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Greenwich Woman 11th in World Triathlon Race

Greenwich's Karen Newman was 11th in the women's 50-54 division of the International Triathlon Union World Championships in Beijing. Stamford's John Cook won the 75- to 79-year-old age group.

Newman finished the race in 2:50.15. The Olympic distance consists of a 1.5-kilometer (0.93-mile) swim, a 40K (24.8-mile) bike ride and a 10K (6.2-mile) run. Cook, 76, finished the Olympic distance course in 3 hours, 50 minutes and 13 seconds. It is the first world title for Cook, who finished 15th in the 2005 Age Group World Championships in Honolulu.

Results are available on the International Triathlon Union website .

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