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Medal events for 2016 Paralympics announced

Medal events for 2016 Paralympics announced

04/07/14 - ITU, in conjunction with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), today announced three of the six medal events that will be contested in paratriathlon’s debut at the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Paralympic... |

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ITU to launch Hall of Fame

ITU to launch Hall of Fame

16/06/14 - As a key part of the International Triathlon Union’s 25th year anniversary celebrations, the first ever ITU Hall Of Fame will be launched at a Gala during ITU’s World Triathlon Series Grand Final in... |

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ITU President Marisol Casado expresses vision

ITU President Marisol Casado expresses vision

20/05/14 - Over the weekend, Marisol Casado, ITU President and IOC Member, set out her vision for the organisation, highlighting the desire for Triathlon Mixed Relay to be added to the Olympic Sports Programme,... |

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Dan Hoy ready to tackle Youth Olympics

Dan Hoy ready to tackle Youth Olympics

05/05/14 - In August, 15-year-old Kiwi Dan Hoy will head to Nanjing, China to compete on the world stage at the Youth Olympic Games. Hoy qualified for YOG as the top athlete from New Zealand at the 2014 Penrith ITU... |

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Emma Snowsill to mentor rising stars at 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games

Emma Snowsill to mentor rising stars at 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games

17/03/14 - In conjunction with the International Olympic Committee, ITU is pleased to announce that Beijing Olympic gold medalist Emma Snowsill (AUS) has been selected to be an Athlete Role Model (ARM) for the 2014... |

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ITU announces 2016 Olympic Games qualification system

ITU announces 2016 Olympic Games qualification system

05/02/14 - Following the recent approval by the IOC Executive Board, ITU today released the qualification system for the 2016 Olympic Games. The road to Rio is set to officially begin on May 15, 2014 at the World... |

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London 2012: A review of the men’s race

London 2012: A review of the men’s race

07/08/13 - The men’s triathlon competition at London 2012 didn’t disappoint with an amazingly fast display of athleticism. Here’s a look back at the highlights from the men’s race one year ago. Breaking Bad The... |

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A look back at the thrilling women’s 2012 Olympic race

A look back at the thrilling women’s 2012 Olympic race

04/08/13 - On the one year anniversary of the titillating women’s Olympic race, we take a look back at how it all went down in London town. As the fourth edition of the women’s triathlon competition at Olympics,... |

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Kris Gemmell and Barrie Shepley talk Auckland World Triathlon Series; Video Preview

Kris Gemmell and Barrie Shepley talk Auckland World Triathlon Series; Video Preview

04/04/13 - Welcome to first of a new video series featuring two of triathlon’s top analysts. Five-time ITU World Cup winner and Olympian Kris Gemmell and voice of the ITU Barrie Shepley will be offering insights... |

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2012 Highlights: Outstanding Olympic races

2012 Highlights: Outstanding Olympic races

19/12/12 - It’s impossible to talk about highlights from the 2012 triathlon season without talking about the biggest event of the year – the Olympics. It was, without a doubt, the central focus of the year with... |

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2012 Highlights: Smashing sprint finishes

2012 Highlights: Smashing sprint finishes

13/12/12 - This season we were treated to a number of sprint finishes. Heart pounding, nerve racking, nail biting, awe-inspiring all out sprint finishes. In this week’s review of the best moments from 2012, we... |

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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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London 2012 Olympic Games: The Men’s Competition Social Wrap

London 2012 Olympic Games: The Men’s Competition Social Wrap

07/08/12 - Alistair Brownlee, Javier Gomez and Jonathan Brownlee were already favourites, but put in some of the best performances of their already stellar careers to storm the Olympic podium. See the social... |

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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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