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Javier Gomez (ESP) claims more gold in Auckland

Javier Gomez (ESP) claims more gold in Auckland

05/04/13 - Spain’s Javier Gomez continued his unbeaten record in Auckland today, claiming victory in the opening round of the ITU World Triathlon Series ahead of fellow countryman Mario Mola (ESP) and Joao Silva... |

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Auckland Pre Race Press Conference

Auckland Pre Race Press Conference

05/04/13 - We begin the 2013 series the way we finished, in Auckland, New Zealand. A panel of athletes that included last year’s winners of the Grand Final, Germany’s Anne Haug and Spain’s Javier Gomez. New... |

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Kris Gemmell and Barrie Shepley talk Auckland World Triathlon Series; Video Preview

Kris Gemmell and Barrie Shepley talk Auckland World Triathlon Series; Video Preview

04/04/13 - Welcome to first of a new video series featuring two of triathlon’s top analysts. Five-time ITU World Cup winner and Olympian Kris Gemmell and voice of the ITU Barrie Shepley will be offering insights... |

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Auckland Preview: The battle for the 2013 ITU World Triathlon series starts here

Auckland Preview: The battle for the 2013 ITU World Triathlon series starts here

02/04/13 - It marked the end of the World Triathlon Series last year, with a thrilling Grand Final punctuating an incredible season, but this year Auckland is just the start. The 1.5km harbour swim, followed by the... |

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The 2013 WTS season by the numbers

The 2013 WTS season by the numbers

27/03/13 - The 2012 ITU World Triathlon Series was the biggest yet, with 16 incredible races across eight major cities in eight different countries - and 11 different winners. Here we delve into some of the most... |

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Essential triathlon training tips: Run safety

Essential triathlon training tips: Run safety

26/03/13 - This week, we transition from the bike to the run in the last chapter of the Essential Triathlon Training Tips. This week’s video is loaded with helpful tips on remaining injury free and staying safe... |

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Essential Triathlon Training Tips: Bike Technique

Essential Triathlon Training Tips: Bike Technique

19/03/13 - There’s no doubt about it – training is key to a successful triathlon race. After all, if you don’t have the endurance to back up a two-hour event, that hill on the bike course will suddenly feel... |

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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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Start lists available for Auckland World Triathlon Series opener

Start lists available for Auckland World Triathlon Series opener

14/03/13 - The official start list for the elite fields in the Barfoot & Thompson Auckland World Series Triathlon in April were revealed by the ITU Monday, with the men’s field featuring two of the top 3 in the... |

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ITU opens bidding for World Triathlon Championships 2015

ITU opens bidding for World Triathlon Championships 2015

26/02/13 - ITU has opened bidding for the World Triathlon Championships 2015 to all National Federations and cities interested in hosting the final race of the 2015 World Triathlon Series. “ITU is committed to... |

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ITU World Triathlon Series broadcast figures indicate sport growth

ITU World Triathlon Series broadcast figures indicate sport growth

14/02/13 - An independent broadcast analysis of the ITU World Triathlon Series television coverage found the 2012 WTS season achieved its widest distribution to date, underscoring the sport’s continued increase in... |

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Edmonton awarded 2014 ITU World Triathlon Series Grand Final

Edmonton awarded 2014 ITU World Triathlon Series Grand Final

28/01/13 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU) today named Edmonton as the host city for the 26th edition of the ITU World Championships Grand Final in 2014. “Edmonton has been a staple city on the ITU... |

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ITU announces PruHealth as title sponsor for 2013 London Grand Final

ITU announces PruHealth as title sponsor for 2013 London Grand Final

28/01/13 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU) and organisers of the 2013 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final London are pleased to announce their partnership with PruHealth, a leading health insurance and wellness... |

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2012 Photo of the Year - Week Nine: Final

2012 Photo of the Year - Week Nine: Final

07/01/13 - For the last two months, you have voted on your favourite pictures from the 2012 ITU World Triathlon Series. Now it’s time to elect the best of the best. Here are the top eight shots of the year taken by... |

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2012 Photo of the Year - Week Eight: Auckland

2012 Photo of the Year - Week Eight: Auckland

23/12/12 - The Grand Final in Auckland produced fantastic opportunities to capture images for the 2012 Photo of the Year contest. After a long season that included the London Olympics, athletes dug deep to finish... |

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2012 Photo of the Year - Week Seven: Yokohama

2012 Photo of the Year - Week Seven: Yokohama

16/12/12 - As the penultimate stop on the ITU World Triathlon Series, Yokohama was the site of gut wrenching efforts to clench critical world championship points. The women’s race saw a grueling battle between... |

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Kitzbühel Debuts Possibly the Toughest Triathlon Courses in the World

Kitzbühel Debuts Possibly the Toughest Triathlon Courses in the World

13/12/12 - In its fifth appearance on the World Triathlon Series circuit, Kitzbühel will debut what might be the one of most demanding and innovative triathlon courses ever set. While Hahnenkamm Mountain is famous... |

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ITU World Triathlon Grand Final exceeds economic expectations

ITU World Triathlon Grand Final exceeds economic expectations

11/12/12 - The great news regarding ITU’s World Triathlon Series races just keeps rolling in. An independent report submitted to Triathlon New Zealand and the local organising committee found the Barfoot &... |

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2012 Photo of the Year - Week Six: Stockholm

2012 Photo of the Year - Week Six: Stockholm

09/12/12 - In Stockholm’s debut appearance as an ITU World Triathlon Series event, an Olympic star studded line up turned out for the sprint race. Just weeks after the Games, competition was anything but lacking, as... |

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2012 Photo of the Year Week Five Result

2012 Photo of the Year Week Five Result

07/12/12 - The fifth week of the photo of the year competition produced the biggest winning margin so far in the contest, with over 50% of the votes going to a photo showing the undeniable serenity one athlete found... |

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2012 Photo of the Year - Week Five: Hamburg

2012 Photo of the Year - Week Five: Hamburg

02/12/12 - As the last race before the Olympics, Hamburg was reduced to a sprint distance. The shorter race resulted in accelerated speeds and fiery battles to the finish line, which in turn produced some beautiful... |

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2012 Photo of the Year Week Four Result

2012 Photo of the Year Week Four Result

30/11/12 - The fourth installment of the Photo of the Year contest was a tight battle for much of the week. Votes hinged between the celebratory shot of Germany’s Jan Frodeno running down the finish chute and the... |

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2012 Highlights: Alistair returns to top form as Kitzbühel podium predicts London medallists

2012 Highlights: Alistair returns to top form as Kitzbühel podium predicts London medallists

28/11/12 - Nestled in the Austrian Alps, Kitzbühel was the last ITU Olympic distance race prior to London 2012. It served as one of the final opportunities for the elites to compete against each other and fine tune... |

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2012 Photo of the Year - Week Four: Kitzbühel

2012 Photo of the Year - Week Four: Kitzbühel

25/11/12 - Kitzbühel marked the final Olympic distance race in the ITU World Triathlon Series prior to the London Olympics. Nestled in the Alpine mountains, Kitzbühel provided a technically and physically... |

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2012 Photo of the Year Week Three Result

2012 Photo of the Year Week Three Result

23/11/12 - The ITU World Triathlon Madrid, which twists and turns through beautiful Casa de Campo Park, always elicits great shots. This year, the event was the final opportunity to clench a spot at the 2012 London... |

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2012 Highlights: Jonathan Brownlee’s brilliant year

2012 Highlights: Jonathan Brownlee’s brilliant year

20/11/12 - It’s hard to talk about the 2012 ITU triathlon season without mentioning Jonathan Brownlee (GBR). Although just 22 years old, he has long been a triathlon powerhouse. After his 2010 world title as a... |

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2012 Photo of the Year - Week Three: Madrid

2012 Photo of the Year - Week Three: Madrid

18/11/12 - In the third week of the Photo of the Year competition, we head over to Europe for the ITU World Triathlon Madrid. This year’s race, known for its tough bike course, either realised or dashed Olympic... |

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Bourseaux named IPC October Athlete of the Month

Bourseaux named IPC October Athlete of the Month

14/11/12 - Yannick Bourseaux (FRA) was recently named the International Paralympic Committee’s October Athlete of the Month. Bourseaux was shortlisted for the award after winning his fourth world championship title... |

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2012 Photo of the Year - Week Two: San Diego

2012 Photo of the Year - Week Two: San Diego

11/11/12 - In our second instalment of the photo competition, we head to the U.S. where the second ITU World Triathlon Series took place beachside in San Diego. Huge crowds lined the streets to cheer on the elites... |

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2012 Photo of the Year - Week One: Sydney

2012 Photo of the Year - Week One: Sydney

05/11/12 - As the 2012 ITU season closes the curtain on one of its most exciting years of competition to date, we take a look back at the beautiful images captured during the ITU World Triathlon Series. Thanks to... |

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Pre-Race Press Conference Highlights from Auckland World Triathlon Grand Final

Pre-Race Press Conference Highlights from Auckland World Triathlon Grand Final

19/10/12 - The tough course, the weather conditions and the world championship titles were the topics the top triathletes tackled as they met the press in New Zealand on Friday. The four athletes most likely to vie... |

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ITU World Triathlon Series debuts in Stockholm this weekend

ITU World Triathlon Series debuts in Stockholm this weekend

20/08/12 - The Olympic Games may be a wrap for another four years, but racing action is far from over in the 2012 ITU World Triathlon Series. With just three events left on this year’s circuit, competition continues... |

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Erin Densham superb to take second ITU World Triathlon Series win in Hamburg

Erin Densham superb to take second ITU World Triathlon Series win in Hamburg

22/07/12 - Erin Densham added another highlight to her already stellar year on Sunday, this time pulling away from Emma Moffatt and Sarah Groff in Hamburg to record her second ITU World Triathlon Series win of... |

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Richard Murray magnificent in Hamburg WTS sprint victory

Richard Murray magnificent in Hamburg WTS sprint victory

21/07/12 - A plan to go all out in the run carried South Africa’s Richard Murray to his first ITU World Triathlon Series win in spectacular style, as he blew away everyone except Javier Gomez and then outsprinted... |

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Bidding now open for the 2014 ITU World Triathlon Series Grand Final

Bidding now open for the 2014 ITU World Triathlon Series Grand Final

19/07/12 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has released bid information for cities and National Federations wishing to host the 2014 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final.  The bid process opened on 15 July... |

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Pre-race press conference highlights at 2012 ITU World Triathlon Hamburg

Pre-race press conference highlights at 2012 ITU World Triathlon Hamburg

19/07/12 - Ahead of the final World Triathlon Series race before the London 2012 Olympic Games, Ireland’s Aileen Morrison and Germany’s Jan Frodeno, Steffen Justus, Maik Petzold and Svenja Bazlen spoke to the press... |

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Race for 2012 ITU World Triathlon series title heats up in Hamburg

Race for 2012 ITU World Triathlon series title heats up in Hamburg

16/07/12 - ITU triathlon returns to Hamburg for the 10th year in a row this year, as a host of London-bound athletes get ready for a fast and furious sprint in their final pre-games preparation. However, it’s not... |

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2012 Kitzbühel Pre-race Press Conference highlights

2012 Kitzbühel Pre-race Press Conference highlights

22/06/12 - Ahead of what promises to be the biggest race prior to the London Olympics, Alistair Brownlee, Nicola Spirig, Lisa Perterer and Andreas Giglmayr were on hand to talk to the media before the 2012 ITU World... |

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Jonathan Brownlee keeps Madrid in the family with crushing 2012 win

Jonathan Brownlee keeps Madrid in the family with crushing 2012 win

27/05/12 - Great Britain’s Jonathan Brownlee continued his incredible start to the Olympic year in Madrid, with another all-round dominant display to claim his second consecutive ITU Word Triathlon Series win in... |

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2012 ITU World Triathlon Series travels to Madrid

2012 ITU World Triathlon Series travels to Madrid

22/05/12 - This year marks the 10th anniversary of an ITU race in Madrid, from its start as a European Cup, then World Cup, and then the ITU World Triathlon Series since its start in 2009. This year it’s also... |

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