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Enter 2016 ITU Cross Triathlon World Championship in Australia Now!

Enter 2016 ITU Cross Triathlon World Championship in Australia Now!

26/08/16 - 2016 ITU Cross Triathlon World Champs Entries Open Now Entries for the 2016 ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships are Open and full entry procedures, information and documentation for national... |

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Americans score big at Paratri World Champs

Americans score big at Paratri World Champs

24/07/16 - With paratriathlon set to debut at the Paralympics September 10-11 just days before the Grand Final, the world’s fastest paratriathletes competed at a stand-alone World Championships on Sunday in... |

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2019 ITU Grand Final awarded to Lausanne

2019 ITU Grand Final awarded to Lausanne

14/06/16 - ITU today named Lausanne as the host city for the 31st edition of the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in 2019. “It is a pleasure to announce that Lausanne, the “Olympic Capital”, has been awarded... |

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Avilés ready to welcome the best duathletes of the world

Avilés ready to welcome the best duathletes of the world

01/06/16 - The world’s best duathletes are set to astonish the crowds on the streets of Aviles with the medieval town in the northern coast of Spain hosting the 2016 ITU Duathlon World Championships this weekend... |

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King of Spain accepts position as Honorary President for 2016 Duathlon World Championships

King of Spain accepts position as Honorary President for 2016 Duathlon World Championships

08/03/16 - Spain’s King Felipe VI has accepted an invitation to be the Honor Chairman of the 2016 ITU Duathlon World Championships, which will be held this summer in Aviles, Spain. The charming and coastal city of... |

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2016 ITU Triathlon calendar complete

2016 ITU Triathlon calendar complete

14/12/15 - ITU is pleased to announce the complete calendar for 2016 including its top tier World Triathlon Series, the full paratriathlon schedule, all multisport World Championships, as well as World Cups,... |

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Austria awarded 2016 ITU Winter Triathlon World Champs

Austria awarded 2016 ITU Winter Triathlon World Champs

23/10/15 - ITU is pleased to announce the 2016 ITU Winter Triathlon World Championships have been awarded to Zeltweg, Austria, and will be held on February 12-14, 2016. “Triathlon Austria has a long history of... |

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Emma Pallant pulls out Duathlon win

Emma Pallant pulls out Duathlon win

17/10/15 - Former junior track and field star, Emma Pallant (GBR) scored a strong win for Great Britain, putting pay to the hopes of world champion Sandra Levenez (FRA) going back to back in Adelaide. Holding off a... |

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World’s best duathletes descend on Adelaide

World’s best duathletes descend on Adelaide

12/10/15 - The world’s best multi-sport athletes are set to descend on the streets of Adelaide next week with the South Australian capital hosting the 2015 ITU Duathlon World Championships from the 15-18 October. ... |

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Messias scores Brazil its first-ever Junior World Title

Messias scores Brazil its first-ever Junior World Title

18/09/15 - When thunderstorms caused the men’s 2015 ITU World Championship men’s junior race to be delayed and shifted to a duathlon, Manoel Messias (BRA) seized the opportunity to strike hot, scoring his first... |

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Varga victorious at Aquathlon World Champs a fourth time

Varga victorious at Aquathlon World Champs a fourth time

16/09/15 - The ITU Aquathlon World Championships kicked off a week of action at the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago on Wednesday with elite, paratriathlon, junior, U23 and age groupers racing over a 750m... |

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Columbia Threadneedle Rankings Report Chicago 2015

Columbia Threadneedle Rankings Report Chicago 2015

14/09/15 - In this special edition we preview the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago, and also look back on some highlights of the season so far, brought to you by Columbia Threadneedle. Women’s... |

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Gomez drives for five titles in Chicago

Gomez drives for five titles in Chicago

13/09/15 - The race for the men’s elite World Championship title is one of the closest to be contested since the start of the ITU World Triathlon Series, with only 530 points separating the top four men in the... |

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Jorgensen to defend world title on home soil

Jorgensen to defend world title on home soil

13/09/15 - The women’s ITU World Championship title will be decided in a heated battle on Friday at the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago with only 300 points separating the first two women - both Americans.... |

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Aquathlon starts off week-long Grand Final event

Aquathlon starts off week-long Grand Final event

10/09/15 - The 2015 Chicago ITU Aquathlon World Championships will once again be the start of the week long Chicago Grand Final program on Wednesday, September 16. The race, which consists of a 1.5km swim lap, 5 KM... |

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Chicago Grand Final by the numbers

Chicago Grand Final by the numbers

10/09/15 - The ITU World Triathlon Grand final is locked and loaded with interesting facts and figures. Here we present you the Grand Final in number form. 2 - Number of athletes on the #DriveFor5 World... |

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A Triathlete’s Guide to Chicago

A Triathlete’s Guide to Chicago

10/09/15 - Files written by Bethany Stripp of Chicago Athlete Magazine Looking for something to do during your down time throughout ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago week? Whether you want to squeeze in one... |

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How to follow the Chicago Grand Final

How to follow the Chicago Grand Final

09/09/15 - Not to make those nerves any more jittery, but a friendly reminder that we are officially one week out from the start of World Triathlon Chicago. Starting on Wednesday, September 16, four spectacular days... |

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Watch Zofingen LD Duathlon Worlds Live

Watch Zofingen LD Duathlon Worlds Live

04/09/15 - Follow the action live with 6 cameras covering the action. This weekend, ITU and the International Powerman Association (IPA) will present the ITU Powerman Long Distance Duathlon World Championships for... |

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Long Distance Duathlon titles on the line

Long Distance Duathlon titles on the line

31/08/15 - This weekend, ITU and the International Powerman Association (IPA) will present the ITU Powerman Long Distance Duathlon World Championships for the eighth time. Reigning champions Emma Pooley (GBR) and... |

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Rotterdam to host 2016 ITU Paratriathlon World Championships

Rotterdam to host 2016 ITU Paratriathlon World Championships

19/08/15 - ITU is pleased to announce the 2016 ITU Paratriathlon World Championships have been awarded to Rotterdam, The Netherlands, to be held on July 23-24, 2016. The Championships, slated for July 23-24, will... |

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Locations confirmed for World Championship races

Locations confirmed for World Championship races

19/05/15 - Following the ITU Executive Board meeting that was held in conjunction with the World Triathlon Yokohama, the International Triathlon Union (ITU) is pleased to confirm the locations of multiple World... |

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Workout Wednesday with Neil Eddy

Workout Wednesday with Neil Eddy

18/02/15 - Great Britain’s Neil Eddy led the men’s 25-29 standard distance Age Group World Championship race from line to line in Edmonton last year. With more than a 20-second lead out of the water, the race was... |

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Throwback Thursday: Siri Lindley

Throwback Thursday: Siri Lindley

12/02/15 - When Siri Lindley stepped out of the open water at the Toronto ITU World Cup in 2001, she almost retired right then and there. At that stage she was the No.1 triathlete in the world, but it was a smaller... |

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Workout Wednesday with Geoff Gearing

Workout Wednesday with Geoff Gearing

11/02/15 - Geoff Gearing is the triathlete we all want to be - still rocking and rolling and swimming and biking and running even in his 80s. A longtime triathlete, Gearing finished second in the men’s 80-84... |

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Throwback Thursday: Loretta Harrop

Throwback Thursday: Loretta Harrop

05/02/15 - With a swimming background, Loretta Harrop was enticed into triathlon by her brother Luke in December 1994, a keen triathlete himself. After competing locally, both went to a Japanese race in 1996.... |

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Workout Wednesday with Ken Murley

Workout Wednesday with Ken Murley

21/01/15 - Ken Murley is one tough dude and he has a winning age group record to prove it. Check out the Australian’s favourite workouts that have helped him to four age group world titles, two of which he earned in... |

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2015 Cross Triathlon World Champs Date Change

2015 Cross Triathlon World Champs Date Change

16/01/15 - The dates for the 2015 Sardinia ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships have recently been changed. While the race was slated to be held May 30-31, it will now take place September 26-27. Click here for... |

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Throwback Thursday: The charismatic Chris McCormack

Throwback Thursday: The charismatic Chris McCormack

15/01/15 - Chris McCormack was a talented junior runner when he caught the triathlon bug. After watching footage of Australian’s competing overseas, he decided it was his sporting future. The only issue?... |

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Throwback Thursday: Spencer Smith’s rewarding career

Throwback Thursday: Spencer Smith’s rewarding career

08/01/15 - By Grady Sports Media For Spencer Smith, being the youngest men’s world triathlon champion isn’t his biggest accomplishment. Nor was it becoming the first man to win back-to-back world titles, in... |

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Best of 2014: A WTS Series of firsts

Best of 2014: A WTS Series of firsts

01/01/15 - In another claim to a slice of history, Gwen Jorgensen’s win in Edmonton went down in the books several times over. While the overall title was hers to lose headed into the final race of the season,... |

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Best of 2014: Camilla Pedersen’s comeback

Best of 2014: Camilla Pedersen’s comeback

31/12/14 - Camilla Pedersen (DEN) no doubt claimed the comeback story of the year. Late in 2013, the Danish athlete endured a training accident on her bike that required her to be in an induced coma for a month with... |

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Best of 2014: Mixed Relay magic

Best of 2014: Mixed Relay magic

30/12/14 - While Great Britain dominated the Mixed Relay to win a hat trick of World Championship titles, a crop of young talent surprised the field, torching past numerous veteran races to make this year’s race... |

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Best of 2014: Lauren Steadman

Best of 2014: Lauren Steadman

28/12/14 - In the last four years, the women’s PT4 category has been dominated by one speedy woman – Great Britain’s Faye Mcclelland. The four-time World Champion went undefeated in every single race she... |

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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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