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Spain’s Uxio Abuin Ares sprints to first World Cup win in Tongyeong

Spain’s Uxio Abuin Ares sprints to first World Cup win in Tongyeong

22/10/16 - Spain once again stood on the top spot of the podium with Uxio Abuin Ares claiming his first ITU World Cup victory in Tongyeong in a four-way sprint. For American Matt Mcelroy it was his second silver... |

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Summer Cook (USA) secures victory in Tongyeong

Summer Cook (USA) secures victory in Tongyeong

22/10/16 - The penultimate leg of the ITU World Cup season was a memorable one for Summer Cook (USA) continued her outstanding 2016 break through year, winning the 2016 Tongyeong Triathlon World Cup. It was the... |

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Rio Olympics: Men’s Race Preview

Rio Olympics: Men’s Race Preview

11/08/16 - Four years is a long time in triathlon, but up until a few weeks ago it wouldn’t have been crazy to suggest that the same men who stood on the podium in the triathlon event at the London 2012 Olympic... |

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Rio 2016 Olympic Games: Women’s Preview

Rio 2016 Olympic Games: Women’s Preview

10/08/16 - Over the past three years, there has been barely a blip on Gwen Jorgensen’s ITU race record. The American almost went two years on the World Triathlon series undefeated, and took the Rio test event... |

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Rio 2016 Olympic Games - Triathlon by the Numbers

Rio 2016 Olympic Games - Triathlon by the Numbers

08/08/16 - The Rio 2016 Olympic Games will host the fifth edition of the triathlon competition at the Olympics. Here is your preview, stats-style. 173 – Seconds. The biggest deficit that any Gold medallist has... |

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Triathlon legend to grow sport in Ghana

Triathlon legend to grow sport in Ghana

18/05/16 - The Ghana Triathlon Federation announced naming World Champion Triathlete Spencer Smith as the head coach of its inaugural national triathlon team. “It’s such a coup to be able to get two-time World... |

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ITU and ATU combine efforts to develop triathlon

ITU and ATU combine efforts to develop triathlon

27/04/16 - ITU is pleased to announce that it has signed the Development Grant contract with the African Triathlon Union (ATU), which is aimed to support the activation of National Federations, as well as provide... |

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The social story of #WTSCapeTown

The social story of #WTSCapeTown

25/04/16 - [View the story “The social story of #WTSCapeTown” on Storify] |

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Non Stanford debuts 2016 season with a gold

Non Stanford debuts 2016 season with a gold

24/04/16 - For the third consecutive year the Discovery World Triathlon Cape Town event has been captured by a Great Britain woman, as Non Stanford opened up her 2016 season with a victory. Showcasing her power in... |

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Senegal holds first triathlon championship

Senegal holds first triathlon championship

14/04/16 - The Senegalese Federation of Triathlon is organising this year, the first Senegal championship of Triathlon. The organization of this championship was made possible by the International Triathlon... |

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Australia and South Africa sweep at OTU and ATU Champs

Australia and South Africa sweep at OTU and ATU Champs

21/03/16 - The African and Oceania Championships were crowned over the weekend, with Australia sweeping both the men’s and women’s podiums for Oceania and South African staking claims over the men’s and women’s... |

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Africa & Oceania contest Continental Champs

Africa & Oceania contest Continental Champs

15/03/16 - This weekend in two different parts of the world, elites will compete for Continental Championship titles and a chance to earn valuable Rio de Janeiro Olympic qualification points. The 2016 Gisborne OTU... |

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Paratriathletes secure Rio points at Continental Championships

Paratriathletes secure Rio points at Continental Championships

14/03/16 - By Megan Mindel | For the IPC The top athletes from the Americas and African regions took on courses in their respective Championships over the weekend (12-13 March), with Rio 2016 qualifications points... |

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Mooloolaba to open the 2016 World Cup season

Mooloolaba to open the 2016 World Cup season

09/03/16 - Mooloolaba will again play host to the opening event of the 2016 ITU World Cup season this weekend. This year is the 14th time that the Sunshine Coast desintation has held an ITU event, but this year... |

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Mario Mola goes back-to-back at World Triathlon Series Abu Dhabi

Mario Mola goes back-to-back at World Triathlon Series Abu Dhabi

05/03/16 - Spain’s Mario Mola started off the new World Triathlon Series season exactly where he finished, on top of the podium, as he shook off a slow swim and a penalty to win the opening race of the 2016 WTS... |

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