IN PICTURES: Triathlon brings out the best in Leeds

LEEDS revelled in its status as host city for the two-day Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon stage.

Non Stanford competes in the  2016 ITU World Triathlon Leeds.  Picture Tony Johnson
Non Stanford competes in the 2016 ITU World Triathlon Leeds. Picture Tony Johnson

Excited supporters lined the streets from Roundhay to the city centre, keen to catch a glimpse of friends or family members taking part in the amateur race, to cheer on the elite women’s racers, or home town heroes the Brownlee brothers competing in the elite event.

Click above to view our gallery of images taken throughout the day.

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Non Stanford competes in the 2016 ITU World Triathlon Leeds. Picture Tony Johnson
Non Stanford competes in the 2016 ITU World Triathlon Leeds. Picture Tony Johnson