Sweeden’s Lisa Norden earned her second victory in one week in the Lifetime Fitness Triathlon Series, while the Czech Republic’s Filip Ospaly continued his strong performances at the Olympic distance by taking the win at the 2010 Toyota U.S. Open in Dallas, Texas.
Competing against a stellar field of world elite professionals on the event’s international-distance course, Norden won the women’s division at 1:57:18 and Osplay won the men’s division at 1:47:24, each taking home a first-place prize of $20,000.
Daniela Ryf (SUI) finished second at 1:59:00 and Laura Bennett (USA) finished third at 2:01:11.
Osplay was followed by Stuart Hayes (GBR) at 1:47:43, one minute apart from third place finisher, Matt Reed (USA), at 1:48:45.
2010 U.S. Toyota Open Triathlon
Dallas, Texas – Oct. 10, 2010
1.5km swim, 40km bike, 10km run
1. Filip Ospaly (CZE) 1:47:24
2. Daniela Ryf (SUI) 1:47:43
3. Laura Bennett (USA) 1:48:45
1. Lisa Norden (SWE) 1:57:18
2. Daniela Ryf (SUI) 1:59:00
3. Laura Bennett (USA) 2:01:11
American Sara McLarty and Ospaly unofficially lead the 2010 Lifetime Fitness Triathlon Series with no more races to go. Check back for the complete final standings.