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Kinloch ITU Sprint Triathlon Oceania Cup

Dodds and Samuels capture wins.

New Zealand’s Tony Dodds and Nicky Samuels earned victories at the Kinloch ITU Sprint Triathlon Oceania Cup in Taupo, New Zealand on Sunday.

Dodds won the Sprint Triathlon (750 m swim, 20 km bike, and 5 km run) by getting out ahead of Australia’s Brendan Sexton at T2, making up 6 seconds, then running 4 seconds faster to win in 1:00:16. Sexton finished second on 1:00:28.

In the women’s race, Samuels laid the hammer down on the bike (36:33) going 1:37 faster than any other woman. Her gigantic lead allowed her to coast to the finish line in 1:06:59. Neiske Becks of The Netherlands followed one minute later (1:07:59) in second.

Elite Men

1 Tony Dodds (NZL)  1:00:16

2 Brendan Sexton (AUS)  1:00:28

3 Jamie Huggett (AUS)  1:00:32

4 Andreas Giglmayr (AUT)  1:00:37

5 Aaron Royle (AUS)  1:00:48

Elite Women

1 Nicky Samuels (NZL) 1:06:59

2 Neiske Becks (NED)  1:07:59

3 Maaike Caelers (NED)  1:08:02

4 Lisa Mensink (NED)  1:08:18

5 Rebecca Kingsford (NZL)  1:08:38

Full results here.