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2012 Photo of the Year - Week Seven: Yokohama

2012 Photo of the Year - Week Seven: Yokohama

16/12/12 - As the penultimate stop on the ITU World Triathlon Series, Yokohama was the site of gut wrenching efforts to clench critical world championship points. The women’s race saw a grueling battle between... |

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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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Japan wins inaugural Asian Championship mixed team event

Japan wins inaugural Asian Championship mixed team event

24/09/11 - Japan claimed the first ever Asian Championship mixed team relay title at the 2011 Yilan ASTC Triathlon Asian Championships. The exciting race kept everyone guessing to the very end in the event that has... |

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ITU President Marisol Casado visits earthquake devastated area in Japan

ITU President Marisol Casado visits earthquake devastated area in Japan

15/09/11 - Marisol Casado, President of the International Triathlon Union and member of the IOC, yesterday visited Shichigahama, Miyagi in the Tohoku area, a region decimated by the earthquake and tsunami in March... |

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2011 Continental Calendars Update

2011 Continental Calendars Update

27/04/11 - Asian Triathlon Confederation The 2011 Sendai Bay ITU Triathlon Asian Cup, slated for 3 July, has been canceled due to the current situation caused by last month’s deadly earthquake and tsunami. ... |

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Support for Japan: Triathletes are with you

Support for Japan: Triathletes are with you

20/03/11 - The International Triathlon Union and the whole triathlon community is deeply shocked and horrified by the tragic events in Japan last week .  At this time, our main concern is the safety of our friends... |

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Sakimoto, Yamamoto Claim First Titles at Japan National Triathlon Championships

Sakimoto, Yamamoto Claim First Titles at Japan National Triathlon Championships

21/10/10 - The 16th Japan National Triathlon Championships were held Sunday in Tokyo Bay’s Odaiba, the famed triathlon venue in Japan’s triathlon scene, gathering thousand of crowds along the course set in the heart... |

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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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