Cozumel will provide the backdrop for the final World Triathlon Series (WTS) race of the season this weekend when it hosts the 2016 World Triathlon Grand Final.

The race looms as a mouth-watering contest with the battle for the world title likely to come down to a matter of seconds.

In the red corner is the challenger Flora Duffy. The uber biker from Bermuda has had a career best season and sits at the top of the rankings. Finishing first or second here will guarantee her a maiden world title.

In the blue corner is the reigning world champion, Gwen Jorgensen. The American recently added the Olympic gold medal to her near perfect short course CV. She is looking to become the first woman to win three consecutive world titles. Should she do that, she would also join Emma Snowsill as the only athletes to have won three world titles and an Olympic gold medal.

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