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Sarah Groff finished fourth at the ITU Lorient World Cup to lead all U.S. athletes
Sarah Groff finished fourth at the ITU Lorient World Cup to lead all U.S. athletes
photo: Frank Wechsel / triathlon.org

ITU Lorient World Cup: Groff Finishes 4th to Lead U.S. Athletes

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Sarah Groff finished fourth at the ITU Lorient World Cup in Lorient France on Saturday. In the men's race, the top performance was turned in by Matt Chrabot (18th).

The result places Groff at No. 6 in the 2008 World Cup Rankings with one event left on the series schedule: Huatulco, Mexico on October 26.

See the complete women's rankings.

Lorient BG Triathlon World Cup
Elite Women - Official Results

1.5km swim, 40km bike, 10km run

Gold - Lisa Norden (SWE) 2:02:05
Silver - Samantha Warriner (NZL) 2:02:39
Bronze - Jessica Harrison (FRA) 2:02:44
4 - Sarah Groff (USA) 2:02:52
5 - Elizabeth May (LUX) 2:02:53
6 - Anja Dittmer (GER) 2:02:59
7 - Magali Di marco (SUI) 2:03:03
8 - Nicola Spirig (SUI) 2:03:10
9 - Andrea Hewitt (NZL) 2:03:15
10 - Andrea Whitcombe (GBR) 2:03:50

Other U.S. Athletes
16 - Mary Beth Ellis 2:05:55
DNF - Jennifer Spieldenner

Read the women's race recap at the ITU website.

Lorient BG Triathlon World Cup
Elite Men - Official Results


1.5km swim, 40km bike, 10km run
Gold - Cedric Fleureton (FRA) 1:49:53
Silver - Tony Moulai (FRA) 1:51:01
Bronze - Ivan Rana (ESP) 1:51:10
4 - Steffen Justus (GER) 1:51:18
5 - Laurent Vidal (FRA) 1:51:24
6 - Oliver Freeman (GBR) 1:51:30
7 - Clarke Ellice (NZL) 1:51:54
8 - Dmitry Polyansky (RUS) 1:51:58
9 - Nils Frommhold (GER) 1:51:59
10 - Jonathan Zipf (GER) 1:51:59

U.S. Athletes
18 - Matt Chrabot 1:53:04
33- Matt Seymour 1:55:58
42 - Peter Mallett 1:59:30
DNF - Jarrod Shoemaker

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