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Jordan Rapp raises his arms just before winning the Ironman U.S. Championship triathlon in New York, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

Tragedy at Ironman Championship

Jordan Rapp and Mary Beth Ellis are winners of the Ironman U.S. Championship triathlon in New York, Saturday, August 11, 2012. Unfortunately, an athlete died after having a medical problem during the

swimming portion of the grueling triathlon, race officials said.