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Paratriathlon World Cup set to give taste of Tokyo 2020 conditions

Paratriathlon World Cup set to give taste of Tokyo 2020 conditions

12/08/19 - Tokyo hosts the latest stop on the 2019 Paratriathlon World Cup circuit on Saturday morning, with the races doubling as the Test Event for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. A single 750m lap of the Bay... |

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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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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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Paratriathletes selected for Rio Paralympics

Paratriathletes selected for Rio Paralympics

03/08/16 - On September 10-11, paratriathlon will debut at the Paralympic Games with the men’s PT1, PT2 & PT4 sport classes, as well as the women’s PT2, PT4 & PT5 sport classes. As we approach this cornerstone... |

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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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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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British duo secure Rio qualification in Buffalo City

British duo secure Rio qualification in Buffalo City

21/03/16 - he 2016 World Para-Triathlon Event (WPE) officially opened over the weekend in Buffalo City, South Africa, and numerous para-triathletes started off on a strong note. In particular, Great Britain’s... |

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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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Chaffey cruises to victory at Oceania Championships

Chaffey cruises to victory at Oceania Championships

22/02/16 - By Megan Mindel and IPC Reigning men’s PT1 world champion Bill Chaffey won his home race at the Devonport OTU Para-Triathlon Oceania Championships, which concluded on Sunday (21 February) in Devonport,... |

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Technical Officials for Olympics and Paralympics confirmed

Technical Officials for Olympics and Paralympics confirmed

19/02/16 - ITU is pleased to confirm the International and National Technical Officials for both the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics and Paralympics. Triathlon will make its fifth appearance at the Olympic Games,... |

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Paralympic points up for grabs in Devonport

Paralympic points up for grabs in Devonport

19/02/16 - By Megan Mindel | For the IPC The top para-triathletes from the Oceania region will get to test themselves ahead of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, as the Devonport OTU Para-triathlon Oceania... |

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What to look out for in the 2016 season

What to look out for in the 2016 season

04/02/16 - It’s been a long, hard wait, but the 2016 season is finally upon us. And what a season it’s going to be. From naming Olympic and Paralympic champions to crowning World Champions, this is going to be... |

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Paratriathletes ready to shine in Chicago

Paratriathletes ready to shine in Chicago

11/09/15 - The world of paratriathlon has been more exciting than ever, with just under a year to go until the sport makes its debut in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games. Competition has been high and some... |

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Rotterdam to host 2016 ITU Paratriathlon World Championships

Rotterdam to host 2016 ITU Paratriathlon World Championships

19/08/15 - ITU is pleased to announce the 2016 ITU Paratriathlon World Championships have been awarded to Rotterdam, The Netherlands, to be held on July 23-24, 2016. The Championships, slated for July 23-24, will... |

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Athletes amaze at Paratriathlon Test Event

Athletes amaze at Paratriathlon Test Event

01/08/15 - In preparation for paratriathlon’s debut next summer at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games, paratriathletes tested the course on Saturday and scored points that go towards making their Paralympic... |

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Paralympic Paratriathlon Test Event Preview

Paralympic Paratriathlon Test Event Preview

27/07/15 - Alongside the Olympic Test Event, all of the paratriathlon sport classes will be contested at the Rio de Janeiro World Paratriathlon Event (WPE) on Saturday, August 1, which dually serves as the... |

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Great Britain picks up double gold in World Paratriathlon Event

Great Britain picks up double gold in World Paratriathlon Event

30/05/15 - At the fifth World Paratriathlon Event of the year, Great Britain scored two gold medals on home soil in London, while four-time World Champion Bill Chaffey (AUS) collected his first WPE title of the... |

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World Paratriathlon London preview

World Paratriathlon London preview

26/05/15 - With just over a month until the Rio Paralympics qualification period opens, paratriathletes are ramping up their season as they hunt for points towards the World Championships in Chicago at World... |

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World Paratriathlon Events continue in Sunshine Coast

World Paratriathlon Events continue in Sunshine Coast

12/03/15 - A multi-talented mixture of old faces and new, of world champions and debutants will line up for a history-making World Paratriathlon event at Twin Waters on the Sunshine Coast on Friday. The 2015... |

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