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USA Triathlon Weekend Notebook: August 29

By Elizabeth Grimsley | Aug. 29, 2016, 2:04 p.m. (ET)

Rev3 Maine

The annual Rev3 in Maine took place this past weekend with races in half- and Olympic-distance Aquabike as well as half- and Olympic-distance triathlons. Rebeccah Wassner (New Paltz, N.Y.) took the gold medal for the Olympic-distance females with a time of 2:06:13 while Abby Levene of Dublin, N.H., (2:07:33) and Laurel Wassner of New York, N.Y., (2:10:37) finished second and third, respectively.

For full results, visit timing.rev3tri.com.

Major League Triathlon: Lincoln

2016 Olympian Ben Kanute (Geneva, Ill.) raced with the Temple Toros this weekend as part of the Major League Triathlon race series. Kanute and his team swam, biked and ran to a first-place finish with Kanute completing the last leg of the race.

 The win pushed the Temple Toros into a tie for first in the standings alongside the Sarasota Sun. It will be a winner-take-all-race at the final stop of the tour in Portland on Sept. 10.

For results and more information on the race, visit trireg.com.


American women finished 3-4 at the full-distance IRONMAN in Auvergne, France, this weekend. Kelly Fillnow (Charlotte, N.C.) took the last spot on the podium, earning the bronze medal with a time of 9:27:56 while Lauren Capone (Baltimore, Md.) just missed out on the podium, finishing fourth with a swim, bike, run time of 9:34:06. Taking the gold was great Britain’s Catherine Faux, followed by Switzerland’s Celine Schaerer in second.

For full results, visit ironman.com.

Around Social Media

With a gold medal in hand, Gwen Jorgensen began her post-Olympic media tour.

 She also announced she would be running the New York City Marathon Nov. 6.
 Now that the Olympics are all wrapped up, it’s time to turn the attention to the Paralympics. With the Opening Ceremony Sept. 7, athletes are putting in their final preparations for Rio de Janeiro.

It is our turn! @usparalympics @usaparatriathlon going to rock it in Rio!

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It is our turn! @usparalympics@usaparatriathlon going to rock it in Rio!