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Americans Sweep Sendia Triathlon

Associated Press

American Steve Eisenhower won the men’s competition and compatriot Shannon Delaney took the women’s event Sunday in the Sendia Japan triathlon series.

Eisenhower, 28, of Encinitas, Calif., swam 0.93 miles, bicycled 24.8 miles and ran 6.2 miles in a total time of 1 hour 58 minutes 13 seconds.

American Brett Rose, 25, of Denver, finished second in 1:59.14.

Toshiyuki Nakayama was the best among Japanese competitors, finishing third with a time of 2:03.07.

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In the women’s competition, Delaney, also of Encinitas, Calif., covered the same distances in a total time of 2:20:25.

Yoshiko Imai of Japan finished second in 2:21.28, followed by Japan’s Noriko Katsumata in 2:23:21.

Fourth place went to Canada’s Jessica Baker, who finished in 2:23:36.

The race was held in and around Sendai Port in Sendai.

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