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Paratriathlon men’s Paralympic preview

Paratriathlon men’s Paralympic preview

08/09/16 - The men’s paratriathlon Paralympic races kick off a cornerstone moment for triathlon as they will be the first paratriathletes to ever race for Paralympic medals come September 10. Chocked full of speed &... |

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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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Messias scores Brazil its first-ever Junior World Title

Messias scores Brazil its first-ever Junior World Title

18/09/15 - When thunderstorms caused the men’s 2015 ITU World Championship men’s junior race to be delayed and shifted to a duathlon, Manoel Messias (BRA) seized the opportunity to strike hot, scoring his first... |

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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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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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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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Brazilian Triathlon Federation meets Brazilian Paralympic Committee

Brazilian Triathlon Federation meets Brazilian Paralympic Committee

10/01/11 - Roberto Menescal, Superintendente of the Brazilian Triathlon Federation, recently visited the Brazilian Paralympic Committee (BPC) headquarters to meet Andrew Parsons, President of BPC, also a member of... |

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Triathlon Heads to Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games

Triathlon Heads to Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games

02/10/09 - With the International Olympic Committee announcement that Rio de Janeiro in Brazil will be the host city for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, triathlon can look forward to returning a city and... |

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