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Frodeno Crowned Olympic Champ

Frodeno Crowned Olympic Champ

19/08/08 - German athlete Jan Frodeno unleashed a brilliantly timed sprint to take the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games gold medal in a time of 1:48:53 only 50 metres from the line. Previously this year I have lost all... |

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Snowsill Golden in Beijng

Snowsill Golden in Beijng

18/08/08 - Australias Emma Snowsill lived up to all the pre-race hype to win the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games womens triathlon gold medal with a blistering run leg in the scorching heat at the Ming Tomb Reservoir... |

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Olympic Odyssey: The Warm Up

Olympic Odyssey: The Warm Up

17/08/08 - Former World Number one Chris Hill takes us to Beijing through the athletes eyes Some of the athletes racing in the Beijing Olympic Games triathlon tested out the Ming Tomb Reservoir course in an... |

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Beijing Photo Gallery - Pre-Race

Beijing Photo Gallery - Pre-Race

17/08/08 - With all athletes in Beijing ready for the big races, many took the opportunity to take to the course yesterday during official bike and swim course familiarization tours.  Most athletes were relaxed and... |

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Beijing Spotlight: Team Canada

Beijing Spotlight: Team Canada

17/08/08 - For the first time Canada will field a full team of three men and three women at the Olympic Games in Beijing, China.  Qualifying was finalised two months ago after the Vancouver BG Triathlon World... |

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Olympic Pontoon Draw Completed

Olympic Pontoon Draw Completed

16/08/08 - The draw for the athletes starting positions for Monday and Tuesday’s Olympic races was completed this afternoon at the host hotel for the Beijing Olympic Games triathlon competition.  In a blind draw,... |

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Beijing Triathlon Coverage Online

Beijing Triathlon Coverage Online

15/08/08 - Triathlon’s third appearance at the Olympic Games will be this Monday and Tuesday at the triathlon venue in the Changping district of Beijing. The course format is a one lap 1500m open water swim, 6 lap... |

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Cortassa withdraws from Olympics

Cortassa withdraws from Olympics

15/08/08 - Italian Nadia Cortassa will not compete in the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games after withdrawing with an injury.  This year’s European Championships silver medalist was involved in a bike accident on July 6... |

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Beijing Spotlight: Team USA

Beijing Spotlight: Team USA

13/08/08 - Team USA was in Beijing for a few days, long enough to check out their surroundings, and march in the opening ceremonies.  The team left Beijing for a week-long training camp in Jeju, South Korea but will... |

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Fernandes Confident for Monday

Fernandes Confident for Monday

13/08/08 - Today at the Jundu Tourist Villa, the official hotel for the triathlon at the Olympics, Vanessa Fernandes spoke to the media about her preparation and mindset for the Beijing Olympic Games.  For months... |

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Beijing Team Spotlight: GBR

Beijing Team Spotlight: GBR

11/08/08 - The British team for the Olympic Games is a complementary mix of youth and experience. Remarkably, every member of the British squad has claimed a world championship title, demonstrating their pedigree of... |

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Triathlon Update from Beijing

Triathlon Update from Beijing

11/08/08 - Yesterday’s rain cooled down the city, giving some relief from the searing heat and humidity here in Beijing.  However, rains turned to a torrential downpour for parts of the day, forcing many... |

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Watch Olympic Interviews

Watch Olympic Interviews

11/08/08 - New videos are now online!  Catch interviews with some of the top medal contenders including world champion Javier Gomez, Emma Snowsill and 2000 Olympic gold medalist Simon Whitfield.  Listen in as they... |

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Olympic course preparation

Olympic course preparation

09/08/08 - The course for the men’s and women’s triathlon Olympic competitions continues to come together as the races are now just eight days away.  Yesterday the swim course was laid down and measured... |

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Beijing Olympic Games now Open

Beijing Olympic Games now Open

09/08/08 - The Olympic flame was lit as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad opened last night.  The Opening Ceremonies were a spectacular show signifying the start of the Beijing Olympic Games. We’re just 8 days until... |

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