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Spirig springs back into action at Cozumel World Cup

Spirig springs back into action at Cozumel World Cup

06/10/13 - London Olympic gold medalist Nicola Spirig (SUI) made her return to the international scene with a bang on Sunday at the Cozumel World Cup, winning her first race back on the ITU circuit since the... |

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Athletes meet the press at Cozumel World Cup

Athletes meet the press at Cozumel World Cup

05/10/13 - In her debut return to ITU racing since winning gold at the 2012 London Olympics, Nicola Spirig joined three-time World Champion Javier Gomez, along with Mexico’s Claudia Rivas and Crisanto Grajales to... |

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Olympic medallists headline Cozumel World Cup

Olympic medallists headline Cozumel World Cup

02/10/13 - For the second consecutive weekend, ITU will host a World Cup with the circuit stopping for a second time in Mexico this weekend. In it’s debut appearance, Cozumel offers up a super speedy sprint 1-lap... |

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A look back at the thrilling women’s 2012 Olympic race

A look back at the thrilling women’s 2012 Olympic race

04/08/13 - On the one year anniversary of the titillating women’s Olympic race, we take a look back at how it all went down in London town. As the fourth edition of the women’s triathlon competition at Olympics,... |

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2012 highlights: The 2012 Season in Numbers

2012 highlights: The 2012 Season in Numbers

03/01/13 - The Olympics were obviously a major highlight of the 2012 ITU year, but overall it was a huge year for triathlon’s development worldwide - with a large number of firsts. Here we try to capture just some... |

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2012 Highlights: Outstanding Olympic races

2012 Highlights: Outstanding Olympic races

19/12/12 - It’s impossible to talk about highlights from the 2012 triathlon season without talking about the biggest event of the year – the Olympics. It was, without a doubt, the central focus of the year with... |

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Nicola Spirig elected Swiss Female Athlete of the Year

Nicola Spirig elected Swiss Female Athlete of the Year

17/12/12 - On Sunday, Olympic gold medallist Nicola Spirig was elected the Swiss Female Athlete of the Year at the Credit Suisse Sports Awards 2012 by a margin of more than 30%. “You could say that it was the... |

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2012 Highlights: Smashing sprint finishes

2012 Highlights: Smashing sprint finishes

13/12/12 - This season we were treated to a number of sprint finishes. Heart pounding, nerve racking, nail biting, awe-inspiring all out sprint finishes. In this week’s review of the best moments from 2012, we... |

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2012 Highlights: Alistair returns to top form as Kitzbühel podium predicts London medallists

2012 Highlights: Alistair returns to top form as Kitzbühel podium predicts London medallists

28/11/12 - Nestled in the Austrian Alps, Kitzbühel was the last ITU Olympic distance race prior to London 2012. It served as one of the final opportunities for the elites to compete against each other and fine tune... |

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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: 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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Auckland Grand Final Elite Women Preview: Densham and Norden set for duel

Auckland Grand Final Elite Women Preview: Densham and Norden set for duel

16/10/12 - After eight line-to-line battles from Oceania to North America to Europe to Asia and back to Oceania, it all comes down to this – one leg-crushing, gut-wrenching, tenacity-testing scenic race in... |

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London 2012 Olympic Games: The Women’s Competition Social Wrap

London 2012 Olympic Games: The Women’s Competition Social Wrap

04/08/12 - It was the closest race in the history of the triathlon competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games, and the stellar finish had social media in a stir. Here we capture the best tweets of the day.[View... |

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London 2012 Olympic Games: Spirig Sprints to First Olympic Gold

London 2012 Olympic Games: Spirig Sprints to First Olympic Gold

04/08/12 - The women’s Olympic triathlon competition was met with grey skies, wetsuit temperature water, and a slick course that challenged athletes every step of the way. While the past three Olympic Games have... |

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London 2012 Olympic Games: Women to watch

London 2012 Olympic Games: Women to watch

03/08/12 - The women’s field has so many potential medallists that it is hard to single out a few, but here is our quick snapshot of who to watch for in Hyde Park on Saturday 4 August. Helen Jenkins (GBR) Jenkins... |

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London 2012 Olympic Games: Women’s Pontoon Draw

London 2012 Olympic Games: Women’s Pontoon Draw

02/08/12 - The official pontoon draw for the women’s triathlon competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games has taken place, with leading women favouring the start from the left side of the pontoon for the swim in... |

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London 2012 Olympic Games: Elite Women’s Preview

London 2012 Olympic Games: Elite Women’s Preview

30/07/12 - The triathlon competition at the Olympics has produced its fair share of surprises in its first three appearances, and it could happen again in 2012. While there are some notable favourites in the women’s... |

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Sensational Spirig golden again in Kitzbühel

Sensational Spirig golden again in Kitzbühel

23/06/12 - Swiss star Nicola Spirig showed off her brilliant finishing kick again as she powered to her second straight victory in the 2012 ITU World Triathlon Series today in Kitzbühel, Austria and continued her... |

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2012 Kitzbühel Pre-race Press Conference highlights

2012 Kitzbühel Pre-race Press Conference highlights

22/06/12 - Ahead of what promises to be the biggest race prior to the London Olympics, Alistair Brownlee, Nicola Spirig, Lisa Perterer and Andreas Giglmayr were on hand to talk to the media before the 2012 ITU World... |

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ITU’s seventh year in Kitzbühel, Austria

ITU’s seventh year in Kitzbühel, Austria

22/06/12 - The 2012 ITU World Triathlon Kitzbühel welcomes the seventh year of ITU racing in the picturesque Austrian town.  Home to the legendary Hahnenkamm and one of the most storied downhill ski races in the... |

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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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Switzerland reveals London 2012 Olympic team

Switzerland reveals London 2012 Olympic team

15/06/12 - Swiss Triathlon has announced the four triathletes selected for the London 2012 Olympic Games.  The team will be Nicola Spirig, Daniela Ryf, Sven Riederer and Ruedi Wild. Reigning European champion... |

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Celebrating ten years of ITU racing in Madrid

Celebrating ten years of ITU racing in Madrid

28/05/12 - This weekend’s 2012 ITU World Triathlon Madrid not only marked the tenth anniversary of ITU racing in the Spanish capital, but also officially ended the London 2012 qualification period. Switzerland’s... |

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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 travels to Madrid

2012 ITU World Triathlon Series travels to Madrid

22/05/12 - This year marks the 10th anniversary of an ITU race in Madrid, from its start as a European Cup, then World Cup, and then the ITU World Triathlon Series since its start in 2009. This year it’s also... |

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