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Summary

  1. Mario Mola (Spa) wins men's race
  2. Jacob Birtwhistle (Aus) second, Ryan Sissons (NZ) third
  3. Thomas Bishop best placed Briton in 12th
  4. Flora Duffy (Ber) wins women's race
  5. Ashleigh Gentle (Aus) second, Laura Lindemann (Ger) third
  6. Sophie Coldwell highest finishing Briton in 11th

Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

Spain's Mola wins men's race

1st Mario Mola, Spain

2nd Jacob Birtwhistle, Australia

3rd Ryan Sissons, New Zealand

British finishers

12th Thomas Bishop

34th Gordon Benson

37th Adam Bowden

46th Marc Austin

Bermuda's Duffy wins women's race

1st Flora Duffy, Bermuda

2nd Ashleigh Gentle, Australia

3rd Laura Lindemann, Germany

British finishers

11th Sophie Coldwell

14th Lucy Hall

17th Jessica Learmonth

26th India Lee

31st Georgia Taylor-Brown

Are there any Brits taking part and who are the athletes to watch?

Some of the biggest names will not be taking part with both Non Stanford and Jonathan Brownlee out, but there are still Brits on the start lists.

In the women's race, we have Jessica Learmonth (currently 14th in the rankings) and Sophie Coldwell (25th), who recently took gold and silver respectively at the European Championships last month, as well as India Lee (30th) Lucy Hall (32nd) and Georgia Taylor-Brown.

Meanwhile in the men's event, the one to watch is Thomas Bishop, who is currently fourth in the rankings. Other GB competitors are Adam Bowden (11th in the rankings), Marc Austin (22nd) and Gordon Benson (37th).

Other athletes to watch are women's series leader Kirsten Kasper and last year's champion Fiona Duffy and men's series leader Fernando Alarza and 2016 champion Mario Mola, who is currently second in the rankings.

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What's the schedule for today?

Today will feature both the elite women's and elite men's races.

First up will be the women's event, with the race starting at 13:10 BST followed by the medal ceremony.

The men's race will follow at 15:00 BST followed by the medal ceremony.

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What is the route?

The event starts with a 1.5 km swim in the Alster Lakes before a 40 km bike ride through the city on a mostly flat course. The route goes past through of the city including Speicherstadt, Landungsbrücken and Fischmarkt, and also crosses the Lombard Bridge (Lombardsbrucke) which provides views of the lakes. The final stage is a 10 km run with the finish line at the front of the Town Hall.

Hamburg Town Hall
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What is the World Triathlon Hamburg?

Today is the fifth date of the 2017 Triathlon World Series and will be taking place in the German city of Hamburg.

Hamburg Triathlon
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