Australian Olympic Hopeful Wins Men's Division of Key West Triathlon

Chris McCormack is a two-time Hawaii Ironman world champion.

Aussie Olympic hopeful Chris McCormack has won the men's overall division of the Key West Triathlon.

The two-time Hawaii Ironman world champion finished in front of about 900 other athletes Saturday with a time of 2 hours and 55 seconds. McCormack lives most of the year in Sidney

Lauren Helton scored 2:15:58 to win the women's overall division. She lives in Melbourne, Florida.

The Olympic distance triathlon included a 1.5k swim in Atlantic Ocean waters, 40k bike ride and 10k run.

Second place in the men's division went to Tampa's Jon Noland at 2:06:59. Eric Hogenboom took third with 2:10:09. He is from of Naperville, Ill.

In the women's division, Floridians Catherine McWilliam took second with 2:17:02 and Julie Jerue placed third at 2:20:26.

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