Colorado man, Connecticut woman win NYC triathlon

July 9, 2012 3:45:31 AM PDT
A Colorado man and a Connecticut woman have run, swam and bicycled their way to victory in the annual triathlon that uses streets and waterways around Manhattan as a race course.

Jordan Jones of Golden, Colo., won the men's competition in the Aquaphor New York City Triathlon, swimming about a mile, biking almost 25 miles and running 6 miles in one hour, 45 minutes and four seconds.

Amy Bevilacqua of Wilton, Conn., won the women's competition with a time of two hours and four seconds.

The event includes a swim in the Hudson River, a run through Central Park and a bike ride on the West Side Highway.

There were two deaths of participants connected to the event last year. A spokeswoman said there were no health issues this year.

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