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World Triathlete Desmond McHenry inducted into Triathlon Ireland Hall of Fame

World Triathlete Desmond McHenry inducted into Triathlon Ireland Hall of Fame

04/12/18 - Irish triathlete Desmond McHenry inspires the world of triathlon and has been inducted into the Hall of Fame with great honour. Age group triathlete Desmond McHenry has been warmly inducted into the... |

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Athlete expectations leading into 2018 ITU Tongyeong World Cup

Athlete expectations leading into 2018 ITU Tongyeong World Cup

26/10/18 - Tongyeong, South Korea, will set the scene for the 17th stop of the ITU World Cup tour of 2018 and the penultimate race of the season. The race destination boasts stunning harbour views where athletes... |

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World Cup tour returns to Tongyeong for the penultimate race of 2018

World Cup tour returns to Tongyeong for the penultimate race of 2018

25/10/18 - Tongyeong, South Korea, will set the scene to host the 17th stop of the ITU World Cup tour of 2018, the penultimate race of the season. The race destination boasts scenic harbour views where a strong... |

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World Triathletes, Gold Coast

World Triathletes, Gold Coast

15/09/18 - The best triathletes from across the globe descended on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia, to line up and contest at the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final, the pinnacle event on the triathlon... |

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2018 World Triathlon Press Conference & Meet the Elites

2018 World Triathlon Press Conference & Meet the Elites

14/09/18 - An exclusive opportunity for the World Triathlete age-group triathletes, fans and media to meet and greet the #WTSGoldCoast elites! Destination: Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia      ... |

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Aquathlon launches World Triathlon on the Gold Coast

Aquathlon launches World Triathlon on the Gold Coast

13/09/18 - Gold Coast Aquathlon opens the World Triathlon in Queensland, Australia |

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World triathletes soak up the best of the Gold Coast, Queensland

World triathletes soak up the best of the Gold Coast, Queensland

11/09/18 - The top age group World Triathletes, from team USA, Belgium and Great Britain, paddle across the calm and clear water of Currumbin during a private stand up paddle lesson. Photo credit: Wagner Araujo |... |

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Father and daughter age group athletes represent Team USA at the Grand Final

Father and daughter age group athletes represent Team USA at the Grand Final

10/09/18 - Father and daughter Mike Buenting and Bella Buenting are age group triathletes, honoured to be lining up and representing Team USA, for triathlon, at this month’s World Triathlon Grand Final, on the Gold... |

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Top elite athletes ready to kick off the Gold Coast Grand Final

Top elite athletes ready to kick off the Gold Coast Grand Final

10/09/18 - The world’s best triathletes will take centre stage for the World Triathlon Grand Final on the Gold Coast, hosted from 12 – 16 September 2018, and all of them are already settled in the Gold Coast,... |

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Britain’s age group triathlete Lee Thompson among the best in the world to contest on the Gold Coast

Britain’s age group triathlete Lee Thompson among the best in the world to contest on the Gold Coast

09/09/18 - Lee Thompson, age group triathlete representing Great Britain, started out in triathlon in 2013. In 2018 he has represented and contested in races all around the world and is highly motivated to make his... |

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Sue Reynolds set to line up and achieve World Triathlon dream on the Gold Coast

Sue Reynolds set to line up and achieve World Triathlon dream on the Gold Coast

06/09/18 - Sue Reynolds was unhealthily obese, she was unable to tie her own shoe laces and had no idea about the impact that sport would have on her life. Now 64 years of age, Sue has lost 90kg of body weight... |

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It’s always been about sport, Leigh Gunn, Grand Final AG athlete

It’s always been about sport, Leigh Gunn, Grand Final AG athlete

05/09/18 - Leigh Gunn made the switch from soccer to triathlon (Australia, Queensland, Gold Coast) - Leigh Gunn was a professional soccer player for most of his young adult life, based in Sydney, Australia. His... |

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Teams line up for the mixed relay at the 2018 Asian Games

Teams line up for the mixed relay at the 2018 Asian Games

01/09/18 - (Palembang, Indonesia) - It’s been a stacked schedule of triathlon at the Asian Games, across the elite men’s and women’s individual races. Up next on the program is the mixed team relay event,... |

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ITU & IRONMAN agree to historic partnership

ITU & IRONMAN agree to historic partnership

30/01/17 - ITU and IRONMAN, a Wanda Sports Holding company, announced today that they have agreed to a historic cooperation framework to further develop and grow triathlon. After a week of meetings at IRONMAN... |

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ITU Events Conference early bird prices end soon

ITU Events Conference early bird prices end soon

19/12/16 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has secured an impressive lineup of speakers for the inaugural ITU Events World Conference in Budapest, for which only one day remains to take advantage of the 20%... |

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Competition rules & calendars updated

Competition rules & calendars updated

10/12/16 - The ITU Executive Board recently met in Madrid ahead of the 29th Congress to hold its final reunion of the year, during which several important topics including competition rules, the approval of future... |

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ITU expands development programme in 2017

ITU expands development programme in 2017

05/12/16 - ITU is pleased to announce it has expanded its development programme for the 2017 triathlon season. Next year, athletes from developing and emerging National Federations will have the opportunity to... |

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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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ITU creates innovative data platform

ITU creates innovative data platform

08/07/16 - The International Triathlon Union is pleased to announce a new innovative data platform that will allow external users to create feature-rich applications, as well as providing additional services to... |

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ITU opens bidding for 2017 World Cups

ITU opens bidding for 2017 World Cups

07/03/16 - Ahead of the first ITU World Cup of the year set to be contested this weekend in Mooloolaba, Australia, ITU is pleased to open the bidding process for ITU World Cup events in 2017. “Hosting an ITU... |

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ITU introduces innovative triathlon format

ITU introduces innovative triathlon format

24/02/16 - ITU is pleased to introduce an innovative new format of triathlon racing to its 2016 race calendar. This year, the 2016 Kitzbühel World Cup will debut a time trial qualification format that will see... |

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ITU helps rebuild schools in Nepal

ITU helps rebuild schools in Nepal

18/01/16 - Following the tragic earthquake that hit Nepal in April 2015, the International Triathlon Union (ITU) began a fundraising campaign to help the Nepalese people, and the Nepal Triathlon Association (NTA),... |

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2016 ITU Triathlon calendar complete

2016 ITU Triathlon calendar complete

14/12/15 - ITU is pleased to announce the complete calendar for 2016 including its top tier World Triathlon Series, the full paratriathlon schedule, all multisport World Championships, as well as World Cups,... |

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ITU awards 2019 Multisport World Championships to Pontevedra

ITU awards 2019 Multisport World Championships to Pontevedra

03/12/15 - ITU is pleased to announce that Pontevedra has been awarded the 2019 ITU Multisport World Championships.  “Creating the Multisport World Championships has been incredibly successful in terms of... |

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Triathlon growth continues in Cuba

Triathlon growth continues in Cuba

19/11/15 - Cuba’s capital will host the second edition of the Habana ITU Long Distance Triathlon Series and the Iberoamerican Championships on 13-14 February 2016, an event that will serve as a great promotion for... |

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