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Workout Wednesday with Greg Salter

Workout Wednesday with Greg Salter

17/12/14 - After breaking a collarbone four days out from the Beijing world age groups in 2011, Greg has competed in seven world championship events in Auckland and London in M55 and Edmonton in M60 with five podium... |

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2016 & 2017 WTS Grand Final hosts revealed

2016 & 2017 WTS Grand Final hosts revealed

15/12/14 - Following the final Executive Board meeting of the year, ITU today announced that Mexico will host the 28th edition of the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in 2016, while Rotterdam will organize the 2017... |

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Throwback Thursday: The consistent Simon Lessing

Throwback Thursday: The consistent Simon Lessing

11/12/14 - In the first 25 years of International Triathlon Union events, some athletes might have competed in more races, but none had more success than Simon Lessing. As the only athlete to capture four ITU World... |

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Workout Wednesday with Claire Vallance

Workout Wednesday with Claire Vallance

10/12/14 - Balancing a world of academics and athletics, Great Britain’s Claire Vallance swam, biked and ran her way to a silver medal in her first age group World Championship sprint race this summer in Edmonton.... |

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Throwback Thursday: The magnificent Michellie Jones

Throwback Thursday: The magnificent Michellie Jones

04/12/14 - When it comes to sustained success over the course of a triathlon career, Australia’s Michellie Jones is the undisputed queen. From her first ITU World Championship in 1992, to a bronze medal in her... |

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Workout Wednesday with Chris Walker

Workout Wednesday with Chris Walker

03/12/14 - Chris Walker enjoyed an exciting year of international competition, having served as Gibraltar’s flagbearer for the Commonwealth Games before competing the next day. Walker followed that up with a win in... |

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Throwback Thursday: The stellar Miles Stewart

Throwback Thursday: The stellar Miles Stewart

27/11/14 - When Miles Stewart finished fourth in the first 1989 ITU World Championships in Avignon, France he was just 18. When he competed in his final ITU race in 2004, he’d amassed a career resume with World... |

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Throwback Thursday: The smashing Karen Smyers

Throwback Thursday: The smashing Karen Smyers

20/11/14 - By Grady Sports Media By competing in races across the world, earning a spot in both the ITU and USA Triathlon Hall of Fame, coaching a new generation of athletes, and being named by Sports Illustrated... |

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Throwback Thursday: The scrappy Greg Welch

Throwback Thursday: The scrappy Greg Welch

13/11/14 - Greg Welch may be small in stature but his depth of athleticism was immeasurable. With a personality bigger than he was and an iron will to boot, Welch etched his name in the history books in not just... |

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Edmonton leaves female coaching legacy

Edmonton leaves female coaching legacy

12/11/14 - The 2014 TransCanada World Triathlon Grand Final Edmonton in partnership with the Edmonton Triathlon Academy and ITU Development are pleased to announce an exciting coaching development opportunity for... |

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Thursday Throwback: The amazing Mark Allen

Thursday Throwback: The amazing Mark Allen

06/11/14 - Mark Allen’s triathlon story is one of perseverance and triumph, speed and endurance, road blocks and redemption.  Known for his six Ironman wins, most people forget that prior to the gold medals he... |

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Thursday Throwback: Emma Carney’s will to win

Thursday Throwback: Emma Carney’s will to win

30/10/14 - Emma Carney burst onto the ITU circuit in 1994, surprising the field by cruising to her first ITU World Championship in her debut world title race. It didn’t surprise her, she was convinced she would... |

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Emma Carney to race Duathlon World Champs

Emma Carney to race Duathlon World Champs

15/10/14 - With on year to go until the Adelaide 2015 ITU Duathlon World Championships, the local organising committee has announced that two time World Triathlon Champion and ITU Hall of Fame inductee Emma Carney... |

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Sardinia named host of 2015 Cross Tri Champs

Sardinia named host of 2015 Cross Tri Champs

22/09/14 - ITU today revealed the 2015 Cross Triathlon World Championships will next season be held in Sardinia, Italy in the town of Orosei. “Sardinia offers up both spectacular views and a challenging course... |

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Pedersen wins first world title in Weihai

Pedersen wins first world title in Weihai

21/09/14 - In the comeback story of the year, Camilla Pedersen (DEN) clenched her first world title at the Long Distance Triathlon World Championships in Weihai, China. “It is one year since my bad accident. I... |

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France sweeps men’s long distance medals

France sweeps men’s long distance medals

21/09/14 - France swept the men’s Long Distance World Championships in Weihai with Bertrand Billard retaining his title as the fastest man across the 4km swim, 120km bike, 20km run course. Compatriots Sylvain... |

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Athletes talk long distance triathlon

Athletes talk long distance triathlon

19/09/14 - Ahead of the pinnacle of the ITU long distance triathlon season in Weihai, China, athletes answer questions from journalists at the World Championships. Q. Have you ever come to Weihai to join in the... |

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Long distance triathlon champs to be crowned in China

Long distance triathlon champs to be crowned in China

16/09/14 - After hosting ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Series Events the last four years, Weihai, China will for the first time welcome the discipline at the World Championship level this weekend. The men’s... |

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New champions crowned in Zofingen

New champions crowned in Zofingen

07/09/14 - The 2014 Zofingen ITU Powerman Long Distance Duathlon World Championships saw new sheriffs score big with British Olympic cyclist Emma Pooley win the women’s race, while Gael Le Bellec (FRA) took the... |

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Great Britain win U23 Mixed Relay World Championships

Great Britain win U23 Mixed Relay World Championships

01/09/14 - Great Britain continued their dominance in the Mixed Relay format, claiming the U23/Junior World Championship today, backing up the Elite title they won earlier this year. Gordon Benson (GRB), the bronze... |

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ITU announces inductees for inaugural Hall of Fame

ITU announces inductees for inaugural Hall of Fame

01/09/14 - As a part of its 25th year anniversary celebrations, the International Triathlon Union (ITU) today inducted seven individuals into its inaugural Hall of Fame on the penultimate evening of the 2014... |

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Brownlee dominates but Gomez gets world title

Brownlee dominates but Gomez gets world title

31/08/14 - Great Britain’s Alistair Brownlee returned to the top of the podium today with an emphatic win at the ITU World Championship Grand Final. Brownlee was in a league of his own to secure his second WTS win... |

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Six new champions named at Paratri Worlds

Six new champions named at Paratri Worlds

31/08/14 - The 2014 TransCanada Corp. World Triathlon Grand Final Edmonton saw a changing of the guard in the paratriathlon races with six athletes winning world championship titles for the first time. The British... |

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Jorgensen storms home to win World Championships

Jorgensen storms home to win World Championships

30/08/14 - American Gwen Jorgensen today claimed a slice of history in winning the 2014 ITU World Championship Grand Final in a trademark come from behind performance. Jorgensen moved into triathlon royalty securing... |

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Raphael Montoya collects another Championship title

Raphael Montoya collects another Championship title

30/08/14 - In a thrilling finish that came down to the wire in Edmonton, France’s Raphael Montoya (FRA) clinched the 2014 ITU Junior Men’s World Championship on Friday. The 2014 European Champion was well placed... |

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Lindemann turns bronze to gold in junior women’s race

Lindemann turns bronze to gold in junior women’s race

29/08/14 - Laura Lindemann (GER) capped off her fairytale season in Edmonton when she upgraded her 2013 bronze medal for gold in the women’s Junior World Championship race at the Grand Final Edmonton. “It was... |

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The 2014 #WTSEdmonton Age Group Sprint Story

The 2014 #WTSEdmonton Age Group Sprint Story

29/08/14 - [View the story “2014 Edmonton - Age group sprint story” on Storify] |

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The Grand Final Edmonton Age Group Spotlight

The Grand Final Edmonton Age Group Spotlight

28/08/14 - Nearly 3,000 age group athletes from 73 countries have flocked to Edmonton to represent their country in the Sprint (750m swim, 20km bike, 5km run) and Standard distance (1.5km swim, 40km bike, 10km run)... |

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Kiwis dominate Aquathlon World Championships

Kiwis dominate Aquathlon World Championships

27/08/14 - The first champions of the week were crowned on Wednesday at the Aquathlon World Championships, which kicked off action at the TransCanada Corp. World Triathlon Grand Final Edmonton. New Zealand dominated... |

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Championship title decided at Grand Final

Championship title decided at Grand Final

27/08/14 - Watch the races live on triathlonlive.tv Find the men’s international start times here. Elite racing returns to the City of Champions in Edmonton this weekend, and after seven races across five... |

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New champion to be named in elite women’s race

New champion to be named in elite women’s race

26/08/14 - Watch the races live here: https://triathlonlive.tv/ Find the women’s international start times here. After a season filled with thrills and spills, triumphs and tough setbacks, the naming of the next... |

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Best of paratriathlon compete in Edmonton

Best of paratriathlon compete in Edmonton

26/08/14 - Paratriathletes will compete over a 750m swim, 20.4km bike, 4.6km run. Click here for the course map.Last year on home soil at the World Championships, Great Britain dominated the paratriathlon events... |

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Junior athletes ready to shine in Edmonton

Junior athletes ready to shine in Edmonton

26/08/14 - For a full view of the Junior course, click here. The eyes of the triathlon world will be focused on Edmonton, Canada this week as the 2014 TransCanada Corp. World Triathlon Grand Final swings into... |

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Under23 start lists brimming with talented athletes

Under23 start lists brimming with talented athletes

26/08/14 - The men’s and women’s Under23 start lists are riddled with brimming talent that have already been making waves amongst the elites this year. The U23 athletes will compete on the same standard distance... |

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Edmonton Grand Final: More than just racing

Edmonton Grand Final: More than just racing

25/08/14 - From short to standard distances, young to ‘mature’ age groups, corporate to elite level competition, the World Triathlon Grand Final Edmonton has something to offer everyone. Athletes, families and... |

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Edmonton Grand Final: How to follow the action

Edmonton Grand Final: How to follow the action

24/08/14 - The training is all done. Taper is in full effect. Bikes are packed. Nerves are jittery. The wait for the pinnacle of the ITU season has come – the Edmonton Grand Final. Starting on Wednesday, five... |

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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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