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Medal events for 2016 Paralympics announced

Medal events for 2016 Paralympics announced

04/07/14 - ITU, in conjunction with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), today announced three of the six medal events that will be contested in paratriathlon’s debut at the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Paralympic... |

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Great Britain dominates London Paratriathlon

Great Britain dominates London Paratriathlon

31/05/14 - Great Britain dominated the paratriathlon races yet again, taking top honours in six of the 10 events on Saturday at the 2014 London ITU World Paratriathlon Event. But it was Yannick Bourseaux (FRA) who... |

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Bourseaux back on top in London

31/05/14 - Yannick Bourseaux (FRA) proved yet again why he’s the man to beat when he took down the finish tape first at the 2014 London ITU World Paratriathlon Event. Bourseaux boasts a nearly perfect record,... |

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World Paratriathlon Event Series continues in London

World Paratriathlon Event Series continues in London

29/05/14 - In the last several years, Great Britain has dominated paratriathlon. After taking a large chunck of the medals here in London at the 2013 Paratriathlon World Championships, the London World Paratriathlon... |

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Schulz slips past Bourseaux at Besancon World Paratriathlon Event

Schulz slips past Bourseaux at Besancon World Paratriathlon Event

26/05/14 - By IPC Germany’s Martin Schulz beat the host nation’s Yannick Bourseaux to the men’s PT4 title by a slim four seconds on Sunday (25 May) at the 2014 Besancon ITU World Para-Triathlon event The... |

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2014 Paratriathlon classification opportunities

2014 Paratriathlon classification opportunities

14/02/14 - ITU is pleased to announce the classification opportunities in 2014 for athletes with physical and visual impairments at several ITU paratriathlon events. The races that will have assessment for physical... |

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Chaffey leads entries for start of Paratriathlon Events

Chaffey leads entries for start of Paratriathlon Events

13/02/14 - This article was written by Mark Gorokhovski | For the IPC The first of the 2014 ITU World Paratriathlon Events will begin with the first event of the year on Sunday (16 February) in Elwood, Australia,... |

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ITU announces 2016 Paralympic Games qualification criteria

ITU announces 2016 Paralympic Games qualification criteria

20/01/14 - ITU today announced paratriathlon qualification criteria for its debut at the 2016 Paralympic Games, as well as new classifications that will be implemented for the 2014 paratriathlon season. ... |

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2014 Paratriathlon events confirmed

2014 Paratriathlon events confirmed

22/11/13 - ITU has recently confirmed several dates on the 2014 Paratriathlon calendar. In the coming season, the calendar will feature a record number of International Paratriathlon Events in the preparation for... |

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Help Bill Chaffey become IPC Athlete of the Month

Help Bill Chaffey become IPC Athlete of the Month

07/10/13 - After earning his fourth World Championship title in the men’s TRI-1 division at the ITU Paratriathlon World Championships in London last month in a come from behind sprint finish, Bill Chaffey (AUS)... |

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Record number of Paratriathletes to contest 2013 World Championships

Record number of Paratriathletes to contest 2013 World Championships

11/09/13 - As Paratriathlon ramps up competition ahead of its debut at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, a record-breaking 210 athletes from 26 nations will compete in London, which is nearly double the field from last... |

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ITU honours paratriathletes on People with Disabilities Day

ITU honours paratriathletes on People with Disabilities Day

03/12/12 - In honour of the United Nation’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities, ITU celebrates its incredible paratriathletes by highlighting their achievements and the sport’s great growth this... |

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Japan Triathlon Union holds Paratriathlon Meeting

Japan Triathlon Union holds Paratriathlon Meeting

10/10/12 - On September 29, the Japanese Triathlon Union (JTU) and ITU held an important meeting ahead of the World Triathlon Yokohama for paratriathletes and their guides. Attendees met with ITU President and IOC... |

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ITU at London Paralympics in preparation for Paratriathlon’s debut in Rio 2016

ITU at London Paralympics in preparation for Paratriathlon’s debut in Rio 2016

07/09/12 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU) is in London at the Paralympic Games as an International Paralympic Sport Federation (IPSF) for the first time, learning and preparing for Paratriathlon’s debut in... |

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Inaugural PATCO Paratriathlon Champions crowned in Edmonton

Inaugural PATCO Paratriathlon Champions crowned in Edmonton

07/07/12 - A total of 24 paratriathletes competed in the 2012 PATCO Paratriathlon Championships, with three different countries claiming titles at the inaugural stand-alone Paratriathlon continental championships... |

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Paratriathlon camp in Edmonton before inaugural PATCO Paratriathlon titles

Paratriathlon camp in Edmonton before inaugural PATCO Paratriathlon titles

04/07/12 - Paratriathlon in the Americas has received another boost, with a successful paratriathon camp leading into the first stand alone PATCO Paratriathlon Continental Championships to be staged in Edmonton this... |

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San Diego - the birthplace of triathlon

San Diego - the birthplace of triathlon

09/05/12 - This weekend presents a rare opportunity to witness history in the making as triathlon returns to its roots in San Diego. The second ITU World Triathlon Series event of 2012 offers the perfect chance to... |

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Edmonton to Host 2012 PATCO Paratriathlon Championships

Edmonton to Host 2012 PATCO Paratriathlon Championships

07/03/12 - Canada will host the 2012 PATCO Paratriathlon Championships on Friday, 6 July, as part of the Edmonton Triathlon Festival running 6-8 July Triathlon Canada and the Local Organising Committee, Edmonton... |

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2012 Edmonton Paratriathlon Pan American Championship invites NFs

07/03/12 - To National Federations 2012 EDMONTON PARATRIATHLON PAN AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIP Venue: Edmonton, Canada Date: July 6, 2012 2012 EDMONTON PARATRIATHLON CAMP AND SEMINAR Venue: Edmonton, Canada Date: July... |

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ITU Paratriathlon Classification research group meets in San Diego

ITU Paratriathlon Classification research group meets in San Diego

19/02/12 - The ITU Paratriathlon Classification Research Group has met in San Diego to discuss and identify specific action items for the research ITU is carrying out for Paratriathlon classification. ITU... |

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ITU officially becomes member of IPC

ITU officially becomes member of IPC

12/12/11 - The International Triathlon Union’s membership with the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) became official as it was ratified at the 15th IPC General Assembly in Beijing this past weekend. ITU... |

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Brazilian Triathlon Federation meets Brazilian Paralympic Committee

Brazilian Triathlon Federation meets Brazilian Paralympic Committee

10/01/11 - Roberto Menescal, Superintendente of the Brazilian Triathlon Federation, recently visited the Brazilian Paralympic Committee (BPC) headquarters to meet Andrew Parsons, President of BPC, also a member of... |

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Brownlee and Haskins strengthen ITU’s Paratriathlon bid

Brownlee and Haskins strengthen ITU’s Paratriathlon bid

08/12/10 - World Champion Alistair Brownlee of Great Britain and Olympian Sarah Haskins of the United States today joined a star-studded squad backing the International Triathlon Union’s bid to have Paratriathlon... |

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2010 Triathlon World Champions back ITU’s Paratriathlon bid

2010 Triathlon World Champions back ITU’s Paratriathlon bid

24/11/10 - The International Triathlon Union’s bid to have Paratriathlon added to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games programme has been boosted today by a world championship squad.  Reigning ITU Triathlon World Champions... |

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Paratriathlon for Paralympics: 1 month to go

Paratriathlon for Paralympics: 1 month to go

11/11/10 - ITU, the world governing body for the Olympic sport of Triathlon, is calling attention to its bid to be accepted by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) as an addition to the Rio 2016 Paralympic... |

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