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Wilson to make Bajan history in Rio

Wilson to make Bajan history in Rio

27/05/16 - At the 2012 London Olympic Games, the nation of Barbados had just six athletes total competing across all 26 sports that were represented. The six athletes competed in just three sports - athletics, judo... |

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Lawrence Fanous putting Jordan on the triathlon map

Lawrence Fanous putting Jordan on the triathlon map

15/04/16 - The idea of the ITU Development Programme and Team ITU has been around for some time, in fact this year sees the celebration of ten years of investment in developing young athletes and indeed national... |

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Richard Murray aiming for gold

Richard Murray aiming for gold

01/04/16 - South African triathlete Richard Murray is on course for Rio 2016, but before he lands in Brazil there’s ITU World Cups, the ITU World Triathlon Series and the Discovery World Triathlon Cape Town to... |

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Kyle Jones working towards second Olympic dream

Kyle Jones working towards second Olympic dream

11/03/16 - When Canadian Kyle Jones made the Olympic Team in 2012 for the London Games, it was a dream come true for the Ontario native. Completing the selection process, becoming a member of Team Canada and being... |

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Flora Duffy ready to flourish

Flora Duffy ready to flourish

26/02/16 - Flora Duffy is one of the most ferocious cyclists to hit triathlon. Despite hailing from the small country of Bermuda, Duffy has been a consistent force on the women’s circuit since she started racing as... |

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Technical Officials for Olympics and Paralympics confirmed

Technical Officials for Olympics and Paralympics confirmed

19/02/16 - ITU is pleased to confirm the International and National Technical Officials for both the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics and Paralympics. Triathlon will make its fifth appearance at the Olympic Games,... |

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Boris Teddy trains with Tokyo on his mind

Boris Teddy trains with Tokyo on his mind

22/01/16 - In 2014, the second Summer Youth Olympic Games was held in Nanjing, China. Young triathletes from all across the globe gathered at a start line and raced in honour of their nation. Representing the... |

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Brazil catches triathlon mania with top athletes

Brazil catches triathlon mania with top athletes

04/08/15 - Following the Triathlon & Paratriathlon Test Events on Saturday and Sunday, US and British athletes joined local swimmers for a workshop to offer training tips on Copacabana Beach in an initiative to... |

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Jorgensen punches automatic ticket to Rio 2016

Jorgensen punches automatic ticket to Rio 2016

02/08/15 - Gwen Jorgensen (USA) has won herself yet another gold medal, but this time the gold means a little bit more—she has automatically qualified herself for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games next summer.... |

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Olympic Test Event Men’s Preview

Olympic Test Event Men’s Preview

27/07/15 - This triathlon season so far has been thrilling, fast and historic. And with the countdown to the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games nearing the one-year mark, fans and athletes alike have been looking to... |

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Olympic Test Event Women’s Preview

Olympic Test Event Women’s Preview

27/07/15 - The 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games are closer than ever, hitting the one-year countdown mark on August 5. While the women’s circuit has been mostly dominated by one woman this season, when it comes... |

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Paralympic Paratriathlon Test Event Preview

Paralympic Paratriathlon Test Event Preview

27/07/15 - Alongside the Olympic Test Event, all of the paratriathlon sport classes will be contested at the Rio de Janeiro World Paratriathlon Event (WPE) on Saturday, August 1, which dually serves as the... |

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Brazil’s Pamella Oliveira has unfinished business at Olympics

Brazil’s Pamella Oliveira has unfinished business at Olympics

24/07/15 - It is an honour and a privilege to representing your nation in front of the entire world. But what is even more remarkable, is the opportunity to compete for your country in front of a home crowd. With... |

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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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Olympic & Paralympic test event dates announced

Olympic & Paralympic test event dates announced

28/10/14 - ITU today announced that dates for test events ahead of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic and Paralympic Games have been confirmed. The 2015 Rio de Janeiro ITU World Olympic Qualification Event and World... |

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