Wednesday, August 20, 2008

10-km swim

-- "Silver lining for Whitfield" in The Province, Tuesday August 19 2008

Correction: 1.5-km swim

Unfortunately, due to my laziness in checking when it would be aired, I didn't watch Simon Whitfield compete in the Beijing triathlon. I'm what one would call a casual triathlon fan, so I wasn't sure when I read the article but a 10km swim seemed awfully long. Doing some research by looking at the Triathlon wikipedia page (specifically the Standard race distances section), my instinct was proven trustworthy.

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