USA Triathlon Weekend Notebook: Feb. 16

By USA Triathlon | Feb. 16, 2016, 11:06 a.m. (ET)

Habana CAMTRI Sprint Triathlon American Cup
Taylor Spivey (Redondo Beach, Calif.) led the United States on Sunday at a CAMTRI Sprint Triathlon American Cup in Habana, Cuba, finishing third among elite women on the 750-meter swim, 20-kilometer bike, 5-kilometer run course. Spivey posted a time of 1:01:49, 9 seconds behind winner Camila Alonso of Spain.

Also competing for the U.S. in the women’s race, Molly Higgins (Randolph, N.J.) finished fifth and Julie Stupp (Austin, Texas) finished seventh.

In the men’s race, three U.S. athletes also finished in the top seven.

Complete results from the Habana CAMTRI Sprint Triathlon American Cup are available at triathlon.org.

In the age-group Habana CAMTRI Middle Distance Triathlon Iberoamerican Championships, Ellen Hart (Denver, Colo.) posted the fastest time among all women while also winning the 55-59 age group.

Complete results from the Habana CAMTRI Middle Distance Triathlon Iberoamerican Championships are available at triathlon.org.

U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials
Joanna Zeiger (Boulder, Colo.), the fourth-place finisher at the 2000 Olympic Games triathlon in Sydney, Australia, competed in her seventh U.S. Olympic Trials on Saturday. Though she finished in 149th position, the goal was to finish despite battling injury.

“No matter how long it took,” she says in this Runner’s World story, “I was determined to get to that finish line.”

Zeiger was also captured mid-race rooting for eventual winner, Amy Cragg.

Read more about the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials at latrials2016.com.