Friday, February 1, 2008
News Item: Whitfield to chase world title at home
Whitfield to chase world title at home
Published: Friday, February 01, 2008
B.C. triathlon athlete Simon Whitfield, who has qualified for the men's event at this summer's Olympics in Beijing, will be aiming for a first world title when Vancouver plays host to the 2008 world championships June 6-8 at English Bay.
Whitfield, who was born in Kingston, Ont., and lives on Salt Spring Island, was a gold medallist in the triathlon at the 2000 Sydney Summer Olympics. He qualified for the Beijing Games with a fourth-place finish in the 2007 world championships last September at Hamburg, Germany.
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