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Wednesday Workout with Matt Ellis

Wednesday Workout with Matt Ellis

09/04/14 - As both an Age Group World Champ and guide to Tri-6b World Championship bronze medallist Iain Dawson, Matt Ellis knows a thing or two about training, balance and being a team player. Check out his... |

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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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Bill Chaffey’s fourth Paratriathlon title is the sweetest

Bill Chaffey’s fourth Paratriathlon title is the sweetest

29/12/13 - Ahead of Paratriathlon’s debut in the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games, the fields at each year’s world championships continue to grow and the competition steps up another level. But the 2013 Men’s TRI-1 race... |

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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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Great Britain dominates at Paratriathlon World Championships

Great Britain dominates at Paratriathlon World Championships

13/09/13 - Great Britain again dominated the ITU Paratriathlon World Championships, scoring big in both the overall medal count with 15, as well as the gold medal tally at six. While Iain Dawson (GBR) arrived in... |

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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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Edmonton ITU Paratriathlon International Event

Edmonton ITU Paratriathlon International Event

23/06/13 - The ITU Paratriathlon International Event was a battle of north versus south with 24 of the 25 athletes hailing from Canada or the United States. Aaron Scheidies of the men’s TRI-6b category was the... |

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Record Field Set to Compete at USA Paratriathlon Nationals

Record Field Set to Compete at USA Paratriathlon Nationals

22/05/13 - With the largest field in event history, nearly 80 paratriathletes are slated to compete Monday at the 2013 USA Paratriathlon National Championships, held in conjunction with the Life Time Fitness Tri... |

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Weekend Race Roundup - May 20, 2013

Weekend Race Roundup - May 20, 2013

20/05/13 - Sprint races, middle distances championships, paratriathlon and World Cups all in one weekend. It was triathlon heaven and a pure system overload in the best sense. If all the multisport action had your... |

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ITU reveals 2013 ITU Paratriathlon calendar

ITU reveals 2013 ITU Paratriathlon calendar

19/03/13 - ITU today announced the schedule for the 2013 ITU Paratriathlon season. The calendar will cover at least nine cities on five continents, and includes a series of international and continental races.... |

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Paratriathlon a success in Wellington

Paratriathlon a success in Wellington

14/03/13 - Interest, participation and profile in Paratriathlon continues to grow as does the quality of the elite athletes, as was evidenced at the Oceania and National Championships held in Wellington over the... |

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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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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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Bourseaux named IPC October Athlete of the Month

Bourseaux named IPC October Athlete of the Month

14/11/12 - Yannick Bourseaux (FRA) was recently named the International Paralympic Committee’s October Athlete of the Month. Bourseaux was shortlisted for the award after winning his fourth world championship title... |

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Record-breaking ITU Paratriathlon World Championships in Auckland

Record-breaking ITU Paratriathlon World Championships in Auckland

22/10/12 - It might be four years away, but paratriathletes already have Rio on their mind after a record breaking ITU Paratriathlon World Championships in Auckland on Monday. A field of 109 athletes started the... |

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Record number of paratriathletes to contest 2012 Auckland world titles

Record number of paratriathletes to contest 2012 Auckland world titles

19/10/12 - A record number of paratriathletes will contest this year’s ITU Paratriathlon World Championships in Auckland, as the sport continues to grow ahead of its Paralympic debut in Rio 2016. The 2012... |

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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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First national Paratriathlon championships held in Ireland

First national Paratriathlon championships held in Ireland

07/07/12 - This year’s national championships in Ireland marked a landmark step for paratriathletes, with the first ever staging of a Paratriathlon National Championships. While it attracted a small field it marked... |

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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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Paratriathlon takes a landmark step forward in Australia

Paratriathlon takes a landmark step forward in Australia

15/04/12 - Paratriathlon in Australia has officially kickstarted its Paralympic pathway, with the first Triathlon Australia and Australia Paralympic Committee seminar in Sydney last Friday. Participants ranged from... |

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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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Melissa Stockwell, JP Theberge Named USA Paratriathlon Athletes of the Year

Melissa Stockwell, JP Theberge Named USA Paratriathlon Athletes of the Year

28/02/12 - USA Triathlon have honoured world championship medallists Melissa Stockwell and JP Theberge with its 2011 USA Paratriathlon Athletes of the Year. The accolades were selected by the USA Triathlon Age Group... |

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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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USAT Sets 2012 USA Paratriathlon Race Series

USAT Sets 2012 USA Paratriathlon Race Series

03/02/12 - With the aim of providing increased domestic competitive opportunities for the nation’s top paratriathletes, USA Triathlon has established the 2012 USA Paratriathlon Race Series, a three-race series held... |

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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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International Paralympic Committee’s VISTA Conference

International Paralympic Committee’s VISTA Conference

16/09/11 - Speaking on the second day of the International Paralympic Committee’s VISTA Conference, Yves Vanlandewyck, Professor of Rehabilitation Sciences at the Catholic University of Leuven, told delegates that a... |

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IPC VISTA Science Conference

IPC VISTA Science Conference

16/09/11 - The IPC VISTA Science Conference took place in Bonn, Germany in early September.  In attendance representing the ITU was Dr. Sarah Springman, Vice-President of ITU and President of the British Triathlon... |

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Paratriathlon World Championships Highlights from Beijing

Paratriathlon World Championships Highlights from Beijing

09/09/11 - Friday afternoon saw the inspirational paratriathletes take to the Olympic course at the 2011 ITU Paratriathlon World Championships. Following a British sweep in the men’s under23 race earlier in the... |

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Overall Beijing preview: What to watch out for and why

Overall Beijing preview: What to watch out for and why

01/09/11 - The event of the year is about to kick off, but just exactly what is going to happen when 2040 athletes from 65 different National Federations descend on Beijing for almost a week of multisport madness?... |

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One month until Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series Beijing Grand Final

One month until Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series Beijing Grand Final

10/08/11 - The 2011 Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series hits its peak in exactly one month, when the world’s best converge in China for the Beijing Grand Final. Who will be the 2011 World... |

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Classification Rule Exceptions ITU Paratriathlon Events 2011

Classification Rule Exceptions ITU Paratriathlon Events 2011

27/07/11 - The 2011 ITU Paratriathlon European Championships (ES), World Championship Series (WCS) London and World Championship Final (WCF) Beijing will run under the 2010 Classification Manual.  Due to a number of... |

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First-ever ITU Paratriathlon National Classifier’s Seminar in Pontevedra, Spain

First-ever ITU Paratriathlon National Classifier’s Seminar in Pontevedra, Spain

29/06/11 - The International Triathlon Union, in conjunction with Spanish Triathlon Federation, hosted the first-ever ITU Paratriathlon National Classifier’s Seminar on 21-22 June in Pontevedra, Spain. Penny... |

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Paratriathletes battle heat at European Championships in Pontevedra

Paratriathletes battle heat at European Championships in Pontevedra

28/06/11 - A total of 51 Paratriathletes lined up on the sizzling pavement for a sprint in front of massive crowds in Pontevedra, Spain, only a few hours before the elite men’s showdown at the European Championships... |

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Spain supports Paratriathlon in Madrid

Spain supports Paratriathlon in Madrid

09/06/11 - Paratriathlon in Spain continued to grow last weekend, with another successful race held during the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Madrid. On Saturday, over 20 paratriathletes lined up to... |

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