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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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Olympic Test Event Men’s Preview

Olympic Test Event Men’s Preview

27/07/15 - This triathlon season so far has been thrilling, fast and historic. And with the countdown to the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games nearing the one-year mark, fans and athletes alike have been looking to... |

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Olympic Test Event Women’s Preview

Olympic Test Event Women’s Preview

27/07/15 - The 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games are closer than ever, hitting the one-year countdown mark on August 5. While the women’s circuit has been mostly dominated by one woman this season, when it comes... |

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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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Brazil’s Pamella Oliveira has unfinished business at Olympics

Brazil’s Pamella Oliveira has unfinished business at Olympics

24/07/15 - It is an honour and a privilege to representing your nation in front of the entire world. But what is even more remarkable, is the opportunity to compete for your country in front of a home crowd. With... |

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2016 World Triathlon Series calendar revealed

2016 World Triathlon Series calendar revealed

15/06/15 - ITU is pleased to confirm the 2016 ITU World Triathlon Series calendar. In its eighth season, the World Triathlon Series will feature at least eight stops, with two cities debuting for the first... |

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Olympic & Paralympic test event dates announced

Olympic & Paralympic test event dates announced

28/10/14 - ITU today announced that dates for test events ahead of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic and Paralympic Games have been confirmed. The 2015 Rio de Janeiro ITU World Olympic Qualification Event and World... |

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IPC announces remaining medal events

IPC announces remaining medal events

07/10/14 - Following the International Paralympic Committee’s request for ITU to collect further data-based information and details on paratriathlon sport classes, the IPC has this week decided on the three... |

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Non Stanford sets sights on major Games

Non Stanford sets sights on major Games

20/02/14 - Last season, Non Stanford became the only female to follow up an Under23 World Championship gold medal with an elite title the very next year. But the 25-year old won’t rest her laurels on that... |

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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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ITU announces 2016 Olympic Games qualification system

ITU announces 2016 Olympic Games qualification system

05/02/14 - Following the recent approval by the IOC Executive Board, ITU today released the qualification system for the 2016 Olympic Games. The road to Rio is set to officially begin on May 15, 2014 at the World... |

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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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Americans sweep Pan American Games

Americans sweep Pan American Games

17/07/07 - Andy Potts of the United States is the new Pan American Games champion.  Potts led for most of the race, crossing the line in a time of 1 hour 52 minutes and 31 seconds, 7 seconds faster than silver... |

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Americans dominate PanAm Games

Americans dominate PanAm Games

16/07/07 - It is an American sweep of the gold medals today as Julie Ertel, formerly Swail, has just won the Pan American Games triathlon in a time of 1 hour 57 minutes and 23 seconds.  Only a few steps behind was... |

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Potts wins PanAm Games

Potts wins PanAm Games

15/07/07 - Andy Potts of the United States is the new Pan American Games champion.  Potts led for most of the race, crossing the line in a time of 1 hour 52 minutes and 31 seconds, 7 seconds faster than silver... |

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Pan American Games Preview

Pan American Games  Preview

09/07/07 - This weekend the Carnival city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil will host the 15th edition of the Pan American Games.  The Women’s and Men’s Triathlon competitions will be held this Sunday, July 15th on the... |

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Rio World Cup Cancelled

Rio World Cup Cancelled

31/08/05 - We regret to announce that the 2005 Rio World Cup has been cancelled.  Carlos Froes, President of the Brazilian Triathlon Federation announced today that the City of Rio de Janeiro, the main sponsor of... |

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Fernandes - Deanaz Win Rio Triathlon World Cup

Fernandes - Deanaz Win Rio Triathlon World Cup

07/11/04 - Fernandes - Deanaz Win Rio Triathlon World Cup Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: For immediate Release: Heavy rain and a high   sea greeted the athletes for the start of the Rio ITU World Cup Triathlon, but   it... |

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Press Release - 2003 ITU Rio World Cup - Elite Men

Press Release - 2003 ITU Rio World Cup - Elite Men

09/11/03 - ITU MEDIA RELEASE: Sunday, 9 November 2003 Polikarpenko Wins Back to Back World Cups   Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: 9 November 2003: For immediate Release:   Volodomyr Polikarpenko of the Ukraine built... |

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Press Release - 2003 ITU Rio World Cup - Elite Women

Press Release - 2003 ITU Rio World Cup - Elite Women

09/11/03 - ITU Media Release: 9 November 2003 Carla Moreno Wins Rio World Cup Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: 9 November 2003: For immediate Release: The Brazilian   trio of Sandra Soldan, Mariana Ohata and Carla... |

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