Oakley’s Tim Don of Great Britain, with a strong closing run, the Hy-Vee ITU Elite Cup Triathlon in Iowa, along with the sport’s largest winner’s check. Oakley’s Emma Snowsill took dominated the women’s event Sunday, winning in 1:59.35. Oakley’s Emma Moffatt finished second behind Snowsill. Oakley’s Kris Gemmell of New Zealand and Courtney Atkinson of Australia rounded out the men’s podium, taking second and third, respectively.
In the women’s competition all eyes were on Emma Snowsill, the Olympic champion. Having not lost a race since September 2007, and not lost to anyone other than Beijing silver medallist Vanessa Fernandes since 2005, she was expected to clock her second win of the Dextro Energy Triathlon – ITU World Championship Series.