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 Run: Alistair Brownlee (GBR) in the Rio Olympic Games
When Alistair showed up in Rio to potentially defend his Olympic gold medal, he meant business. So it was no surprise really that he ended up near the front out of the swim, and pulled a select few, which included his brother Jonny, out into a lead bike pack. That pack managed to enter the second transition with a slight, but healthy lead and …