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Stars turn up the heat in crucial World Triathlon Series Hamburg sprint

Stars turn up the heat in crucial World Triathlon Series Hamburg sprint

15/07/13 - Hamburg has hosted some brilliant races in the 12 years it has been part of ITU racing and 2013 is set to showcase more stellar showdowns, with the fight for the overall ITU World Championship heating up.... |

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What we learned from World Triathlon Series Kitzbuehel

What we learned from World Triathlon Series Kitzbuehel

11/07/13 - [View the story “What we learned from #WTSKitzbuehel” on Storify] |

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2013 World Triathlon Series scales new heights in Kitzbühel

2013 World Triathlon Series scales new heights in Kitzbühel

02/07/13 - It’s set to be one of the most unique races in the history of the ITU World Triathlon Series, that’s before even factoring in the stellar start lists in Kitzbühel this weekend. Instead of the usual... |

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Jorgensen named USOC Athlete of the Month

Jorgensen named USOC Athlete of the Month

10/06/13 - The U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) recently honored Gwen Jorgensen as its female Athlete of the Month for May following a gold-medal performance at the 2013 World Triathlon Yokohama last month. Just... |

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Stanford secures first ever World Triathlon Series in Madrid

Stanford secures first ever World Triathlon Series in Madrid

01/06/13 - Non Stanford (GBR) stole the show under the hot Madrid sun with a blistering performance at the ITU World Championship Series on Saturday to claim her first WTS title. After a solid swim saw her exit the... |

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World Triathlon Series hits Europe with Madrid stop

World Triathlon Series hits Europe with Madrid stop

28/05/13 - The World Triathlon Madrid not only marks the halfway point in the ITU World Triathlon Series, but also the first of five European stops. With stacked start lists in both the men’s and women’s races,... |

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World Triathlon Yokohama Elite Women’s Race Review

World Triathlon Yokohama Elite Women’s Race Review

10/05/13 - If San Diego hinted at it, Yokohama has well and truly confirmed the USA’s Gwen Jorgensen as the leading contender in 2013, as she took back to back ITU World Triathlon Series titles and the overall... |

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Silva looks for third title in Yokohama, while women’s race remains open

Silva looks for third title in Yokohama, while women’s race remains open

07/05/13 - Variety and depth have been the catch words of the ITU World Triathlon Series so far this season with five different athletes on the podium in just two events. You can expect a few more new faces to... |

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Fast Five with Gwen Jorgensen

Fast Five with Gwen Jorgensen

02/05/13 - After a standout collegiate career in both swimming and cross country running, Gwen Jorgensen (USA) wasted no time blasting onto the international triathlon scene when she switched to the sport. Just two... |

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Weekend Race Roundup - April 22, 2013

Weekend Race Roundup - April 22, 2013

22/04/13 - This weekend was a multisport dream with the return of Alistair Brownlee at the Omegawave World Triathlon San Diego, European champions named in Long Distance and Sprint Duathlon in Horst, and Barbados... |

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Auckland Pre Race Press Conference

Auckland Pre Race Press Conference

05/04/13 - We begin the 2013 series the way we finished, in Auckland, New Zealand. A panel of athletes that included last year’s winners of the Grand Final, Germany’s Anne Haug and Spain’s Javier Gomez. New... |

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Auckland Preview: The battle for the 2013 ITU World Triathlon series starts here

Auckland Preview: The battle for the 2013 ITU World Triathlon series starts here

02/04/13 - It marked the end of the World Triathlon Series last year, with a thrilling Grand Final punctuating an incredible season, but this year Auckland is just the start. The 1.5km harbour swim, followed by the... |

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Jodie Stimpson and Peter Kerr take Oceania Sprint titles

Jodie Stimpson and Peter Kerr take Oceania Sprint titles

23/02/13 - Choppy surf didn’t stop Great Britain’s Jodie Stimpson from flying to gold at the 2013 Devonport OTU Sprint Oceania Championships on Saturday. Likewise, Australia’s own Peter Kerr, who has a... |

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Sprint Oceania titles up for grabs in Devonport

Sprint Oceania titles up for grabs in Devonport

20/02/13 - Race action is heating up in the southern hemisphere with the 2013 Devonport OTU Sprint Oceania Championships. Some top international names are set to contest the fast and furious 750m swim, 20km bike,... |

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ITU athlete New Year’s Resolutions

ITU athlete New Year’s Resolutions

31/12/12 - A new year is upon us. With that new year brings new beginnings and new goals. It’s a chance to put the past behind you and zoom into the future with renewed vigor. While you contemplate your resolutions,... |

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2012 Highlights: Most radical runs of the year

2012 Highlights: Most radical runs of the year

28/12/12 - In the final installment highlighting the best stand-alone discipline performances of 2012, we take a look at some of the most mind-blowing runs we saw this year. Take a look at these phenomenal displays... |

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2012 highlights: The most sensational swims of the year

2012 highlights: The most sensational swims of the year

26/12/12 - Triathlon is always a sum of its parts, swim, bike and run, but sometimes the exciting and individual performances get slightly buried in the finish tape. While overall, Jonathan Brownlee and Lisa Norden... |

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Germany’s Haug grabs Grand Final title while Norden crowned 2012 World Champion

Germany’s Haug grabs Grand Final title while Norden crowned 2012 World Champion

20/10/12 - Germany’s Anne Haug overcame a tough course and stiff opposition to win the 2012 ITU World Triathlon Series Grand Final in Auckland on Saturday.  The victory was the finishing touch to her breakthrough... |

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London 2012 Olympic Games: Women to watch

London 2012 Olympic Games: Women to watch

03/08/12 - The women’s field has so many potential medallists that it is hard to single out a few, but here is our quick snapshot of who to watch for in Hyde Park on Saturday 4 August. Helen Jenkins (GBR) Jenkins... |

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U.S. Olympic Committee confirms U.S. Triathlon team for London 2012

U.S. Olympic Committee confirms U.S. Triathlon team for London 2012

11/07/12 - With less than three weeks until the Olympic Games kick off in London, the 2012 U.S. Olympic Triathlon Team has officially been announced by the U.S. Olympic Committee. While the qualified athletes were... |

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Preview: Kitzbühel prepares for a showdown

Preview: Kitzbühel prepares for a showdown

18/06/12 - The 2012 ITU World Triathlon Kitzbühel promises a nail biting weekend of racing. The women begin with Andrea Hewitt (NZL) up against the likes of Switzerland’s Nicola Spirig, Aileen Morrison (IRL) and... |

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Jorgensen jets to Banyoles World Cup victory

Jorgensen jets to Banyoles World Cup victory

17/06/12 - The elite women were met with clear blue skies and rising temperatures at the 2012 Banyoles ITU Triathlon World Cup. A race brimming with athletes heading to London, triathlon newcomer Gwen Jorgensen... |

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San Diego Pre-race Press Conference Highlights

San Diego Pre-race Press Conference Highlights

11/05/12 - On the eve of the women’s race at the ITU World Triathlon San Diego, four of the sport’s biggest names met with the media at the event’s official pre-race press conference.  Reigning World Champion... |

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San Diego - the birthplace of triathlon

San Diego - the birthplace of triathlon

09/05/12 - This weekend presents a rare opportunity to witness history in the making as triathlon returns to its roots in San Diego. The second ITU World Triathlon Series event of 2012 offers the perfect chance to... |

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Australia’s Erin Densham surges to first ITU World Triathlon Series win in Sydney opener

Australia’s Erin Densham surges to first ITU World Triathlon Series win in Sydney opener

14/04/12 - Australia’s Erin Densham proved her incredible World Cup win in Mooloolaba wasn’t just a one-off performance in Sydney, when she blitzed the field in the run again to claim her first ITU World... |

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Strong fields set up close races as the sprint triathlon season heads to Clermont

Strong fields set up close races as the sprint triathlon season heads to Clermont

28/02/12 - The battle for early season form and priceless Olympic qualification points continues in the U.S. this Saturday at the 2012 Clermont ITU Sprint Triathlon Pan American Cup. The men’s start lists might be... |

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Best of 2011: The 2011 ITU World Cup Series

Best of 2011: The 2011 ITU World Cup Series

29/12/11 - The courses may have been a mixture of new and old on the ITU World Cup circuit this year, but the podiums were filled with first-time winners in 2011. There were a total of 10 new World Cup winners, and... |

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Vote for Photo of the Year 2011 - Week Five: London

Vote for Photo of the Year 2011 - Week Five: London

04/12/11 - It’s that time of the year again, to take a step back in time to remember this year’s Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series through the eyes of some of the world’s best sports... |

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Sarah Haskins crowned Pan Am Games gold medallist

Sarah Haskins crowned Pan Am Games gold medallist

23/10/11 - She was silver four years ago at the 2007 Rio Pan Am Games but this year Sarah Haskins stepped up to gold at the 16th Pan American Games in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.  With a devastating swim-bike combo... |

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The XVI Pan American Games Preview: Can the USA get the golden sweep again?

The XVI Pan American Games Preview: Can the USA get the golden sweep again?

17/10/11 - The XVI Pan American Games officially opened in Guadalajara, Mexico this past Friday while triathlon makes its fifth appearance at the Pan American Games this Sunday, in Mexico’s Puerto Vallarta. Across... |

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Riveros Diaz claims ITU Elite Sprint Triathlon World Championships in thrilling finish

Riveros Diaz claims ITU Elite Sprint Triathlon World Championships in thrilling finish

20/08/11 - Barbara Riveros Diaz has claimed her maiden elite ITU world title and second career series win with a thrilling come-from-behind sprint finish at the ITU Elite Sprint Triathlon World Championships and... |

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Athletes throw their support behind Team Triathlon

Athletes throw their support behind Team Triathlon

19/08/11 - Some of the world’s best triathletes have thrown their support behind the team triathlon format, on the eve of the 2011 Team Triathlon World Championships in Lausanne. This weekend’s world championships... |

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Jorgensen rallies from behind for first World Cup title in Tiszaujvaros

Jorgensen rallies from behind for first World Cup title in Tiszaujvaros

14/08/11 - One week after Gwen Jorgensen (USA) qualified for the London 2012 Olympic Games, the rising American star backed it up with her first World Cup win at the 2011 Tiszaujvaros ITU Triathlon World Cup.  She... |

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The London Olympic rehearsal has been run and won, here’s what we learned

The London Olympic rehearsal has been run and won, here’s what we learned

08/08/11 - It was one of the events we looked forward to all year, and the races did not disappoint as Helen Jenkins claimed her first Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series win before Alistair... |

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Jenkins thrills home crowd with gold in the London Olympic preview

Jenkins thrills home crowd with gold in the London Olympic preview

06/08/11 - Great Britain’s Helen Jenkins couldn’t have planned a more perfect place for her first Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series win, running clear of the field to claim gold in the London... |

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