France's Pierre Le Corre ensured history didn't repeat, taking out the 2013 Under23 Men's World Championship title in a sprint to the finish over Spain's Fernando Alarza and Australia's Declan Wilson.
Australia's Charlotte McShane has won the U23 Women's World Championship in a thrilling finishing chute sprint, just outlasting Canada's Ellen Pennock and Amelie Kretz in London on Thursday.
France's Dorian Coninx proved too strong in tough conditions in Hyde Park on Thursday, just holding off Great Britain's Marc Austin and Grant Sheldon in the 2013 Junior Men's World Championship race.
The USA's Tamara Gorman claimed her first ITU Women's World Championship in London on Thursday, claiming gold ahead of a fast-finishing Georgia Taylor-Brown and Laura Lindemann.
A record-breaking 210 athletes from 26 different nations will compete at the 2013 Paratriathlon World Championships at Hyde Park this Friday, as the sport ramps up ahead of its Paralympic debut.
Just 120 points separates the top three athletes in the men's race, meaning the World Champion will more than likely be the one that crosses the finish line first on Sunday at the PruHealth World Triathlon Grand Final London.
Across seven World Triathlon Series races, four different continents, just 13 points separate Gwen Jorgensen, Anne Haug and Non Stanford in the race for the 2013 ITU Elite Women’s World Championship. But who will be the winner?
Don't miss a minute of all the action at the PruHealth World Triathlon Grand Final London next week. We've broken down when and where you can keep track of all races, and exactly what coverage will include.
It's week three of our #roadtolondon photo competition to celebrate triathlon ahead of the Grand Final, and this week we asked your to show us your gear. From team kit, to your ride, to the cutest training partners, here are our favourites.