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2012 highlights: The 2012 Season in Numbers

2012 highlights: The 2012 Season in Numbers

03/01/13 - The Olympics were obviously a major highlight of the 2012 ITU year, but overall it was a huge year for triathlon’s development worldwide - with a large number of firsts. Here we try to capture just some... |

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2012 highlights: The most sensational swims of the year

2012 highlights: The most sensational swims of the year

26/12/12 - Triathlon is always a sum of its parts, swim, bike and run, but sometimes the exciting and individual performances get slightly buried in the finish tape. While overall, Jonathan Brownlee and Lisa Norden... |

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ITU at London Paralympics in preparation for Paratriathlon’s debut in Rio 2016

ITU at London Paralympics in preparation for Paratriathlon’s debut in Rio 2016

07/09/12 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU) is in London at the Paralympic Games as an International Paralympic Sport Federation (IPSF) for the first time, learning and preparing for Paratriathlon’s debut in... |

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London 2012 ends with entertaining Closing Ceremony

London 2012 ends with entertaining Closing Ceremony

13/08/12 - The London 2012 Olympic Games officially came to a close on Sunday night with a highly entertaining closing ceremony, a fitting end to a successful Olympic Games. Triathlon was represented by a number of... |

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Alistair Brownlee storms to Olympic gold at London 2012

Alistair Brownlee storms to Olympic gold at London 2012

07/08/12 - The men’s triathlon competition was a day of many firsts for the Olympic sport. For the first time ever, Great Britain took home not one, but two medals when Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee finished first... |

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London 2012 Olympic Games: Men to watch

London 2012 Olympic Games: Men to watch

06/08/12 - The Brownlee brothers might be the overwhelming favourites in the men’s triathlon competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games, but as history goes to show, nothing is certain in this event. Here is a... |

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London 2012 Olympic Games: What the men said pre-race

London 2012 Olympic Games: What the men said pre-race

06/08/12 - We spoke to some of the athletes who will compete in the Men’s Triathlon Competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games, about their pre-race preparations, how the race will pan out, what they noticed from... |

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London 2012 Olympic Games: Men’s Pontoon Draw

London 2012 Olympic Games: Men’s Pontoon Draw

05/08/12 - The official pontoon draw for the men’s triathlon competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games has taken place, with leading men choosing opposing ends of the pontoon for the swim in The Serpentine on... |

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London 2012 Olympic Games: Men’s Preview

London 2012 Olympic Games: Men’s Preview

05/08/12 - In the men’s triathlon competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games, there appears to be a few heavy favorites in the men’s race, with the pair of British phenoms Alistair Brownlee and Jonathan Brownlee... |

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London 2012 Olympic Games: Spirig Sprints to First Olympic Gold

London 2012 Olympic Games: Spirig Sprints to First Olympic Gold

04/08/12 - The women’s Olympic triathlon competition was met with grey skies, wetsuit temperature water, and a slick course that challenged athletes every step of the way. While the past three Olympic Games have... |

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London 2012 Olympic Games: Women to watch

London 2012 Olympic Games: Women to watch

03/08/12 - The women’s field has so many potential medallists that it is hard to single out a few, but here is our quick snapshot of who to watch for in Hyde Park on Saturday 4 August. Helen Jenkins (GBR) Jenkins... |

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London 2012 Olympic Games: Women’s Pontoon Draw

London 2012 Olympic Games: Women’s Pontoon Draw

02/08/12 - The official pontoon draw for the women’s triathlon competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games has taken place, with leading women favouring the start from the left side of the pontoon for the swim in... |

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London 2012 Olympic Games: Triathlon by the Numbers

London 2012 Olympic Games: Triathlon by the Numbers

01/08/12 - The London 2012 Olympic Games will host the fourth edition of the triathlon competition at the Olympics, and in doing so there are some interesting facts and figures to note. Here are just a few of the... |

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London 2012 opens with spectacular show

London 2012 opens with spectacular show

28/07/12 - The highly anticipated Opening Ceremony of London 2012 began with an imagined trip along London’s iconic river, the Thames, from its source in Gloucestershire to the Olympic Stadium in east London. The... |

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The Olympic torch enters London with one week to go until 2012 Olympic Games

The Olympic torch enters London with one week to go until 2012 Olympic Games

20/07/12 - With exactly one week to go until the London 2012 Olympic Games opening ceremony, the Olympic Flame will be abseiled from a helicopter to the Tower of London this evening as it arrives for its seven-day... |

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