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L.A. Triathlon Simpson's first pro win

Updated: September 12, 2005, 8:46 AM ET
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- Canadian Michael Simpson easily won the first major triathlon of his pro career, taking the City of Los Angeles Triathlon by nearly a minute over another darkhorse pro, Australian Richie Cunningham.

Simpson, 22, clocked a time of 1 hour, 51 minutes, 33.9 seconds over the Olympic-distance course.

Cunningham's time for the 0.9-mile ocean swim off Venice Beach, 24.8-mile bike through Hollywood and 6.2-mile run ending downtown was 1:52:25.0. Brazilian Fabio Cavalho ...

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