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What to look out for in the 2016 season

What to look out for in the 2016 season

04/02/16 - It’s been a long, hard wait, but the 2016 season is finally upon us. And what a season it’s going to be. From naming Olympic and Paralympic champions to crowning World Champions, this is going to be... |

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Best of 2015: Gwen Jorgensen’s perfect season

Best of 2015: Gwen Jorgensen’s perfect season

17/01/16 - When it comes to listing off our favourite moments of 2015 and picking out the “Best”, American Gwen Jorgensen‘s season of perfection was near the top. Jorgensen became a female elite icon in 2015 when... |

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Best of 2015: USA sweeps WTS podium twice

Best of 2015: USA sweeps WTS podium twice

09/01/16 - The United States women were a force to be reckoned with in 2015. Multiple U.S. women staked claims of the World Cup circuit, including Kaitlin Donner and Renee Tomlin that were able to earn gold medals... |

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Photo Competition: The Grand Final Pic

Photo Competition: The Grand Final Pic

31/12/15 - After a grueling competition that saw favourite World Triathlon Series memories relived through snapshots, the moment everyone has been tirelessly waiting for has finally arrived! The best picture of... |

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Photo Competition: WTS Chicago

Photo Competition: WTS Chicago

29/12/15 - The Grand Final Chicago spared no expense when it came to race excitement as it gave spectators a glimpse of not one, but two moments of iconic triathlon history! American Gwen Jorgensen became a piece... |

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Columbia Threadneedle Rankings Report Grand Final 2015

Columbia Threadneedle Rankings Report Grand Final 2015

23/09/15 - Welcome to the final Columbia Threadneedle Rankings Report of 2015. We do hope you have enjoyed these in-depth reviews as the season has progressed. What a fantastic year it has been, culminating in... |

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The social story from #WTSChicago

The social story from #WTSChicago

21/09/15 - [View the story “The social story from #WTSChicago Grand Final” on Storify] |

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Jorgensen crowned back-to-back World Champion

Jorgensen crowned back-to-back World Champion

18/09/15 - USA’s Gwen Jorgensen was crowned royalty on Friday for a second time after winning her 12th straight race at the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Series Grand Final Chicago, completing a perfect undefeated WTS... |

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Elites and paratriathletes speak with Grand Final media

Elites and paratriathletes speak with Grand Final media

16/09/15 - The 2015 World Triathlon Series has been fast and historical, and as the Chicago Grand Final gets underway with the paratriathlon and elite races on Friday and Saturday, the Series finale will most likely... |

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Columbia Threadneedle Rankings Report Chicago 2015

Columbia Threadneedle Rankings Report Chicago 2015

14/09/15 - In this special edition we preview the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago, and also look back on some highlights of the season so far, brought to you by Columbia Threadneedle. Women’s... |

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Jorgensen to defend world title on home soil

Jorgensen to defend world title on home soil

13/09/15 - The women’s ITU World Championship title will be decided in a heated battle on Friday at the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago with only 300 points separating the first two women - both Americans.... |

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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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Olympic Test Event Women’s Preview

Olympic Test Event Women’s Preview

27/07/15 - The 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games are closer than ever, hitting the one-year countdown mark on August 5. While the women’s circuit has been mostly dominated by one woman this season, when it comes... |

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Jorgensen sprints to her 11th straight victory

Jorgensen sprints to her 11th straight victory

18/07/15 - Proving that she is also capable at dominating in a sprint, USA’s Gwen Jorgensen claimed victory at the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Hamburg on Saturday. With Great Britain’s Vicky Holland giving... |

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Loaded women’s list in WTS Hamburg

Loaded women’s list in WTS Hamburg

14/07/15 - After having to suffer through a fifty-day hiatus, the World Triathlon Series is finally back as it returns to Hamburg, Germany this weekend. Arguably one of the most popular races of the season, it is... |

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Columbia Threadneedle Rankings Report London 2015

Columbia Threadneedle Rankings Report London 2015

03/06/15 - Welcome to the fourth Columbia Threadneedle Rankings Report of 2015, reviewing trends and providing insights from World Triathlon London. Women’s Review Once again, we have to start with Gwen... |

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US women sweep London with Jorgensen on top

US women sweep London with Jorgensen on top

31/05/15 - The Star - Spangled Banner was represented by more than one on the podium on Sunday as the USA women swept yet another podium in the 2015 ITU World Triathlon London. Gwen Jorgensen continued her... |

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Leading ladies step out for WTS London

Leading ladies step out for WTS London

28/05/15 - As the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Series hits the back half of the season, World Triathlon London sets the scene for fast and furious racing with a sprint course on offer this Sunday with all of the leading... |

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Autographed ITU Flag to Benefit Nepal

Autographed ITU Flag to Benefit Nepal

27/05/15 - Following the tragic earthquake in Nepal, ITU began the Triathlon Family Nepalese Earthquake Emergency Fundraising Campaign to assist the Nepal Triathlon Association. The one-month solidarity campaign was... |

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Columbia Threadneedle Rankings Report Yokohama 2015

Columbia Threadneedle Rankings Report Yokohama 2015

19/05/15 - Welcome to the third Columbia Threadneedle Rankings Report of 2015 following the World Triathlon Yokohama. Women’s Review The Gwensanity streak continued in Japan. By taking her third consecutive... |

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Gwen Jorgensen takes three-peat in Yokohama

Gwen Jorgensen takes three-peat in Yokohama

16/05/15 - Showing no weaknesses despite the rainy and cold weather, Gwen Jorgensen (USA) extended her undefeated streak in claiming her ninth consecutive win in taking out the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Series... |

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Jorgensen and Stanford back in action in Yokohama

Jorgensen and Stanford back in action in Yokohama

12/05/15 - Yokohama this weekend marks the fifth race and halfway stage in the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Series, in a season that has so far provided great contrast between the men and women in regards to the... |

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Crown up for grabs in Cape Town

Crown up for grabs in Cape Town

21/04/15 - Cape Town marks the fourth stop and the third continent on the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Series. Having just been added to the WTS line up last year, the South African course is a standard distance affair,... |

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What we learned at #WTSGoldCoast

What we learned at #WTSGoldCoast

17/04/15 - [View the story “What we learned from #WTSGoldCoast ” on Storify] |

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World Triathlon Series hits 50-race milestone

World Triathlon Series hits 50-race milestone

10/04/15 - The ITU World Triathlon Gold Coast marks the 50th WTS race since the new format began in 2009. During that time athletes from 65 different nations have competed in the Series and we have given out over... |

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Press conference highlights from the World Triathlon Series Gold Coast

Press conference highlights from the World Triathlon Series Gold Coast

09/04/15 - The World Triathlon Series returns to the Gold Coast for the first time in six years this weekend. Today some of the ITU’s stars met the press. Gwen Jorgensen (USA) On her current undefeated streak of... |

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Jorgensen out to make more history as WTS returns to the Gold Coast

Jorgensen out to make more history as WTS returns to the Gold Coast

07/04/15 - Australia’s Gold Coast has already witnessed plenty of triathlon history. It hosted just the third ITU World Championships in 1991, before becoming the first Grand Final host when the World Triathlon... |

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What we learned at #WTSAuckland

What we learned at #WTSAuckland

06/04/15 - [View the story “What we learned from #WTSAuckland” on Storify] |

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The Social Story from #WTSAuckland

The Social Story from #WTSAuckland

31/03/15 - [View the story “The Social Story from #WTSAuckland” on Storify] |

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Gwen Jorgensen secures first WTS Auckland win

Gwen Jorgensen secures first WTS Auckland win

28/03/15 - American Gwen Jorgensen finally got a long awaited win at the 2015 World Triathlon Series in Auckland on Sunday after three attempts. The victory rocketed the American to 10 WTS wins and cemented her... |

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Star-studded line up set for WTS Auckland

Star-studded line up set for WTS Auckland

25/03/15 - The second stop of the ITU World Triathlon Series touches down in Auckland this Sunday, which includes a roster of the highest star-studded potential all vying to take home the next circuit title in the... |

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Reigning World Champs headline WTS Abu Dhabi

Reigning World Champs headline WTS Abu Dhabi

03/03/15 - The 2015 ITU World Triathlon Series (WTS) will get off to a scintillating start come this Saturday when the world’s fastest athletes line up for a speedy splash and dash sprint race in Abu Dhabi. The... |

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Who to watch in the 2015 season

Who to watch in the 2015 season

25/02/15 - Today we continue highlighting the 2015 ITU season by highlighting the athletes that are likely to shake things up this year. The World Triathlon Series gets underway with World Triathlon Abu Dhabi on... |

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Best of 2014: A WTS Series of firsts

Best of 2014: A WTS Series of firsts

01/01/15 - In another claim to a slice of history, Gwen Jorgensen’s win in Edmonton went down in the books several times over. While the overall title was hers to lose headed into the final race of the season,... |

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Best of 2014: Jorgensen’s historic Chicago performance

Best of 2014: Jorgensen’s historic Chicago performance

29/12/14 - Gwensanity exploded to another level of excellence this year when Gwen Jorgensen became the winningest female in World Triathlon Series history. While her hunt for her first World Championship title began... |

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Photo competition: Hamburg

Photo competition: Hamburg

15/12/14 - The World Triathlon Hamburg again offered up valuable WTS points, in addition to the Mixed Relay World Championships for double the action, double the speed and double the photos to vote on this week. ... |

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Photo competition: Chicago

Photo competition: Chicago

08/12/14 - As a first-time host of a World Triathlon Series race, Chicago did not disappoint. From its majestic skyline to the steaming competition, it quickly became a must-do race. Luckily, there’s another chance... |

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Gwen Jorgensen awards youth scholarship

Gwen Jorgensen awards youth scholarship

03/12/14 - In a display of class and sportsmanship, 2014 World Champion Gwen Jorgensen, together with her newly-wed husband Patrick Lemieux, recently awarded a total of $23,000 in addition to product from ROKA,... |

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Photo competition: London

Photo competition: London

01/12/14 - A seasoned race on the World Triathlon Series, London broke from its traditional course, this year offering up a fast and furious sprint race through Hyde Park. The splash and dash course called for high... |

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Photo competition: Yokohama

Photo competition: Yokohama

24/11/14 - Yokohama was filled with thrills and spills this year, changing up both the rankings and the usual order on the podium. In the elite women’s race, a nasty spill saw then-Threadneedle leader Jodie Stimpson... |

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