The 2016 triathlon season was a year that the world will never forget. From the World Triathlon Series, World Cups, World Championships and the Olympic and Paralympic Games, it was a busy year that produced nothing short of unbelievable moments.
So what moments stood out the most?
Over the next few weeks we will be naming the “Best of 2016” moments from the year, anything from top performances to inspirational finishes, because when you have a year like we just had, you have to celebrate it.
Men’s Breakout Star: Henri Schoeman (RSA) in the Rio Olympic Games
Schoeman is not a new name in the triathlon world. In fact, he is a very well known name.. especially when it comes to the water. Schoeman is one of the best swimmers in the field and it is no surprise to see him either first or second out of the water in most races that he competes in. So, for that talent alone, Schoeman is a top competitor among the elites. But it was after this year’s Olympic Games that Schoeman made a different name …