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Simon’s Sprint to Silver

Simon’s Sprint to Silver

August 19, 2008: In a thrilling sprint finish, Simon Whitfield wins silver in the men’s triathlon at the Games of the XXIX Olympiad in Beijing. It is Whitfield’s second Olympic medal, having won the inaugural Olympic triathlon at Sydney 2000.

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