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In Profile: Simon Whitfield (CAN)

In Profile: Simon Whitfield (CAN)

01/05/09 - The Beijing Olympic Games silver medallist Simon Whitfield is in a relaxed mood ahead of this weekend’s opening race of the Dextro Energy Triathlon - ITU World Championship Series in Tongyeong,... |

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Atkinson Returns to Ishigaki

Atkinson Returns to Ishigaki

20/04/09 - The picturesque Japanese island of Ishigaki welcomes triathlon back to its shores for the fourteenth time this weekend as the ITU Triathlon World Cup circuit descends on the longest standing World Cup... |

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20yrs of ITU: World Cup Success

20yrs of ITU: World Cup Success

14/04/09 - This week we dive into the record books to look back on the ITU Triathlon World Cup Series’ past champions and record-holders.  Since 1991 there have been 206 world cups held in all corners of the globe. ... |

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Whitfield welcomes winter athletes

Whitfield welcomes winter athletes

13/02/09 - Beijing Olympic silver medallist and Sydney gold medallist Simon Whitfield was a part of the ceremony to officially invite the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) of the world to attend the 2010 Olympic... |

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2008 in Review: The Olympics

2008 in Review: The Olympics

02/01/09 - Year In Review: Olympic Games The womens and mens triathlon competitions at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games were rousing successes, not just for the six medallists but for the entire sport of triathlon.... |

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Frodeno Crowned Olympic Champ

Frodeno Crowned Olympic Champ

19/08/08 - German athlete Jan Frodeno unleashed a brilliantly timed sprint to take the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games gold medal in a time of 1:48:53 only 50 metres from the line. Previously this year I have lost all... |

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Olympic Odyssey: The Warm Up

Olympic Odyssey: The Warm Up

17/08/08 - Former World Number one Chris Hill takes us to Beijing through the athletes eyes Some of the athletes racing in the Beijing Olympic Games triathlon tested out the Ming Tomb Reservoir course in an... |

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Beijing Spotlight: Team Canada

Beijing Spotlight: Team Canada

17/08/08 - For the first time Canada will field a full team of three men and three women at the Olympic Games in Beijing, China.  Qualifying was finalised two months ago after the Vancouver BG Triathlon World... |

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Henning Defends Hy-Vee Title

Henning Defends Hy-Vee Title

22/06/08 - Denmarks Rasmus Henning has successfully defended his title in Des Moines, winning todays Hy-Vee ITU Triathlon World Cup by an 8-second margin over New Zealands Bevan Docherty and Australian Greg Bennett... |

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Canadian Olympic Team Announced

Canadian Olympic Team Announced

15/06/08 - Triathlon Canada announced its Olympic team last week after the country was one of just five to secure a full men’s and women’s teams.  The men’s team is led by two-time Olympian and 2000 gold... |

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Gomez takes World Champs title

Gomez takes World Champs title

09/06/08 - Spain’s Javier Gomez has firmly asserted himself as triathlon’s best after winning his first elite world championship today in Vancouver, Canada.  He joins teammate and friend Ivan Rana as the only... |

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Whitfield on top in Ishigaki

Whitfield on top in Ishigaki

13/04/08 - Sydney Olympic Champion Simon Whitfield of Canada continues his quest for another Olympic title with a win at the Ishigaki BG Triathlon World Cup today.  Whitfield showed a field of top Olympians that he... |

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Whitfield launches World Champs

Whitfield launches World Champs

05/02/08 - Simon Whitfield was in Vancouver on Monday afternoon to officially launch the 2008 Vancouver BG Triathlon World Championships.  The event will take place from June 6th to 8th and will be the final Olympic... |

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North American dominance in Cancun

North American dominance in Cancun

07/11/07 - Reigning Pan Am Games gold medalist Julie Ertel of the United States won her first career world cup in Cancun, highlighting a gold-bronze finish for the Americans.  Frances Carole Peon celebrated her... |

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Whitfield victorious in Cancun

Whitfield victorious in Cancun

04/11/07 - Simon Whitfield won his third world cup title of the year and the tenth of his career in Cancun today, in a thrilling sprint finish with fellow Canadian Paul Tichelaar who earned his first world cup... |

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Gomez, Fernandes dominate Olympic test event

Gomez, Fernandes dominate Olympic test event

18/09/07 - Less than one year to go until the Beijing Olympics and the new world champion Vanessa Fernandes has made a serious name for herself with a convincing win at the Beijing BG Triathlon World Cup with a time... |

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Gomez conquers Olympic course

Gomez conquers Olympic course

16/09/07 - World number one Javier Gomez of Spain left little doubt he’s the man to beat as the world’s best continue to push towards next summer’s Olympic Games.  While Olympic gold may not have been on the... |

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Unstoppable Unger wins at home

Unstoppable Unger wins at home

02/09/07 - Daniel Unger has become a national hero, booked a ticket to the Beijing Olympics and shocked the triathlon world all at once.  Unger is the new triathlon world champion winning today in a time of 1 hour... |

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Gomez, Fernandes take Salford World Cup

Gomez, Fernandes take Salford World Cup

31/07/07 - The bike course of the 2007 Salford BG Triathlon World Cup nudges up against Old Trafford, the iconic home stadium of Manchester United.  Although the world’s best triathletes cycle past it eight times,... |

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Gomez sets the standard for Worlds

Gomez sets the standard for Worlds

29/07/07 - Number one ranked Javier Gomez of Spain keeps his top spot after the fastest swim and a devastating 29:56 minute final run enabled him to win the 2007 Salford BG Triathlon World Cup today in England.  The... |

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Whitfield, Hewitt take inaugural Kitzbuhel World Cup

Whitfield, Hewitt take inaugural Kitzbuhel World Cup

26/07/07 - Kitzbuhel, Austria is no stranger to fast and furious racing action.  But instead of skiers speeding down the world renowned Hahnenkamm mountain, the town witnessed spectacular sprint finishes in both... |

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Whitfield sprints to Kitzbuhel win

Whitfield sprints to Kitzbuhel win

22/07/07 - In the most exciting sprint finish of the year, Simon Whitfield of Canada has just won the 2007 Kitzbuhel BG Triathlon World Cup in a time of 1 hour 42 minutes and 56 seconds.  Whitfield used his... |

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$200,000 Father’s Day for Henning

$200,000 Father’s Day for Henning

18/06/07 - Rasmus Henning of Denmark received the best Father’s Day gift of his young parenting life today, winning the 2007 Des Moines BG Triathlon World Cup and taking home the biggest payday in triathlon... |

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Whitfield delights Canadian crowds

Whitfield delights Canadian crowds

11/06/07 - Canada’s triathlon golden boy Simon Whitfield has just elated the hometown crowds by winning the 2007 Vancouver BG Triathlon World Cup in a time of 1 hour 49 minutes and 16 seconds. Only 2 seconds... |

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Warriner, Whitfield victorious in Vancouver

Warriner, Whitfield victorious in Vancouver

10/06/07 - Samantha Warriner of New Zealand won the 2007 Vancouver BG Triathlon World Cup in the official test event for the 2008 triathlon world championships, with one of the fastest women’s 10-kilometre run... |

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Glory for Gemmell

Glory for Gemmell

23/07/06 - The rain continued to fall in the Corner Brook valley as the fifty eight men took their positions on the start pontoon for the final edition of the Corner Brook BG Triathlon World Cup.  It was New... |

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Whitfield and Groves Win in Brampton

Whitfield and Groves Win in Brampton

02/07/06 - Simon Whitfield and Lauren Groves won the Brampton ITU Triathlon Pan American Cup and the Canadian National Championships. Canada’s Simon Whitfield won his record setting sixth National Title and... |

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McGlone & Whitfield Win ITU Kelowna Pan American Cup

McGlone & Whitfield Win ITU Kelowna Pan American Cup

22/08/05 - The ITU Kelowna Pan American Cup was also the site of this year’s Canadian National Triathlon Championships. The triathlon weekend continued on Sunday with over 1,000 Age Groupers who were attempting... |

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Press Release - 2004 ITU Mazatlan World Cup

Press Release - 2004 ITU Mazatlan World Cup

25/04/04 - ITU World Cup Post Race Press Release Carla Moreno   (BRA) and Simon Whitfield (CAN) win the ITU Mazatlan World Cup. The top elite triathletes   in the world met for the second round of the... |

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Press Release - 2003 ITU New York World Cup

Press Release - 2003 ITU New York World Cup

10/08/03 - Hill and Whitfield Win In New York 10 August, 2003: For immediate release: The 2003 New York ITU World Cup took on an interesting twist following the cancellation of the swim due to heavy rainfall in... |

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Press Release - 2003 ITU Edmonton World Cup

Press Release - 2003 ITU Edmonton World Cup

13/07/03 - Lindquist and Whitfield Win in Edmonton 13 July 2003: Edmonton Canada, For Immediate Release:   Barb Lindquist (USA) has won the women’s event, with Sheila Taormina (USA)   second and Laura Reback... |

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