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duffyFlora Duffy will be among those competing for the $60,000 in prize money up for grabs at this weekend’s Montreal ITU Triathlon World Cup.

Duffy is among an elite group of Olympic-bound athletes using Sunday’s event as a final dress rehearsal for the Rio Olympics, which officially get under way tomorrow with the opening ceremony.

Expectations will be high for Duffy who presently tops the world rankings.

However, the Bermuda triathlete will have her work cut out competing against a formidable field that includes Australians Ashleigh Gentle and Erin Densham, the 2012 Olympic bronze medal winner, Kirsten Sweetland and Yuka Sato.

 
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