Katie Zaferes eyes destiny, Jessica Learmonth, Georgia Taylor Brown and Taylor Spivey chase World title dreams as Lausanne, Switzerland host the 2019 Grand Final.
While those four chase the World Number One Title for the race of course, there is Flora Duffy, the woman who stormed to two World titles before injury cut short her 2018 campaign, only to bounce back with a typically imperious display in the tough conditions of the Tokyo Test Event. Plus, the Lausanne course will suit her down to the ground.
The 1.5km lake swim is straightforward, but two sharp climbs in the middle of the 40km bike course will take their toll over the seven laps, before the 10km run passes the grandstands three times, settling the 2019 championship race at the end of lap four.
Duffy said on social media, “I am doing my final run in Boulder for a few weeks. Off to Lausanne tonight for the Grand Final then a week in Girona.”