Murray claims Second 2018 World Cup Victory

Murray claimed his second 2018 World Cup victory in Mooloolaba on Saturday. Murray was the 34th athlete out of the water and started his cycle leg with a 41 sec deficit. He was 19 sec after the race leader Wilde (NZL) off the bike, but made up 3 seconds on Wilde with a smooth transition. Murray had the fastest run time in the field at 2min59sec/km. Murray took the win with a 4 sec lead.

Murray on twitter: “Happy to take the win after a jet lagged week and sore shoulder post WTS Abu Dhabi .”

South Africa’s Anel Radford toed the start line for the Elite Ladies and managed a top 20 by crossing the finish line in 18th position.

Mooloolaba was the second stop of 18 ITU World Cup events on the 2018 World Cup calender. New Zealand will be the next stop on 24 March.

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Mooloolaba W/C race results_Elite men

Mooloolaba W/C race results_Elite women

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Photo credit: ITU media