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Murray’s rollercoaster season comes to an end

Photo: Richard Murray in action at the WTS Cozumel. Photo credit: Janos Schmidt, ITU

Not in his wildest dreams could Richard Murray have expected the rollercoaster year that 2016 turned out to be. Murray’s World Triathlon Series season came to an end in Cozumel, Mexico at the WTS Grand Final where he finished fourth behind his winning countryman Henri Schoeman and the Brownlees – Jonathan and Alistair.  The 2016 season was set to be ...

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Richard ready for Rio

From not being able to lift his shoulder above 45 degrees in April to winning the World Duathlon Championship eight weeks later. And then in July having one of his best swims ever Richard Murray is as ready as he will ever be for the Olympic Games in Rio.

Photo: Richard Murray in the Olympic Village.

From not being able to lift his shoulder above 45 degrees in April to winning the World Duathlon Championship eight weeks later. And then in July having one of his best swims ever Richard Murray is as ready as he will ever be for the Olympic Games in Rio. Murray has come a long way since his first Olympic Games ...

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Richard shows readiness for Rio despite drama

Richard Murray racing against Mario Mola at WTS Hamburg ​on Saturday. Credit: ITU, Janos Schmidt

Richard Murray showed with his first triathlon race back after he broke his collarbone in April that he will be ready for the Olympic Games come August in Rio. Once again the WTS Hamburg proved to be a less than happy race for Murray. Like last year he got a time penalty. This time the 10 seconds cost him, Mario ...

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Murray starts Road to Rio

South African Richard Murray and the rest of the triathlon world will start one of the most anticipated triathlon seasons this Saturday with the 2016 ITU World Triathlon Series kicking off in Abu Dhabi.

South African Richard Murray and the rest of the triathlon world will start one of the most anticipated triathlon seasons this Saturday with the 2016 ITU World Triathlon Series kicking off in Abu Dhabi. Some of the world’s fastest athletes will toe the UAE start line for a chance of earning the first World Rankings points of the year, all ...

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Murray ends season with victory

ITU Cozumel World Cup Triathlon  October 4, 2015©2015 Rich Cruse  ITU

South African triathlete Richard Murray has ended his 2015 season with a victory when he won the 2015 Cozumel ITU World Cup in Mexico on Sunday. Murray won the sprint race in 55 minutes and 3 seconds. It was Murray’s last official ITU race of the season and his penultimate of the season. The victory was not only a first ...

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Murray shows fighting spirit

Richard Murray in action at the WTS Chicago. Photo credit: Delly Carr, ITU Online

With his third place at the World Triathlon Series Grand Finale at Chicago South African triathlete Richard Murray ended the season fourth in the overall World Triathlon rankings. Mario Mola won WTS Chicago and with his second place, Javier Gomez (also from Spain) won his fifth consecutive World Champion title. Mola’s winning time for the 1.5km-swim, 40km-cycle and 10km-run was 1 ...

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Murray wins second WTS race

Richard Murray won his second
World Triathlon Series race with his victory in Edmonton, Canada on Sunday.

He had to wait for two seasons, but the wait was worth every second when South African triathlete Richard Murray won his second World Triathlon Series race with his victory in Edmonton, Canada on Sunday. Murray won the sprint race in 53 minutes and 19 seconds. Spain’s Javier Gomez was second and Mario Mola (also Spain) third. This was Murray’s second WTS victory after ...

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Murray set for penultimate WTS race of season

South African triathlete Richard Murray is set to end the 2015-season on a high with the penultimate WTS race this Sunday in Edmonton, Canada.

South African triathlete Richard Murray is set to end the 2015-season on a high with the penultimate WTS race this Sunday in Edmonton, Canada. The season is drawing to a close with only two races left in the WTS. Murray is currently fifth on the world rankings and while the Brownlee-brothers – Alistair and Jonathan – won’t be in Canada, ...

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​Murray’s awesome run London-highlight

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Richard Murray ran the 5km run leg at the WTS London on Sunday in a blistering 14 minutes and 12 seconds. The fastest run on the day by some 20 seconds. Murray finished fifth in the race in an overall time of 51:01 for the sprint distance triathlon. Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee won the race in 50:39. The running route ...

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