27 May 2012

NZ triathlete qualifies for Olympics

9:50 am on 27 May 2012

The New Zealand triathlete Nicky Samuels has qualified for the London Olympics after coming in 15th place at a World Triathlon Series event in Madrid.

Samuels will join compatriots Kate McIlroy and Andrew Hewitt in London, Hewitt finished 9th in Madrid moving her to second in the world rankings.

The Madrid event was won by Switzerland's Nicola Spirig.