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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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Six NOCs apply to host the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2018

Six NOCs apply to host the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2018

02/03/12 - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is pleased to announce that six National Olympic Committees (NOCs) have submitted applications for Candidate Cities to host the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games... |

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YOG gold medallist Barclay makes strategic move in elite competition

YOG gold medallist Barclay makes strategic move in elite competition

14/07/11 - Youth Olympic champion Aaron Barclay’s (NZL) took a big step toward his long-term goal - racing in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games – successfully implementing his strategy of staying in the leader pack in... |

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Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games emblem unveiled

Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games emblem unveiled

19/05/11 - With 1185 days to go, Nanjing has proudly unveiled their emblem for the second Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2014.  Launched with a grand ceremony, broadcast live on national television to audiences... |

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ITU President Marisol Casado in Nanjing with IOC

ITU President Marisol Casado in Nanjing with IOC

21/01/11 - After meeting with top ITU Executives in Beijing, Marisol Casado—ITU President of ITU and IOC Member—traveled to Nanjing, China as part of the IOC’s Coordination Commission for the second Youth... |

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2010 in Review: ITU Milestones

2010 in Review: ITU Milestones

30/12/10 - It was a year of milestones for triathlon in 2010: the sport had the honour of being the first medal awarded at the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in Singapore. ITU hosted the first-ever Sprint Triathlon... |

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Order the Triathlon 2010 Book Today!

Order the Triathlon 2010 Book Today!

07/12/10 - Now on sale, in time for the holidays, is ITU’s Triathlon 2010 book.  Featuring dazzling imagery from ITU’s award-winning photographers, Triathlon 2010 is a hardcover book that encapsulates this past... |

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Youth Olympic Champion’s uniform added to the Olympic Museum

Youth Olympic Champion’s uniform added to the Olympic Museum

23/11/10 - Triathlon’s presence at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland was bolstered after Yuka Sato’s historic race-worn suit was added to the collections.  Japan’s Sato joined Olympic legends after being... |

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European Squad Wins Tight Finish at First-Ever YOG Team Triathlon

European Squad Wins Tight Finish at First-Ever YOG Team Triathlon

19/08/10 - Youth Olympic Games bronze medallist Alois Knabl (AUT) edged out the Youth Games champion Aaron Barclay (NZL) in a thrilling finish, claiming the YOG Team Triathlon gold medal for Team Europe 1.  Knabl’s... |

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Team Triathlon to Demonstrate How the Sport Inspires Youth

Team Triathlon to Demonstrate How the Sport Inspires Youth

17/08/10 - A 4 x mixed, super sprint-distance relay is scheduled for 9 a.m. on Thursday, making a historical debut at YOG. An inspirational new format of the sport - Team Triathlon - will be introduced on Thursday... |

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Aaron Barclay of New Zealand wins first YOG gold in Men’s Triathlon

Aaron Barclay of New Zealand wins first YOG gold in Men’s Triathlon

16/08/10 - Kiwi youngster Aaron Barclay topped at men’s triathlon with the time of 54:41, claiming first gold medal in Youth Olympic Games men’s triathlon.  Kevin McDowell (USA) took silver, bringing the second... |

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Women’s triathlon decided by bike and run disciplines

Women’s triathlon decided by bike and run disciplines

15/08/10 - The women’s individual triathlon race was decided by the land disciplines at East Coast Park on Sunday, with the medals going to the field’s strong cyclists and runners.  Thirty-two young athletes... |

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First Gold Medal of the inaugural Youth Olympic Games goes to Yuka Sato of Japan

First Gold Medal of the inaugural Youth Olympic Games goes to Yuka Sato of Japan

15/08/10 - Japan’s Yuka Sato claimed the first gold medal at the inaugural Youth Olympic Games, stunning the women’s triathlon competition with her dominant performance in the final 5k run. Ellie Salthouse (AUS)... |

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Women’s Triathlon to Decide First Medals in Inaugural Youth Olympic Games

Women’s Triathlon to Decide First Medals in Inaugural Youth Olympic Games

11/08/10 - Men’s Triathlon is scheduled to follow on 16 August. Team Triathlon is to be introduced on 19 August for its first time in a major multi-sport competition. Promising young triathletes from around the... |

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