“ASICS is thrilled to accompany Gwen on her journey as she makes history with her sixth win in Chicago,” said ASICS America Athlete Manager, Annie Adams. “Having Gwen hit this milestone is an amazing accomplishment in her professional career. As a brand, we are honored to represent such a passionate athlete and role model.”
The top three competing women athletes sported ASICS footwear to compete in the ITU World Triathlon Chicago. First place winner and ASICS elite triathlete Gwen Jorgensen raced and won in the GEL-NoosaFAST™. The GEL-NoosaFAST™ amps up the run with a speedy ride and was designed with triathlon specific features such aselastic laces which allow for a quick transition. The second place winner and ASICS athleteHelen Jenkins finished in 01:55:53 in the GEL-DS Trainer® 19 and third place winner ASICS Japan athlete Juri Ide finished in 01:56:00 in the special make up footwear with Sortie Magic RR outsole.
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*ASICS Japan is the official sponsor and the official swimwear partner of Japan Triathlon Union.
Anima Sana In Corpore Sano, meaning “A Sound Mind in a Sound Body,” is an old Latin phrase from which ASICS is derived and the fundamental platform on which the brand still stands. The company was founded more than 60 years ago by Kihachiro Onitsuka and is now a leading designer and manufacturer of running shoes, as well as, other athletic footwear, apparel and accessories. For more information, visit www.asics.com.