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Pedersen wins first world title in Weihai

Pedersen wins first world title in Weihai

21/09/14 - In the comeback story of the year, Camilla Pedersen (DEN) clenched her first world title at the Long Distance Triathlon World Championships in Weihai, China. “It is one year since my bad accident. I... |

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Athletes talk long distance triathlon

Athletes talk long distance triathlon

19/09/14 - Ahead of the pinnacle of the ITU long distance triathlon season in Weihai, China, athletes answer questions from journalists at the World Championships. Q. Have you ever come to Weihai to join in the... |

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Long distance triathlon champs to be crowned in China

Long distance triathlon champs to be crowned in China

16/09/14 - After hosting ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Series Events the last four years, Weihai, China will for the first time welcome the discipline at the World Championship level this weekend. The men’s... |

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2012 Photo of the Year - Week Two: San Diego

2012 Photo of the Year - Week Two: San Diego

11/11/12 - In our second instalment of the photo competition, we head to the U.S. where the second ITU World Triathlon Series took place beachside in San Diego. Huge crowds lined the streets to cheer on the elites... |

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London 2012 Olympic Games: Women’s Pontoon Draw

London 2012 Olympic Games: Women’s Pontoon Draw

02/08/12 - The official pontoon draw for the women’s triathlon competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games has taken place, with leading women favouring the start from the left side of the pontoon for the swim in... |

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The London 2012 Olympic Games course preview

The London 2012 Olympic Games course preview

30/07/12 - It always plays a part in deciding the podium in any triathlon race, and the course for the triathlon event at the London 2012 Olympic Games is an interesting one, with a long one-lap 1.5km swim, a... |

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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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London 2012 Olympic Qualifying Update after San Diego

London 2012 Olympic Qualifying Update after San Diego

16/05/12 - The two-year ITU Olympic Qualification Period is almost at an end after the penultimate race in the city where triathlon was invented. The ITU World Triathlon San Diego held plenty of hopes and dreams,... |

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Helen Jenkins dominates as triathlon returns to San Diego

Helen Jenkins dominates as triathlon returns to San Diego

11/05/12 - Great Britain’s Helen Jenkins continued her brilliant start to 2012 with a dominating run to crush the field in San Diego, in a race that had a huge impact on London Olympic qualification. After an... |

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Australia’s Erin Densham dominates season opening ITU Mooloolaba World Cup

Australia’s Erin Densham dominates season opening ITU Mooloolaba World Cup

25/03/12 - Australia’s Erin Densham put in one of the most impressive performances of her career, leading the swim and then crushing the field with a stellar run to win her second career ITU World Cup in... |

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World’s best women provide an inside look at London with Oakley

World’s best women provide an inside look at London with Oakley

07/08/11 - Hundreds of fans got an inside look at London’s Olympic course when five of the world’s top female triathletes sat down for a Q&A session at the Oakley O-Lab at the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World... |

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Meet the world’s best female triathletes at the London Oakley Ladies Day

Meet the world’s best female triathletes at the London Oakley Ladies Day

04/08/11 - Are you an age-grouper after some tips, or just a fan hoping to rub shoulders with some of the best female triathletes in the world? Then come on down to the Oakley O-lab in Hyde Park for a Ladies Day... |

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Olympic selection on the line in London next weekend

Olympic selection on the line in London next weekend

29/07/11 - While it’s still 12 months until the triathlon competitions at the London 2012 Olympic Games, the start lists for both the men’s and women’s gold medal races could become a little clearer after the... |

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USA Triathlon’s Elite Athletes of the Year

USA Triathlon’s Elite Athletes of the Year

31/01/11 - As the top Americans in the 2010 Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series rankings, Laura Bennett and Matt Chrabot were named USA Triathlon’s Olympic/ITU Athletes of the Year, selected by the... |

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Bennett, Shoemaker Crowned USAT Elite National Champs

Bennett, Shoemaker Crowned USAT Elite National Champs

28/09/10 - Olympians Laura Bennett and Jarrod Shoemaker took home top honours at the USA Triathlon Elite National Championship on Saturday, 25 September, topping a field of over 100 of the best triathletes in the... |

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In Profile: Laura Bennett (USA)

In Profile: Laura Bennett (USA)

17/06/09 - Home support in Washington, DC at this Sunday’s Dextro Energy Triathlon - ITU World Championship Series race will be cheering on an array of US stars. We spoke to Laura Bennett, one of the country’s most... |

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Washington, DC - Women’s Preview

Washington, DC - Women’s Preview

15/06/09 - The world’s top triathletes will take to the streets of Washington DC for round three of the Dextro Energy Triathlon – ITU World Championship Series. Exciting action is assured in the women’s race... |

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Snowsill Golden in Beijng

Snowsill Golden in Beijng

18/08/08 - Australias Emma Snowsill lived up to all the pre-race hype to win the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games womens triathlon gold medal with a blistering run leg in the scorching heat at the Ming Tomb Reservoir... |

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Beijing Spotlight: Team USA

Beijing Spotlight: Team USA

13/08/08 - Team USA was in Beijing for a few days, long enough to check out their surroundings, and march in the opening ceremonies.  The team left Beijing for a week-long training camp in Jeju, South Korea but will... |

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Snowsill cashes in big Hy-Vee win

Snowsill cashes in big Hy-Vee win

22/06/08 - After last years disappointing DNF in Des Moines, Australian Emma Snowsill roared back this season, convincingly winning todays Hy-Vee ITU Triathlon World Cup, the seventh stop of the BG Triathlon World... |

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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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Snowsill repeats in Mooloolaba

Snowsill repeats in Mooloolaba

31/03/08 - The bid for history was again derailed by three-time world champion Emma Snowsill who today won the BG Triathlon World Cup season opener in Mooloolaba.  In the first head-to-head battle between Snowsill... |

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Potts, Bennett earn USAT Awards

Potts, Bennett earn USAT Awards

29/01/08 - USA Triathlon announced the recipients of its annual elite athlete awards for 2007 as selected by the USAT Athlete Advisory Council. Highlighting the list are Olympic/ITU Triathletes of the Year Andy... |

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2007 Review: Hamburg World Champs

2007 Review: Hamburg World Champs

18/12/07 - The 19th edition of the ITU’s flagship event, the Hamburg BG Triathlon World Championships were held from August 30th to September 2nd and were a massive success.  More than 600,000 enthusiastic fans... |

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Ertel wins 1st World Cup in Cancun

Ertel wins 1st World Cup in Cancun

04/11/07 - Reigning Pan Am Games gold medalist Julie Ertel of the United States has won her first career world cup today in Cancun, highlighting a gold-bronze finish for the Americans.  Frances Carole Peon... |

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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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Fernandes wins Olympic test event

Fernandes wins Olympic test event

15/09/07 - 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 todays Beijing BG Triathlon World Cup with a... |

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Fernandes is crowned world champ

Fernandes is crowned world champ

01/09/07 - Vanessa Fernandes has done it.  The Portuguese superstar won her elusive world title today at the 2007 Hamburg BG Triathlon World Championships.  It was not only her first elite world championship but... |

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Rich wins for Bennett, Henning in Des Moines

Rich wins for Bennett, Henning in Des Moines

19/06/07 - Local favourite Laura Bennett of the United States won the 2007 Des Moines BG Triathlon World Cup, taking home a record US$200,000 in prize money and another US$65,000 plus in prizes, including a new... |

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Bennett Grabs Gold in Des Moines

Bennett Grabs Gold in Des Moines

17/06/07 - Local favourite Laura Bennett of the United States has just won the 2007 Des Moines BG Triathlon World Cup, taking home a record US$200,000 in prize money and another US$65,000 plus in prizes, including a... |

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Fernandes and Gomez WC Champions!

Fernandes and Gomez WC Champions!

13/11/06 - With the conclusion of the 2006 BG Triathlon World Cup series yesterday in New Plymouth, New Zealand the official final world cup standings have been decided.  Vanessa Fernandes of Portugal and Javier... |

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Rina rocks New Zealand!!

Rina rocks New Zealand!!

11/11/06 - Rina Hill of Australia has just won the final leg of the 2006 BG Triathlon World Cup on a tough day in New Plymouth, New Zealand.  Hills time of 2:03:18 was only 6 seconds faster then Anja Dittmer of... |

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Fernandes equals world cup record!!

Fernandes equals world cup record!!

24/09/06 - Vanessa Fernandes of Portugal has just won the 2006 Beijing BG Triathlon World Cup in a time of 2:01:34 on a preview of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games course.  Fernandes bested current world champion Emma... |

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Fabulous Fernandes takes Hamburg!

Fabulous Fernandes takes Hamburg!

10/09/06 - Under sunny skies in downtown Hamburg, Germany, world number one ranked Vanessa Fernandes of Portugal was able to beat out a stellar international womens field for her eleventh straight triathlon world... |

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Fernandes wins in Aqaba!

Fernandes wins in Aqaba!

10/03/06 - Fernandes wins the ITU Aqaba World Cup (10 March 2006) For immediate release JORDAN, Aqaba Twenty-eight women dived into the picturesque calm waters of the Gulf of Aqaba today for the second... |

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Luxford takes 2006 World Cup opener

Luxford takes 2006 World Cup opener

03/03/06 - Annabel Luxford (AUS) has won the first ITU World Cup of the 2006 season in a time of 1:59:36 with Joelle Franzmann (GER) taking her first ever silver at a World Cup finishing 12 seconds behind.  Laura... |

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Fernandes wins final world cup!!

Fernandes wins final world cup!!

12/11/05 - The only thing more brilliant than the sunshine in New Plymouth was the performance put on by the top triathletes in the world as they closed off the best year of World Cup Triathlon racing. Click here... |

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Snowsill wins world championships!!

Snowsill wins world championships!!

11/09/05 - A blistering solo run set up Emma Snowsill’s second world championship swin in three years in Gamagori Japan today. Battling intense heat, high humidity and a technically difficult course, Snowsill made... |

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Potts and snowsill win in Edmonton.

Potts and snowsill win in Edmonton.

23/07/05 - The wind came blustering into Edmonton but it did not slow down the ITU World Cup competitors. The sun tried hard to poke out from behind the clouds all day and by the end of the men’s race the sun was... |

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Bennett &  Williams win in Bay Islands

Bennett &  Williams win in Bay Islands

20/03/05 - AUSTRALIA EARNS GOLD AT THE PORT ROYAL BAY ISLANDS TRIATHLON New Course Record by Greg Bennett Roatan, Bay Islands Australian Triathlete Greg Bennett, sets a new record for the very difficult course of... |

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