No wrap-up of the year in sport for 2015 would be complete without making note of the great Javier Gómez and his record-setting fifth ITU World Triathlon Series championship. It was also his third consecutive ITU championship and truly gives him momentum heading into the Olympics. In 2012, he fell just short of the Olympic gold, so do watch for him again this go-round.
Name: Javier Gómez
Date of Birth: March 25, 1983 (Aries)
Hometown: Pontevedra, Spain
Height/Weight: 5'10"/152 lbs
--- ITU World Champion: 2008, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015
--- Olympic silver medalist: 2012