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Javier Gomez Noya

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Gomez finished 2007 ranked no. 1 in the world, and was crowned BG Triathlon World Cup Series champion. It was the second straight overall title for Gomez, an award that earned him a $40,000 bonus in 2007. At one point he finished on the podium in 15 straight races, and he has won nine World Cup events. The all-time record for World Cup victories is 11, by Canada’s Simon Whitfield. Gomez has had to battle his own government’s sport governing body, which forced him to lose his international sporting license. According to Reuters, Spain rescinded the document in 2000 due to what he termed an abnormal heart valve. It took him until 2003 to win back the license with the h...

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    Posted 6 months ago by John Ohail

    With stronger swimmers and bikers out setting the pace early, Australian and 2010 champion, Mirinda Carfrae and Beligian Frederik Van Lierde utilized strong running skills to bring home triathlon’s greatest victory in Kailua-Kona. On a day with mostly ideal conditions, Mirinda Carfrae broke her own women’s Ironman World Championship run course record, while on her way to the overall course mark as well, with a speedy 8:52:14. Van Lierde ran down Australian Luke McKenzie and 70.3 World Champion Sebastian Kienle to secure his first coveted Ironman World Championship after finishing third last year.

  • ITU Final | London, UK | 11. – 16. September 2013

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    Posted 7 months ago by Marion Schmitz

    The ITU World Triathlon Final in London is one of the world’s leading triathlon events, and as always, we participated with our O-Container right at the heart of the event. On the day before the race, our VIP invitees were able to meet and greet one of the world’s greatest triathlon stars: Oakley athletes Javier Gomez Noya (ESP).

  • Javier Gomez Noya Secures 2013 ITU World Triathlon Series Title In London

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    Posted 7 months ago by John Ohail

    You couldn’t have asked for a more fitting final to the ITU World Triathlon Series. In a rematch between perennial favorites and 2012 Olympic medalists, Javier Gomez Noya and the Brownlee brothers, the entire world title came down to a final sprint between the sport’s two powerhouses. Gomez Noya was able to outlast Jonny Brownlee, reversing the final medal count at the Summer Olympics just a year earlier at the same venue where the Spaniard took second prize and Jonny won bronze. Unfortunately for the Olympic gold medalist, Alistair Brownlee was hobbled by an ankle injury and couldn’t race with his brother and Gomez Noya to the finish. Mario Mola of Spain took third place in the race.

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