Gentle vs. Knibb vs. Haug vs. many others at PTO T100 San Francisco

The PTO T100 San Francisco  will see PTO World #1 Ashleigh Gentle take on World #2 Taylor Knibb for the first time this season, as the Professional Triathletes Organisation (PTO) and World Triathlon confirmed the contracted T100 female athletes on the start list.

The Australian winner from Singapore will line up against the American Olympic hopeful on Saturday 8 June, in what promises to be an explosive 100km encounter for the third T100 race of this season.

Gentle versus Knibb is just one of the intriguing head-to-head’s that will take place in the City by the Bay over the legendary Escape From Alcatraz Triathlon course. German ace Anne Haug makes her T100 debut and will line up alongside Gentle and Knibb together for the very first time.

German compatriot Laura Philipp makes her first T100 start line and 2022 Ironman World Champion, American Chelsea Sodaro, looks forward to returning to the city she went to college and considers a second home.  10-time Ironman World Champion Daniela Ryf also hopes to be on the start line, injury permitting.

The full list of contracted T100 women who will compete includes:

  1. Ashleigh Gentle (AUS)
  2. Taylor Knibb (USA)
  3. Anny Haug (GER)
  4. Daniela Ryf (SUI)
  5. Laura Philipp (GER)
  6. Paula Findlay (CAN)
  7. Emma Pallant-Browne (GBR)
  8. Kat Matthews (GBR)
  9. India Lee (GBR)
  10. Chelsea Sodaro (USA)
  11. Imogen Simmonds (SUI)
  12. Lucy Byram (GBR)
  13. Amelia Watkinson (NZL)
  14. Marjolaine Pierre (FRA)
  15. Skye Moench (USA)
  16. Tamara Jewett (CAN)

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