Tragedy Strikes The NYC Triathlon
The New York City Triathlon has ended in the death of a 64-year-old man and the hospitalization of a 40-year-old woman, according to the event's director.

They reportedly went into cardiac arrest.

Bill Burke told the Associated Press that the man got into trouble in the swimming portion of the event; the woman was treated at the scene and taken to Roosevelt Hospital on the West Side. Doctors there say she's in critical condition.

The man has been identified as Michael Kudryk, 64, from Freehold, NJ,; the woman's name still hasn't been released.

Three thousand athletes representing 43 states and 26 countries participated in the annaul Nautica New York City Triathlon, now in its 11th year.

The race includes a 1,500-meter swim in the Hudson River, a 40-kilometer bike ride along the Henry Hudson Parkway and a 10-kilometer run in Central Park.

Ben Collins won the men's division in 1 hour and 48 minutes. Rebecca Wassner took the women's division for the third time in just over two hours.