Rahm Emanuel Competes In Chicago Tri

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  • Published Aug 29, 2011

Chicago’s mayor among the 10,000 finishers of Sunday’s Chicago Triathlon.

Chicago’s mayor is among the successful finishers of the Chicago Triathlon.

That’s despite yesterday’s rough waters on Lake Michigan and an ankle injury earlier this year.

Around 10,000 people were expected to participate in the event. The National Weather Service had issued some choppy water warnings yesterday for boaters and swimmers. Triathlon officials say no injuries were reported.

Rahm Emanuel finished the sprint race in 1:36 yesterday.

Emanuel has been an avid swimmer and biker but had said running was his weakness. Earlier in the summer he injured his ankle while running. He said he hit the sidewalk wrong while running.

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