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World Triathlon 2020: The year ahead


World Triathlon 2020: The year ahead


21/01/20 - This is not a test. The year is 2020 and in just a few months, the Olympic Games will be taking over Tokyo. As well as the 55 Elite male and 55 Elite female triathletes battling for individual glory in... |

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One week to deadline for Tokyo 2020 Tripartite Invitation Places

One week to deadline for Tokyo 2020 Tripartite Invitation Places

08/01/20 - The 17 January 2020 marks the closing date of applications for the Tripartite Invitation Places that offer smaller NOCs the opportunity to be represented at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. A total of 16... |

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Paratriathlon - what you need to know ahead of Tokyo

Paratriathlon - what you need to know ahead of Tokyo

01/01/20 - At the Paratriathlon events of the Tokyo 2020 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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Quick Reflects: Jumpei Furuya

Quick Reflects: Jumpei Furuya

10/12/19 - Japan’s Jumpei Furuya won gold at the 2018 Asian Games in Palambang in both individual and mixed relay events and has had 10 wins and made it onto 24 podiums over his triathlon career. Furuya started... |

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Team France deliver dramatic Mixed Relay gold on final day of Tokyo Test Event

Team France deliver dramatic Mixed Relay gold on final day of Tokyo Test Event

18/08/19 - It was a fitting end to four days of unforgettable action at the Tokyo Test Event on Sunday with Team France – anchored by Dorian Coninx – surging to gold after the 2019 WTS Bermuda champion edged a... |

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Comeback gold for Duffy as several athletes book Tokyo 2020 Olympic places

Comeback gold for Duffy as several athletes book Tokyo 2020 Olympic places

15/08/19 - Thursday morning in Tokyo saw Flora Duffy emerge victorious from a demanding 2019 World Triathlon Olympic Qualification Event in the most unexpected fashion. This was the Bermudians first event back after... |

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Sunday’s Mixed Relay set to give taster of Olympic debut

Sunday’s Mixed Relay set to give taster of Olympic debut

14/08/19 - With the first ever Olympic Mixed Relay Triathlon medals set to be awarded in Tokyo in just less than twelve months’ time, this Sunday morning’s Test Event provides a first glimpse of the super-sprint... |

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Birtwhistle wears the one as men set to tackle Tokyo Test Event

Birtwhistle wears the one as men set to tackle Tokyo Test Event

13/08/19 - The morning of Friday 16 August, in the Odaiba region of Japan’s capital city, the Elite men will take to the start line for the hotly anticipated 2019 Tokyo ITU World Olympic Qualification Event.... |

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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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Olympic qualification prospects add thrilling dimension to women’s Tokyo Test Event

Olympic qualification prospects add thrilling dimension to women’s Tokyo Test Event

09/08/19 - 4 days of Tokyo 2020 Test Events get underway on Thursday with the Elite Women’s 2019 Tokyo Olympic Qualification Event in Odaiba Park. With several countries using the race as a direct opportunity to... |

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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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