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Jorgensen creates history winning in Chicago

Jorgensen creates history winning in Chicago

28/06/14 - Gwen Jorgensen (USA) ran herself into the history books on Saturday as the first women to claim six World Triathlon Series titles clinching victory in Chicago from Helen Jenkins (GBR) and Juri Ide (JAP).... |

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Jorgensen headlines home WTS race in Chicago

Jorgensen headlines home WTS race in Chicago

24/06/14 - This weekend, the long awaited debut of Chicago on the ITU World Triathlon Series schedule will come to fruition with athletes set to tackle the two-lap Lake Michigan swim before cycling around the Windy... |

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Japan’s Ueda chalks up third win in Huatulco

Japan’s Ueda chalks up third win in Huatulco

15/06/14 - Ai Ueda (JAP) won her third ITU World Cup race in Huatulco on Sunday, having won here in 2009 and 2010, while podium finishers Claudia Rivas (MEX) and Mateja Simic (SLO) posted their best career finishes... |

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Hills & heat await in Huatulco

Hills & heat await in Huatulco

13/06/14 - Ahead of the hot and hilly course awaiting the elite athletes on Sunday morning, competitors took time out of their training schedules to share their thoughts on the Huatulco World Cup. Crisanto... |

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International stars to start in Huatulco

International stars to start in Huatulco

11/06/14 - Known for its heat and hills, the Huatulco World Cup is not for the faint of heart nor the weak of legs for that matter. In its seventh year on the ITU calendar, Huatulco will see a dazzling list of... |

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The social story from #WTSYokohama

The social story from #WTSYokohama

19/05/14 - [View the story “The Social Story from #WTSYokohama” on Storify] |

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2014 ITU World Triathlon Yokohama Elite Women’s Review

2014 ITU World Triathlon Yokohama Elite Women’s Review

17/05/14 - The USA’s Gwen Jorgensen returned to the top of the ITU World Triathlon Series podium in style in Yokohama on Saturday, pulling out a dominating win ahead of two breakthrough medallists. In a race where... |

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Gwen Jorgensen wins ITU Mooloolaba World Cup 2014

Gwen Jorgensen wins ITU Mooloolaba World Cup 2014

15/03/14 - In a USA double, Gwen Jorgensen and Katie Hursey came out on top of a 34-strong field to finish first and second respectively in the opening women’s ITU World Cup sprint race of the season at Mooloolaba... |

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Photo Competition: Week Six Results

Photo Competition: Week Six Results

20/12/13 - In this week’s photo competition, the majority of votes went to just three photos. But one stood above the rest. It seems the shot of Ai Ueda spoke to the masses in her peaceful prayer position. With... |

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ITU World Cup circuit returns to Tiszaujvaros

ITU World Cup circuit returns to Tiszaujvaros

08/08/13 - The ITU World Cup season continues with its annual pilgrimage to Hungary this weekend for the iconic Tiszaujvaros World Cup. Last year saw the introduction of an exciting sprint semi final and final... |

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Ueda earns first Duathlon World Championship title

Ueda earns first Duathlon World Championship title

26/07/13 - Competing in her first Duathlon World Championship race, which was included as a part of the Cali World Games, Japan’s Ai Ueda experienced great success as she pulled ahead on the run to win the women’s... |

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Japan sweeps women’s podium in Ishigaki

Japan sweeps women’s podium in Ishigaki

14/04/13 - Although wet conditions plagued the women’s race on Sunday, that didn’t stop a strong Japanese team from sweeping the podium in front of a home crowd. Olympian Ai Ueda blasted through the three-lap... |

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2012 Yokohama Pre-race Press Conference Highlights

2012 Yokohama Pre-race Press Conference Highlights

28/09/12 - Olympic medallists Lisa Norden (SWE), Erin Densham (AUS) and Javier Gomez (ESP) along with 2011 Yokohama WTS gold medallist Joao Silva (POR) met with media at the event’s official pre-race press... |

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Japan announces Olympic team for London 2012

Japan announces Olympic team for London 2012

05/06/12 - The Japan Triathlon Union (JTU) has announced that Juri Ide, Ai Ueda, Mariko Adachi, Yuichi Hosoda and Hirokatsu Tayama have been selected to represent Japan at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Over the... |

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2012 Ishigaki World Cup Press Conference Highlights

2012 Ishigaki World Cup Press Conference Highlights

21/04/12 - Pre-race day in Ishigaki and the Local Organising Committee welcomed David Hauss, Aileen Morrison, Kyle Jones, Melanie Annaheim and members of the Japanese National team including Ai Ueda and Yuka Sato as... |

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2012 ITU World Cup season continues in Ishigaki

2012 ITU World Cup season continues in Ishigaki

17/04/12 - The ITU World Cup series returns to Ishigaki for an incredible 17th consecutive year in 2012. The small island southwest of Japan’s mainland has been on the World Cup circuit since 1996, making it the... |

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Japan sweep the podium at the 2012 Tateyama ASTC Triathlon Asian Championships

Japan sweep the podium at the 2012 Tateyama ASTC Triathlon Asian Championships

08/04/12 - Japan have claimed two spots on the London Olympic start line after a sweep of both the Elite Men’s and Elite Women’s podiums at the 2012 Tateyama ASTC Triathlon Asian Championships in Japan on... |

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Ide and Hosoda crowned 2011 Japanese national champions in Tokyo

Ide and Hosoda crowned 2011 Japanese national champions in Tokyo

21/10/11 - Juri Ide and Yuichi Hosoda are the new Japanese champions after the 17th Japanese national triathlon titles in Tokyo Bay’s Odaiba last Sunday. In the women’s race, Ide - who won the 2011 Huatulco ITU... |

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Yokohama pre-race Press Conference Highlights

Yokohama pre-race Press Conference Highlights

16/09/11 - The last champion in Yokohama Lisa Norden (SWE) and this year’s Australian break-out stars Emma Jackson (AUS) and Brendan Sexton (AUS) met with the media at the official pre-race press conference for the... |

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Sarah Haskins (USA) claims first career ITU World Cup in Monterrey

Sarah Haskins (USA) claims first career ITU World Cup in Monterrey

08/05/11 - Sarah Haskins of the U.S. used a breakaway on the bike to score her first career ITU Triathlon World Cup title in Monterrey on Sunday.  Japan’s Ai Ueda claimed silver for the second straight year.  Anne... |

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Monterrey Press Conference Highlights

Monterrey Press Conference Highlights

07/05/11 - Two days before the elite women’s and men’s races at the Monterrey ITU Triathlon World Cup, four athletes met the media at the event’s official pre-race press conference.  In attendance were Bevan... |

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Monterrey World Cup Preview

Monterrey World Cup Preview

03/05/11 - The third round of the 2011 ITU Triathlon World Cup series is set for Monterrey, Mexico where full fields of 150 athletes from 34 nations will compete in this Sunday’s races. It’s the second straight... |

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Ueda makes it back-to-back Huatulco World Cup titles

Ueda makes it back-to-back Huatulco World Cup titles

10/10/10 - Japan’s Ai Ueda stormed to her second straight victory in Huatulco, her second World Cup title.  Switzerland’s Nicola Spirig came from behind to take the silver while Dutch youngster Rachel Klamer... |

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Japan’s Ueda takes Mexico win at Huatulco ITU Triathlon World Cup

Japan’s Ueda takes Mexico win at Huatulco ITU Triathlon World Cup

08/11/09 - Ai Ueda took her first ITU Triathlon World Cup win of the year in Huatulco, Mexico, as the Japanese double Asian champion stretched away in the late stages of the race to cross the line in 2:12:47, ahead... |

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Yamamoto Defends Asian Title

Yamamoto Defends Asian Title

30/08/09 - Japan’s Ryosuke Yamamoto successfully defended his ASTC Triathlon Asian Championship as he held off fellow countryman Hirokatsu Tayama by 24 seconds to take victory in Incheon, South Korea with a time... |

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2008 in Review: Cont. Champs

2008 in Review: Cont. Champs

31/12/08 - Year In Review: Continental Champs With 2008 being the all-important Olympic year, the Continental Championships represented not only regional supremacy but also guaranteed spots on the Beijing Olympic... |

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Japan Sweeps Asian Championships

Japan Sweeps Asian Championships

03/05/08 - Japan swept mens and womens gold at this years ASTC Asian Championships in Guanzhou, China. Ai Ueda won the womens crown while Ryosuke Yamamoto took the mens title in a stunning upset over Kazakh Daniil... |

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Warriner wins in Tongyeong

Warriner wins in Tongyeong

26/04/08 - New Zealands Beijing-bound Samantha Warriner claimed her sixth world cup title today in the 2008 Tongyeong BG Triathlon World Cup, the 198th world cup ever staged in ITU’s history.  A strong swim put the... |

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Ueda, Chacon triumph in Ecuador

Ueda, Chacon triumph in Ecuador

19/03/08 - Costa Rican Leonardo Chacon and Ai Ueda from Japan won the Salinas ITU Triathlon Pan American Cup in Ecuador.  In the elite women’s race, Ueda took the title with a time of 1 hour 59 minutes and 7... |

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China take gold in Asian games

China take gold in Asian games

08/12/06 - Texto tambin en espaol. A dominant display on the bike saw Wang Hongni crowned the first ever Asian Games womens triathlon champion, the Chinese star crossing the finish line on Dohas popular Corniche in... |

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Gold for Gaag in Doha.

Gold for Gaag in Doha.

08/12/06 - Texto también en español. Kazakhstan’s Dmitriy Gaag may be only a couple of months away from his 36th birthday, but that did not stop him running away from the rest of the field to win the first ever... |

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2005 ITU Shichigahama Asian Cup

2005 ITU Shichigahama Asian Cup

11/07/05 - Hirokatsu Tayama  (JPN) and Ai Ueda (JPN) took the gold medal in the men’s and women’s elite races at the 2005 ITU Shichigahama Asian cup triathlon. Full results are now available. Go to the... |

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