L’11 giugno 2017 andrà in scena la quarta tappa della Formula 1 del triathlon, l’ITU World Triathlon Leeds. La casa dei fratelli Brownlee, Alistair e Jonathan, che, dopo la fantastica doppietta centrata alle Olimpiadi di Rio 2016 (oro e argento), vogliono concedere il bis davanti al proprio pubblico.
COLUMBIA THREADNEEDLE WORLD TRIATHLON LEEDS LIVE COVERAGE CHEAT SHEET
June 11, 2017.
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#WTSLeeds Fast Facts
#WTSLeeds joined the WTS just last year, so today marks only the second time the elites have raced this city!
The #WTSLeeds course is a unique one for #WTS2017 as it gives the elites a tour of the countryside and city centre
#WTSLeeds is the hometown to brothers @AliBrownleetri and @jonny_brownlee, so expect the streets to be packed with fans!
THE BROTHERS ARE BACK! @AliBrownleetri & @jonny_brownlee are lining up for the first time in #WTS2017 to race in their hometown! #WTSLeeds
After last season and #Rio2016 gold, @AliBrownleetri has been focusing on longer distances this year, but he is back for #WTSLeeds!
After starting his #WTS2017 in #WTSYokohama, an unfortunate bike crash caused @jonny_brownlee to finish 42nd, he will want to improve today!
Never giving up and always entertaining, @jonny_brownlee was seen carrying his bike to T2 after crashing out in #WTSYokohama.
The entire #WTSLeeds 2016 podium has returned to reclaim their medals. @AliBrownleetri, @jonny_brownlee & @ARoyle90 will race today
Wearing the golden #1 is Spain’s @Fernando_Alarza, easily becoming one of the nation’s top men! Can he get on the podium for #WTSLeeds?
.@H_Schoeman just missed the #WTSYokohama podium and finished 4th, can he finally make it onto one today in #WTSLeeds? He wants it!
.@vincentluistri returns once again! After earning the bronze in #WTSAbuDhabi the Frenchman is racing again & wants another medal! #WTSLeeds
While they no longer train together, will @jonny_brownlee, @AliBrownleetri & @Varga_triathlon team up in #WTSLeeds like old times? Find out!
Most wins in WTS history,
@AliBrownleetri = 21
@jgomeznoya = 13
@jonny_brownlee = 11
@mariomola = 9
@RD_Murray = 2
Most podium places in WTS history
@jgomeznoya = 37
@jonny_brownlee = 28
@mariomola = 20
@RD_Murray = 12
@fernando_alarza = 6
.@floraduffy is the only returning woman to have made it onto the #WTSLeeds podium before. Can she return today? And who would join her?
.@floraduffy wants her #1 spot back! After returning to #WTS2017 and claiming #WTSYokohama, this World Champ is working towards title #2!
Wearing the golden #1 is @usatriathlon’s @KirstenKasper, who earned her first WTS medal in #WTSYokohama… a rising talent! #WTSLeeds
.@NonStanford and @floraduffy are tied for most WTS career wins on the women’s #WTSLeeds start list, both have 3. Can one of them go for #4?
Last year @floraduffy found herself in a bike breakaway with Brits @Jess_Learmonth and @Lucy_Tri, what will play out today at #WTSLeeds?
With @VixHolland & @jodiestimpson out due to injury, it’s up to @NonStanford @Jess_Learmonth and @Lucy_Tri to bring claim homesoil glory!
The #WTSYokohama win by @floraduffy was done with a 1:51 lead, the largest winning margin in WTS history! #WTSLeeds
2016’s #WTSLeeds winner was @gwenjorgensen, so with her off the start list the gold medal is wide open! Who will snag it today?
.@AshleighGentle, Juri Ide, @KirstenKasper & @floraduffy are the only women racing in #WTSLeeds that have been on the #WTS2017 so far
Most podium places in WTS history,
@gwenjorgensen = 21
@andreahewitNZ = 19
@Moffy = 16
@heljinx = 14
@lisanorden = 10
@Kzaferes6 = 9
@nonstanford = 8
@floraduffy = 7
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