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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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64 Promising Triathletes from 42 Nations to Compete at Youth Olympic Games

64 Promising Triathletes from 42 Nations to Compete at Youth Olympic Games

09/08/10 - A total of 64 athletes representing 42 nations from five continents are set to compete at the first-ever Youth Olympic Games, which will open in Singapore on 14 August. Among the nations competing, 12... |

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Inaugural Youth Olympic Games Athlete Start Numbers Confirmed

Inaugural Youth Olympic Games Athlete Start Numbers Confirmed

06/08/10 - Olympic Champions Took Part in Start Number Draw With one week to go before the opening of the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games, the International Triathlon Union is excited to announce the Youth Men... |

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First Youth Olympic Games medals unveiled!

First Youth Olympic Games medals unveiled!

04/08/10 - As the athletes prepare for their arrival in Singapore, there is added excitement today with the unveiling of the first medals for the Youth Olympic Games. Competition takes place between 15 and 26... |

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Hamish Carter to mentor young athletes from across the world at Singapore 2010

Hamish Carter to mentor young athletes from across the world at Singapore 2010

17/06/10 - 2004 Olympic champion Hamish Carter from New Zealand has been named to the list of Singapore 2010 Athlete Role Models for the first-ever Youth Olympic Games, set to take place from 14 to 26 August in... |

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Win a trip to the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore

Win a trip to the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore

11/06/10 - As the excitement surrounding the first-ever Youth Olympic Games in Singapore this August continues to build, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is eager to get you in on the action with a special... |

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Abrahm Louw: Winner of African YOG Qualifier

Abrahm Louw: Winner of African YOG Qualifier

13/05/10 - Abrahm Louw grew up in the copper mining town of Tsumeb, which is the capital of the Oshikoto Region of Northern Namibia. He started his sporting career as a swimmer at the age of 10, and despite the lack... |

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