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Photo competition: Yokohama

Photo competition: Yokohama

24/11/14 - Yokohama was filled with thrills and spills this year, changing up both the rankings and the usual order on the podium. In the elite women’s race, a nasty spill saw then-Threadneedle leader Jodie Stimpson... |

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ITU unveils 2015 World Triathlon Series schedule

ITU unveils 2015 World Triathlon Series schedule

05/09/14 - On the back of the successful conclusion to the 2014 ITU World Triathlon Series, ITU is pleased to confirm the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Series calendar. For the first time, the 2015 Series will touch down... |

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ITU President Marisol Casado expresses vision

ITU President Marisol Casado expresses vision

20/05/14 - Over the weekend, Marisol Casado, ITU President and IOC Member, set out her vision for the organisation, highlighting the desire for Triathlon Mixed Relay to be added to the Olympic Sports Programme,... |

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The social story from #WTSYokohama

The social story from #WTSYokohama

19/05/14 - [View the story “The Social Story from #WTSYokohama” on Storify] |

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2014 ITU World Triathlon Yokohama Elite Women’s Review

2014 ITU World Triathlon Yokohama Elite Women’s Review

17/05/14 - The USA’s Gwen Jorgensen returned to the top of the ITU World Triathlon Series podium in style in Yokohama on Saturday, pulling out a dominating win ahead of two breakthrough medallists. In a race where... |

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The top men turn out for World Triathlon Yokohama in 2014

The top men turn out for World Triathlon Yokohama in 2014

13/05/14 - Yokohama will be the first race of the 2014 ITU World Triathlon Series that will see Javier Gomez, Jonathan Brownlee and Alistair Brownlee go head to head in combat. The trio will duke it out over a... |

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Women return podium for WTS Yokohama

Women return podium for WTS Yokohama

12/05/14 - As the first race of Olympic qualification period ahead of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, Yokohama holds special significance in this year’s World Triathlon Series. This Saturday marks the first... |

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Get to know Gwen Jorgensen

Get to know Gwen Jorgensen

03/12/13 - Gwensanity became a household noun this year when Gwen Jorgensen became the first American woman to win a World Triathlon Series event. Then she cemented herself as one to watch when she followed up her... |

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2013 Photo Competition: Week 3 Results

2013 Photo Competition: Week 3 Results

29/11/13 - In the last two weeks, we’ve seen a couple of close races between the top photos, but this week was no contest. Like Alistair Brownlee‘s massive win after charging up Kitzhorn Mountain in Kitzbuehel, this... |

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Fast Five with Spain’s Javier Gomez

Fast Five with Spain’s Javier Gomez

15/08/13 - He’s an Olympic silver medallist, two-time World Champion and one of the most successful ITU triathletes to date, but he’s not done yet. Spain’s Javier Gomez currently sits first on the World... |

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Fast Five with Great Britain’s Jodie Stimpson

Fast Five with Great Britain’s Jodie Stimpson

27/06/13 - Jodie Stimpson has had a dynamite breakout year so far this season. A change up in training late last year produced major early results, with third-place finishes in Madrid and Yokohama and a silver at... |

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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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Fast Five with Great Britain’s Jonathan Brownlee

Fast Five with Great Britain’s Jonathan Brownlee

05/06/13 - After an uncertain start to the season that saw Olympic bronze medallist Jonathan Brownlee (GBR) sit out the first two World Triathlon Series, he rocketed back true to his usual strong form in Yokohama.... |

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ITU opens bid process for 2014 World Triathlon Series

ITU opens bid process for 2014 World Triathlon Series

22/05/13 - ITU has opened bidding for the 2014 World Triathlon Series to all National Federations and cities interested in hosting one of the eight flagship events. The elected cities will join Hamburg, London,... |

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Fast Five with Russia’s Dmitry Polyanskiy

Fast Five with Russia’s Dmitry Polyanskiy

16/05/13 - The World Triathlon Series simply wouldn’t be the same without the strong Russian contingency consistently pushing the pace in the men’s races. Leading that pack is two-time Olympian Dmitry Polyanskiy. As... |

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The social story from Yokohama

The social story from Yokohama

13/05/13 - [View the story “The social story from #WTSYokohama” on Storify] |

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World Triathlon Yokohama Elite Men’s Race Review

World Triathlon Yokohama Elite Men’s Race Review

11/05/13 - Just two months ago Great Britain’s Jonathan Brownlee didn’t think he would be racing at all this season, but the reigning ITU World Champion came back with a bang in Japan on Saturday, leading from start... |

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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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Jonathan Brownlee heads into the ‘unknown’ in Yokohama

Jonathan Brownlee heads into the ‘unknown’ in Yokohama

10/05/13 - Jonathan Brownlee (GBR) is heading into unknown territory, racing for the first time this season after a delayed start due to an ankle injury, the London Olympic Games bronze medallist will make a belated... |

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Essential Triathlon Training Tip: Racing in Heat

Essential Triathlon Training Tip: Racing in Heat

08/05/13 - Some ITU races are known for their hot and humid conditions, like the quickly approaching Huatulco World Cup and this weekend’s World Triathlon Series in Yokohama. The heat can make or break an athlete... |

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Silva looks for third title in Yokohama, while women’s race remains open

Silva looks for third title in Yokohama, while women’s race remains open

07/05/13 - Variety and depth have been the catch words of the ITU World Triathlon Series so far this season with five different athletes on the podium in just two events. You can expect a few more new faces to... |

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2013 World Triathlon Series Preview

2013 World Triathlon Series Preview

27/03/13 - After more than five months of waiting, the countdown until the launch of the 2013 ITU World Triathlon Series is set to just days. Eight races will touch down in four continents from April to September,... |

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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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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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2012 Yokohama Pre-race Press Conference Highlights

2012 Yokohama Pre-race Press Conference Highlights

28/09/12 - Olympic medallists Lisa Norden (SWE), Erin Densham (AUS) and Javier Gomez (ESP) along with 2011 Yokohama WTS gold medallist Joao Silva (POR) met with media at the event’s official pre-race press... |

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Preview: Crucial WTS Points on the line at ITU World Triathlon Yokohama

Preview: Crucial WTS Points on the line at ITU World Triathlon Yokohama

24/09/12 - With the Grand Final of the ITU World Triathlon Series fast approaching, precious WTS rankings points are at stake at the penultimate stop in Yokohama this weekend. Andrea Hewitt (NZL) returns from a... |

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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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2011 Photo Of The Year: Yokohama Voting Result

2011 Photo Of The Year: Yokohama Voting Result

31/12/11 - In the Yokohama round of the photo of the year competition, Joao Silva sitting on the ground beside the finish tape was the clear winner with more than 36 per cent of the votes cast.  Not only did the... |

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Hewitt unstoppable and scores back-to-back wins in Yokohama

Hewitt unstoppable and scores back-to-back wins in Yokohama

19/09/11 - Andrea Hewitt soared to her second consecutive victory in the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series today in Yokohama.  After a virtuoso performance at last weekend’s Grand Final in... |

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She’s back: Vanessa Fernandes in Yokohama

She’s back: Vanessa Fernandes in Yokohama

18/09/11 - She’s one of the greatest athletes to have ever competed on the ITU circuit and after a 15-month hiatus, Vanessa Fernandes is back.  Talented and strong in all three disciplines, Fernandes was winning... |

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Twitter round-up: What the athletes are saying in Yokohama

Twitter round-up: What the athletes are saying in Yokohama

18/09/11 - Athletes are clearly excited to be back in Japan ahead of the 2011 Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series Yokohama on Monday. Here is a round-up of what our international athletes have been... |

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Norden looks back on Yokohama Victory in 2009

Norden looks back on Yokohama Victory in 2009

17/09/11 - It was one of the most captivating reactions to victory and unforgettable photos in recent memory – Lisa Norden’s look of unbridled joy as she approached the finish line to claim victory in Yokohama... |

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Yokohama pre-race Press Conference Highlights

Yokohama pre-race Press Conference Highlights

16/09/11 - The last champion in Yokohama Lisa Norden (SWE) and this year’s Australian break-out stars Emma Jackson (AUS) and Brendan Sexton (AUS) met with the media at the official pre-race press conference for the... |

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Yokohama Preview: A new Dextro Energy Triathlon Series begins on Monday

Yokohama Preview: A new Dextro Energy Triathlon Series begins on Monday

13/09/11 - It might still technically be 2011, but the 2012 Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series kicks off in Yokohama this weekend. The Yokohama round was originally scheduled for May, but... |

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ITU re-schedules Yokohama event for September

ITU re-schedules Yokohama event for September

16/05/11 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU), the worldwide governing body for triathlon, today announced the Yokohama round of the 2011 Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series has been... |

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Yokohama event Postponed

Yokohama event Postponed

19/04/11 - The International Triathlon (ITU) today announced that the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Yokohama will not take place on 14 May 2011 as originally scheduled.  The ITU is working with the... |

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Reports from Site Visits - Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series

Reports from Site Visits - Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series

27/01/11 - Site Visit to Beijing Representatives from ITU and the Local Organising Committee met on 18-19 January in Changping, Beijing to check up on preparations for the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World... |

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ITU Unveils Schedule for 2011 Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series

ITU Unveils Schedule for 2011 Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series

12/10/10 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU) today announced the 2011 dates and cities for the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series.  The world’s finest triathletes will vie for the title of... |

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Top Moments 2009: Frodeno’s First

Top Moments 2009: Frodeno’s First

18/12/09 - August 22, 2009 - Yokohama, Japan - Despite taking the Gold at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, Jan Frodeno had yet to stand on top of the podium in an ITU race.  The proof that he wasn’t just a one-hit... |

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