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Day 11 Tuesday, August 19, 2008
08/19 10:00AMMen's Final 

Pursuit of Excellence

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Emma Snowsill is head and shoulders above the other women on the world triathlon circuit, but in 2007, she was still the second best female athlete on the planet. Could a simple thing like air help turn this around?

2008 Triathlon Medals


Inside this Sport


Olympic triathletes swim 1500m, bike 40km and run 10,000m. Men and women compete seperately.  Much of the Beijing event will be contested on a blue synthetic surface. 

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Live Commentary will live-stream the Triathlon competition and will have in-depth written commentary provided by Matt Fitzgerald, triathlon expert and contributor to Runner's World and Bicycling magazines. For expanded Games coverage, see Runner's World magazine.


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