1500 meter swim
Boulder, Colo., standout places third to earn second straight Games appearance
May 13, 2012 (San Diego) --Laura Bennett claimed the third and final spot on the 2012 U.S. Olympic Triathlon Team with a third-place finish Friday at the inaugural ITU World Triathlon San Diego. Bennett (Boulder, Colo.) will head to her second straight Olympic Games in August thanks to a time of 2 hours, 11 seconds on the 1,500-meter swim, 40-kilometer bike, 10-kilometer run course throughout Mission Beach. She was fourth in Beijing in 2008.
American Laura Bennett claimed the third and final women's U.S. Olympic Triathlon Team spot Friday at ITU World Triathlon San Diego (Paul Phillips/Competitive Image).