South African Elite Athletes Perform In Budapest

South African Elite Athletes Perform In Budapest

By ATU on 14/09/10 at 8:51 am

The ITU Triathlon World Championship Grand Final was held in Budapest the past weekend.  South African Elite athletes performed great in the race and four placed in the top 50.  Kate Roberts finished in the top 12 of the Women’s Elite race and the 27-year-old is current ranked 7th.  In the men’s race Hendrik de Villiers placed in the top 25 and is ranked as 66th.  Erhard Wolfaardt placed in the top 30, while Claud Eksteen placed in the top 50.  With these great results, the athletes are developing the sport and creating an interest in triathlon that is needed in Africa.  

Elite Men

1. Alistair Brownlee GBR GB 01:42:26
2. Javier Gomez Noya ESP ES 01:42:30
3. Steffen Justus GER DE 01:43:04
4. Joao Silva POR PT 01:43:05
5. Brad Kahlefeldt AUS AU 01:43:09
6. David Hauss FRA FR 01:43:12
7. Maik Petzold GER DE 01:43:18
8. Sven Riederer SUI CH 01:43:37
9. Jonathan Zipf GER DE 01:43:46
10. Christian Prochnow GER DE 01:43:54

Find more details about this event - 2010 Dextro Energy Triathlon - ITU Triathlon World Championship Grand Final Budapest