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ITU opens Development Centre in Cairo

ITU opens Development Centre in Cairo

17/03/14 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU) is proud to announce that it has opened an ITU Development Centre in Cairo, Egypt in collaboration with its continental confederation, Africa Triathlon Union... |

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ITU President Casado meets with IOC President Rogge

ITU President Casado meets with IOC President Rogge

30/11/12 - ITU President and IOC Member Marisol Casado and ITU Sport Director Gergely Markus this week met with IOC President Jacques Rogge and IOC Director General Christophe De Kepper in Lausanne to discuss the... |

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Former triathlon CEO Norman Brook a teacher first

Former triathlon CEO Norman Brook a teacher first

27/11/12 - Norman Brook coaches coaches, facilitates facilitating, and teaches teaching. A trained educator, Brook built his career on the foundations of learning. He began briefly as a secondary school teacher... |

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ITU holds first Level 1 Coaching Course in Iraq

ITU holds first Level 1 Coaching Course in Iraq

25/04/12 - Funding from Olympic Solidarity has helped triathlon to reach a new corner of the world, with 25 participants taking part in the first ITU Level 1 Club Coaching Course in Iraq this week. Olympic... |

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Successful ITU Level 2 Competitive Coaching course in Chiba, Japan

Successful ITU Level 2 Competitive Coaching course in Chiba, Japan

28/11/11 - A new generation of coaches in Asia have moved on to the next stage of development, with 22 coaching candidates from five different countries taking part in the five-day ITU Level 2 Competitive Coaching... |

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All Africa Games legacy starts with ITU Level 1 Club and Community Coaching Course in Mozambique

All Africa Games legacy starts with ITU Level 1 Club and Community Coaching Course in Mozambique

27/11/11 - Triathlon’s first appearance in the All Africa Games in Maputo has already left a powerful legacy for the sport in Mozambique, with the first ITU Level 1 Club and Community Coaching Course this month... |

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ITU Level 2 Competitive Coaching Course - Searching for Coaching excellence in Europe

ITU Level 2 Competitive Coaching Course - Searching for Coaching excellence in Europe

07/10/11 - The European Triathlon Union (ETU) and the International Triathlon Union hosted a Level 2 Competitive Coaching Course in Pula, Croatia from 29th September to 3rd October 2011. The course took place in... |

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Community Coaching Course held in Nicaragua

Community Coaching Course held in Nicaragua

28/09/11 - With 23 coaches, the ITU Level 1 Club and Community Coaching Course was held for four days in Managua, capital of the Central American country of Nicaragua. Attendees were coaches and physical education... |

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ITU announces 2011 Athlete and Coach Scholarships

ITU announces 2011 Athlete and Coach Scholarships

11/05/11 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU), the worldwide governing body for triathlon, today announced recipients of its Athlete and Coaching Scholarships. With the long-term goal of participating at an... |

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Level 1 Community Coaches Education Course in Bangkok

Level 1 Community Coaches Education Course in Bangkok

26/04/11 - The Asian Triathlon Confederation (ASTC) and the International Triathlon Union (ITU) hosted an ITU level 1 Community Coaches’ Education Course in Bangkok, Thailand from April 15-18, 2011. The Coaching... |

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ITU/PATCO Level I Coaches Course in Santiago, Chile

ITU/PATCO Level I Coaches Course in Santiago, Chile

30/03/11 - The Chilean Olympic Committee gathered triathlon coaches from Chile and other South American countries during the last week of March to take part in the long waited ITU/PATCO Level I coaches course,... |

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Chacon helps Team ITU to a strong 2011 debut

Chacon helps Team ITU to a strong 2011 debut

29/03/11 - Costa Rica’s Leonardo Chacon highlighted Team ITU’s first performance of the year at the season opening World Cup in Mooloolaba. A total of five athletes from five different countries raced in the... |

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Team ITU kicks off 2011 season in Mooloolaba

Team ITU kicks off 2011 season in Mooloolaba

25/03/11 - The names Aleksandr Latin, Leonardo Chacon, Ron Darmon, Elizabeth Bravo and Mateja Simic might not mean much to triathlon fans yet, but keep a close eye on them as Team ITU makes its 2011 debut in... |

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ITU Facilitators course in Vancouver

ITU Facilitators course in Vancouver

12/03/11 - A group of 13 participants from all corners of the globe converged on ITU headquarters in Vancouver for the past three days to attend an ITU Facilitator certification course. In what was the first... |

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ITU Secretary General in Costa Rica

ITU Secretary General in Costa Rica

02/03/11 - Earlier in February, ITU Secretary General Loreen Barnett spent a week in Costa Rica to visit with the National Federation and the National Olympic Committee (NOC).  Here, in her own words, is Loreen’s... |

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Training with Leonardo Chacon in Costa Rica

Training with Leonardo Chacon in Costa Rica

01/02/11 - A few weeks ago, ITU Scholarship athlete Leonardo Chacon and his coach Roberto Solano trained with a group of promising triathletes, as part of Chacon’s involvement with ITU’s Development programme.... |

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ITU Unveils 2011 Sport Development Projects

ITU Unveils 2011 Sport Development Projects

13/01/11 - ITU is now accepting applications from National Federations (NFs) for its 2011 Sport Development projects, including Team ITU and athlete and coach scholarships.  ITU is committed to developing the sport... |

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ITU Facilitator Course For Oceania

ITU Facilitator Course For Oceania

17/11/10 - Auckland, New Zealand 13-15 November A group of 15 facilitator candidates from New Zealand and Australia converged on the Millennium Institute for Sport and Health on the North Shore of Auckland, New... |

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ITU Facilitator Course for European Triathlon Union in Budapest, Hungary, 3-7 November 2010

ITU Facilitator Course for European Triathlon Union in Budapest, Hungary, 3-7 November 2010

08/11/10 - A group of 14 prominent ITU Level 2 coaches and technical officials from 9 countries in Europe gathered in Budapest, Hungary for the ITU Facilitator certification course dedicated to the participants of... |

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ITU Facilitators Course in Puerto Vallarta

ITU Facilitators Course in Puerto Vallarta

19/10/10 - Last week the third ITU Facilitators course was held in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, just prior to this year’s Pan American Championships.  ITU and PATCO, along with the Mexican Triathlon Federation,... |

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Chacon Highlights Team ITU at Huatulco World Cup

Chacon Highlights Team ITU at Huatulco World Cup

13/10/10 - The final event of the 2010 season for Team ITU was highlighted by a season best for Leonardo Chacon of Costa Rica.  He crossed the line in 7th place, his highest placing at a World Cup this year and the... |

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Team ITU selected for Huatulco World Cup

Team ITU selected for Huatulco World Cup

07/10/10 - Seven athletes hailing from seven different countries will be on the start line at the Huatulco World Cup this weekend competing as Team ITU, one of the cornerstone projects in ITU’s Sport Development... |

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PATCO/ITU Level II Coaches Course in Guatapé, Colombia

PATCO/ITU Level II Coaches Course in Guatapé, Colombia

28/09/10 - An ITU/PATCO Level II Coaches Course took place from 20th to 24th September in Guatapé, Colombia. A total of 19 coaches from Argentina, Aruba, USA, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Peru, Venezuela... |

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Coaching from the Heart - An ITU Sport Development Story

Coaching from the Heart - An ITU Sport Development Story

08/09/10 - A now advanced coach, Mick Delamotte speaks of his journey of gaining through giving – the process at the core of development success in triathlon When something exciting, valuable and rewarding... |

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‘New Look’ - ITU Pre Worlds Base Camp in Tiszaujvaros, Hungary

‘New Look’ - ITU Pre Worlds Base Camp in Tiszaujvaros, Hungary

31/08/10 - The ITU Sport Development program has returned to Tiszaujvaros Hungary to the TVK-Mali -ITU Accredited Training Centre for a pre-worlds base camp. The Camp is being held from the 22nd August to the 8th... |

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ITU Level I Community Coaches Course in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

ITU Level I Community Coaches Course in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

31/08/10 - An ITU level 1 Community Coaching Course was held at the Mongolian Olympic Facilities in Ulaanbataar, Mongolia from 28 to 31 August 2010 under the guidance of the ITU Sport Development Manager, Alan Ley. ... |

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National Triathlon Coaches Course in Cali, Colombia

National Triathlon Coaches Course in Cali, Colombia

31/08/10 - The city of Cali in Colombia was the stage for the ITU Level I Coaching Couse, which took place from 25th to 27th August, with the support of the Olympic Solidarity Program through the Colombian Olympic... |

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ITU Sport Development – Junior & U23 Triathlon Training Camp in Seogwipo, Jeju, Korea

ITU Sport Development – Junior & U23 Triathlon Training Camp in Seogwipo, Jeju, Korea

26/08/10 - The Asian Traithlon Confederation (ASTC) and the International Triathlon Union (ITU) hosted a junior & U23 training camp in Seogwipo, Jeju, Korea, from 12th to 19th August 2010. The Training camp took... |

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ETU appoints Zeljko Bijuk as Sport Development Co-ordinator

ETU appoints Zeljko Bijuk as Sport Development Co-ordinator

05/08/10 - The European Triathlon Union is delighted to announce the appointment of Zeljko Bijuk as ITU Sport Development Co-ordinator for Europe.  This role has been created to develop and progress the future of... |

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ITU Sport Development in Larache, Morocco for ITU Triathlon African Cup

ITU Sport Development in Larache, Morocco for ITU Triathlon African Cup

30/05/10 - ITU Sport Development has two coaches in Larache, Morocco supporting a group of athletes from Arabic and African nations competing in an ITU event for the first time ever in Morocco. Franz Studer(South... |

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ITU Sport Development Announces 2010 Scholarship Award Recipients

ITU Sport Development Announces 2010 Scholarship Award Recipients

29/04/10 - ITU Sport Development has selected 10 athletes from nine developing and emerging federations for its 2010 Athlete Scholarship programme. Additionally, one coaching scholarship has been awarded for the... |

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Triathlon Mauritius Coaches Courses and Training Camp

Triathlon Mauritius Coaches Courses and Training Camp

20/04/10 - ITU Sport Development - Triathlon Mauritius Coaches Courses and Training Camp Curepipe, Mauritius - 9 to 16 April, 2010 The Mauritius Triathlon Federation (FM TRI) and the International Triathlon Union... |

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Arab countries participate in Sport Development Seminar

Arab countries participate in Sport Development Seminar

02/03/10 - Coaches and technical officials from Egypt, Syria, Jordan, Iraq, Tunisia and Oman participated in a five day Coaches and Technical Officials` Certification Seminar in Cairo this week. The event, which... |

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Triathlon Essentials 15: Run Safety

Triathlon Essentials 15: Run Safety

01/03/10 - This week’s section looks at safety during running. Although most run safety tips are common sense it’s important to be aware and not to get blasé after countless hours of training. Check out what... |

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Triathlon Essentials 13: Bike Components

Triathlon Essentials 13: Bike Components

15/02/10 - This week we look at pedalling technique. Pedalling technique is fairly simple but there are some straight forward pointers to think about to attain the most efficient stroke. Watch the elite demonstrate... |

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Exclusive Feature: Kitz Kids

Exclusive Feature: Kitz Kids

10/02/10 - Before most World Championships Series elite events there is an age group component. We captured a very special one in Austria. Days before the elites, thousands of kids took to the streets in... |

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Triathlon Essentials 12: Bike Coordination

Triathlon Essentials 12: Bike Coordination

08/02/10 - This week we look at the coordination section of the bike discipline. Spinning is one of the most important things to get right when out riding. In order to ride for longer distances and leave energy... |

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Triathlon Essentials 11: Bike Core

Triathlon Essentials 11: Bike Core

01/02/10 - Welcome to part 11 of the ITU Sport Development tutorial. This week we look at using your core in biking. The core works as a stablisier in riding, as in swimming a strong core will help you maintain a... |

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ITU Team & Scholarship Applications Now Available

ITU Team & Scholarship Applications Now Available

26/01/10 - The ITU Sport Development team has just released the revised criteria and application forms for both its athlete and coaching scholarship programs as well as Team ITU. Athletes and coaches selected for... |

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Triathlon Essentials 09: Transitions Components

Triathlon Essentials 09: Transitions Components

18/01/10 - Transition skills are quite different from the athletic disciplines of swimming, cycling and running. Skills required are things like putting on shoes, helmet and glasses, taking off goggles, racking and... |

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