The race was won by Britain’s Jodie Swallow in a time of 2:01:38. Morrison finished just behind Germany’s three time Olympian Anja Dittmer and Spain’s Ainhou Murua in a time of 2:04:37.
Meanwhile the International Triathlon Union (ITU) released its 2011 schedule for the ITU Triathlon World Cup Series. In addition to $400,000 USD in prize money, athletes will compete for ranking points for the 2011 World Championship and 2012 Olympic Games qualifying points. A global series and an expensive exercise to gain points for Olympic qualification.
2011 ITU Triathlon World Cup Series:
March 27: Mooloolaba, Australia
April 17: Ishigaki, Japan
May 8: Monterrey, Mexico
July 3: Edmonton, Canada
August 14: Tiszaujvaros, Hungary
October 9: Huatulco, Mexico
October 15: Tongyeong, South Korea
November 6: Guatapé, Colombia