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Here's the dramatic end to the women's triathlon as @NicolaSpirig pips @lisanorden to gold medal via

from FOX Sports

London Olympics: Saturday's medal winners

From left, United States' Allyson Felix, United States' Sanya Richards-Ross, United States' Deedee Trotter and United States' Francena McCorory.

Marianne Vos, left, of The Netherlands, outsprints Britain's Elizabeth Armitstead to win the gold medal in the Women's Road Cycling race Sunday.

GWEN JORGENSEN (Triathlon - USA) Two time World Champion and 13 consecutive world cup wins (most in history by a woman), Gwen is a professional triathlete from Milwaukee. After swimming and running at the University of Wisconsin, Gwen qualified for the 2012 Olympics in only her 2nd year racing Triathlon. Having lost only once in the last 16 races, she is considered to be the gold medal favorite at 2016 Games.


Kara Goucher and Shalane Flanagan

Kara Goucher and Shalane Flanagan after the 2012 Olympic Marathon in London. Loving the "runner's tan" :)

In 2012, a fairly new name to the elite ITU triathlon world lined up in London to compete in her very first Olympic Games. Competing for the United States of America, this woman unfortunately suffered a flat tire during the bike leg and finished...

from WSJ

Triathlon: A Late Sprint to a Photo Finish

Lisa Norden took silver in London Olympics 2012

from espnW

Photos of the Week August 5

Women's Triathlon - espnW

from SELF

Olympians You Don?t Want To Miss

Be like Gwen Jorgensen - Think you can't? Think again. Before USA Triathlon called to recruit her, Jorgensen had a plan: desk job. As an accountant. Now she'll compete to win a 1.5K swim, 40K bike and 10K run. In her third ever race in the World Championship Series, she took second, the best finish by an American woman. The Olympic race is on the same course, and she plans to make history again. As she says, "I'm 100 percent ready."

Photo finish for Norden and Spirig Nicola Spirig of Switzerland beat Sweden's Lisa Norden by the smallest of margins to claim the gold in the women's Triathlon at Hyde Park.