August 03, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) Ben Collins of Seattle and Alicia Kaye of Clermont, Florida, won the pro divisions of the New York City Triathlon.

Collins was timed in 1 hour, 43 minutes, 25 seconds on Sunday and Kaye in 1:54:52. Nearly 4,000 pro, elite, amateur and physically challenged athletes competed.

Collins was followed by Kaleb Vanort of Mishawaka, Indiana in 1:44:05 and Chris Foster of Redondo Beach, California in 1:45:14. Radka Vodickova of Orlando, Florida, was second among the pro women at 1:59:16 while Jillian Petersen of St. Louis was third in 2:01:19.

In the competition sponsored by Panasonic participants swam nine-tenths of a mile in the Hudson River, cycled 25 miles on the Henry Hudson Parkway and ran 6.2 miles in Central Park.

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