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Paralympic points on the line at ETU Champs

Paralympic points on the line at ETU Champs

25/05/16 - This Friday, Europe’s top paratriathletes will be in Lisbon, Portugal in the hunt for final Paralympic points before qualification for the 2016 Paralympic Games closes in one month. The sport class start... |

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Busy weekend for Paratriathlon ahead

Busy weekend for Paratriathlon ahead

13/05/16 - Not only will the elite athletes compete for selection points to Rio in Yokohama, paratriathletes will also line up on two continents this weekend to race for Paralympic qualification points. On Saturday,... |

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Australian para-triathlon trio move closer to team nomination

Australian para-triathlon trio move closer to team nomination

26/04/16 - Bill Chaffey will maintain his No. 1 spot among Australian PT1 athletes heading into team selections this May, thanks to his win at the 2016 Penrith International Triathlon Union (ITU) World... |

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Para-triathlon nominations on the line in Penrith WPE

Para-triathlon nominations on the line in Penrith WPE

22/04/16 - The chase for qualifications points toward September’s Paralympic Games continues for para-triathletes at the 2016 Penrith International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Para-Triathlon Event (WPE). The race... |

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Aussies set to pave the road to Rio at the Penrith WPE

Aussies set to pave the road to Rio at the Penrith WPE

19/04/16 - The International Triathlon Union World Paratriathlon Event (WPE) this Sunday 24th April promises to deliver some exciting racing as the world’s best paratriathletes vie for all important Paralympic... |

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Mohamed Lahna inspiring a nation with Paralympic journey

Mohamed Lahna inspiring a nation with Paralympic journey

06/04/16 - With the debut of paratriathlon in the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro this summer, our sport’s top paratriathletes will prove to the world that the impossible is possible and that ‘no’ is never an... |

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2016 WPE season officially kicks off in Buffalo City

2016 WPE season officially kicks off in Buffalo City

17/03/16 - The 2016 WPE season officially kicks off this weekend with the 2016 Buffalo City ITU World Paratriathlon Event. The race continues the battle to earn qualification points for the Rio de Janeiro Paralympic... |

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Paratriathletes secure Rio points at Continental Championships

Paratriathletes secure Rio points at Continental Championships

14/03/16 - By Megan Mindel | For the IPC The top athletes from the Americas and African regions took on courses in their respective Championships over the weekend (12-13 March), with Rio 2016 qualifications points... |

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Para-triathlon American, African Championships set

Para-triathlon American, African Championships set

12/03/16 - Two Continental Championships take place on Sunday (13 March), with the Sarasota CAMTRI Para-Triathlon American Championships held in the USA and the Bioemfontein ATU Para-Triathlon African Championships... |

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Hailey Danisewicz’s para-triathlon career in numbers

Hailey Danisewicz’s para-triathlon career in numbers

09/03/16 - Seven-hundred and fifty, the metres a para-triathlete must swim. Twenty, the kilometres biked. Five, the kilometres ran. But perhaps the most important figure in a para-triathlon race is time. The time an... |

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Chaffey cruises to victory at Oceania Championships

Chaffey cruises to victory at Oceania Championships

22/02/16 - By Megan Mindel and IPC Reigning men’s PT1 world champion Bill Chaffey won his home race at the Devonport OTU Para-Triathlon Oceania Championships, which concluded on Sunday (21 February) in Devonport,... |

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Katie Kelly carving a name as top paratriathlete

Katie Kelly carving a name as top paratriathlete

19/02/16 - If you were to look at the ITU career of Australia’s Katie Kelly, it would look like a storybook debut. In just her first year competing at the elite ITU level for paratriathlon, she not only won every... |

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Paralympic points up for grabs in Devonport

Paralympic points up for grabs in Devonport

19/02/16 - By Megan Mindel | For the IPC The top para-triathletes from the Oceania region will get to test themselves ahead of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, as the Devonport OTU Para-triathlon Oceania... |

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Best of 2015: Five titles for Bill Chaffey

Best of 2015: Five titles for Bill Chaffey

16/01/16 - A title was reclaimed in 2015! After missing the World Championship race in Edmonton in 2014 due to injury, Australian Bill Chaffey returned in Chicago to take back once was his four times already. He... |

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Best of 2015: Lauren Steadman’s undefeated season

Best of 2015: Lauren Steadman’s undefeated season

15/01/16 - Becoming a World Champion is a HUGE accomplishment for any athlete. Becoming a two-time World Champion? Now that is just unbelievable! Great Britain’s Lauren Steadman conquered such a feat in Chicago at... |

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Best of 2015: Stefan Daniel dethrones Schulz

Best of 2015: Stefan Daniel dethrones Schulz

12/01/16 - The first sport class to be contested at the Paratriathlon World Championships in Chicago was men’s PT4. Stefan Daniel (CAN) became the first athlete to take down the finish tape, taking home his first... |

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The balancing act of Kendall Gretsch

The balancing act of Kendall Gretsch

20/11/15 - Enter into the life of a triathlete: wake up, train, eat, train, compete and then train some more. Life is hectic and busy and essentially revolves around the constant desire to improve three... |

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ITU Presents at IPC VISTA Scientific Conference

ITU Presents at IPC VISTA Scientific Conference

09/10/15 - ITU presented at the IPC VISTA Scientific Conference the progress on the implementation of a sport specific classification system for Paratriathlon, striving for meeting the standards defined by the IPC... |

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ITU announces 2016 World Cup & Paratri calendar

ITU announces 2016 World Cup & Paratri calendar

22/09/15 - Following a week of ITU World Championship racing at the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago today, ITU announces the schedule for the 2016 World Cup and 2016 World Paratriathlon Event races. ... |

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Australia awesome at Paratriathlon World Championships

Australia awesome at Paratriathlon World Championships

18/09/15 - Ten paratriathletes were crowned World Champions on the second day of competition at the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago. Australia awed the crowds with an impressive three wins, with Bill Chaffey... |

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Paratriathletes ready to shine in Chicago

Paratriathletes ready to shine in Chicago

11/09/15 - The world of paratriathlon has been more exciting than ever, with just under a year to go until the sport makes its debut in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games. Competition has been high and some... |

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USA dominates World Paratriathlon Edmonton

USA dominates World Paratriathlon Edmonton

05/09/15 - The U.S. enjoyed a successful day with five athletes racing over the finish line first. In just her second year competing in paratriathlon, Amy Dixon clenched her second World Paratriathlon Event win,... |

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Athletes prep before Edmonton action begins

Athletes prep before Edmonton action begins

04/09/15 - As the penultimate stop on the World Triathlon Series in Edmonton gets closer, athletes are prepping more than ever in the hopes of having a successful weekend right before the start of the Grand Final in... |

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Rotterdam to host 2016 ITU Paratriathlon World Championships

Rotterdam to host 2016 ITU Paratriathlon World Championships

19/08/15 - ITU is pleased to announce the 2016 ITU Paratriathlon World Championships have been awarded to Rotterdam, The Netherlands, to be held on July 23-24, 2016. The Championships, slated for July 23-24, will... |

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USA dominates at Detroit World Paratriathlon Event

USA dominates at Detroit World Paratriathlon Event

17/08/15 - At the 2015 Detroit ITU World Paratriathlon Event held this weekend, the host-country dominated the competition by claiming a total of 13 medals over the weekend. PT1 Fernando Aranha (BRA) sported a... |

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Paratriathlon heads stateside for Detroit WPE

Paratriathlon heads stateside for Detroit WPE

13/08/15 - After the Rio de Janeiro Test Event, all eyes were on paratriathlon. With a showcase of talent and super-human ability, athletes gave the world a small taste of what is to come next summer as the sport... |

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Athletes amaze at Paratriathlon Test Event

Athletes amaze at Paratriathlon Test Event

01/08/15 - In preparation for paratriathlon’s debut next summer at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games, paratriathletes tested the course on Saturday and scored points that go towards making their Paralympic... |

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Rio rap session kicks off race weekend

Rio rap session kicks off race weekend

31/07/15 - The athletes have arrived in Rio de Janeiro, trained on the course and figured out what they have to do in order to win their nation a qualification spot. Now all that is left to do is race, and that all... |

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Paralympic Paratriathlon Test Event Preview

Paralympic Paratriathlon Test Event Preview

27/07/15 - Alongside the Olympic Test Event, all of the paratriathlon sport classes will be contested at the Rio de Janeiro World Paratriathlon Event (WPE) on Saturday, August 1, which dually serves as the... |

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Melissa Stockwell steers towards Rio

Melissa Stockwell steers towards Rio

03/07/15 - The act of serving one’s country in the armed forces seems like a heavy decision for some. While honourable, brave and very rewarding, there is no denying the amount of risk that also comes with putting... |

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Great Britain picks up double gold in World Paratriathlon Event

Great Britain picks up double gold in World Paratriathlon Event

30/05/15 - At the fifth World Paratriathlon Event of the year, Great Britain scored two gold medals on home soil in London, while four-time World Champion Bill Chaffey (AUS) collected his first WPE title of the... |

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World Paratriathlon London preview

World Paratriathlon London preview

26/05/15 - With just over a month until the Rio Paralympics qualification period opens, paratriathletes are ramping up their season as they hunt for points towards the World Championships in Chicago at World... |

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Paratriathletes prevail on Yokohama course

Paratriathletes prevail on Yokohama course

16/05/15 - The paratriathletes were first out on course at the World Series Triathlon event in Yokohama this morning, with racing underway at 6.55am local time under drizzly and overcast skies that turned to heavy... |

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ITU opens bidding for 2016 Paratriathlon Events

ITU opens bidding for 2016 Paratriathlon Events

29/04/15 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has opened bidding for the 2016 ITU World Paratriathlon Events (WPE) to all National Federations and cities interested in hosting the premier races. “Next year... |

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World Paratriathlon Events continue in Sunshine Coast

World Paratriathlon Events continue in Sunshine Coast

12/03/15 - A multi-talented mixture of old faces and new, of world champions and debutants will line up for a history-making World Paratriathlon event at Twin Waters on the Sunshine Coast on Friday. The 2015... |

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World Paratriathlon Events kick off

World Paratriathlon Events kick off

02/03/15 - Article courtesy of the International Paralympic Committee France’s Yannick Bourseaux showed exactly why he is a two-time world champion, winning the Buffalo City ITU World Paratriathlon event in South... |

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Paratriathletes to watch this year

Paratriathletes to watch this year

27/02/15 - This year’s World Paratriathlon Event circuit is more important than ever as qualification for paratriathlon’s debut at the Rio de Janeiro Paralympics ramps up. A total of 10 events are on the... |

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What to watch for on the 2015 ITU calendar

What to watch for on the 2015 ITU calendar

24/02/15 - The World Triathlon Series will no doubt be a focal point of the 2015 ITU calendar, but add in eight World Cups, the Rio de Janeiro Test Event, two major international events, multisports and the World... |

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ITU paratriathlon classification opportunities

ITU paratriathlon classification opportunities

15/01/15 - ITU is pleased to announce the classification opportunities in 2015 for athletes with physical and visual impairments at several ITU paratriathlon events. The races that will have assessment for physical... |

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Best of 2014: Lauren Steadman

Best of 2014: Lauren Steadman

28/12/14 - In the last four years, the women’s PT4 category has been dominated by one speedy woman – Great Britain’s Faye Mcclelland. The four-time World Champion went undefeated in every single race she... |

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