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2012 London Olympic Medal Contenders: The Women

  • By Courtney Baird
  • Published Aug 1, 2011
  • Updated Jun 19, 2012 at 12:18 PM UTC

Svenja Bazlen, Germany

Photo: Triathlon.org/ Delly Carr

Svenja Bazlen is something of a wildcard in terms of the podium contenders. She recently broke through with some solid results—three top-10 performances in a row in this year’s Dextro Energy World Championship Series—but she was only just an age-grouper back in 2007. However, given that the Germans are known for being able to prepare their athletes for races that matter (Jan Frodeno, anyone?), Bazlen shouldn’t be counted out for London.

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Courtney Baird

Courtney Baird

Courtney Baird is the editor-in-chief of Inside Triathlon magazine.

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