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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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Essential Triathlon Training Tips: Swim Safety

Essential Triathlon Training Tips: Swim Safety

18/12/12 - Safety is the utmost important factor when training and racing a triathlon. Many athletes often find the swim the most daunting discipline of the three, as maneuvering in unfamiliar water amongst a sea of... |

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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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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 Highlights: A first time for everything

2012 Highlights: A first time for everything

06/12/12 - First moments are important. First words, first steps, first impressions, first time riding a bike, and the first time you ride that bike so fast it leads to an ITU World Triathlon Series title. No one... |

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JTU and Yokohama receive event award

JTU and Yokohama receive event award

04/12/12 - The Japan Triathlon Union (JTU) and City of Yokohama recently obtained a certificate of “ISO20121” for its excellent organization and event sustainability management for the 2012 ITU World Triathlon... |

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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 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 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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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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Joao Silva successfully defends Yokohama title

Joao Silva successfully defends Yokohama title

29/09/12 - Portugal’s Joao Silva sizzled under the Yokoham sun today, besting Spain’s Javier Gomez on the final lap of the run to take his second consecutive ITU World Triathlon Yokohama win. Russia’s Dmitry... |

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Lisa Norden continues hot streak in Yokohama

Lisa Norden continues hot streak in Yokohama

29/09/12 - Just like the London 2012 Olympic Games, the top spot of the podium at the ITU World Triathlon Yokohama came down to a phenomenal sprint finish.  But this time Sweden’s Lisa Norden would not be denied... |

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Preview: Kitzbühel prepares for a showdown

Preview: Kitzbühel prepares for a showdown

18/06/12 - The 2012 ITU World Triathlon Kitzbühel promises a nail biting weekend of racing. The women begin with Andrea Hewitt (NZL) up against the likes of Switzerland’s Nicola Spirig, Aileen Morrison (IRL) and... |

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Nicola Spirig triumphant in Madrid again

Nicola Spirig triumphant in Madrid again

26/05/12 - Switzerland’s Nicola Spirig (SUI) powered away to her second ITU World Triathlon Madrid title after showing incredible strength in the final metres of the run. Spirig pulled away to a sprint finish for... |

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2012 ITU World Triathlon Series Preview

2012 ITU World Triathlon Series Preview

04/04/12 - Now in its fourth year, the 2012 ITU World Triathlon Series is just around the corner and will travel to eight host cities across three continents. The world’s top triathletes compete for crucial series... |

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