GB Olympic Triathlon Team

A quick post as the Rio 2016 GB Olympic Triathlon Team was announced this morning.
The Olympic distance Triathlon includes a 1500m swim, 40km cycle and a 10km run. The Rio Triathlon will take place in Fort Copacabana which means the swim will take place in the sea. The Rio Olympic Triathlons fall on the 18th and 20th August 2016.
Women’s GB Team:
Vicky Holland – 2-time World Mixed Team Champion
Helen Jenkins – 2 ITU World Champions
Non Stanford – 1 ITU World Champion
Men’s GB Team:Bensom
Gordon Benson – first medal ever won at the European Games by Great Britain
Alistair Brownlee –  1 Olympic Gold Medal
Jonathan Brownlee – 1 Olympic Bronze Medal
Of course the Brownlee’s have a fair amount of ETU, ITU and Commonwealth medals between them!

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