2013 Age-Group Sprint World Championships

Dozens of new ITU World Champions were crowned today in the 2013 Age-Group Sprint World Championships, as thousands of athletes toughed it out in wet and cold conditions in Hyde Park. To everyone that did, well done! Here is our social wrap.

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  1. Hundreds of athletes lined up for the first waves from 8am in Hyde Park...
  2. and first across the line was Norway's Gustav Iden, taking the win in the men's 16-19 category.
  3. Congratulations to the first ITU World Champion to be crowned today! It's Gustav Iden from Norway! Remember we have live finish line cam plus timing over at triathlon.org/live
  4. Catch all the video highlights here.
  5. ITU Triathlon Age Group Sprint World Championships 2013
  6. There was plenty of team pride at the finish line.
  7. And lots of muddy faces as the rain kept coming.
  8. It's all happening down here at the finish of the age-group sprint worlds. #wtslondon #pruworldtri #agegroupworlds
  9. It's a rainbow of tri suits in the recovery zone. #wtslondon #pruworldtri #agegroupworlds
  10. But some of the loudest cheers were for some of the athletes that took the longest to get there. Including these guys who had an all out sprint for the line, in the men's 70 to 74 category...
  11. And New Zealand's Alec Hill who collected the men's 80-84 world title.
  12. Remember you can read some of the most inspiring stories from athletes racing in London here on our Road to London blog.
  13. Overall, Great Britain dominated the day at home. Click here to view the overall medal tally, which will continue to be updated each day of action here in London.
  14. But congratulations to everyone who earned one of these!
  15. Not long until the first of these medals will be handed out here at #wtslondon #agegroupworlds