Holland wins triathlon gold as GB claim four of top five

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Holland wins triathlon gold as GB claim four of top five

Vicky Holland won gold at the World Triathlon Series in Edmonton to lead a strong British team effort.

Vicky Holland won gold at the World Triathlon Series in Edmonton to lead a strong British team effort. Compatriots Georgia Taylor-Brown, Jess Learmonth and Jodie Stimson finished third, fourth and fifth respectively, while Australia’s Ashlee Gentle was second. Compatriots Georgia Taylor-Brown, Jess Learmonth and Jodie Stimpson finished third, fourth and fifth respectively, while Australia’s Ashleigh Gentle was second.

Victory in Canada lifts Olympic bronze medallist Holland to second in the WTS rankings, behind USA’s Katie Zaferes.

Meanwhile, Britain’s Jonny Brownlee finished fifth in the men’s race.

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Holland, who won in Leeds last month but crashed in the bike leg in Hamburg two weeks ago, said: “I was really riding high after Leeds and put in a really good block of training.Vicky Holland won gold at the World Triathlon Series in Edmonton to lead a strong British team effort. Compatriots Georgia Taylor-Brown, Jess Learmonth and Jodie Stimson finished third, fourth and fifth respectively, while Australia’s Ashlee Gentle was second. . It was unfortunate I had a crash in Hamburg, and I felt very angry and frustrated.

“I try not to think about leading the series too much. Katie has had such a strong season, she hasn’t messed up any races.”

She added: “I take a race at a time. I try not to think about leading the series too much. Katie has had such a strong season, she hasn’t messed up any races.”

Spain’s Mario Mola followed up his win in Hamburg two weeks ago with another victory,  Vicky Holland won gold at the World Triathlon Series in Edmonton to lead a strong British team effort. Compatriots Georgia Taylor-Brown, Jess Learmonth and Jodie Stimson finished third, fourth and fifth respectively, while Australia’s Ashlee Gentle was second. finishing ahead of Norway’s Kristian Blummenfelt and Australian Jacob Birtwhistle to stay top of the men’s rankings.

Britain’s Thomas Bishop came 11th.

The final World Triathlon round takes place in Montreal next month before the Grand Final on Australia’s Gold Coast in September.

Before that, the British athletes will turn their attention to the inaugural European Championships in Glasgow.

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