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Best of 2014: The first Hall of Fame

Best of 2014: The first Hall of Fame

03/01/15 - This season, we celebrated 25 wonderful, eventful and evolutionary years of triathlon as an International Federation. While the entire year was filled with phenomenal racing, one of the best moments had... |

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Best of 2014: Gomez continues to rewrite history

Best of 2014: Gomez continues to rewrite history

02/01/15 - Javier Gomez Noya has been rewriting ITU history practically from the start of his triathlon career, and this year was no different. Gomez began his campaign for yet another world title at the very first... |

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Best of 2014: A WTS Series of firsts

Best of 2014: A WTS Series of firsts

01/01/15 - In another claim to a slice of history, Gwen Jorgensen’s win in Edmonton went down in the books several times over. While the overall title was hers to lose headed into the final race of the season,... |

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Best of 2014: Camilla Pedersen’s comeback

Best of 2014: Camilla Pedersen’s comeback

31/12/14 - Camilla Pedersen (DEN) no doubt claimed the comeback story of the year. Late in 2013, the Danish athlete endured a training accident on her bike that required her to be in an induced coma for a month with... |

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Best of 2014: Jorgensen’s historic Chicago performance

Best of 2014: Jorgensen’s historic Chicago performance

29/12/14 - Gwensanity exploded to another level of excellence this year when Gwen Jorgensen became the winningest female in World Triathlon Series history. While her hunt for her first World Championship title began... |

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Best of 2014: Lauren Steadman

Best of 2014: Lauren Steadman

28/12/14 - In the last four years, the women’s PT4 category has been dominated by one speedy woman – Great Britain’s Faye Mcclelland. The four-time World Champion went undefeated in every single race she... |

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Best of 2014: Team England on top in Glasgow

Best of 2014: Team England on top in Glasgow

27/12/14 - Before the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Team England’s medal count sat at a paltry zero. But with Jodie Stimpson, Vicky Holland, and the Brownlee brothers on the roster this year, that record was... |

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Best of 2014: Pereira’s breakout season

Best of 2014: Pereira’s breakout season

26/12/14 - With six top 10 World Triathlon Series finishes, the men’s breakout star of the 2014 season goes to Joao Pereira. While the Portugese rising star showed glimmers of brilliance with a bronze-medal finish... |

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Best of 2014: Japan’s hot streak

Best of 2014: Japan’s hot streak

24/12/14 - Today’s top moment is really a succession of standout performances put together by Japan’s small but mighty athletes. Starting in Yokohama, Ai Ueda became the second Japanese athlete to podium at the... |

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Best of 2014: Poland’s WTS podium

Best of 2014: Poland’s WTS podium

23/12/14 - Today’s top moment of 2014 goes to Poland’s Agnieszka Jerzyk. Jerzyk first made her name in Beijing in 2011, taking out the Under23 World Championship that year, but had failed to translate that into... |

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Best of 2014: Helen Jenkins’ return to competition

Best of 2014: Helen Jenkins’ return to competition

22/12/14 - Helen Jenkins might have missed last year’s season of competition, but she came roaring back to the rankings early this year making her return a highlight of the season. In her first World Triathlon... |

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Best of 2014: YOG sprint finish

Best of 2014: YOG sprint finish

21/12/14 - Triathlon at the Olympic Games delivered another nailbiting finish, as Great Britain’s Ben Dijkstra was crowned Youth Olympic Champion in a photo finish from New Zealand’s Daniel Hoy in Nanjing at the... |

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Best of 2014: Vidal on the road to recovery

Best of 2014: Vidal on the road to recovery

20/12/14 - Just ahead of Cape Town’s debut on the World Triathlon Series calendar this year, the triathlon community learned that one of its most heralded athletes, Laurent Vidal, was life flighted to a hospital... |

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Best of 2014: Kevin McDowell makes a return

Best of 2014: Kevin McDowell makes a return

11/12/14 - Kevin McDowell showed early promise as a teenage triathlete winning silver at the first Youth Olympic Games four years ago in Singapore. But just as his career appeared to be on the cusp of exploding,... |

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Throwback Thursday: The consistent Simon Lessing

Throwback Thursday: The consistent Simon Lessing

11/12/14 - In the first 25 years of International Triathlon Union events, some athletes might have competed in more races, but none had more success than Simon Lessing. As the only athlete to capture four ITU World... |

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