Tagged News for Olympic Qualification

Record number of countries earn spots at London 2012 Olympic Games

Record number of countries earn spots at London 2012 Olympic Games

05/06/12 - After the International Triathlon Union’s (ITU) two-year Olympic qualification period officially ended last week, ITU yesterday began notifying the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and National... |

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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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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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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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London Olympic qualifying update after Huatulco, before San Diego

London Olympic qualifying update after Huatulco, before San Diego

10/05/12 - As the third race left in the official Olympic qualification period, the Huatulco ITU Triathlon World Cup always had the potential to impact the Olympic simulation in a major way. And while it didn’t... |

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2012 Huatulco World Cup press conference highlights

2012 Huatulco World Cup press conference highlights

04/05/12 - Past world champion Ivan Rana (ESP) and 2011 Pan Am Games bronze medallist Pamela Oliveira (BRA) joined Mexico’s Claudia Rivas and Crisanto Grajales in the Huatulco heat to speak with the media ahead of... |

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Olympic Qualification Update post Eilat and Ishigaki

Olympic Qualification Update post Eilat and Ishigaki

25/04/12 - As we make our way down to the business end of the Olympic qualification process, each and every race has the potential to have a big impact on the final field for the London 2012 Olympic Games. It’s... |

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London 2012 Olympic Qualifying update post Sydney WTS

London 2012 Olympic Qualifying update post Sydney WTS

19/04/12 - As the most valuable event in terms of Olympic qualifying points on offer, it’s not surprisingly that the first ITU World Triathlon Series of 2012 managed to shake up the London simulation. What’s... |

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Olympic Qualification Update after Le Morne and Tateyama Continental Championships

Olympic Qualification Update after Le Morne and Tateyama Continental Championships

11/04/12 - In the home straight of the London 2012 Olympics qualifying period, which officially closes on May 31st, we’ll take a look at the Olympics rankings simulator after every major race. This week it’s a... |

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2012 Olympic Qualifying Update after Mooloolaba World Cup

2012 Olympic Qualifying Update after Mooloolaba World Cup

28/03/12 - In the home straight of the London 2012 Olympics Qualifying period, which officially closes on May 31st, we’ll take a look at the Olympics simulator after every major race. By taking the current... |

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2012 Olympic qualifying update after Oceania Championships

2012 Olympic qualifying update after Oceania Championships

15/03/12 - After New Zealand claimed both Oceania spots heading into Beijing in 2008, Australian high performance manager Michael Flynn said taking those two spots at the 2012 Devonport OTU Oceania Triathlon... |

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Olympic Qualification 101 – How athletes and countries get to London 2012

Olympic Qualification 101 – How athletes and countries get to London 2012

12/03/12 - When it comes down to it in London this August, there will be 55 women and 55 men battling for the ultimate sporting glory – Olympic gold. But to contend for gold, first they have to get there.  And the... |

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Best of 2011: The race for the London 2012 Olympic Games

Best of 2011: The race for the London 2012 Olympic Games

22/12/11 - ITU’s official Olympic qualification period opened in June 2010 and will run until May 2012, but the make-up of the London 2012 Olympic Games start lists did become a little clearer in 2011. ITU’s... |

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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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Battle for Olympic qualification

Battle for Olympic qualification

21/07/11 - The ITU’s international triathlon circuit, which includes the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series, World Cups and Continental Championships, is also the battleground for Olympic... |

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Olympic qualification criteria

Olympic qualification criteria

30/01/06 - The 2008 ITU Olympic qualification criteria are now available to download from the ITU downloads section.   Click here to go to the downloads page. |

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