Tagged News for Paratriathlon

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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Paratriathlete Takes Disability Sport Award

Paratriathlete Takes Disability Sport Award

03/12/10 - By British Triathlon Federation World Champion Jane Egan has rounded off an outstanding year in paratriathlon by winning the Disability Sport award at last night’s Sunday Mail and sportscotland 2010... |

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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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Dr Debbie Alexander (RSA) coopted to the ITU Paratriathlon Committee

Dr Debbie Alexander (RSA) coopted to the ITU Paratriathlon Committee

24/11/10 - ITU’s Executive Board has appointed Dr Debbie Alexander to the ITU Paratriathlon Committee.  Former President of the Triathlon South Africa, Alexander has specialised in psychology as a representative... |

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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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Dr Sarah Springman visits ITU HQ

Dr Sarah Springman visits ITU HQ

08/11/10 - Whilst on a three week country wide lecture tour as a guest of the Canadian Geotechnical Society, the newly fledged Royal Academy of Engineering member, ITU Vice President and British Triathlon President... |

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ITU Appoints Paratriathlon Head of Classification

ITU Appoints Paratriathlon Head of Classification

01/10/10 - ITU today officially announced the appointment of Marguerite Christophers of New Zealand as the Head of Classification for Paratriathlon.  Classification governs physically challenged competition... |

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Budapest Hosts World’s Biggest Paratriathlon

Budapest Hosts World’s Biggest Paratriathlon

11/09/10 - The largest-ever Paratriathlon took place at the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Budapest Grand Final today, with 85 athletes representing 15 countries taking part. World Champions were... |

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Interview with Paratriathlon World Champ Matt Perkins

Interview with Paratriathlon World Champ Matt Perkins

20/05/10 - The following is an interview with four-time paratriathlon world champion Matt Perkins from the United States. Perkins won the TRI-2 category (severe leg impairment including above-the-knee amputee) at... |

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Updates from Spanish Paratriathlon Championships

Updates from Spanish Paratriathlon Championships

29/04/10 - The first Spanish Paratriathlon Championship took place April 17 in Gijon, Asturias, Spain. A total of 23 paratriathletes and four guides were at the starting line of this event, which has, undoubtedly,... |

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Interview with Miriam Jenkins, Paratriathlon World Champion

Interview with Miriam Jenkins, Paratriathlon World Champion

22/04/10 - New Zealand’s Miriam Jenkins won the ITU Paratriathlon TRI-3 Category World Championship at last year’s Gold Coast Grand Final. We caught up with Jenkins as she gets ready to start the 2010 season,... |

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Interview with Peter Boronkay, Paratriathlon World Champion

Interview with Peter Boronkay, Paratriathlon World Champion

08/04/10 - Peter Boronkay is the only Hungarian triathlete participating in International Paratriathlon events. He became the Paratriathlon world champion at the Grand Final in Gold Coast, Australia last year. He... |

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Paralympic Classification Meeting in Bonn

Paralympic Classification Meeting in Bonn

24/02/10 - The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) hosted a classification meeting on February 19-20 in Bonn, Germany with the members of 21 different Paralympic programme sports in attendence. Thanos... |

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Significant Changes to Paratriathlon Rules

Significant Changes to Paratriathlon Rules

19/02/10 - The ITU has adopted a number of Paratriathlon rule changes. The rules changes are required in preparation for submission of ITU documents to the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) in the months... |

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In Profile: Aaron Scheidies, USA

In Profile: Aaron Scheidies, USA

04/12/09 - On this week’s paratriathlon article, we will meet the USA’s 2010 World Champion in TRI 6 Category for visually impaired athletes. Aaron Scheidies is a 27 year old that has overcome more in his short... |

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In Profile: Peter Boronkay, Hungary

In Profile: Peter Boronkay, Hungary

26/11/09 - In this week’s paratriathlon In Profile feature we introduce you to Peter Boronkay, the world champion in the TRI4 category for athletes with arm impairment. Next year, he will have to defend his title... |

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Exclusive Video: London Paratriathlon

Exclusive Video: London Paratriathlon

25/11/09 - 42 paratriathletes from seven different nations descended on London’s Hyde Park following the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series. With paratriathlon looking for inclusion within the... |

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In Profile: Beth Price, USA

In Profile: Beth Price, USA

18/11/09 - Beth Price was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis eleven years ago and decided to take up triathlon in order to achieve her dream of completing a race before the disease worsened. Having made the USA... |

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Paratriathlete Reinertsen Bares All In Magazine First

Paratriathlete Reinertsen Bares All In Magazine First

16/10/09 - 2009 ITU paratriathlon world champion Sarah Reinertsen from the USA became one of the latest cover stars of ESPN Magazine as she bared all alongside Serena Williams in the first ever ‘Body Issue’ edition.... |

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In Profile: Bill Chaffey, Australia

In Profile: Bill Chaffey, Australia

15/10/09 - On this week’s paratriathlon feature we talk to Bill Chaffey from Australia. Having qualified for a long distance event, just five days before competition he was hit by a truck. This year he finished... |

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In Profile: Jean Draper USA

In Profile: Jean Draper USA

08/10/09 - Jean Draper is the mother of two children, Heyden 7 and Abigail 4. A car accident four years ago meant that her right leg was amputated below the knee, but this didn’t hold her back. The 2009 New York... |

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USA top Paratriathlon Medal Table

USA top Paratriathlon Medal Table

24/09/09 - The United States paratriathlon team put on a dominant display in Gold Coast as they came away from the ITU Triathlon World Championships with six gold medals, two silvers and two bronze, more than any... |

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Spanish Paratriathlon Championships

Spanish Paratriathlon Championships

22/09/09 - 15 athletes compete in the inaugural Paratriathlon Spanish Championships held in Cangas de Morrazo near Pontevedra in the region of Galicia. Covering a 300m swim, 8km cycle and 2km run, a whole range of... |

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2009 ITU Triathlon Age Group World Championship Results

2009 ITU Triathlon Age Group World Championship Results

14/09/09 - 3049 athletes from across the world descended on Australia’s Gold Coast for the 2009 ITU Triathlon World Championships as the top age group competitors went head to head over both the sprint and... |

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In Profile: Martin Flach (AUT)

In Profile: Martin Flach (AUT)

26/08/09 - He is the 2009 Budapest ETU Duathlon European Champion in the TRI5 category for moderate leg impaired athletes; but the highlight of his career is taking a Paralympic Bronze Medal in Salt Lake City in... |

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Paratriathletes Race London

Paratriathletes Race London

15/08/09 - With 42 of the world’s best triathletes taking to the water of the Serpentine and competing in the London 2012 Olympic Games venue of Hyde Park, Paratriathlon took a step forward to achieving its... |

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German Paratriathlon Championships

06/08/09 - Thanks to his improved swim performance, Ralf Arnold posted the fastest paratriathlon time of 2:15:55 at the Dextro Energy Triathlon - World Championship Series in Hamburg. Arnold, who competes in the... |

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Wheelies In Photo Finish in NYC

Wheelies In Photo Finish in NYC

30/07/09 - A photo finish was required to determine 2nd and 3rd place in the TRI1 category (wheelchair) at the Accenture Paratriathlon Championships in New York City. 53 paratriathletes competed in this highly... |

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Paratriathletes Invited to London

Paratriathletes Invited to London

17/07/09 - A unique opportunity has opened for international paratriathletes to compete at the 2012 Olympic venue in Hyde Park, London, watched by thousands of spectators and racing alongside the best triathletes in... |

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Kiwi Paratriathletes Chase Gold Coast World Champs Success

Kiwi Paratriathletes Chase Gold Coast World Champs Success

16/07/09 - Triathlon New Zealand is proud to announce their paratriathlon team hopefuls in Rob Matthews and Miriam Jenkins to compete at this year’s World Championships on the Gold Coast, Australia. Born with a... |

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AWAD now Paratriathlon

AWAD now Paratriathlon

11/03/09 - Athletes With A Disability (AWAD) will now be known as paratriathletes.  After meeting with a representative from the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) at the ITU Congress last November in Madrid,... |

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Duathlon Champs includes AWAD

Duathlon Champs includes AWAD

27/08/08 - This year’s ITU Duathlon World Championships will be held in Rimini, Italy on September 27-28 and will feature races for Athletes with a Disability (AWAD).  They will compete on the age-group course... |

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Age-group Results

Age-group Results

17/06/08 - Due to a high number of appeals with regards to the age-group and AWAD results at the Vancouver BG Triathlon World Championships, the official results cannot be published at this time.  The timing company... |

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Age-Group Race turned into Du

Age-Group Race turned into Du

07/06/08 - Close to 2000 age-group athletes began today expecting to tackle a tough 1.5-kilometer swim, 40-kilometer bike and 10-kilometer run at the 2008 age-group world championships.  But even before the first... |

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BTF launches Disability Champs

BTF launches Disability Champs

28/02/08 - British Triathlon will become the first Governing Body in the world to offer a national event exclusively for disabled triathletes when the British Disabled Triathlon Championships supported by Wrigleys... |

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Athletes with a Disability (AWAD) Update

Athletes with a Disability (AWAD) Update

20/02/08 - There are important updates regarding minimum disability rules for five of the six classifications for Athletes with a Disability.  This update and more are available online on the newly updated AWAD page... |

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MyStory: Britain’s AWAD Team

MyStory: Britain’s AWAD Team

29/08/07 - Next in our series of MyStory finalists is Graham Kiff from Great Britain.  For the past two months, the International Triathlon Union has invited age-group athletes to send in their stories about their... |

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Honolulu Age Group World Championships

07/10/05 - The 2005 ITU World Triathlon Championship for age groups and athletes with a disability (AWAD) will be held in Honolulu, Hawaii on Sunday, October 9th. The 1.5km swim, 40 km cycle and 10km run event will... |

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