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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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European Champs turns out allstar lineup

European Champs turns out allstar lineup

10/07/15 - This weekend, Geneva has come alive with swim, bike, and run fever. The venue is built. The systems are all working. The Age Group Sprint athletes have racked their bikes. The Parade of Nations has made... |

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Spirig supreme as she cruised to first European Games victory

Spirig supreme as she cruised to first European Games victory

13/06/15 - Today saw history being made and dreams come true. Today was the day that gold, silver and bronze were won at the Women’s Triathlon at the Baku 2015 European Games. When the idea of holding a... |

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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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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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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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What to watch for at 2015 World Triathlon Series

What to watch for at 2015 World Triathlon Series

24/02/15 - With the World Triathlon Series kicking off in just over a week, we break down what to look for this season. The Series will feature more events than ever before and will get underway next weekend in Abu... |

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Women’s WTS season heats up in Hamburg

Women’s WTS season heats up in Hamburg

07/07/14 - Watch the races live here: https://triathlonlive.tv/ Find the women’s international start times here. In its fifth year on the World Triathlon Series calendar, Hamburg will again serve up double the dose... |

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#WTSLondon social media recap

#WTSLondon social media recap

03/06/14 - [View the story “The Social Story at #WTSLondon” on Storify] |

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Top women ready for London Town

Top women ready for London Town

27/05/14 - In its fifth year on the ITU World Triathlon circuit, London will see yet another all-star cast of women compete, with the likes of Jodie Stimpson, Gwen Jorgensen and Helen Jenkins at the top of the start... |

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2013 Memorable Moments: Nicola Spirig’s Cozumel Comeback

2013 Memorable Moments: Nicola Spirig’s Cozumel Comeback

17/12/13 - It’s fair to say that Switzerland’s Nicola Spirig fit more into her post-Olympic break period than most. After that epic sprint where she beat Sweden’s Lisa Norden to the Olympic gold in a photo finish... |

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The Social Story from ITU World Triathlon Stockholm

The Social Story from ITU World Triathlon Stockholm

26/08/13 - [View the story “The social story from #WTSStockholm” on Storify] |

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Stockholm Press Conference

Stockholm Press Conference

23/08/13 - It’s the penultimate event on the World Triathlon Series and it’s one doozy of a race. With centuries old cobblestone roads, constantly changing course terrain and chilly waters, the WTS Stockholm will be... |

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Stars hit Stockholm in penultimate 2013 World Triathlon Series race

Stars hit Stockholm in penultimate 2013 World Triathlon Series race

20/08/13 - 1As the penultimate race of the 2013 World Triathlon Series it’s not surprising that the stars will turn out in Stockholm this weekend. Both the men’s and women’s fields boast almost every athlete that... |

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A look back at the thrilling women’s 2012 Olympic race

A look back at the thrilling women’s 2012 Olympic race

04/08/13 - On the one year anniversary of the titillating women’s Olympic race, we take a look back at how it all went down in London town. As the fourth edition of the women’s triathlon competition at Olympics,... |

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The 2013 WTS season by the numbers

The 2013 WTS season by the numbers

27/03/13 - The 2012 ITU World Triathlon Series was the biggest yet, with 16 incredible races across eight major cities in eight different countries - and 11 different winners. Here we delve into some of the most... |

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Lisa Norden’s letter of gratitude

Lisa Norden’s letter of gratitude

19/02/13 - In the height of Olympic and World Championship excitement, when athletes etch their names in history books and impress legendary images on our minds, it’s easy to forget the scores of people who make... |

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2012 highlights: The 2012 Season in Numbers

2012 highlights: The 2012 Season in Numbers

03/01/13 - The Olympics were obviously a major highlight of the 2012 ITU year, but overall it was a huge year for triathlon’s development worldwide - with a large number of firsts. Here we try to capture just some... |

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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: Outstanding Olympic races

2012 Highlights: Outstanding Olympic races

19/12/12 - It’s impossible to talk about highlights from the 2012 triathlon season without talking about the biggest event of the year – the Olympics. It was, without a doubt, the central focus of the year with... |

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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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2012 Highlights: Smashing sprint finishes

2012 Highlights: Smashing sprint finishes

13/12/12 - This season we were treated to a number of sprint finishes. Heart pounding, nerve racking, nail biting, awe-inspiring all out sprint finishes. In this week’s review of the best moments from 2012, we... |

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2012 Photo of the Year - Week Six: Stockholm

2012 Photo of the Year - Week Six: Stockholm

09/12/12 - In Stockholm’s debut appearance as an ITU World Triathlon Series event, an Olympic star studded line up turned out for the sprint race. Just weeks after the Games, competition was anything but lacking, as... |

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Norden awarded prestigious Swedish sport accolade

Norden awarded prestigious Swedish sport accolade

04/12/12 - Lisa Norden (SWE) was recently awarded the most prestigious annual sport award in Sweden for her impressive 2012 triathlon season. The award, named the Bragdguldet, is awarded to Sweden’s top athlete of... |

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2012 Highlights: Alistair returns to top form as Kitzbühel podium predicts London medallists

2012 Highlights: Alistair returns to top form as Kitzbühel podium predicts London medallists

28/11/12 - Nestled in the Austrian Alps, Kitzbühel was the last ITU Olympic distance race prior to London 2012. It served as one of the final opportunities for the elites to compete against each other and fine tune... |

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2012 Highlights: Year of the sprint

2012 Highlights: Year of the sprint

15/11/12 - One of the defining characteristics of this year’s World Triathlon Series and World Cup races were the number of sprint distances that appeared on the calendar. With half the distance, the five sprints... |

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2012 ITU World Triathlon Series wrap up with highlights from Auckland

2012 ITU World Triathlon Series wrap up with highlights from Auckland

24/10/12 - The 2012 ITU World Triathlon Series season is a wrap. This year’s world champions conquered Auckland and have returned home victorious, but the next triathlon season is just around the corner. Before we... |

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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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Pre-Race Press Conference Highlights from Auckland World Triathlon Grand Final

Pre-Race Press Conference Highlights from Auckland World Triathlon Grand Final

19/10/12 - The tough course, the weather conditions and the world championship titles were the topics the top triathletes tackled as they met the press in New Zealand on Friday. The four athletes most likely to vie... |

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Auckland Grand Final Elite Women Preview: Densham and Norden set for duel

Auckland Grand Final Elite Women Preview: Densham and Norden set for duel

16/10/12 - After eight line-to-line battles from Oceania to North America to Europe to Asia and back to Oceania, it all comes down to this – one leg-crushing, gut-wrenching, tenacity-testing scenic race in... |

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2012 Auckland Grand Final Preview: What’s in store for the week

2012 Auckland Grand Final Preview: What’s in store for the week

12/10/12 - The 2012 season has produced endless action, including photo finishes at the London Olympic Games and a final flurry of changes to the ITU World Triathlon Series leader boards in the last two races. Now... |

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Lisa Norden continues hot streak in Yokohama

Lisa Norden continues hot streak in Yokohama

29/09/12 - Just like the London 2012 Olympic Games, the top spot of the podium at the ITU World Triathlon Yokohama came down to a phenomenal sprint finish.  But this time Sweden’s Lisa Norden would not be denied... |

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2012 Yokohama Pre-race Press Conference Highlights

2012 Yokohama Pre-race Press Conference Highlights

28/09/12 - Olympic medallists Lisa Norden (SWE), Erin Densham (AUS) and Javier Gomez (ESP) along with 2011 Yokohama WTS gold medallist Joao Silva (POR) met with media at the event’s official pre-race press... |

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Preview: Crucial WTS Points on the line at ITU World Triathlon Yokohama

Preview: Crucial WTS Points on the line at ITU World Triathlon Yokohama

24/09/12 - With the Grand Final of the ITU World Triathlon Series fast approaching, precious WTS rankings points are at stake at the penultimate stop in Yokohama this weekend. Andrea Hewitt (NZL) returns from a... |

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Lisa Norden thrills home crowd with ITU World Triathlon Series Stockholm win

Lisa Norden thrills home crowd with ITU World Triathlon Series Stockholm win

25/08/12 - Sweden’s Lisa Norden gave the home crowd what they were hoping for, a win on home soil as she claimed her third ITU World Triathlon Series win in a dominant all around performance in Stockholm on... |

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ITU World Triathlon and Mixed Relay Stockholm Press Conference Highlights

ITU World Triathlon and Mixed Relay Stockholm Press Conference Highlights

24/08/12 - Three London 2012 Olympic Games medallists, Spain’s Javier Gomez, Australia’s Erin Densham, Sweden’s Lisa Norden, plus Swedish national men’s champion exp:tag_this}Per Wangel{/exp:tag_this}, spoke to the... |

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ITU World Triathlon Series debuts in Stockholm this weekend

ITU World Triathlon Series debuts in Stockholm this weekend

20/08/12 - The Olympic Games may be a wrap for another four years, but racing action is far from over in the 2012 ITU World Triathlon Series. With just three events left on this year’s circuit, competition continues... |

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London 2012 Olympic Games: The Women’s Competition Social Wrap

London 2012 Olympic Games: The Women’s Competition Social Wrap

04/08/12 - It was the closest race in the history of the triathlon competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games, and the stellar finish had social media in a stir. Here we capture the best tweets of the day.[View... |

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London 2012 Olympic Games: Spirig Sprints to First Olympic Gold

London 2012 Olympic Games: Spirig Sprints to First Olympic Gold

04/08/12 - The women’s Olympic triathlon competition was met with grey skies, wetsuit temperature water, and a slick course that challenged athletes every step of the way. While the past three Olympic Games have... |

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London 2012 Olympic Games: Elite Women’s Preview

London 2012 Olympic Games: Elite Women’s Preview

30/07/12 - The triathlon competition at the Olympics has produced its fair share of surprises in its first three appearances, and it could happen again in 2012. While there are some notable favourites in the women’s... |

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