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2011 Photo Of The Year: Beijing Voting Result

2011 Photo Of The Year: Beijing Voting Result

23/12/11 - The ITU Photo of the Year is a competition decided by you, the fans, but this week the response was so big it deserves a round of applause. And it was all down to two extremely popular shots, the image... |

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Best of 2011: Andrea Hewitt’s Grand Final redemption

Best of 2011: Andrea Hewitt’s Grand Final redemption

20/12/11 - Coming into the 2011 series Grand Final in Beijing it had been a case of so close, but so far, for Andrea Hewitt. A gutsy third in Sydney, fourth in Madrid, 11th in Kitzbühel, fourth in Hamburg, sixth... |

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The Best of Beijing: Age-Groupers review

The Best of Beijing: Age-Groupers review

15/09/11 - The USA won the overall medal tally with 19 gold medals at the ITU Triathlon Age-Group World Championships in Beijing over the weekend. Following the spectacular opening ceremony, a total of 2000... |

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USA’s Verzbicas keeps promise to win Junior Men’s World Championship for McDowell

USA’s Verzbicas keeps promise to win Junior Men’s World Championship for McDowell

11/09/11 - The USA’s Lukas Verzbicas kept his promise to training partner and friend Kevin McDowell when he turned in a world class performance to win the ITU Junior Men’s World Championship on the final race in... |

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Alistair Brownlee simply stunning to claim second ITU World Championship

Alistair Brownlee simply stunning to claim second ITU World Championship

10/09/11 - Alistair Brownlee has firmly stamped himself as the man to beat at the London 2012 Olympic Games, after capturing his second ITU World Championship title in stunning style on the 2008 Olympic triathlon... |

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Grand Final Opening Ceremony photo gallery

Grand Final Opening Ceremony photo gallery

08/09/11 - The Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Grand Final officially opened in spectacular fashion at Changping stadium tonight.  Age-group athletes, paratriathletes and their family and friends were... |

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Beijing Pre-race Press Conference Highlights

Beijing Pre-race Press Conference Highlights

08/09/11 - Returning to the 2008 Beijing Olympic course brings back memories at the official pre-race press conference for the 2011 Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Grand Final Beijing.         ... |

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Stannard, May claim Aquathlon World Championships

Stannard, May claim Aquathlon World Championships

07/09/11 - Competition at the Beijing Grand Final kicked off today with the Aquathlon.  After a few hundred age-groupers christened the course, the elite, U23 and junior men and women began the ITU Aquathlon World... |

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Beijing Elite Women’s Preview: Is Helen Jenkins on her way to her second World Title?

Beijing Elite Women’s Preview: Is Helen Jenkins on her way to her second World Title?

06/09/11 - The 2011 Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series started in Sydney, before heading to Madrid, Kitzbühel, Hamburg, London and Lausanne. Now after six brilliant rounds, that included three... |

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Beijing Elite Men’s Preview: A Brownlee one-two or will Gomez spoil the party?

Beijing Elite Men’s Preview: A Brownlee one-two or will Gomez spoil the party?

06/09/11 - The 2011 Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series started in Sydney, before heading to Madrid, Kitzbühel, Hamburg, London and Lausanne. Now after six brilliant rounds, that included three... |

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Youth Olympic Games medallists favourites to take Junior World Championships

Youth Olympic Games medallists favourites to take Junior World Championships

05/09/11 - They are just starting out in their international careers, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t keep a close eye on the talent in this year’s Junior ITU World Championships. With Youth Olympic Games... |

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Overall Beijing preview: What to watch out for and why

Overall Beijing preview: What to watch out for and why

01/09/11 - The event of the year is about to kick off, but just exactly what is going to happen when 2040 athletes from 65 different National Federations descend on Beijing for almost a week of multisport madness?... |

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What to see and what to do in the brilliant city of Beijing

What to see and what to do in the brilliant city of Beijing

30/08/11 - Are you one of the thousands of triathletes about to descend on Beijing for the 2011 ITU World Championships? Don’t forget to check off this list of sights to see, exciting things to do and all the... |

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One month until Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series Beijing Grand Final

One month until Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series Beijing Grand Final

10/08/11 - The 2011 Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series hits its peak in exactly one month, when the world’s best converge in China for the Beijing Grand Final. Who will be the 2011 World... |

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Reports from Site Visits - Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series

Reports from Site Visits - Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series

27/01/11 - Site Visit to Beijing Representatives from ITU and the Local Organising Committee met on 18-19 January in Changping, Beijing to check up on preparations for the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World... |

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27 Nations to compete in ITU Paratriathlon World Championships, Beijing 2011

27 Nations to compete in ITU Paratriathlon World Championships, Beijing 2011

09/12/10 - With only two days before the International Paralympic Committee’s decision on the new sport additions to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, the International Triathlon Union is pleased to announce that 27... |

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ITU Unveils Schedule for 2011 Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series

ITU Unveils Schedule for 2011 Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series

12/10/10 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU) today announced the 2011 dates and cities for the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series.  The world’s finest triathletes will vie for the title of... |

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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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British Olympic Team Confirmed

British Olympic Team Confirmed

27/06/08 - At an announcement in Hyde Park, London, the British Olympic Association named the triathlon competitors to represent Great Britain at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing: Men: Alistair Brownlee, Will... |

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Japanese Olympic Team Announced

Japanese Olympic Team Announced

24/06/08 - After Ai Ueda and Ryosuke Yamamoto won this year’s Asian Championships, Japan was assured of at least one women’s and men’s spots in the Olympic Games fields.  With Juri Ide and Kiyomi Niwata high... |

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U.S. Olympic Team Finalized

U.S. Olympic Team Finalized

23/06/08 - Sarah Haskins and Hunter Kemper turned in stellar performances at the Hy-Vee ITU Triathlon World Cup in Des Moines, Iowa, on Sunday to earn the final spots for nomination to the 2008 U.S. Olympic team. ... |

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Swiss Olympic Team Confirmed

Swiss Olympic Team Confirmed

21/06/08 - Last week Swiss Triathlon finalized the six athletes who will head to Beijing for this summer’s Olympic Games.  Switzerland is one of just five countries to qualify the maximum of three men and three... |

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Spanish Olympic team Announced

Spanish Olympic team Announced

20/06/08 - This week the Spanish triathlon federation (Federación Española de Triatlón) have announced their nomination team to the Spanish Olympic Committee (Comité Olímpico Español).  At the conclusion of... |

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France Names Olympic Team

France Names Olympic Team

16/06/08 - The French triathlon federation (La Fédération Française de Triathlon) announced its Olympic team that will represent France at this summer’s Olympic Games.  Leading the men’s team is the always... |

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Canadian Olympic Team Announced

Canadian Olympic Team Announced

15/06/08 - Triathlon Canada announced its Olympic team last week after the country was one of just five to secure a full men’s and women’s teams.  The men’s team is led by two-time Olympian and 2000 gold... |

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ITU Olympic Qualification ends

ITU Olympic Qualification ends

11/06/08 - The International Triathlon Union has issued the preliminary number of Olympic triathlon spots each country has earned with the conclusion of the Vancouver BG Triathlon World Championships this past... |

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From Madrid to Hamburg to Beijing

From Madrid to Hamburg to Beijing

31/05/08 - Last weekend in Madrid Christiane Pilz and Christian Prochnow were the top Germans across the line to grab the coveted final spots on the German Olympic team.  This past week they were in Hamburg for a... |

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IOC issues anti-doping rules for Beijing

IOC issues anti-doping rules for Beijing

23/05/08 - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has issued the IOC Anti-Doping Rules which will be applied during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. This important document has been sent to the National Olympic... |

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Olympic Odyssey: Comeback Queen

Olympic Odyssey: Comeback Queen

13/05/08 - Former World Number one Chris Hill takes us to Beijing through the athletes eyes She won the womens triathlon in Athens with a come-from-behind win that left all watching speechless. Now, with bike crash... |

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German Athletes to race for Olympic Spots in Madrid

German Athletes to race for Olympic Spots in Madrid

13/05/08 - With top-15 performances at this past weekend’s ETU Triathlon European Championships in Lisbon, five Germans will race for the last two spots on the German Olympic team.  Three men will battle for the... |

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Olympic Odyssey: Team Bennett

Olympic Odyssey: Team Bennett

07/05/08 - Former World Number one Chris Hill takes us to Beijing through the athletes eyes They race for different countries but husband and wife team Greg and Laura Bennett have one goal: to bring back two golds... |

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Battle for Beijing heats up

Battle for Beijing heats up

01/05/08 - With only five more events remaining in the ITU qualification period for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, a battle is heating up over which countries will be sending athletes to the Games, and how many. ... |

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Australians named for Beijing

Australians named for Beijing

18/04/08 - Triathlon Australia has today announced the six athletes who have been chosen as part of the Nomination Team for Triathlon for Australia for the 2008 Olympic Games. The athletes include: WOMEN Emma... |

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IOC Confirms Invitation Places

IOC Confirms Invitation Places

05/04/08 - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has confirmed the two ITU athletes selected by the Tripartite Commission to receive invitation places for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games in triathlon.  Those... |

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New Zealand Olympic Team confirmed

New Zealand Olympic Team confirmed

03/04/08 - The New Zealand Olympic Committee (NZOC) today confirmed the final selections for both the mens and womens Triathlon at the Beijing Olympic Games in August. Andrea Hewitt and Shane Reed were today... |

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Technical Officials for Olympics

Technical Officials for Olympics

11/02/08 - The International Triathlon Union confirmed the 43 technical officials that will handle the mens and womens triathlon competitions at this summers Beijing Olympic Games on August 18 and 19.  In all, 24... |

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Olympic Sports Medical Commission

Olympic Sports Medical Commission

09/12/07 - On November 29, a meeting of the International Olympic Sports Federation Medical Commission Chairpersons was held in Monaco at the Grimaldi Forum and ITU was represented by Sergio Migliorini of the ITU... |

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Beijing to host 2011 World Champs

Beijing to host 2011 World Champs

20/09/07 - The International Triathlon Union announced today that Beijing, China will host the 2011 BG Triathlon World Championships following a decision taken by the governing bodys Executive Committee. The... |

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Gomez, Fernandes dominate Olympic test event

Gomez, Fernandes dominate Olympic test event

18/09/07 - Less than one year to go until the Beijing Olympics and the new world champion Vanessa Fernandes has made a serious name for herself with a convincing win at the Beijing BG Triathlon World Cup with a time... |

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Gomez conquers Olympic course

Gomez conquers Olympic course

16/09/07 - World number one Javier Gomez of Spain left little doubt he’s the man to beat as the world’s best continue to push towards next summer’s Olympic Games.  While Olympic gold may not have been on the... |

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