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Jorgensen storms home to win World Championships

Jorgensen storms home to win World Championships

30/08/14 - American Gwen Jorgensen today claimed a slice of history in winning the 2014 ITU World Championship Grand Final in a trademark come from behind performance. Jorgensen moved into triathlon royalty securing... |

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Sarah Groff grabs first ever WTS win

Sarah Groff grabs first ever WTS win

23/08/14 - The USA’s Sarah Groff pulled off her first ever World Triathlon Series win just seven days ahead of the Edmonton Grand Final at the World Triathlon Stockholm. The win saw Groff jump from fifth to second... |

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Richard Varga (SVK) and Nicky Samuels (NZL) crowned 2012 ITU Aquathlon World Champions

Richard Varga (SVK) and Nicky Samuels (NZL) crowned 2012 ITU Aquathlon World Champions

17/10/12 - Slovakia’s Richard Varga continued his excellent 2012 form to claim his second ITU Aquathlon world title, while New Zealand’s Nicky Samuels delighted home crowds with her first Aquathlon victory on... |

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Nicky Samuels soars to gold at Tongyeong World Cup

Nicky Samuels soars to gold at Tongyeong World Cup

22/09/12 - New Zealand Olympian Nicky Samuels scored a dominating wire-to-wire victory today in Tongyeong, Korea for her second career ITU World Cup title. Following a successful two-woman bike breakaway with... |

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ITU World Cup season shifts to Tongyeong, Korea

ITU World Cup season shifts to Tongyeong, Korea

17/09/12 - The 2012 ITU Triathlon World Cup season takes one step closer to coming to a close with Tongyeong slated for this Saturday. As the penultimate stop on the world cup schedule, athletes are in for a treat... |

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London 2012 Olympic Qualification: the final women’s picture

London 2012 Olympic Qualification: the final women’s picture

31/05/12 - Two years after it started at Madrid in 2010, the ITU’s official Olympic qualification period has ended. While the official date is May 31st, the ITU World Triathlon Madrid races were the final chance... |

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Final Olympic qualification update before 2012 ITU World Triathlon Madrid

Final Olympic qualification update before 2012 ITU World Triathlon Madrid

22/05/12 - The race for a spot on the London 2012 Olympic Games triathlon start list began in Madrid almost exactly two years ago. So it’s a perfect symmetry that the Spanish capital is also where it will end this... |

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New Zealand names Olympic team for London 2012

New Zealand names Olympic team for London 2012

18/04/12 - It was delight all around as Triathlon New Zealand and the NZOC confirmed the New Zealand team for the London Olympic Games at a function in Auckland on Wednesday afternoon. Dave Currie made the... |

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Australia’s Emma Jackson takes out 2012 Elite Women’s Oceania title in Devonport

Australia’s Emma Jackson takes out 2012 Elite Women’s Oceania title in Devonport

10/03/12 - The fastest run split of the day helped Emma Jackson top an all Australian podium at the 2012 Devonport OTU Triathlon Oceania Championships on Saturday. Coming into the 10km run in Tasmania, New... |

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Epic trans-Tasman battle set for 2012 Devonport OTU Oceania Championships

Epic trans-Tasman battle set for 2012 Devonport OTU Oceania Championships

05/03/12 - The Oceania Championships are always a tough trans-Tasman battle between two powerful triathlon nations: Australia and New Zealand. This weekend the 2012 Devonport OTU Triathlon Oceania Championships,... |

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Hewitt caps off brilliant 2011 season with dominating win at Auckland World Cup

Hewitt caps off brilliant 2011 season with dominating win at Auckland World Cup

20/11/11 - New Zealand’s Andrea Hewitt put the perfect finishing touch on her already excellent 2011 season, leading a bike breakaway en route to a dominant World Cup win in Auckland. After impressive victories in... |

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Auckland World Cup Press Conference Highlights

Auckland World Cup Press Conference Highlights

18/11/11 - After tackling bike familiarisation on Friday morning, plenty of talk at the pre-race press conference centered around just how tough the 2011 Auckland ITU World Cup bike course will be this Sunday. New... |

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2011 ITU World Cup series to finish on a high in Auckland

2011 ITU World Cup series to finish on a high in Auckland

14/11/11 - The 2011 ITU World Cup series wraps up this weekend, with a return to one of the strongest triathlon nations in the world. From the first ITU World Champion, Erin Baker, to Hamish Carter, Samantha... |

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Samuels powers away on bike and steals Mooloolaba win

Samuels powers away on bike and steals Mooloolaba win

27/03/11 - Nicky Samuels of New Zealand used a daring breakaway on the bike to snap up her first career ITU Triathlon World Cup title today in Mooloolaba.  Two-time reigning World Champion Emma Moffatt came from... |

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Docherty & Sweetland Win In NZ

Docherty & Sweetland Win In NZ

06/04/09 - Taranaki turned on its Sunday best for the finale to the Port Taranaki World Tri Festival with the ITU Continental Cup races held in New Plymouth, New Zealamd. Three days of stunning weather and action... |

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Sweetland Wins In Mooloolaba

Sweetland Wins In Mooloolaba

28/03/09 - The opening leg of the 2009 ITU Triathlon World Cup Series was won by 20 year old Kirsten Sweetland from Canada as she started 2009 with a bang, beating Olympic Games bronze medallist and local favourite... |

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Docherty & Tanner NZL Champs

Docherty & Tanner NZL Champs

16/03/09 - The cream came to the top at the Wellington ITU Triathlon Oceania Cup this weekend, which doubled as the New Zealand national championships Beijing Olympic bronze medalist Bevan Docherty and 2006 world... |

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NZL and AUS Champs this weekend

NZL and AUS Champs this weekend

01/03/09 - The Triathlon meccas of Australia and New Zealand heat up this weekend with their respective national championships in Perth and Wellington.  Both races double as ITU Oceania Cups. Please see below for... |

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Docherty, Samuels triumph in NZL

Docherty, Samuels triumph in NZL

08/02/09 - The Contact Tri Series continued in the blistering heat of Taupo, New Zealand today, with close to 700 athletes taking part in the National Sprint Triathlon Championships and the Contact 3:9:3 beginners... |

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Murray steals Richards Bay title

Murray steals Richards Bay title

04/05/08 - Her previous world cup best was an eighth place finish in 2005 but none of that mattered as the elite women took to the start line in South Africa today.  Carolyn Murray of Canada pulled off quite an... |

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AUS and NZL on top in Oceania

AUS and NZL on top in Oceania

09/03/08 - Blustery but warm conditions greeted triathletes in the OCA Triathlon Oceania Championships in Wellington, New Zealand today where Australias Emma Moffatt and Shane Reed of New Zealand won the elite... |

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Samuels’ early season Timaru Win

Samuels’ early season Timaru Win

27/01/08 - Nicky Samuels has continued her great early season form and again suggested she is a definite contender for the third and final place on the New Zealand team for the Bejing Olympics with a victory at the... |

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Hewitt, Samuels to race in Timaru

Hewitt, Samuels to race in Timaru

16/01/08 - Two athletes chasing a place in the Triathlon at the Beijing Olympic Games will get an early season guide to form and fitness when they race each other in the next round of the Contact Energy My Sport... |

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World Champs Spotlight: Team NZL

World Champs Spotlight: Team NZL

16/08/07 - At last months BG Triathlon World Cup stop in Kitzbuhel, Austria, all the pre-race talk in the womens field surrounded around the usual contenders; Annabel Luxford, Michelle Dillon, Kirsten Sweetland, and... |

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Hewitt Gets 1st World Cup win

Hewitt Gets 1st World Cup win

27/07/07 - Andrea Hewitt of New Zealand has just won the 2007 Kitzbühel BG Triathlon World Cup in a sprint finish with local Austrian athlete Eva Dollinger.  Hewitt ran away from Dollinger and the rest of the field... |

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Whitfield, Hewitt take inaugural Kitzbuhel World Cup

Whitfield, Hewitt take inaugural Kitzbuhel World Cup

26/07/07 - Kitzbuhel, Austria is no stranger to fast and furious racing action.  But instead of skiers speeding down the world renowned Hahnenkamm mountain, the town witnessed spectacular sprint finishes in both... |

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U23 Women-Aussie- One-Two

U23 Women-Aussie- One-Two

02/09/06 - As the sun peaked over the mountains, the worlds top 46 women aged 18 to 23 took their starting positions for the 2006 ITU Under23 Triathlon World Championships.  After the 1,500 metre swim in Lake... |

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Fernandes continues winning streak

Fernandes continues winning streak

05/06/06 - The sun was shining bright today for the International Triathlon Union (ITU) and the City of Madrid as the seventh edition of the newly renamed 2006 BG Triathlon World Cup series rolled into town today. ... |

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Snowsill and Kahlefeldt win in Hobart

Snowsill and Kahlefeldt win in Hobart

19/02/06 - Emma Snowsill and Brad Kahlefeldt posted impressive and significant victories at the ITU Oceania Cup race in Hobart on Sunday. Click here for complete results Snowsill came to the race looking to blow... |

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