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Jorgensen wins Yokohama race to claim 4th world series win

By The Associated Press | Posted - May 16, 2015 at 12:20 a.m.



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YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Gwen Jorgensen of the United States won her fourth world series triathlon event of the year on Saturday to extend her winning streak to nine races.

Jorgensen, who won the past two races in Yokohama, crossed the finish line with a time of 1 hour, 57 minutes, 20 seconds to finish 73 seconds ahead of Australia's Ashleigh Gentle. Emma Moffatt, also of Australia, was third with a time of 1:59:03.

Jorgensen tops the overall standings with 3,200 points, 295 points ahead of compatriot Katie Zaferes. She has also won this year in Abu Dhabi, Auckland and Gold Coast, Australia.

Defending champion Javier Gomez Noya of Spain won the men's race with a time of 1:47:00, just two seconds ahead of London Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee of Britain. Mario Mola of Spain was third with a time of 1:47:20.

The sixth event of the International Triathlon Union's world series will be in London on May 30.

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