1 Jun 2009

Andrea Hewitt takes out ITU event in Madrid

6:43 am on 1 June 2009

Christchurch triathlete Andrea Hewitt has won the women's World Championship Series race in Madrid in a photo finish.

Hewitt was judged to have finished just centimetres ahead of Lisa Norden of Sweden.

New Zealand's top ranked triathlete Sam Warriner fought back from a poor swim to finish in 7th place, and Nicky Samuels of Wanaka was 14th.