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Whitfield Starts Vancouver Torch Relay

Whitfield Starts Vancouver Torch Relay

02/11/09 - The Vancouver Winter Olympic flame began its epic 45,000-kilometre journey around Canada, as double Olympic triathlon medallist Simon Whitfield lit the torch with speed skater Catriona Le May Doan in... |

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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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World Champs Age-Group Results

World Champs Age-Group Results

08/07/08 - At long last, age-group results from the Vancouver BG Triathlon World Championships have been posted on triathlon.org.  As of now, all sprint categories and men’s Olympic distance results are up.  Some... |

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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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Tucker shocker at World Champs

Tucker shocker at World Champs

09/06/08 - Great Britain’s Helen Tucker pulled off one of the most shocking upsets in recent triathlon history as she became the new triathlon world champion today in Vancouver.  It was a thrilling sprint finish... |

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Brownlee takes second World title

Brownlee takes second World title

08/06/08 - Three days after he watched his brother take bronze in the junior race, Alistair Brownlee today was crowned under23 mens world champion.  The Brownlees are the first brothers in ITU history to medal at... |

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Ryf Wins Under23 World Champs

Ryf Wins Under23 World Champs

08/06/08 - Switzerlands Daniela Ryf won todays under23 world championship, becoming the first Swiss triathlete to be crowned world champion in seven years.  Ryf adds the world title to an already impressive... |

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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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Under23 World Champs Preview

Under23 World Champs Preview

07/06/08 - The Under23 level of competition was first included at the 2002 world championships as an additional platform for developing athletes moving from the junior to senior ranks.  It has been an early... |

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World Champs – Elite Men Preview

World Champs – Elite Men Preview

07/06/08 - The 2008 Vancouver BG Triathlon World Championships finale will be at 4pm on Sunday as the elite men are the last to tackle the course.  Many are expecting a showdown between last years silver medallist... |

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Watch Pre-race Press Conference

Watch Pre-race Press Conference

07/06/08 - Watch some of triathlons biggest stars who came out to the official pre-race press conference for the 2008 Vancouver BG Triathlon World Championships.  Defending world champion Vanessa Fernandes and... |

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World Champs – Elite Women Preview

World Champs – Elite Women Preview

07/06/08 - Portugal’s Vanessa Fernandes is the red hot favourite to win her second world championships in Vancouver on Sunday having dominated the sport in the past two years. The 22-year old has won a record 20... |

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Age-Group Sprint Champs

Age-Group Sprint Champs

05/06/08 - It was a cold and wet day on Canada’s west coast today as close to 600 age-group athletes brave the tough conditions at the 2008 Vancouver BG Triathlon World Championships. Click here to watch videos... |

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Luis wins Junior Men’s World Title

Luis wins Junior Men’s World Title

05/06/08 - Bronze last year in Hamburg and gold this year in Vancouver for Vincent Luis of France as he won todays triathlon junior world championships.  Despite the steady rainfall and winter-like temperatures,... |

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McWilliam Junior World Champion

McWilliam Junior World Champion

05/06/08 - For the second straight year Great Britain won the junior womens world championship.  Kirsty McWilliam of Glasgow, Scotland overcame cold and wet conditions in Vancouver, Canada to win todays junior world... |

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World Champs Age-group Wave Times

World Champs Age-group Wave Times

04/06/08 - This week the 2008 Vancouver BG Triathlon World Championships get underway.  Months of planning, preparing and training culminate at Vancouver’s scenic English Bay and Stanley Park. All age-group... |

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World Champs Opening Ceremonies

World Champs Opening Ceremonies

31/05/08 - Less than one week to go until the 2008 Vancouver BG Triathlon World Championships and Triathlon Vancouver, the organizing committee for the event, would like to inform athletes and national federations... |

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World Champs Tips: The Bike

World Champs Tips: The Bike

27/05/08 - The Vancouver BG Triathlon World Championships are now less than two weeks away.  To help the thousands of age-groupers prepare for the bike course that takes athletes through world renowned Stanley Park,... |

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New Vancouver page posted

New Vancouver page posted

20/05/08 - View the new and improved 2008 Vancouver BG Triathlon World Championship homepage on triathlon.org.  Visit regularly to avail of all the latest news, video, training tips and race information for the 20th... |

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Vancouver Preliminary Start Lists

Vancouver Preliminary Start Lists

18/05/08 - The preliminary start lists for the 2008 BG Triathlon World Championships are now online for the following categories: - Elite women - Elite men - Under23 women - Under23 men - Junior women - Junior... |

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Age-Group Tips for World Champs

Age-Group Tips for World Champs

18/05/08 - With the Vancouver BG Triathlon World Championships less than three weeks away, the event organizing committee would like to help you prepare with these training tips specifically for the world... |

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Four Weeks to World Champs

Four Weeks to World Champs

09/05/08 - The countdown continues to the Vancouver BG Triathlon World Championships.  Four weeks from today, the first day of competition will begin at English Bay and Stanley Park as more than 3,000 athletes from... |

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Venue and Courses for World Champs

Venue and Courses for World Champs

02/04/08 - In case you haven’t seen them, all courses for the 2008 Vancouver BG Triathlon World Championships are available online at the event’s website, www.triathlonvancouver.com Available on the site are... |

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World Champs Video Training Tools

World Champs Video Training Tools

01/04/08 - Videos of all bike courses for the Vancouver BG Triathlon World Championships are now available online at the event’s official website.  To assist athletes participating in this year’s world... |

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Updated World Champs Schedule

Updated World Champs Schedule

06/02/08 - Due to unforeseen issues regarding road closures and tide schedules with the swim venue, the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) for the 2008 Vancouver BG Triathlon World Championships has been forced to... |

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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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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 Wins Vancouver World Cup

Warriner Wins Vancouver World Cup

10/06/07 - Samantha Warriner of New Zealand has just 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... |

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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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Vancouver World Cup Preview

Vancouver World Cup Preview

08/06/07 - This Sunday, June 10th, the ocean-side city of Vancouver, Canada comes alive when it hosts the sixth stop of the 2007 BG Triathlon World Cup series. After races in Australia, Japan, Portugal, South Africa... |

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Vancouver World Cup this weekend

Vancouver World Cup this weekend

02/06/07 - Less than one week before the western Canadian city of Vancouver comes alive when it hosts the sixth stop of the 2007 BG Triathlon World Cup series.  After races in Australia, Japan, Portugal, South... |

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Team BG announced for Vancouver

Team BG announced for Vancouver

22/05/07 - The 2007 Vancouver BG Triathlon World Cup is less than three weeks away and the city is gearing up to host the best triathletes from around the globe.  Included in the world-class elite mens and womens... |

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Vancouver World Cup 4 weeks away

Vancouver World Cup 4 weeks away

09/05/07 - Just one month until triathlon returns to Vancouver, the first time the city will host a World Cup event since 1991, the first full year of the World Cup series.  The course is set and the city is gearing... |

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Triathlon comes home to Vancouver

Triathlon comes home to Vancouver

01/05/07 - The 2007 Vancouver BG Triathlon World Cup officially announced its arrival to the city of Vancouver after a successful public launch at English Bay, just off the race course.  Many came out and braved the... |

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Triathlon coming home to Vancouver

Triathlon coming home to Vancouver

23/04/07 - After spending the last two decades staging World Cup races and World Championships around the globe from its headquarters in North Vancouver, the ITU is bringing triathlon back home in 2007.  Vancouver... |

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Online Registration open for Vancouver World Cup

Online Registration open for Vancouver World Cup

02/04/07 - Registration for the 2007 Vancouver World Cup is now open online.  To enter the Olympic triathlon, Athletes with a Disability, Sprint triathlon or Junior triathlon events, please visit the link below:... |

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World Cup Triathlon returning to Vancouver

World Cup Triathlon returning to Vancouver

29/03/07 - At a reception at the luxurious penthouse suite at Vancouver’s Sandman Suites on Davie, the ITU announced its intention to bring World Cup triathlon back to Vancouver this June.  The race is a joint... |

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Event Details Available

Event Details Available

21/03/07 - Event details for the Age Group, Junior and AWAD categories of the 2007 Vancouver BG Triathlon World Cup are now available.  Click here for complete event details.... |

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