For Haesner, the winner of the first two legs of the series, the triathlon triumph was even more dominating than her performances in claiming the Aquathlon and Duathlon events. She exited the water after the 750m swim with a huge 75-second lead over her closest series rival Winona Howe and then the Aussie simply put the hammer down on the fast and flat Changi Coastal Road bike course. Such was Haesner's domination that by the time she had completed the 20km bike leg, the gap to Howe in second place had stretched to over three minutes, making the 5km run through the trees along the beach almost like a coronation procession. She crossed the line in a total time of 1:07:56; the fact that only nine men went faster shows how strong she was.
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