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World Cup Action Continues with Challenging Course in Guatape

World Cup Action Continues with Challenging Course in Guatape

04/09/12 - One of the toughest courses on the ITU World Cup schedule is just days away from action. With a hill nearly two kilometers long set at an altitude of 6,300 feet, the 2012 Guatape ITU Triathlon World Cup... |

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Team ITU completes part of Olympic puzzle in Huatulco

Team ITU completes part of Olympic puzzle in Huatulco

09/05/12 - The final Team ITU event of 2012 was designed to help its athletes push towards the London 2012 Olympics, and while they did just that, they know the battle is not just over yet. Huatulco was the final... |

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Team ITU ready to race in Huatulco

Team ITU ready to race in Huatulco

02/05/12 - The final Team ITU for 2012 is ready to go at the 2012 Huatulco ITU Triathlon World Cup, as the development programme aims to help give its athletes one last London boost in the final World Cup of the... |

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Daniel Unger and Lauren Campbell back on top of the podium in Bridgetown

Daniel Unger and Lauren Campbell back on top of the podium in Bridgetown

13/02/12 - The Sunday of sprint distance racing continued in Barbados when both Daniel Unger and Lauren Campbell broke long ITU winless streaks at the 2012 Bridgetown ITU Sprint Triathlon Pan American Cup. In the... |

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Team ITU celebrates five-year anniversary at Auckland World Cup

Team ITU celebrates five-year anniversary at Auckland World Cup

18/11/11 - A little over five years ago, ITU Development Director Libby Burrell decided to act on a trend she spotted. Triathletes from smaller, developing National Federations (NFs) were competing at World Cup... |

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Pre-race quotes from some of the Pan Am Games contenders

Pre-race quotes from some of the Pan Am Games contenders

22/10/11 - At the athletes pre-race briefing in Puerto Vallarta at the Pan Am Games, we caught up with some of Sunday’s contenders to get their insight on who will be their biggest rivals, how they’re feeling... |

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ITU announces 2011 Athlete and Coach Scholarships

ITU announces 2011 Athlete and Coach Scholarships

11/05/11 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU), the worldwide governing body for triathlon, today announced recipients of its Athlete and Coaching Scholarships. With the long-term goal of participating at an... |

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Chacon helps Team ITU to a strong 2011 debut

Chacon helps Team ITU to a strong 2011 debut

29/03/11 - Costa Rica’s Leonardo Chacon highlighted Team ITU’s first performance of the year at the season opening World Cup in Mooloolaba. A total of five athletes from five different countries raced in the... |

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Team ITU kicks off 2011 season in Mooloolaba

Team ITU kicks off 2011 season in Mooloolaba

25/03/11 - The names Aleksandr Latin, Leonardo Chacon, Ron Darmon, Elizabeth Bravo and Mateja Simic might not mean much to triathlon fans yet, but keep a close eye on them as Team ITU makes its 2011 debut in... |

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USA Triathlon Elite Race Series Kicks Off in Clermont on March 5

USA Triathlon Elite Race Series Kicks Off in Clermont on March 5

02/03/11 - U.S. Olympians Sarah Haskins (Colorado Springs, Colo.) and Jarrod Shoemaker (Maynard, Mass.) highlight the start list for the opening event of the 2011 USA Triathlon Elite Race Series, which is set for... |

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Training with Leonardo Chacon in Costa Rica

Training with Leonardo Chacon in Costa Rica

01/02/11 - A few weeks ago, ITU Scholarship athlete Leonardo Chacon and his coach Roberto Solano trained with a group of promising triathletes, as part of Chacon’s involvement with ITU’s Development programme.... |

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Photo Of The Year: Week Three Result

Photo Of The Year: Week Three Result

20/11/10 - A definite winner this week with double the votes of its closest rival - a landslide victory. With a strong South American following as noted in the comments below the article, this image is definitely... |

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Chrabot, Moreno reign as Pan American Champions

Chrabot, Moreno reign as Pan American Champions

18/10/10 - A busy week in Puerta Vallerta wrapped up yesterday with the elite women’s and men’s competitions in the PATCO Triathlon Pan American Championships.  Brazil’s Carla Moreno claimed the women’s... |

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Chacon Highlights Team ITU at Huatulco World Cup

Chacon Highlights Team ITU at Huatulco World Cup

13/10/10 - The final event of the 2010 season for Team ITU was highlighted by a season best for Leonardo Chacon of Costa Rica.  He crossed the line in 7th place, his highest placing at a World Cup this year and the... |

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Gemmell grabs gold in Mexico

Gemmell grabs gold in Mexico

26/10/08 - Kris Gemmell of New Zealand makes it a sweep of the gold medals at the Huatulco BG Triathlon World Cup today, the final world cup of the 2008 season.  Gemmells time of 2 hours 3 minutes and 23 seconds... |

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Ueda, Chacon triumph in Ecuador

Ueda, Chacon triumph in Ecuador

19/03/08 - Costa Rican Leonardo Chacon and Ai Ueda from Japan won the Salinas ITU Triathlon Pan American Cup in Ecuador.  In the elite women’s race, Ueda took the title with a time of 1 hour 59 minutes and 7... |

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Tucker, Huerta win in Argentina

Tucker, Huerta win in Argentina

14/01/08 - Brit Helen Tucker and American Manuel Huerta continue their fine early season form with wins at the La Paz ITU Pan American Cup in Argentina this past weekend.  Tucker claimed her second straight victory... |

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2008 ITU season opens in Chile

2008 ITU season opens in Chile

07/01/08 - The first ITU race of 2008 was a Premium Pan American Cup in Viña del Mar, Chile.  The successful race kicked off a highly anticipated and exciting year for triathlon as the sport will make its third... |

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Melody Ramirez (MEX) was the winner at Veracruz

Melody Ramirez (MEX) was the winner at Veracruz

08/09/07 - With more than 2,400 athletes, from 9 year old kids to 70+ years, the 2007 Veracruz Triathlon is the favorite competition of Latin America. In the men’s race there were 28 athletes from Argentina,... |

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Potts wins PanAm Games

Potts wins PanAm Games

15/07/07 - Andy Potts of the United States is the new Pan American Games champion.  Potts led for most of the race, crossing the line in a time of 1 hour 52 minutes and 31 seconds, 7 seconds faster than silver... |

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France and Canada win gold at Roatan Bay Islands Triathlon

France and Canada win gold at Roatan Bay Islands Triathlon

31/03/06 - FRANCE AND CANADA WIN GOLD AT ROATAN BAY ISLANDS TRIATHLON Roatan, Bay Islands – French triathlete, Nicolas Becker,  takes home the first place prize for the Powerade Bay Islands Triathlon in Roatan,... |

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Central American & Caribbean Championship

Central American & Caribbean Championship

14/09/05 - Sunday, Sept. 11. Gilberto Gonzalez from Venezuela dominated the race from start to finish under the Sun of Panamá City, becoming the Central American & Caribbean Championship. Former 1999 Panamerican... |

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XXIII El Coco Beach Triathlon

15/04/05 - For the 23rd time, Costa Rica celebrated the “El Coco” Beach Triathlon. The biggest triatlon event in the country. This longer than Olympic distance triatlon, was won by international upcoming Elite... |

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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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