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What to Expect in the 2017 WTS Season

What to Expect in the 2017 WTS Season

01/02/17 - The 2016 World Triathlon Series was an unforgettable year. Twelve different men and women stood on top of the WTS podium to receive the hard earned gold medal, five of whom topped the WTS podium for the... |

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ITU announces Paratriathlon classification opportunities for 2017

ITU announces Paratriathlon classification opportunities for 2017

19/12/16 - ITU is pleased to announce the 2017 paratriathlon classification opportunities for athletes at several ITU paratriathlon events. Please note that all athletes will need to undergo classification except... |

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Beloved paratriathlete Markus Häusling passes away

Beloved paratriathlete Markus Häusling passes away

19/12/16 - Markus Häusling - a sad farewell There is never the “right time to say goodbye”. There is, however, always the chance that when someone goes, they leave behind a memory that will last. We said... |

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ITU opens bidding for 2017 World Paratriathlon Events

ITU opens bidding for 2017 World Paratriathlon Events

26/09/16 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has opened bidding for the 2017 ITU World Paratriathlon Events (WPE) and ITU World Paratriathlon World Cup (WPWC) to all National Federations and cities interested... |

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First Paralympic Paratri champs crowned

First Paralympic Paratri champs crowned

10/09/16 - History was made at Copacabana Beach on Saturday, as the first-ever paratriathlon Paralympic champions were crowned. Martin Schulz (GER) in PT4, Andrew Lewis (GBR) in PT2 and Jetze Plat (NED) in PT1... |

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Paratriathlon women’s Paralympic preview

Paratriathlon women’s Paralympic preview

08/09/16 - On September 11, the fastest women from paratriathlon will take to Copacabana Beach as the first edition of ladies to ever race for Paralympic gold medals in the sport of paratriathlon. Stacked with... |

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Paratriathlon men’s Paralympic preview

Paratriathlon men’s Paralympic preview

08/09/16 - The men’s paratriathlon Paralympic races kick off a cornerstone moment for triathlon as they will be the first paratriathletes to ever race for Paralympic medals come September 10. Chocked full of speed &... |

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How to watch paratriathlon in Rio

How to watch paratriathlon in Rio

06/09/16 - The 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games open soon on September 7! In our first appearance in the Paralympic Games, we couldn’t be more pumped to see the debut of the world’s fastest paratriathletes... |

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Paratriathlon 101 - Everything you need to know

Paratriathlon 101 - Everything you need to know

05/09/16 - At the Paratriathlon event in the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games, all competitors from different sport classes must compete over a course of 750m of swimming, 20km of cycling and 5km of running for athletes... |

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Paratriathlon Paralympic start lists posted

Paratriathlon Paralympic start lists posted

28/08/16 - With paratriathlon set to debut at the Paralympic Games for the first time in under two weeks on September 10-11, ITU confirms the start lists for the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games. “Debuting at the... |

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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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Paratriathletes vie for World Championship titles in Rotterdam

Paratriathletes vie for World Championship titles in Rotterdam

20/07/16 - This weekend, the world’s best paratriathletes will gather in Rotterdam to race for the chance to call themselves the world’s best at the ITU Paratriathlon World Championships on Sunday. With the men’s... |

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paratri selections

paratri selections

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Bipartite Panel selects paratriathletes for Rio

Bipartite Panel selects paratriathletes for Rio

08/07/16 - ITU is proud to announce that 17 paratriathletes from 11 National Federations have been selected by the ITU Bipartite Selection Panel to participate at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games. In its debut at the... |

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Paralympic qualification opportunities close

Paralympic qualification opportunities close

22/06/16 - While qualification for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games officially ends June 30, the final race of the one-year Paralympic qualification period was contested over the weekend in Besançon, France... |

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France dominate in Besancon World Paratri Event

France dominate in Besancon World Paratri Event

20/06/16 - The last World Para Triathlon Event (WPE) of the season turned into a duathlon after the swimming segment was scrapped due to the flooded river. That did not throw off home favourite and veteran Yannick... |

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Steadman follows Euro gold with win in Strathclyde

Steadman follows Euro gold with win in Strathclyde

06/06/16 - Great Britain’s Lauren Steadman secured her second victory in as many weeks, with a top finish in the women’s PT4 division at the Strathclyde International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Para Triathlon... |

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Paralympic points on the line at ETU Champs

Paralympic points on the line at ETU Champs

25/05/16 - This Friday, Europe’s top paratriathletes will be in Lisbon, Portugal in the hunt for final Paralympic points before qualification for the 2016 Paralympic Games closes in one month. The sport class start... |

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Busy weekend for Paratriathlon ahead

Busy weekend for Paratriathlon ahead

13/05/16 - Not only will the elite athletes compete for selection points to Rio in Yokohama, paratriathletes will also line up on two continents this weekend to race for Paralympic qualification points. On Saturday,... |

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Australian para-triathlon trio move closer to team nomination

Australian para-triathlon trio move closer to team nomination

26/04/16 - Bill Chaffey will maintain his No. 1 spot among Australian PT1 athletes heading into team selections this May, thanks to his win at the 2016 Penrith International Triathlon Union (ITU) World... |

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Para-triathlon nominations on the line in Penrith WPE

Para-triathlon nominations on the line in Penrith WPE

22/04/16 - The chase for qualifications points toward September’s Paralympic Games continues for para-triathletes at the 2016 Penrith International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Para-Triathlon Event (WPE). The race... |

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Aussies set to pave the road to Rio at the Penrith WPE

Aussies set to pave the road to Rio at the Penrith WPE

19/04/16 - The International Triathlon Union World Paratriathlon Event (WPE) this Sunday 24th April promises to deliver some exciting racing as the world’s best paratriathletes vie for all important Paralympic... |

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Mohamed Lahna inspiring a nation with Paralympic journey

Mohamed Lahna inspiring a nation with Paralympic journey

06/04/16 - With the debut of paratriathlon in the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro this summer, our sport’s top paratriathletes will prove to the world that the impossible is possible and that ‘no’ is never an... |

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2016 WPE season officially kicks off in Buffalo City

2016 WPE season officially kicks off in Buffalo City

17/03/16 - The 2016 WPE season officially kicks off this weekend with the 2016 Buffalo City ITU World Paratriathlon Event. The race continues the battle to earn qualification points for the Rio de Janeiro Paralympic... |

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Paratriathletes secure Rio points at Continental Championships

Paratriathletes secure Rio points at Continental Championships

14/03/16 - By Megan Mindel | For the IPC The top athletes from the Americas and African regions took on courses in their respective Championships over the weekend (12-13 March), with Rio 2016 qualifications points... |

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