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Stacked fields target World Cup success in Miyazaki

Stacked fields target World Cup success in Miyazaki

24/10/19 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Cup season continues this weekend in the sport-loving city of Miyazaki, Japan, the idyllic location for another dose of world-class, standard-distance... |

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Olympic and World Champions to take the line at WTS Hamburg

Olympic and World Champions to take the line at WTS Hamburg

03/07/19 - Consistently one of the biggest and best weekends of World Series racing, the Hamburg Wasser World Triathlon returns this weekend with a women’s start list packed with some of the biggest names of the... |

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2016 Photo Competition: Rio Olympics & Paralympics

2016 Photo Competition: Rio Olympics & Paralympics

23/01/17 - It is that time again! The 2016 Photo Competition is here! At ITU, we have three of the most talented photographers from around the world who shoot the World Triathlon Series and major events for us,... |

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Best of 2016: Women’s Showdown

Best of 2016: Women’s Showdown

27/12/16 - The 2016 triathlon season was a year that the world will never forget. From the World Triathlon Series, World Cups, World Championships and the Olympic and Paralympic Games, it was a busy year that... |

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Best of 2016: Women’s Swim

Best of 2016: Women’s Swim

14/11/16 - The 2016 triathlon season was a year that the world will never forget. From the World Triathlon Series, World Cups, World Championships and the Olympic and Paralympic Games, it was a busy year that... |

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Gwen Jorgensen (USA) claims Olympic Gold in dominant Rio perfomance

Gwen Jorgensen (USA) claims Olympic Gold in dominant Rio perfomance

20/08/16 - America’s Gwen Jorgensen has cemented her place as one of the best triathletes of her generation, with a strong all-around performance and her killer run kick that delivered her a Gold in the triathlon... |

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Rio 2016 Olympic Games: Swim, Bike Run - Women’s Race

Rio 2016 Olympic Games: Swim, Bike Run - Women’s Race

16/08/16 - A beach swim start at Copacabana, followed by the hilly and technical bike course, and a fast, flat run course lends itself to triathletes skilled in all three legs. Here is how some of the scenarios... |

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ETU holds awards gala for 2015 season

ETU holds awards gala for 2015 season

19/01/16 - The Presidents and representatives from 33 European National Federations, along with 15 Local Organising Committees, who will play a vital role in this years’ sporting calendar, recently attended a Gala... |

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Best of 2015: Nicola Spirig dominates Baku

Best of 2015: Nicola Spirig dominates Baku

10/01/16 - Nicola Spirig (SUI) reigns supreme when it comes to elite racing and high-stake conditions. Having won the 2012 London Olympic Games gold medal, she has a wide range of experience and knowledge on what it... |

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Sarah True returns to defend Stockholm title

Sarah True returns to defend Stockholm title

18/08/15 - With just three races left on the 2016 calendar, the points race for World Championship crowns has heated up as the World Triathlon Series heads to Stockholm. This year the course will feature a new swim... |

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Mixed Relay steals the show in Geneva

Mixed Relay steals the show in Geneva

13/07/15 - Mixed Relay stole the show at the 2015 ETU European Championships in Geneva when it came down to a sprint finish between France, Switzerland and Great Britain with France edging its competitors out by a... |

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Spirig scoops up consecutive ETU title

Spirig scoops up consecutive ETU title

11/07/15 - With the sunshine beating down at 31C and with the crowds growing in anticipation of seeing once again their favourite Swiss female elite athlete race the swim/bike/run of Geneva, the atmosphere was... |

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European Champs turns out allstar lineup

European Champs turns out allstar lineup

10/07/15 - This weekend, Geneva has come alive with swim, bike, and run fever. The venue is built. The systems are all working. The Age Group Sprint athletes have racked their bikes. The Parade of Nations has made... |

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Spirig supreme as she cruised to first European Games victory

Spirig supreme as she cruised to first European Games victory

13/06/15 - Today saw history being made and dreams come true. Today was the day that gold, silver and bronze were won at the Women’s Triathlon at the Baku 2015 European Games. When the idea of holding a... |

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Cape Town gives Holland first WTS win

Cape Town gives Holland first WTS win

25/04/15 - Under foggy skies and with a slight chill in the air, Great Britain’s Vicky Holland announced her return from injury in style with her first ever World Triathlon Series win. A late surge on the run gave... |

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Crown up for grabs in Cape Town

Crown up for grabs in Cape Town

21/04/15 - Cape Town marks the fourth stop and the third continent on the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Series. Having just been added to the WTS line up last year, the South African course is a standard distance affair,... |

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Who to watch in the 2015 season

Who to watch in the 2015 season

25/02/15 - Today we continue highlighting the 2015 ITU season by highlighting the athletes that are likely to shake things up this year. The World Triathlon Series gets underway with World Triathlon Abu Dhabi on... |

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What to watch for at 2015 World Triathlon Series

What to watch for at 2015 World Triathlon Series

24/02/15 - With the World Triathlon Series kicking off in just over a week, we break down what to look for this season. The Series will feature more events than ever before and will get underway next weekend in Abu... |

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Spirig sprints to win in Cartagena

Spirig sprints to win in Cartagena

12/10/14 - Switzerland’s Nicola Spirig continued her winning streak to take the inaugural Cartagena World Cup race on Sunday, with Paula Findlay (CAN) finishing second and Katrien Verstuyft (BEL) third. With... |

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Cartagena hosts penultimate World Cup

Cartagena hosts penultimate World Cup

09/10/14 - With just two World Cups left in the ITU season, Cartagena debuts as a new race on the circuit this Sunday. Featuring similar start lists to Cozumel, athletes will this weekend battle over double the... |

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Spirig springs back into ITU form

Spirig springs back into ITU form

05/10/14 - It was only Nicola Spirig’s (SUI) third ITU race since winning gold at the London 2012 Olympic Games, but she made it three-for-three with the top finishing time on Sunday at the Cozumel World Cup. Lisa... |

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World Cup action speeds up in Cozumel

World Cup action speeds up in Cozumel

30/09/14 - With just three ITU World Cup races left in the 2014 season, action speeds up in hot and humid Cozumel, Mexico this weekend with a splash and dash sprint race. The race will see the return of Olympic gold... |

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European heavyweights to clash in Kitzbühel

European heavyweights to clash in Kitzbühel

20/06/14 - Reigning Olympic Champions Alistair Brownlee (GBR) and Nicola Spirig (SUI) will race and are amongst one of the strongest lineups at a European Championships event in years. Stunning Kitzbühel played... |

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Nicola Spirig is back in the running

Nicola Spirig is back in the running

12/02/14 - After that epic sprint where she beat Lisa Norden to the Olympic gold in a photo finish in Hyde Park, London 2012 Olympic Champion Nicola Spirig married long-term partner and fellow triathlete Reto Hug.... |

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2013 Memorable Moments: Nicola Spirig’s Cozumel Comeback

2013 Memorable Moments: Nicola Spirig’s Cozumel Comeback

17/12/13 - It’s fair to say that Switzerland’s Nicola Spirig fit more into her post-Olympic break period than most. After that epic sprint where she beat Sweden’s Lisa Norden to the Olympic gold in a photo finish... |

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