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Updated USA Triathlon Elite Race Series Leaders

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — With back-to-back runner-up finishes Kaitlin Shiver (Satellite Beach, Fla.) has taken over the top spot for the women in the 2011 USA Triathlon Elite Race Series with 30 points after three events. 

Hunter Kemper (Colorado Springs, Colo.), France's Greg Rouault and Canada's Matthew Sharpe share the men's lead with 25 points.

Up next in the series is the Nickel City Triathlon in Buffalo, N.Y., on Sept. 24. This event also serves as the 2011 USA Triathlon Elite National Championship.

2011 USA Triathlon Elite Race Series Leaders (through three of five events)

Women
1. Kaitlin Shiver (Satellite Beach, Fla.), 30 points
2. Sarah-Anne Brault (CAN), 25
2. Helen Jenkins (GBR), 25
2. Chantall Widney (CAN), 25
5. Sarah Haskins (Colorado Springs, Colo.), 15
6. Kelly Whitley (Geneva, Ill.), 14
6. Lisa Marangon (AUS), 14
8. Julie Ertel (Irvine, Calif.), 10
8. Gwen Jorgensen (Milwaukee, Wis.), 10
8. Annie Warner (Nine Mile Falls, Wash.), 10

Men
1. Hunter Kemper (Colorado Springs, Colo.), 25 points
1. Greg Rouault (FRA), 25
1. Matthew Sharpe (CAN), 25
4. Ethan Brown (Lowell, Mass.), 15
4. Ben Collins (Seattle, Wash.), 15
4. Jarrod Shoemaker (Maynard, Mass.), 15
7. Dustin McLarty (Irvine, Calif.), 14
8. Leonardo Chacon (CRC), 10
8. Andrew Russell (CAN), 10
8. Kaleb VanOrt (Mishawaka, Ind.), 10

TYR Bonus Program
USA Triathlon Gold Level sponsor TYR will provide bonuses to elite U.S. athletes in the 2011 USA Triathlon Elite Race Series. To be eligible for bonus awards, athletes are required to compete in TYR clothing during the race where the bonus is earned. The following bonuses will be paid to athletes finishing on the podium at each USA Triathlon Elite Race Series event:

1st: $1,500
2nd: $750
3rd: $250

TYR will also provide an overall series point standings bonus for both men and women. Bonuses will be paid at the year's end to the athletes competing in TYR apparel throughout the series and finishing in the following positions overall:

1st: $5,000
2nd: $2,500

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