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Top moments of 2014: YOG sprint finish

Top moments of 2014: YOG sprint finish

21/11/14 - Triathlon at the Olympic Games delivered another nailbiting finish, as Great Britain’s Ben Dijkstra was crowned Youth Olympic Champion in a photo finish from New Zealand’s Daniel Hoy in... |

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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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Mixed Relay with a twist at Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games

Mixed Relay with a twist at Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games

19/08/14 - It’s Mixed Relay with a different twist at the Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympics on Thursday August 21. With just one competitor for each NOC, the Mixed Relay teams are instead based on continents. Teams... |

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Youth Olympics feature: Seth Rider

Youth Olympics feature: Seth Rider

17/08/14 - With the women’s race done & just one day to go until the lads get their shot on the international stage at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, we get to know the USA’s Seth Rider. Having gotten started... |

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Stephanie Jenks: A small town girl with big hopes

Stephanie Jenks: A small town girl with big hopes

16/08/14 - Depending on how you measure, Nanjing is not even in the top 10 biggest cities in China. But for USA triathlete Stephanie JENKS, of Aurora, Iowa, such rankings mean little. “The [population of the]... |

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Youth Olympics feature: Victorija Deldio

Youth Olympics feature: Victorija Deldio

16/08/14 - It’s the day before the Youth Olympics kick off. All the training is done, all there is left to do is take it all in and race. On the eve of the women’s race, we bring you the second instalment in the YOG... |

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Youth Olympics feature: Drew Williams

Youth Olympics feature: Drew Williams

15/08/14 - With the Youth Olympic Games set to kick off next week, we caught up with some of triathlons brightest and freshest talent to find out what they are looking forward to, who they are and what they’ve been... |

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Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games preview

Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games preview

14/08/14 - The second Youth Olympic Games kick off this Saturday August 16, in Nanjing China and triathlon will make its second appearance on the program. YOG History The inaugural Youth Olympic Games were... |

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Dan Hoy ready to tackle Youth Olympics

Dan Hoy ready to tackle Youth Olympics

05/05/14 - In August, 15-year-old Kiwi Dan Hoy will head to Nanjing, China to compete on the world stage at the Youth Olympic Games. Hoy qualified for YOG as the top athlete from New Zealand at the 2014 Penrith ITU... |

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Emma Snowsill to mentor rising stars at 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games

Emma Snowsill to mentor rising stars at 2014 Nanjing Youth Olympic Games

17/03/14 - In conjunction with the International Olympic Committee, ITU is pleased to announce that Beijing Olympic gold medalist Emma Snowsill (AUS) has been selected to be an Athlete Role Model (ARM) for the 2014... |

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Six NOCs apply to host the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2018

Six NOCs apply to host the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2018

02/03/12 - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is pleased to announce that six National Olympic Committees (NOCs) have submitted applications for Candidate Cities to host the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games... |

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Youth Olympic champion heads to San Francisco to test himself

Youth Olympic champion heads to San Francisco to test himself

05/07/11 - Youth Olympic champion Aaron Barclay (NZL) will once again compete against international elite athletes at the 2011 San Francisco ITU Triathlon Pan American Cup this weekend. The 19 year old’s previous... |

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Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games emblem unveiled

Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games emblem unveiled

19/05/11 - With 1185 days to go, Nanjing has proudly unveiled their emblem for the second Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2014.  Launched with a grand ceremony, broadcast live on national television to audiences... |

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ITU President Marisol Casado in Nanjing with IOC

ITU President Marisol Casado in Nanjing with IOC

21/01/11 - After meeting with top ITU Executives in Beijing, Marisol Casado—ITU President of ITU and IOC Member—traveled to Nanjing, China as part of the IOC’s Coordination Commission for the second Youth... |

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2010 in Review: ITU Milestones

2010 in Review: ITU Milestones

30/12/10 - It was a year of milestones for triathlon in 2010: the sport had the honour of being the first medal awarded at the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in Singapore. ITU hosted the first-ever Sprint Triathlon... |

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Youth Olympic Champion’s uniform added to the Olympic Museum

Youth Olympic Champion’s uniform added to the Olympic Museum

23/11/10 - Triathlon’s presence at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland was bolstered after Yuka Sato’s historic race-worn suit was added to the collections.  Japan’s Sato joined Olympic legends after being... |

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ITU President Attends the IOC Debriefing of the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games

ITU President Attends the IOC Debriefing of the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games

08/11/10 - ITU President and IOC Member Marisol Casado visited the Olympic capital in Lausanne, Switzerland last Wednesday to attend the International Federation (IF) Debriefing of the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic... |

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Anti-doping Team at Youth Olympic Games

Anti-doping Team at Youth Olympic Games

26/08/10 - The ITU Anti-doping Team was recently in Singapore for the Youth Olympic Games where 24 of the 64 youth athletes were subjected to In-Competition testing.  For many of the athletes, it was the first time... |

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European Squad Wins Tight Finish at First-Ever YOG Team Triathlon

European Squad Wins Tight Finish at First-Ever YOG Team Triathlon

19/08/10 - Youth Olympic Games bronze medallist Alois Knabl (AUT) edged out the Youth Games champion Aaron Barclay (NZL) in a thrilling finish, claiming the YOG Team Triathlon gold medal for Team Europe 1.  Knabl’s... |

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Team Triathlon to Demonstrate How the Sport Inspires Youth

Team Triathlon to Demonstrate How the Sport Inspires Youth

17/08/10 - A 4 x mixed, super sprint-distance relay is scheduled for 9 a.m. on Thursday, making a historical debut at YOG. An inspirational new format of the sport - Team Triathlon - will be introduced on Thursday... |

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Aaron Barclay of New Zealand wins first YOG gold in Men’s Triathlon

Aaron Barclay of New Zealand wins first YOG gold in Men’s Triathlon

16/08/10 - Kiwi youngster Aaron Barclay topped at men’s triathlon with the time of 54:41, claiming first gold medal in Youth Olympic Games men’s triathlon.  Kevin McDowell (USA) took silver, bringing the second... |

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Women’s triathlon decided by bike and run disciplines

Women’s triathlon decided by bike and run disciplines

15/08/10 - The women’s individual triathlon race was decided by the land disciplines at East Coast Park on Sunday, with the medals going to the field’s strong cyclists and runners.  Thirty-two young athletes... |

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First Gold Medal of the inaugural Youth Olympic Games goes to Yuka Sato of Japan

First Gold Medal of the inaugural Youth Olympic Games goes to Yuka Sato of Japan

15/08/10 - Japan’s Yuka Sato claimed the first gold medal at the inaugural Youth Olympic Games, stunning the women’s triathlon competition with her dominant performance in the final 5k run. Ellie Salthouse (AUS)... |

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Women’s Triathlon to Decide First Medals in Inaugural Youth Olympic Games

Women’s Triathlon to Decide First Medals in Inaugural Youth Olympic Games

11/08/10 - Men’s Triathlon is scheduled to follow on 16 August. Team Triathlon is to be introduced on 19 August for its first time in a major multi-sport competition. Promising young triathletes from around the... |

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64 Promising Triathletes from 42 Nations to Compete at Youth Olympic Games

64 Promising Triathletes from 42 Nations to Compete at Youth Olympic Games

09/08/10 - A total of 64 athletes representing 42 nations from five continents are set to compete at the first-ever Youth Olympic Games, which will open in Singapore on 14 August. Among the nations competing, 12... |

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Inaugural Youth Olympic Games Athlete Start Numbers Confirmed

Inaugural Youth Olympic Games Athlete Start Numbers Confirmed

06/08/10 - Olympic Champions Took Part in Start Number Draw With one week to go before the opening of the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games, the International Triathlon Union is excited to announce the Youth Men... |

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First Youth Olympic Games medals unveiled!

First Youth Olympic Games medals unveiled!

04/08/10 - As the athletes prepare for their arrival in Singapore, there is added excitement today with the unveiling of the first medals for the Youth Olympic Games. Competition takes place between 15 and 26... |

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Hamish Carter to mentor young athletes from across the world at Singapore 2010

Hamish Carter to mentor young athletes from across the world at Singapore 2010

17/06/10 - 2004 Olympic champion Hamish Carter from New Zealand has been named to the list of Singapore 2010 Athlete Role Models for the first-ever Youth Olympic Games, set to take place from 14 to 26 August in... |

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Win a trip to the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore

Win a trip to the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore

11/06/10 - As the excitement surrounding the first-ever Youth Olympic Games in Singapore this August continues to build, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) is eager to get you in on the action with a special... |

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Inaugural Youth Olympic Games 99 Days Away

Inaugural Youth Olympic Games 99 Days Away

07/05/10 - The opening ceremony of the first-ever Youth Olympic Games in Singapore is only 99 days away. The inaugural event will kick off on August 14, featuring 26 sports throughout 12 days of competition. ITU is... |

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Barraza, McDowell Win American Youth Olympic Games Qualifier in Monterrey

Barraza, McDowell Win American Youth Olympic Games Qualifier in Monterrey

17/04/10 - A week of rain gave way to a perfect afternoon for the ITU Triathlon American Youth Olympic Games Qualifier in Monterrey, Mexico today. The event kicked off a full weekend of racing in Monterrey, which... |

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Techinical Officials Nomination for Youth Olympic Games

Techinical Officials Nomination for Youth Olympic Games

25/03/10 - The ITU Sport Department announced an application system for National Federations to nominate Technical Officials for the Youth Olympic Games in Singapore earlier this year. The criteria included that... |

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Update: Qualification Standing for the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games

Update: Qualification Standing for the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games

01/03/10 - The ITU has released the updated the list of qualified countries and their eligible athletes for the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games. The most recent list can be downloaded here: Singapore 2010... |

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Monterrey Schedule Change

Monterrey Schedule Change

19/02/10 - Monterrey World Cup and YOG Qualifier Update for athletes and coaches World Cup Please be advised of a schedule change to athletes and coaches briefing in Monterrey. Due to the scheduling of the YOG... |

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ITU Meet YOG Organisers

11/02/10 - Leslie Buchanan, ITU Anti-doping Director, met with the CEO of the Youth Olympic Games (YOG), Mr. Kee Nguan Goh, as well as other members of the Singapore Organising Committee, Ms Alice Tan, Director of... |

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Applications for Technical Officials for Youth Olympic Games Now Open

Applications for Technical Officials for  Youth Olympic Games Now Open

29/01/10 - ITU is in the process of appointing the International Technical Officials for the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic Games.  ITU will follow a different procedure from the previous Olympic Games with the... |

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Australia secures spots for Youth Olympics

Australia secures spots for Youth Olympics

25/01/10 - The Australian duo of Ellie Salthouse and Michael Gosman finished on top of the podium at the Oceania Youth Olympic Qualifier in Canberra and secured a position for Australia on the start line in... |

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Introducing Lyo and Merly - Mascots for the first Youth Olympic Games

Introducing Lyo and Merly - Mascots for the first Youth Olympic Games

27/11/09 - With just 266 days to go before Singapore hosts the world’s first Youth Olympic Games (YOG), Lyo (pronounced as Leo) and Merly are ready to blaze the trail. The official mascots for the Singapore 2010... |

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African Youth Olympic Games Qualifying Results

African Youth Olympic Games Qualifying Results

16/11/09 - In very hot conditions in Pretoria, South Africa, the Youth Olympic Games qualifying took place for the African continent. Namibia’s Abrahm Louw dominated the men’s race whilst South Africa secured... |

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16 European Countries Qualify for 2010 Youth Olympic Games

16 European Countries Qualify for 2010 Youth Olympic Games

28/09/09 - France, Czech Republic, Austria, Portugal, Ukraine, Germany, Spain, Great Britain, Belgium, Italy, Sweden, Hungary, Israel, Slovenia, Russia and Croatia qualified for the Singapore 2010 Youth Olympic... |

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