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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

Andrea Hewitt, New Zealand

Photo: Triathlon.org/ Delly Carr

Hewitt has been incredibly consistent ever since she placed eighth at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, with numerous podium and top-10 finishes at World Championship Series and World Cup races. Going into the Grand Final in Budapest last year, Hewitt was in contention for the overall world title, but a terrible swim put her out of the running. She was third overall in World Championship Series rankings in 2009 and could pull off a podium in London.

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Courtney Baird

Courtney Baird

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

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