Story: Triathlon and multisport

Hamish Carter and Bevan Docherty, Athens, 2004 (1st of 2)

Hamish Carter and Bevan Docherty, Athens, 2004

Hamish Carter (centre) leads fellow New Zealander Bevan Docherty (right) during the running leg of the triathlon at the 2004 Athens Olympics. Carter ran away from Docherty to win the race,  while Switzerland's Sven Riederer (in the red) won the bronze. Carter and Docherty were both highly successful in triathlons in the first decade of the 21st century.

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David Green, 'Triathlon and multisport - International success in triathlon', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 June 2023)

Story by David Green, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Mar 2015