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Simon steals the sydney spotlight

Simon steals the sydney spotlight

September 17, 2000: In a historic first, Simon Whitfield wins gold in the inaugural men’s Olympic triathlon at the Games of the XXVII Olympiad in Sydney. Whitfield came from behind, sprinting to victory in the final 100m in front of the Sydney Opera House.

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