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Gwen Jorgensen (USA) claims Olympic Gold in dominant Rio perfomance

Gwen Jorgensen (USA) claims Olympic Gold in dominant Rio perfomance

20/08/16 - America’s Gwen Jorgensen has cemented her place as one of the best triathletes of her generation, with a strong all-around performance and her killer run kick that delivered her a Gold in the triathlon... |

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Alistair Brownlee (GBR) makes history with Rio triathlon Gold

Alistair Brownlee (GBR) makes history with Rio triathlon Gold

18/08/16 - Great Britain’s Alistair Brownlee has become the first triathlete to successfully defend his Olympic title, with a crushing performance across all three legs leading him to Gold in the Olympic triathlon... |

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Rio 2016 Olympic Games: Swim, Bike Run - Women’s Race

Rio 2016 Olympic Games: Swim, Bike Run - Women’s Race

16/08/16 - A beach swim start at Copacabana, followed by the hilly and technical bike course, and a fast, flat run course lends itself to triathletes skilled in all three legs. Here is how some of the scenarios... |

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Rio Olympics: Men’s discipline strengths

Rio Olympics: Men’s discipline strengths

15/08/16 - As Jonathan Brownlee noted in an interview with his local paper last month, the Rio course is suited to a strong all-around triathlete. A beach swim start at Copacabana, followed by the hilly and... |

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Rio Olympics: Spanish triathletes chat

Rio Olympics: Spanish triathletes chat

14/08/16 - With only very few days to go before the Olympic action starts, most of the Spanish Triathlon team gathered at the Olympic Village in Rio to talk about their expectations for the race. The men will take... |

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Olympic triathlon head-to-heads published

Olympic triathlon head-to-heads published

11/08/16 - With triathlon set to be contested on August 18 & 20 at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, the International Triathlon Union (ITU) has published the 2016 Olympic Triathlon media guide online. ITU’s media... |

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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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How to watch triathlon at the Olympics

How to watch triathlon at the Olympics

05/08/16 - The 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games open today! In our fifth edition int he Olympic Games, we couldn’t be more pumped to see the world’s fastest triathletes swim, bike and run their way to Olympic... |

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Olympic triathlon start lists revealed

Olympic triathlon start lists revealed

01/08/16 - With the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games set to open this Friday, the ITU has released the men’s and women’s triathlon numbered start lists. The men’s Olympic triathlon will be contested on August... |

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ITU engages fans ahead of Rio Olympics

ITU engages fans ahead of Rio Olympics

19/07/16 - With 30 days to go until the first race at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, ITU has today launched the social media campaign “ThisIsTriathlon” to get the world talking about triathlon. While... |

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Richard Varga swimming his way to Rio

Richard Varga swimming his way to Rio

08/07/16 - They say it takes a village to raise a child, but for Slovakian’s Richard Varga, it took family to make him an Olympian. From getting him into triathlon to passing on amphibious-like genes, Varga will... |

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Gwen Jorgensen racing towards Olympic Gold

Gwen Jorgensen racing towards Olympic Gold

17/06/16 - In 2012, a fairly new name to the elite ITU triathlon world lined up in London to compete in her very first Olympic Games. Competing for the United States of America, this woman unfortunately suffered a... |

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National Federations select athletes for Rio Olympics

National Federations select athletes for Rio Olympics

01/06/16 - National Federations are announcing their Rio bound triathlon teams practically on the daily now, and we couldn’t be more pumped. Stay updated on who has gotten the nod from their Federation to go to... |

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