Tagged News for Rio 2016

Gwen Jorgensen (USA) claims Olympic Gold in dominant Rio perfomance

Gwen Jorgensen (USA) claims Olympic Gold in dominant Rio perfomance

20/08/16 - America’s Gwen Jorgensen has cemented her place as one of the best triathletes of her generation, with a strong all-around performance and her killer run kick that delivered her a Gold in the triathlon... |

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Alistair Brownlee (GBR) makes history with Rio triathlon Gold

Alistair Brownlee (GBR) makes history with Rio triathlon Gold

18/08/16 - Great Britain’s Alistair Brownlee has become the first triathlete to successfully defend his Olympic title, with a crushing performance across all three legs leading him to Gold in the Olympic triathlon... |

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Rio 2016 Olympic Games: Swim, Bike Run - Women’s Race

Rio 2016 Olympic Games: Swim, Bike Run - Women’s Race

16/08/16 - A beach swim start at Copacabana, followed by the hilly and technical bike course, and a fast, flat run course lends itself to triathletes skilled in all three legs. Here is how some of the scenarios... |

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Rio Olympics: Men’s Race Preview

Rio Olympics: Men’s Race Preview

11/08/16 - Four years is a long time in triathlon, but up until a few weeks ago it wouldn’t have been crazy to suggest that the same men who stood on the podium in the triathlon event at the London 2012 Olympic... |

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Elizabeth Bravo’s life-changing year continues in Rio

Elizabeth Bravo’s life-changing year continues in Rio

29/07/16 - It has been a huge year for Ecuador’s Elizabeth Bravo, which is really the only way to describe it. Having steadily climbed in the World Triathlon Series and World Cup circuits, Bravo qualified for her... |

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The Social Story of #WTSYokohama

The Social Story of #WTSYokohama

17/05/16 - [View the story “The Social Story of #WTSYokohama” on Storify] |

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Triathlete dreams of making history for India

Triathlete dreams of making history for India

30/10/15 - Since its inaugural debut in Sydney in 2000, nearly 600 athletes, both men and women, from all over the world have competed in the four Olympic Games where triathlon has been a recognized sport. Taking it... |

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Jorgensen punches automatic ticket to Rio 2016

Jorgensen punches automatic ticket to Rio 2016

02/08/15 - Gwen Jorgensen (USA) has won herself yet another gold medal, but this time the gold means a little bit more—she has automatically qualified herself for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games next summer.... |

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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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How to follow the Olympic Test Events

How to follow the Olympic Test Events

27/07/15 - Grab a towel, get your sunscreen, and prepare yourself a bevvie. It’s time to have a little fun with this Olympic qualification business. Set in the majestic Copacabana Beach, 150 elite women and men... |

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Mixed Relay Champs most successful to date

Mixed Relay Champs most successful to date

16/07/14 - The ITU Mixed Relay World Championships that took place in Hamburg, Germany, this weekend has been heralded a great success after the showpiece event broke broadcast and digital engagement records while... |

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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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27 Nations to compete in ITU Paratriathlon World Championships, Beijing 2011

27 Nations to compete in ITU Paratriathlon World Championships, Beijing 2011

09/12/10 - With only two days before the International Paralympic Committee’s decision on the new sport additions to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, the International Triathlon Union is pleased to announce that 27... |

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