Tagged News for World Championships

Taper time: Hurry up slowly

Taper time: Hurry up slowly

28/08/13 - With the PruHealth London Grand Final just weeks away, it’s getting down to taper time for triathletes everywhere. You’ve spent months training, months of turning down dinner invites in lieu of an extra... |

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What we learned fron #WTSStockholm

What we learned fron #WTSStockholm

27/08/13 - [View the story “What we learned from #WTSStockholm” on Storify] |

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Your Road to London stories featured

Your Road to London stories featured

21/08/13 - Last week we asked you to share your stories on your journey to the 2013 PruHealth London Grand Final with us. You responded and in a big way. With the last World Triathlon Series race before the Grand... |

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Dates announced for the 2014 ITU Edmonton Grand Final

Dates announced for the 2014 ITU Edmonton Grand Final

31/07/13 - Mark your calendar! The dates for the 2014 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in Edmonton, CANADA are set for August 26-September 2, 2014. Locally, the race will be known as TRIEDMONTON: The Rally in the... |

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What we learned from WTS Hamburg & Mixed Relay World Champs

What we learned from WTS Hamburg & Mixed Relay World Champs

23/07/13 - [View the story “What we learned from WTS Hamburg” on Storify] |

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Germany win thrilling race in Hamburg to become Mixed Relay world champions for the first time

Germany win thrilling race in Hamburg to become Mixed Relay world champions for the first time

21/07/13 - Germany won a thrilling race on home soil in Hamburg to become Mixed Relay world champions for the first time. The winning German team of Anja Knapp, Jan Frodeno, Anne Haug and Franz Loeschke came home in... |

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Erbenova earns Cross Triathlon World Championship crown

Erbenova earns Cross Triathlon World Championship crown

13/07/13 - Czech Republic’s Helena Erbenova stormed to victory to claim gold medal in the ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships at The Hague-Kijkduin. Erbenova finished in two hours, 22 minutes and 11 seconds, a... |

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Cross Triathlon World Championships heads to The Hague

Cross Triathlon World Championships heads to The Hague

09/07/13 - This Saturday, The Hague-Kijkduin will welcome the third ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships with over 650 athletes slated to compete in the 1km swim, 26km mountain bike and 9km cross-country trail... |

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ITU opens bidding for Multisport World Championship events

ITU opens bidding for Multisport World Championship events

04/07/13 - ITU has opened bidding for three ITU World Multisport World Championship events, in addition to all Multisport races in 2016. The opportunities include: - 2014 Winter Triathlon World Championships -... |

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Chicago named host of 2015 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final

Chicago named host of 2015 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final

07/06/13 - ITU today named Chicago as the host city for the 27th edition of the 2015 World Triathlon Grand Final. In preparation for the Grand Final, Chicago will also host a World Triathlon Series event in... |

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Local hero Billard claims first ITU Long Distance World Championship

Local hero Billard claims first ITU Long Distance World Championship

01/06/13 - France’s Bertrand Billard delighted locals in Belfort by storming to victory to claim gold in the 2013 ITU Long Distance World Championships on Saturday. Billard finished in four hours, eight minutes... |

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France welcomes back Long Distance Triathlon World Championships

France welcomes back Long Distance Triathlon World Championships

30/05/13 - The ITU Long Distance World Championships returns to France after a six-year absence on Saturday 1 June as Belfort welcomes some of the world’s best athletes battling it out for glory. The men’s and... |

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Threadneedle Investments partners with PruHealth World Triathlon Grand Final London

Threadneedle Investments partners with PruHealth World Triathlon Grand Final London

27/05/13 - Organisers of the 2013 PruHealth World Triathlon Grand Final London are pleased to announce a partnership with leading international investment manager Threadneedle Investments (Threadneedle). This year... |

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China and Japan qualify for 2013 ITU Triathlon Mixed Relay World Championships

China and Japan qualify for 2013 ITU Triathlon Mixed Relay World Championships

03/05/13 - The race for a chance to compete at the 2013 ITU Triathlon Mixed Relay World Championships heated up as China and Japan recently became the latest teams to qualify for the event with their top finishes at... |

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Brad Beven introduced to Australia’s Hall of Fame

Brad Beven introduced to Australia’s Hall of Fame

21/03/13 - North Queensland schoolboy sports star Brad Beven (AUS) would run four kilometres to and from his beloved Miriwinni State School every day carrying a brick in each hand. The kids on the school bus would... |

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ITU reveals 2013 ITU Paratriathlon calendar

ITU reveals 2013 ITU Paratriathlon calendar

19/03/13 - ITU today announced the schedule for the 2013 ITU Paratriathlon season. The calendar will cover at least nine cities on five continents, and includes a series of international and continental races.... |

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ITU announce record prize money for 2013 season

ITU announce record prize money for 2013 season

18/03/13 - On the heels of the World Cup season opener in Mooloolaba, ITU today announced that it will have the largest prize purse ever for the 2013 World Triathlon Series and World Cup events.  The total prize... |

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Record number of paratriathletes to contest 2012 Auckland world titles

Record number of paratriathletes to contest 2012 Auckland world titles

19/10/12 - A record number of paratriathletes will contest this year’s ITU Paratriathlon World Championships in Auckland, as the sport continues to grow ahead of its Paralympic debut in Rio 2016. The 2012... |

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Record number of age-group athletes open 2012 Auckland Grand Final

Record number of age-group athletes open 2012 Auckland Grand Final

18/10/12 - Auckland has been inundated with multisport since the start of this week, but it truly turned into triathlon town on Thursday night as over 3,000 triathletes marched through the city to officially open... |

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2012 Duathlon World Championships at stake in Nancy, France this weekend

2012 Duathlon World Championships at stake in Nancy, France this weekend

18/09/12 - While ITU world champions were claimed in Long Distance Duathlon earlier this month, the time has come to crown the world’s fastest combined runner and cyclist in the shorter distance at the 2012 Nancy... |

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Chris McCormack triumphant at 2012 ITU Long Distance World Championships

Chris McCormack triumphant at 2012 ITU Long Distance World Championships

29/07/12 - Australia’s Chris McCormack added the ITU Long Distance World Championship to his already impressive resume with a stellar run leg in Vitoria-Gasteiz on Sunday, bettering Spain’s Eneko Llanos and... |

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Bidding for 2014 ITU World Multisport Championships now open

Bidding for 2014 ITU World Multisport Championships now open

27/02/12 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has opened bidding for the 2014 ITU World Multisport Championship events.  This includes: - ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championships and Series Events -... |

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Spain dominate Paratriathlon at ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships

Spain dominate Paratriathlon at ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships

04/05/11 - Frenchman Benjamin Landier dashed Spain’s hopes of a podium sweep in the first cross paratriathlon world titles last week, keeping the host’s total to just four out of five gold medals at the inaugural... |

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Sprint and Team Championships added to 2011 Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series

Sprint and Team Championships added to 2011 Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series

27/04/11 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU) today announced that the ITU Sprint Triathlon World Championships and the ITU Team Triathlon World Championships will be integrated into the Dextro Energy Triathlon... |

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Duathlon and Long Distance World Championships host cities for 2012 and 2013

Duathlon and Long Distance World Championships host cities for 2012 and 2013

21/04/11 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU) is pleased to announce the host cities for the 2012 and 2013 ITU Duathlon and Long Distance Triathlon World Championships. The 2012 ITU Duathlon World... |

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Entries open for 2011 Gijon ITU Duathlon World Championships

Entries open for 2011 Gijon ITU Duathlon World Championships

18/04/11 - Registrations for the 2011 Gijon ITU Duathlon World Championships in Spain on September 24 and 25 are now open. This year’s duathlon world championships includes elite races, junior, under23, mixed... |

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Official Launch of 2011 Gijon ITU Duathlon World Championships

Official Launch of 2011 Gijon ITU Duathlon World Championships

11/01/11 - The 2011 Gijon ITU Duathlon World Championships, set to take place on 24-25 September, organised an official event launch ceremony at the end of 2010.  D. José Ramón Tuero, Councilor for Sports of the... |

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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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Winter World Champs Preview

Winter World Champs Preview

11/02/10 - As the Olympic Winter Games gain momentum, ITU’s winter triathletes are making their own preparations for the most important weekend in winter triathlon. After the successful European Championships in... |

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Top Moments 2009: Brownlee’s Spanish Surprise

Top Moments 2009: Brownlee’s Spanish Surprise

29/01/10 - Down at the Casa de Campo in the heart of Madrid, an expectant crowd awaited the success of hometown favourite Javier Gomez. But spoiling the Spanish party was the talented young Brit Alistair Brownlee,... |

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Top Moments 2009: Scenic Highlights

Top Moments 2009: Scenic Highlights

22/01/10 - The 2009 ITU season was, without a doubt, a global affair, with a lineup of World Championship and World Cup events that spanned more than a dozen countries and four continents. Take a look back at some... |

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Jodie Swallow LDchamps Race Report

Jodie Swallow LDchamps Race Report

26/10/09 - Well…... It feels amazing; great; awesome - all of these things but most of all it feels like a chapter finally concluded. It feels like my comeback tale is finally over and now its time to turn the next... |

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2009 Perth Long Distance World Championships Preview

2009 Perth Long Distance World Championships Preview

22/10/09 - This weekend the coastal city of Perth in Western Australia hosts the 2009 ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championships and with it many of the sport’s top long distance elite. The long distance... |

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20 Years of ITU - 1989 Avignon Race Report

20 Years of ITU - 1989 Avignon Race Report

19/10/09 - As ITU celebrates its 20th birthday in 2009 triathlon reporter Timothy Carlson takes a look back at the first world championships in Avignon, France, 1989.  Twenty years ago – the first ITU Triathlon... |

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Watch Finish Line Footage and Download Finish Certificate

Watch Finish Line Footage and Download Finish Certificate

25/09/09 - With ratified results from the ITU Triathlon Age Group World Championships now complete, competitors can view their finish line celebrations and download their official finisher’s certificate. On the... |

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