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How to follow the Chicago Grand Final

How to follow the Chicago Grand Final

09/09/15 - Not to make those nerves any more jittery, but a friendly reminder that we are officially one week out from the start of World Triathlon Chicago. Starting on Wednesday, September 16, four spectacular days... |

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Watch Zofingen LD Duathlon Worlds Live

Watch Zofingen LD Duathlon Worlds Live

04/09/15 - Follow the action live with 6 cameras covering the action. This weekend, ITU and the International Powerman Association (IPA) will present the ITU Powerman Long Distance Duathlon World Championships for... |

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Long Distance Duathlon titles on the line

Long Distance Duathlon titles on the line

31/08/15 - This weekend, ITU and the International Powerman Association (IPA) will present the ITU Powerman Long Distance Duathlon World Championships for the eighth time. Reigning champions Emma Pooley (GBR) and... |

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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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Locations confirmed for World Championship races

Locations confirmed for World Championship races

19/05/15 - Following the ITU Executive Board meeting that was held in conjunction with the World Triathlon Yokohama, the International Triathlon Union (ITU) is pleased to confirm the locations of multiple World... |

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Workout Wednesday with Neil Eddy

Workout Wednesday with Neil Eddy

18/02/15 - Great Britain’s Neil Eddy led the men’s 25-29 standard distance Age Group World Championship race from line to line in Edmonton last year. With more than a 20-second lead out of the water, the race was... |

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Throwback Thursday: Siri Lindley

Throwback Thursday: Siri Lindley

12/02/15 - When Siri Lindley stepped out of the open water at the Toronto ITU World Cup in 2001, she almost retired right then and there. At that stage she was the No.1 triathlete in the world, but it was a smaller... |

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Workout Wednesday with Geoff Gearing

Workout Wednesday with Geoff Gearing

11/02/15 - Geoff Gearing is the triathlete we all want to be - still rocking and rolling and swimming and biking and running even in his 80s. A longtime triathlete, Gearing finished second in the men’s 80-84... |

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Throwback Thursday: Loretta Harrop

Throwback Thursday: Loretta Harrop

05/02/15 - With a swimming background, Loretta Harrop was enticed into triathlon by her brother Luke in December 1994, a keen triathlete himself. After competing locally, both went to a Japanese race in 1996.... |

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Workout Wednesday with Ken Murley

Workout Wednesday with Ken Murley

21/01/15 - Ken Murley is one tough dude and he has a winning age group record to prove it. Check out the Australian’s favourite workouts that have helped him to four age group world titles, two of which he earned in... |

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2015 Cross Triathlon World Champs Date Change

2015 Cross Triathlon World Champs Date Change

16/01/15 - The dates for the 2015 Sardinia ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships have recently been changed. While the race was slated to be held May 30-31, it will now take place September 26-27. Click here for... |

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Throwback Thursday: The charismatic Chris McCormack

Throwback Thursday: The charismatic Chris McCormack

15/01/15 - Chris McCormack was a talented junior runner when he caught the triathlon bug. After watching footage of Australian’s competing overseas, he decided it was his sporting future. The only issue?... |

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Throwback Thursday: Spencer Smith’s rewarding career

Throwback Thursday: Spencer Smith’s rewarding career

08/01/15 - By Grady Sports Media For Spencer Smith, being the youngest men’s world triathlon champion isn’t his biggest accomplishment. Nor was it becoming the first man to win back-to-back world titles, in... |

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Best of 2014: A WTS Series of firsts

Best of 2014: A WTS Series of firsts

01/01/15 - In another claim to a slice of history, Gwen Jorgensen’s win in Edmonton went down in the books several times over. While the overall title was hers to lose headed into the final race of the season,... |

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Best of 2014: Camilla Pedersen’s comeback

Best of 2014: Camilla Pedersen’s comeback

31/12/14 - Camilla Pedersen (DEN) no doubt claimed the comeback story of the year. Late in 2013, the Danish athlete endured a training accident on her bike that required her to be in an induced coma for a month with... |

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Best of 2014: Mixed Relay magic

Best of 2014: Mixed Relay magic

30/12/14 - While Great Britain dominated the Mixed Relay to win a hat trick of World Championship titles, a crop of young talent surprised the field, torching past numerous veteran races to make this year’s race... |

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Best of 2014: Lauren Steadman

Best of 2014: Lauren Steadman

28/12/14 - In the last four years, the women’s PT4 category has been dominated by one speedy woman – Great Britain’s Faye Mcclelland. The four-time World Champion went undefeated in every single race she... |

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Workout Wednesday with Greg Salter

Workout Wednesday with Greg Salter

17/12/14 - After breaking a collarbone four days out from the Beijing world age groups in 2011, Greg has competed in seven world championship events in Auckland and London in M55 and Edmonton in M60 with five podium... |

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2016 & 2017 WTS Grand Final hosts revealed

2016 & 2017 WTS Grand Final hosts revealed

15/12/14 - Following the final Executive Board meeting of the year, ITU today announced that Mexico will host the 28th edition of the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in 2016, while Rotterdam will organize the 2017... |

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Throwback Thursday: The consistent Simon Lessing

Throwback Thursday: The consistent Simon Lessing

11/12/14 - In the first 25 years of International Triathlon Union events, some athletes might have competed in more races, but none had more success than Simon Lessing. As the only athlete to capture four ITU World... |

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Workout Wednesday with Claire Vallance

Workout Wednesday with Claire Vallance

10/12/14 - Balancing a world of academics and athletics, Great Britain’s Claire Vallance swam, biked and ran her way to a silver medal in her first age group World Championship sprint race this summer in Edmonton.... |

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Throwback Thursday: The magnificent Michellie Jones

Throwback Thursday: The magnificent Michellie Jones

04/12/14 - When it comes to sustained success over the course of a triathlon career, Australia’s Michellie Jones is the undisputed queen. From her first ITU World Championship in 1992, to a bronze medal in her... |

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Workout Wednesday with Chris Walker

Workout Wednesday with Chris Walker

03/12/14 - Chris Walker enjoyed an exciting year of international competition, having served as Gibraltar’s flagbearer for the Commonwealth Games before competing the next day. Walker followed that up with a win in... |

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Throwback Thursday: The stellar Miles Stewart

Throwback Thursday: The stellar Miles Stewart

27/11/14 - When Miles Stewart finished fourth in the first 1989 ITU World Championships in Avignon, France he was just 18. When he competed in his final ITU race in 2004, he’d amassed a career resume with World... |

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Throwback Thursday: The smashing Karen Smyers

Throwback Thursday: The smashing Karen Smyers

20/11/14 - By Grady Sports Media By competing in races across the world, earning a spot in both the ITU and USA Triathlon Hall of Fame, coaching a new generation of athletes, and being named by Sports Illustrated... |

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