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ITU World Championships turns 25

ITU World Championships turns 25

06/08/14 - August 6 marks the 25th anniversary of the very first ITU World Championships in Avignon, France. Today we look back at the inaugural race as ITU continues to celebrate its 25th year as an International... |

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Mixed Relay Champs most successful to date

Mixed Relay Champs most successful to date

16/07/14 - The ITU Mixed Relay World Championships that took place in Hamburg, Germany, this weekend has been heralded a great success after the showpiece event broke broadcast and digital engagement records while... |

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Great Britain complete Mixed Relay hat-trick in Hamburg

Great Britain complete Mixed Relay hat-trick in Hamburg

13/07/14 - Team Great Britain asserted themselves as the most successful in Mixed Relay history in Hamburg on Saturday, collecting their third World Championship title on the back of two stellar performances from... |

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Mixed Relay World Championship title on the line

Mixed Relay World Championship title on the line

09/07/14 - In addition to the men’s and women’s elite sprint races and the 10,000 age group athletes that will compete as a part of the World Triathlon Hamburg this weekend, the fifth edition of the Mixed Relay... |

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Duathlon World titles on the line in Pontevedra

Duathlon World titles on the line in Pontevedra

26/05/14 - For the second time in four years, Spain will welcome the world’s top multisport athletes to its country as it prepares to host the 2014 Pontevedra ITU Duathlon World Championships on Saturday. An... |

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Pontevedra prepares for Duathlon World Champs

Pontevedra prepares for Duathlon World Champs

23/05/14 - With just over a week until the 2014 Pontevedra ITU Duathlon World Championships, Pontevedra held the official presentation of this great event, which will bring together more than 1,400 athletes from... |

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Workout Wednesday with Carl Fannon

Workout Wednesday with Carl Fannon

16/04/14 - Australia’s Carl Fannon came out guns blazing in his first ever ITU World Championship Age Group race last year. With just four years of triathlon training under his belt, Fannon clocked the fastest time... |

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Workout Wednesday with Parys Edwards

Workout Wednesday with Parys Edwards

05/03/14 - The Brownlee brothers aren’t the only Brits that know how to win. Parys Edwards put up a stunning run split of 36:49 at the London Grand Final in the women’s 35-39 standard distance race to win her age... |

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Andreev earns fourth title, Lovset reclaims crown

Andreev earns fourth title, Lovset reclaims crown

15/02/14 - In yet another close battle, it was again Pavel Andreev (RUS) who clinched the win in the men’s race, earning him his fourth consecutive winter triathlon title at the 2014 Cogne ITU Winter Triathlon World... |

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2016 Long Distance Triathlon Champs awarded to USA

2016 Long Distance Triathlon Champs awarded to USA

07/02/14 - ITU today announced that USA Triathlon, Friends of Multisport, Inc. and the Redman Triathlon have been awarded the 2016 ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championships, to be held in Oklahoma City, Okla.... |

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2014 Long Distance Duathlon World Championships return to Zofingen

2014 Long Distance Duathlon World Championships return to Zofingen

24/01/14 - ITU is pleased to announce it has awarded the ITU Powerman 2014 Long Distance Duathlon World Championships to Zofingen, Switzerland. ITU will continue its partnership with the Powerman Association, as it... |

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Ivan Raña races on to new distances

Ivan Raña races on to new distances

16/01/14 - With three berths to the Olympics and three ITU World Championship medals, and a world title to his name, it’s safe to say Ivan Rana is one accomplished triathlete. This year he kicked it up another... |

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2013 Memorable Moments: Expect the Unexpected

2013 Memorable Moments: Expect the Unexpected

25/12/13 - In triathlon, you have to expect the unexpected. It’s one of the hallmarks of triathlon, that nothing is ever certain no matter the training time you put in. That was never truer in two crucial World... |

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2013 Memorable Moments: Erbenova defends double titles

2013 Memorable Moments: Erbenova defends double titles

24/12/13 - When you’re good, you’re good… and you don’t win two World Championship triathlon titles in two separate disciplines unless you’re seriously good. Helena Erbenova did just that this year, which is... |

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Photo Competition: Week Six Results

Photo Competition: Week Six Results

20/12/13 - In this week’s photo competition, the majority of votes went to just three photos. But one stood above the rest. It seems the shot of Ai Ueda spoke to the masses in her peaceful prayer position. With... |

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Winter Triathlon World Championships to return to Italy

Winter Triathlon World Championships to return to Italy

13/12/13 - ITU is pleased to announce the 2014 ITU Winter Triathlon World Championships have again been awarded to Cogne, Italy and will be held on February 15-16, 2014. This is the second consecutive year the... |

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Huawei partners with PruHealth World Triathlon Grand Final London

Huawei partners with PruHealth World Triathlon Grand Final London

29/08/13 - The International Triathlon Union has today announced that Huawei, the world’s leading information and communications technology company, will be the official technology sponsor of the PruHealth World... |

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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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