The three slots for Elite Women go to Ai Ueda, Yurie Kato and Yuka Sato. For Elite Men, Hirokatsu Tayama is selected in the national team member.
After the 32 minutes of the run, Gwen Jorgensen (USA) recorded another WTS win and Ashleigh Gentle (AUS) took silver. Ai Ueda took her first WTS podium since second place finished in Yokohama two years ago. Yuka Sato finished 18th, Yuko Takahashi 35th and Minami Kubono 40th.
Ryu Nakazawa gets gold medal with his guide Yutaro Harada at 2016 Yokohama ITU World Paratriathlon Event on Saturday 14th May in Yokohama, Japan. A total of 56 athletes competing in PT1- PT5 categories including some of the world's best taking to the course as they too looked to earn spots at the Rio Olympic Games or build on their preparations for the biggest event of the year. Result here
Mario Mola extends his lead in the 2016 Columbia Threadneedle Rankings with the win at World Triathlon Yokohama on 14th May 2016.
While the other two podium spots were earned by Mexico's Crisanto Grajales and Norway's Kristian Blummenfelt.
Kohei Tsubaki finished 31th as the top Japanese athlete in over all.