On March 28th, St. Anthony’s Triathlon has announced the professional start list that will be competing for the win on April 28th. Ranked as one of our top five Olympic distance races in North America, approximately 3,000 athletes will compete throughout the weekend.

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The list of female professional triathletes includes Lauren Goss, Sarah Haskins-Koruem, Ginger Howell, Alicia Kaye and Meredith Kessler. Haskins-Koruem (2018), Goss (2017) and Kaye (2015) are all previous winners of the event. In 2019, Haskins-Koruem will be going for her record eighth win at St. Anthony’s. Haskins won the triathlon in 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2016 and 2018.

On the men’s field, professional triathletes include Nicholas Chase, Jackson Laundry, Joe Maloy, Rodolphe Von Berg and Jason West. None of the men in the 2019 race have taken a win at St. Anthony’s. Last year, West finished second on the podium and Laundry finished fourth.

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“We have an amazing group of professional triathletes competing in this year’s event,” said Susan Daniels, race director for St. Anthony’s Triathlon. “We are excited for such high calibre athletes to compete on our fast and scenic St. Petersburg course.”

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