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Rio Olympics: Men’s discipline strengths

Rio Olympics: Men’s discipline strengths

15/08/16 - As Jonathan Brownlee noted in an interview with his local paper last month, the Rio course is suited to a strong all-around triathlete. A beach swim start at Copacabana, followed by the hilly and... |

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How to watch triathlon at the Olympics

How to watch triathlon at the Olympics

05/08/16 - The 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games open today! In our fifth edition int he Olympic Games, we couldn’t be more pumped to see the world’s fastest triathletes swim, bike and run their way to Olympic... |

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Olympic triathlon start lists revealed

Olympic triathlon start lists revealed

01/08/16 - With the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games set to open this Friday, the ITU has released the men’s and women’s triathlon numbered start lists. The men’s Olympic triathlon will be contested on August... |

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ITU engages fans ahead of Rio Olympics

ITU engages fans ahead of Rio Olympics

19/07/16 - With 30 days to go until the first race at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, ITU has today launched the social media campaign “ThisIsTriathlon” to get the world talking about triathlon. While... |

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United States win first Mixed Relay World title

United States win first Mixed Relay World title

17/07/16 - In practically a line-to-line dominate performance, the United States crushed the 2016 ITU Triathlon Mixed Relay World Champions in Hamburg for its first-ever World Championship Title. While the U.S.... |

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2019 ITU Grand Final awarded to Lausanne

2019 ITU Grand Final awarded to Lausanne

14/06/16 - ITU today named Lausanne as the host city for the 31st edition of the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in 2019. “It is a pleasure to announce that Lausanne, the “Olympic Capital”, has been awarded... |

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ITU reaches agreement with Olympic Channel

ITU reaches agreement with Olympic Channel

06/06/16 - Olympic Channel Services (OCS) today announced that it has to date reached cooperation agreements with 27 International Sports Federations (IFs) to collaborate on content for the Olympic Channel, marking... |

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National Federations select athletes for Rio Olympics

National Federations select athletes for Rio Olympics

01/06/16 - National Federations are announcing their Rio bound triathlon teams practically on the daily now, and we couldn’t be more pumped. Stay updated on who has gotten the nod from their Federation to go to... |

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Italy welcomes World Cup for first time

Italy welcomes World Cup for first time

03/05/16 - With less than two weeks to go in the two-year Olympic qualification process, pressure is at an all-time high to cement spots for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. This Sunday, athletes will scramble for final... |

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Lawrence Fanous putting Jordan on the triathlon map

Lawrence Fanous putting Jordan on the triathlon map

15/04/16 - The idea of the ITU Development Programme and Team ITU has been around for some time, in fact this year sees the celebration of ten years of investment in developing young athletes and indeed national... |

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Richard Murray aiming for gold

Richard Murray aiming for gold

01/04/16 - South African triathlete Richard Murray is on course for Rio 2016, but before he lands in Brazil there’s ITU World Cups, the ITU World Triathlon Series and the Discovery World Triathlon Cape Town to... |

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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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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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Tickets to Women’s Grand Final Luncheon with keyonte speaker Donna de Varona now on sale

Tickets to Women’s Grand Final Luncheon with keyonte speaker Donna de Varona now on sale

04/09/15 - The ITU Women’s Committee will be hosting a luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 17, to discuss women in triathlon and the positive impact sport has on women, with U.S. Olympic gold medalist Donna de Varona as the... |

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Jorgensen punches automatic ticket to Rio 2016

Jorgensen punches automatic ticket to Rio 2016

02/08/15 - Gwen Jorgensen (USA) has won herself yet another gold medal, but this time the gold means a little bit more—she has automatically qualified herself for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games next summer.... |

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Gomez golden at 2015 Triathlon Test Event

Gomez golden at 2015 Triathlon Test Event

02/08/15 - Javier Gomez Noya (ESP) added to his collection of titles and accolades when he crossed the finish line first at the 2015 Rio de Janeiro Test Event, ensuring he would line up again in 2016 as he fulfilled... |

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Rio rap session kicks off race weekend

Rio rap session kicks off race weekend

31/07/15 - The athletes have arrived in Rio de Janeiro, trained on the course and figured out what they have to do in order to win their nation a qualification spot. Now all that is left to do is race, and that all... |

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How to follow the Olympic Test Events

How to follow the Olympic Test Events

27/07/15 - Grab a towel, get your sunscreen, and prepare yourself a bevvie. It’s time to have a little fun with this Olympic qualification business. Set in the majestic Copacabana Beach, 150 elite women and men... |

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Olympic Test Event Men’s Preview

Olympic Test Event Men’s Preview

27/07/15 - This triathlon season so far has been thrilling, fast and historic. And with the countdown to the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games nearing the one-year mark, fans and athletes alike have been looking to... |

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Olympic Test Event Women’s Preview

Olympic Test Event Women’s Preview

27/07/15 - The 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games are closer than ever, hitting the one-year countdown mark on August 5. While the women’s circuit has been mostly dominated by one woman this season, when it comes... |

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Rio spot on the line at the Pan Am Games this weekend

Rio spot on the line at the Pan Am Games this weekend

08/07/15 - A feat that occurs every four years, the Pan American Games returns this weekend in Toronto, Canada. With start lists packed with talent on both the men’s and women’s side, the competition is expected... |

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2016 World Triathlon Series calendar revealed

2016 World Triathlon Series calendar revealed

15/06/15 - ITU is pleased to confirm the 2016 ITU World Triathlon Series calendar. In its eighth season, the World Triathlon Series will feature at least eight stops, with two cities debuting for the first... |

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ITU President serves as keynote speaker at Women’s Sports Forum

ITU President serves as keynote speaker at Women’s Sports Forum

18/05/15 - Following her role as a guest speaker at the International Conference of Sports for Women in Abu Dhabi, UAE earlier this month, International Triathlon Union President and IOC Member Marisol Casado served... |

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Hunter Kemper in the hunt for fifth Olympics

Hunter Kemper in the hunt for fifth Olympics

11/05/15 - If anyone is deserving of the ‘veteran’ tag in sport, Hunter Kemper is somewhere near the front of the queue, as the passionate 39-year-old American triathlete has been at the front throughout most of... |

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Triathlon New Zealand seeking National Talent Programme Coach

Triathlon New Zealand seeking National Talent Programme Coach

24/02/15 - Triathlon New Zealand is seeking a driven and progressive coach with a passion for talent development to lead the National Talent Programme to achieve sustainable international success towards the 2020... |

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