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2012 San Diego WTS Men

Written by: Timothy Carlson
Added: Sun May 13 2012

While $20,000 went to overall men's winner and Olympic co-favorite Jonathan Brownlee of Great Britain, what came to Hunter Kemper for his 5th place and Manuel Huerta for his 9th place finish was priceless. For Kemper, his flawless race topped off by a blazing 30:28 10k earned a rare 4th straight trip to the Olympic triathlon. For Cuban-born U.S, citizen Manuel Huerta, his gutsy 30:45 run at the end of an aggressive swim and bike was the fulfillment of a long held dream - and a ticket to the 2012 London Olympics. At the end, the 2012 San Diego round of the ITU World Triathlon Series was a dramatic success.

All photos © Timothy Carlson

  

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