6 Jun 2012

NZ gets maximum number of triathlon entries to Olympics

11:46 am on 6 June 2012

New Zealand has been awarded three places in the men's and women's triathlons for the London Olympics.

Following the end of the Olympic qualification process the International Triathlon Union gave eight countries, including New Zealand, the maximum number of entries.

Nicky Samuels and Ryan Sissons were provisionally named in the New Zealand team and this latest news confirms their entries.

Andrea Hewitt, Kate McIlroy, Kris Gemmell and Bevan Docherty had already been selected.