By Erin Greene on 22/11/13 at 9:42 am
ITU has recently confirmed several dates on the 2014 Paratriathlon calendar. In the coming season, the calendar will feature a record number of International Paratriathlon Events in the preparation for Paratriathlon’s debut in the 2016 Paralympic Games.
Confirmed International Paratriathlon Events:
2014 Elwood ITU Paratriathlon International event, (AUS): 16 February
2014 Yokohama ITU Paratriathlon International event, (JPN): 17 May
2014 Besançon ITU Paratriathlon International event, (FRA): 25 May
2014 London ITU Paratriathlon International event, (GBR): 30 May -1 June
2014 Chicago ITU Paratriathlon International event, (USA): 28-29 June
2014 Lago d’Iseo ITU Paratriathlon International event (ITA): 4-5 July
ITU expects to add four races to the calendar in the coming months with interest from one more city in Europe, as well as two in the Americas and one in Oceania. In addition to the
International Paratriathlon Events, four Continental Championships have been confirmed, but are expected on all five continents, pending final confirmation from Asia.
Continental Championships to date:
2014 Penrith OTU Paratriathlon Oceania Championship, (AUS): 12th January
2014 Troutbeck ATU Paratriathlon African Championship, (ZIM): 12-13 April
2014 Dallas PATCO Paratriathlon American Championship, (USA): 31 May-1 June
2014 Kitzbuehel ETU Paratriathlon European Championship, (AUT) : 21-22 June
The Paratriathlon season will culminate with the World Championships in Edmonton, Canada on 30 August, 2014.