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The Social Story from ITU World Triathlon Kitzbuehel

The Social Story from ITU World Triathlon Kitzbuehel

08/07/13 - [View the story “The social story from #WTSKitzbuehel” on Storify]   |

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Jodie Stimpson makes it double gold for Great Britain in Kitzbuehel

Jodie Stimpson makes it double gold for Great Britain in Kitzbuehel

06/07/13 - Jodie Stimpson (GBR) followed compatriot Alistair Brownlee to win the grueling World Triathlon Series event in Kitzbuehel in one hour, three minutes and twenty two seconds, with it earning her first WTS... |

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Alistair Brownlee conquers the WTS Kitzbuehel climb in crushing style

Alistair Brownlee conquers the WTS Kitzbuehel climb in crushing style

06/07/13 - Great Britain’s Alistair Brownlee proved yet again why he is one of the greatest triathletes of all time with another breath-taking performance to win the ITU World Triathlon Kitzbuehel. Brownlee hadn’t... |

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2013 World Triathlon Series scales new heights in Kitzbühel

2013 World Triathlon Series scales new heights in Kitzbühel

02/07/13 - It’s set to be one of the most unique races in the history of the ITU World Triathlon Series, that’s before even factoring in the stellar start lists in Kitzbühel this weekend. Instead of the usual... |

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Jorgensen named USOC Athlete of the Month

Jorgensen named USOC Athlete of the Month

10/06/13 - The U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) recently honored Gwen Jorgensen as its female Athlete of the Month for May following a gold-medal performance at the 2013 World Triathlon Yokohama last month. Just... |

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Jonathan Brownlee continues 2013 comeback with crushing Madrid World Triathlon Series win

Jonathan Brownlee continues 2013 comeback with crushing Madrid World Triathlon Series win

02/06/13 - Jonathan Brownlee‘s season might only be two races in, but the reigning ITU World Champion showed his title defence was back on track with another stunning performance in Madrid on Sunday. After making... |

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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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World Triathlon Yokohama Elite Women’s Race Review

World Triathlon Yokohama Elite Women’s Race Review

10/05/13 - If San Diego hinted at it, Yokohama has well and truly confirmed the USA’s Gwen Jorgensen as the leading contender in 2013, as she took back to back ITU World Triathlon Series titles and the overall... |

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Essential Triathlon Training Tips: Swim Exit

Essential Triathlon Training Tips: Swim Exit

30/04/13 - This week, we take a look back at some essential triathlon training tips from the past. In this video, Olympian and 2011 ITU World Champion Helen Jenkins helps you out with some tips on swim exit and... |

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Weekend Race Roundup - April 22, 2013

Weekend Race Roundup - April 22, 2013

22/04/13 - This weekend was a multisport dream with the return of Alistair Brownlee at the Omegawave World Triathlon San Diego, European champions named in Long Distance and Sprint Duathlon in Horst, and Barbados... |

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Jonny Brownlee misses San Diego World Series due to injury

Jonny Brownlee misses San Diego World Series due to injury

09/04/13 - World champion Jonathan Brownlee will miss the San Diego World Triathlon Series event on April 20 due to an ankle injury. Brownlee was withdrawn from the start list of the event a few days ago, and it... |

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What we learned from World Triathlon Series Auckland

09/04/13 - The first ITU World Triathlon Series of the season is, obviously, a great pointer to the season ahead. However the results showed that perhaps the 2013 season could have been predicted from the final race... |

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The Social Story from ITU World Triathlon Series Auckland

The Social Story from ITU World Triathlon Series Auckland

09/04/13 - [View the story “The social story from #WTSAuckland” on Storify] |

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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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