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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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Best of 2015: Vicky Holland’s first WTS win

Best of 2015: Vicky Holland’s first WTS win

06/01/16 - When Great Britain’s Vicky Holland crossed the finished line in the World Triathlon Series Cape Town in April, no one was more surprised to be getting a gold medal than Vicky herself. After taking home... |

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Ghana hosts second-ever triathlon

Ghana hosts second-ever triathlon

10/12/15 - The Ghana Triathlon Federation hosted its second triathlon in Ghana on the 15th of November. It was a successful event, with 47 active participants, which was up from 13 people at our first event in... |

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Senegal organises first triathlon as National Federation

Senegal organises first triathlon as National Federation

29/10/15 - Following their addition to the ITU family as a member National Federation this year, Senegal recently hosted its first triathlon and ITU Community Combo Course since becoming an NF in September at the... |

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Africa Triathlon Union holds its annual Congress

Africa Triathlon Union holds its annual Congress

20/08/15 - The African Triathlon Union recently held its annual Congress in Mauritius, during which the Republic of Congo (Brazzaville) as the 42th affiliated National Federation to ATU. Triathlon has grown... |

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Crown up for grabs in Cape Town

Crown up for grabs in Cape Town

21/04/15 - Cape Town marks the fourth stop and the third continent on the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Series. Having just been added to the WTS line up last year, the South African course is a standard distance affair,... |

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