Chicago Grand Final by the numbers

by Erin Greene on 10 Sep, 2015 01:37 • Español
Chicago Grand Final by the numbers

The ITU World Triathlon Grand final is locked and loaded with interesting facts and figures. Here we present you the Grand Final in number form.

2 - Number of athletes on the #DriveFor5 World Championship titles. Javier Gomez could own five after Chicago, which would be more ITU World Championships titles in Olympic Distance than anyone ever. He is also responsible for four of the five elite men’s World Championship titles that have been won by Spain. Bill Chaffey could also become the first paratriathlete to win five paratri titles.

3 - US cities that have hosted a World Triathlon Series race. Previous host sites included Washington DC and San Diego

4 – Days of competition during the World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago

5 – Paratriathlon sport classes contesting the aquathlon & triathlon World Championships. More information on each sport class here.

7 – People being inducted into the ITU Hall of Fame on September 17. Inductees include Emma Snowsill, Michellie Jones, Vanessa Fernades, Hamish Carter, Peter Robertson, Simon Whitfield and Chiharu Igaya. More here.

10 – Amount of times British men have won elite World Championship titles, which is four more than Australia with six. Alistair Brownlee was responsible for two of those.

14 – Elite women’s World Championship titles won by Australia, nine more than the US which is ranked second with five. 

18 – Average temperature in Celsius in Chicago during September

35 – Elite, U23 & Junior World Championship titles Australia has won, which is 8 more than second-ranked Great Britain

64 – Countries represented at the World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago

85 - World Championship titles to be decided in Chicago

90 - Age of the oldest competitor this week, competing in the men’s 90-94 Sprint Distance World Championships

225 – Points separating Javier Gomez and Mario Mola in the World Championship title hunt

300 – Points separating Gwen Jorgensen and Katie Zaferes as they race for the women’s World Title

3783 – Age group athletes competing in Sprint and Olympic distance World Championship races

2,695,598 – Habitants within Chicago’s city limits


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Related Event: 2015 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago
15 - 20 Sep, 2015 • event pageall results
Results: Elite Men
1. Mario Mola ESP 01:44:53
2. Javier Gomez Noya ESP 01:44:57
3. Richard Murray RSA 01:45:35
4. Crisanto Grajales Valencia MEX 01:45:40
5. Vincent Luis FRA 01:45:44
Results: Elite Women
1. Gwen Jorgensen USA 01:55:36
2. Non Stanford GBR 01:56:05
3. Vicky Holland GBR 01:56:20
4. Andrea Hansen NZL 01:56:44
5. Rachel Klamer NED 01:56:50
Results: Junior Men
1. Manoel Messias BRA 00:51:50
2. Peer Sönksen GER 00:51:51
3. Léo Bergere FRA 00:52:01
4. Roberto Sanchez Mantecon ESP 00:52:08
5. Matthew Hauser AUS 00:52:10
Results: Junior Women
1. Laura Lindemann GER 00:57:28
2. Taylor Knibb USA 00:58:14
3. Lotte Miller NOR 00:58:39
4. Alberte Kjær Pedersen DEN 00:58:40
5. Hye Rim Jeong KOR 00:59:05
Results: U23 Men
1. Jacob Birtwhistle AUS 01:40:51
2. David Castro Fajardo ESP 01:41:05
3. Nan Oliveras ESP 01:41:15
4. Kevin McDowell USA 01:41:38
5. Gordon Benson GBR 01:41:56
Results: U23 Women
1. Audrey Merle FRA 01:04:35
2. Leonie Periault FRA 01:04:35
3. Melanie Santos POR 01:04:46
4. Avery Evenson USA 01:04:52
5. Miriam Casillas García ESP 01:05:12
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