Top Moments 2009: Brownlee’s Spanish Surprise

By World Triathlon Admin | 29 Jan, 2010

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Alistair Brownlee takes the surprise win in Madrid

Down at the Casa de Campo in the heart of Madrid, an expectant crowd awaited the success of hometown favourite Javier Gomez.

But spoiling the Spanish party was the talented young Brit Alistair Brownlee, who kicked off his 2009 campaign with an exceptional race, taking his first Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series win.

Brownlee’s unexpected victory served notice to the triathlon world that a new, young star was poised to shatter the status quo of their universe.

Make sure to come back for the next video in our “Top Moments: 2009” series, and watch previous episodes here!

Related Event: 2009 Dextro Energy Triathlon - ITU World Championship Series Madrid
31 May, 2009 • event pageall results
Results: Elite Women
1. Andrea Hewitt NZL 02:05:58
2. Lisa Norden SWE 02:05:59
3. Jessica Harrison FRA 02:05:59
4. Christiane Pilz GER 02:06:01
5. Sarah Haskins USA 02:06:03
6. Magali Di Marco SUI 02:06:17
7. Samantha Warriner NZL 02:06:44
8. Daniela Ryf SUI 02:06:52
9. Sarah True USA 02:07:24
10. Ai Ueda JPN 02:07:31
Results: Elite Men
1. Alistair Brownlee GBR 01:51:26
2. Courtney Atkinson AUS 01:52:14
3. Javier Gomez Noya ESP 01:52:18
4. Maik Petzold GER 01:52:31
5. Ivan Vasiliev RUS 01:52:39
6. Alexander Bryukhankov RUS 01:52:44
7. Dmitry Polyanskiy RUS 01:53:08
8. Christian Prochnow GER 01:53:16
9. Brad Kahlefeldt AUS 01:53:18
10. Jan Frodeno GER 01:53:19