The World Triathlon Finals were held in Auckland, New Zealand on October 22, 2012. Approximately 3,000 athletes from around the world participated in the Age Group competition. Congratulations to our own Phil Friedman who finished 7th in his age division. Participating in Friedman's age division were 60 men from ten different nations. The winner of the age division was Kevin Goodwin of Australia who finished in a time of 1:10:45. Friedman finished in an overall time of 1:15:35. The event consisted of a 600 meter swim, a 20K bike, and a 5K run.