.

To stand up or stay seated on the uphills ?









Lead cycle pack again.

When it gets really steep, get out of your seat.














Beijing Olympic Gold medallist doing the work to try and close the gap.







Fast pack riding.









First riders in.

Looks like a repeat from Japan earlier this year.







Kiwami is clothing most of these triathletes (even some tri suits with other logos on them) .

It really says something for the Kiwami brand.









ThThe cycle cStarting the run in the right position helps.








Number 24 for will changed for the next race. Gomez is back in form and it is great to see after a little ankle injury rehabilitation.







Three of the top contenders; this is backed up by the ranking numbers on there legs.









Alistair Brownlee wins against the pre-race odds.

Alistair Brownlee cycled with the front pack and took first overall with a race-best 30min:30sec run .








1. Alistair Brownlee (GBR) 1:51:27

2. Courtney Atkinson (AUS) 1:52:14

3. Javier Gomez (ESP) 1:52:19

4. Maik Petzold (GER) 1:52:32
5. Ivan Vasiliev (RUS) 1:52:39
6. Alexander Brukhankov (RUS) 1:52:45
7. Dimitry Polyansky (RUS) 1:53:08
8. Christian Prochnow (GER) 1:53:17
9. Brad Kahlefeldt (AUS) 1:53:18
10. Jan Frodeno (GER) 1:53:19








A great moment to enjoy, especially for Great Britain.






Here is a link to a 7min video showing the highlights of the event.







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