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Ocean Lava Rhodes

  Ocean Lava Planet triathlon series is expanding its reach with its latest event in Greece – Ocean Lava Rhodes – that is getting set to land on the most historically important and well-known island of the Dodecanese islands in the southeastern Aegean Sea  – Rhodes island, which has been the area’s dominant island since […]

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Katie Hursey wins in New Plymouth (New Zeeland)

Katie Hursey wins in New Plymouth (New Zeeland)

The USA’s Katie Hursey has proved again she will be a major contender in the 2014 triathlon season in New Zealand on Sunday, collecting her third World Cup title over an impressive field in New Plymouth. After Spain’s Caroline Routier led the field over the sprint distance 750m swim, Hursey was one of 15 who quickly gathered on the […]

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Mario Mola wins in New Plymouth (NZ)

Mario Mola wins in New Plymouth (NZ)

Spain’s Mario Mola re-affirmed himself as the one to beat in the season-opening World Triathlon Series race in New Zealand on Sunday, claiming back to back World Cup victories with a win in New Plymouth. After taking the opening title of the season in Mooloolaba just last weekend, Mola pulled out another stellar performance, this time even […]

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Champions Come and a Champion Goes

Champions Come and a Champion Goes

Luxembourg’s Dirk Bockel outlasted a host of Aussies to take the Asia-Pacific championship in a breakthrough performance. On the women’s front Caroline Steffen, who has undergone all manner of changes including moving to new coach Chris McCormack, returned to her winning ways. The third IRONMAN event in Melbourne was perhaps over-shadowed with the announcement by three-time […]

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Mirinda Carfrae Seizes Her Second World Championship.

After spending two years in the shadow of her 2010 victory, the best runner in IRONMAN notches a crown-worthy comeback. by Jennifer Ward Barber The canon blast at 6:35 this morning signaled not only the women’s start of this year’s GoPro IRONMAN World Championship, but a new tide in professional women’s IRONMAN racing. For the […]

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Van Lierde has the race of his life to take the GoPro IRONMAN World Championship.

Van Lierde has the race of his life to take the GoPro IRONMAN World Championship. by Jennifer Ward Barber (press release from :http://eu.ironman.com) Belgium’s Frederick Van Lierde was crowned champion today at the 35th anniversary of triathlon’s most respected event: the GoPro IRONMAN World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. Toppling a six-year Australian winning streak, the […]

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Triathlon World Championships : 4xMixed Relay

Triathlon World Championships : 4xMixed Relay

Germany won a thrilling race on home soil in Hamburg to become Mixed Relay world champions for the first time. The winning German team of Anja Knapp, Jan Frodeno, Anne Haug and Franz Loeschke came home in 1 hour, 17 minutes and 55 seconds. They were followed by New Zealand in 1:18:14, earning the Oceanic nation it’s highest finish in the […]

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Two newcomers surprise winners at DATEV Challenge Roth

  Dirk Bockel and Caroline Steffen put co-competitors in their places – Timo Bracht annoyed by problems with his bike, successfully fights for third place and wins hearts of Roth’s spectators ROTH. Two unexpected winners make the news headlines of this year’s DATEV Challenge Roth. With the German born Luxembourger Dirk Bochel and Swiss Caroline […]

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The ITU Cross Tri World Championship

South Africa’s Conrad Stoltz made it a hat-trick of ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships wins

South Africa’s Conrad Stoltz made it a hat-trick of ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships wins with an impressive performance at The Hague-Kijkduin. “The Caveman” won in 2011 and 2012 and looked as strong as ever, holding off a valiant challenge from Spain’s Ruben Ruzafa in the closing stages of the 1km swim, 26km bike, and 9km cross country run […]

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Ironman Triathlon Australia 2013 :Results

Luke Bell and Rebecca Hoschke have turned adversity to victory to claim breakthrough wins in IRONMAN Australia, Port Macquarie Injury forced both to pull out during the bike leg of the URBAN Hotel Group IRONMAN Asia Pacific Championship Melbourne last month. Rather than waste all that training both decided to front up in Port Macquarie today. It proved […]

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Kanute, Mehnert Top Outstanding Field at USA Triathlon Collegiate Nationals

TEMPE, Ariz. — The University of Arizona’s Ben Kanute and the University of Colorado’s Michelle Mehnert raced to Olympic-distance titles at the USA Triathlon Collegiate National Championships on Saturday at Tempe Beach Park. Following his win in Friday’s Draft-Legal Collegiate Championship, Kanute led the field of 605 men throughout the 1,500-meter swim, 40-kilometer bike, 10-kilometer run […]

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Ryan Fisher storms to first World Cup win in Ishigaki

Wet weather conditions couldn’t keep Ryan Fisher (AUS) from storming to his first ever World Cup title in Ishigaki with a monster performance on the bike and run courses. The rising star capitalized on a breakaway with fellow countryman Dan Wilson on the bike before he attacked on the run to claim his first major ITU title. “I’m absolutely […]

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Japan sweeps women’s podium in Ishigaki

Although wet conditions plagued the women’s race on Sunday, that didn’t stop a strong Japanese team from sweeping the podium in front of a home crowd. Olympian Ai Ueda blasted through the three-lap run course to claim her first World Cup title since 2010, followed by rising star Yuka Sato and Juri Ide. “This is my eighth time challenging the […]

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European Winter Triathlon Championships : Russia dominates

Male Pavel Andreev retained the European Championship title in Tartu with a dynamic victory in a race dominated by the Russian athletes. The reigning World Champion, and 2011 European Champion, led home a Russian 1-2-3 to begin 2013 in the perfect fashion. Andreev finished in 1:28:31 ahead of countrymen Maxim Kuzmin and Dmitiry Bregeda, who […]

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Crocodile Trophy adventure takes riders to the extremes.

Cairns  – Cooktown 20 – 28 October 2012 900+ km, 16,500+ m, 9 days   On 28th October the International Crocodile Trophy finished on Grassy Hill in Cooktown. Riders from all over the world and their support crews arrived on the final stage finish line of the 2012 event after nine days of blistering heat […]

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2012 Biathle World Championships

Modern Pentathlon. In the premier event of the day the senior men’s final  Richard Stannard (GBR) showed that age of 38 is no barrier, leaving his younger rivals in his wake to win his 4th Senior Biathle World Championships. Juan Dominguez (ARG) held off a strong challenge from Olympic Champion David Svoboda’s twin brother for silver. […]

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Pete Jacobs wins in Kona

Pete Jacobs wins in Kona

Elite Male – Results 1 08:18:37 3 Jacobs, Pete 31 SYDNEY NSW AUS 51:28 1:49 4:35:15 2:02 2:48:06 2 08:23:40 2 Raelert, Andreas 36 ROSTOCK GER 55:17 1:53 4:36:34 2:33 2:47:24 3 08:24:09 16 Van Lierde, Frederik 33 MENEN BEL 51:36 2:01 4:35:25 2:19 2:52:50 4 08:27:08 6 Kienle, Sebastian 28 HOHENKLING GER 55:21 1:56 […]

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“The Russians invasion of Alanya”

Evgenia Sukhoruchenkova and Ivan Vasiliev claimed victory in the final European race of 2012 as Russian athletes dominated the season’s climax in Alanya. In a frantic finale in the Elite Women’s race, only five seconds separated the top three athletes. Sukhoruchenkova led compatriot Elena Danilova onto the podium (pictured above), but Radka Vodickova (CZE) was […]

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FINA Open Water World Cup:Cunha (BRA) and Mainstone (AUS) prevail in Hong Kong race

Brazil’s Ana Marcela Cunha reinforced her lead in the women’s field by winning the seventh leg of the FINA 10km Marathon Swimming World Cup in Hong Kong on October 7. The 2010 World Cup winner took 2h11m48s30 to complete the race, collecting her third victory and sixth podium finish in this year’s series. Cunha timed […]

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UCI Mountain Bike Marathon World Championships: Ilias surprises, Langvad confirms

The unexpected Perikilis Ilias (Greece) created a surprise this Sunday, becoming UCI Mountain Bike Marathon World Champion after having led the Men’s race right from the beginning. Meanwhile, Annika Langvad from Denmark retained her women’s title. The muddy and very dangerous course at Ornans, in eastern France, played a key role in the distribution of […]

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Evgenia Sukhoruchenkova and Raphael Aurelien win Mondello sprint

Evgenia Sukhoruchenkova and Raphael Aurelien claimed victory in the penultimate European race of the season. In a stunning finale to the Elite Women’s race, only four seconds separated the podium positions. Sukhoruchenkova (RUS) finished in 1:03:12, just edging out Kathrin Muller (GER) to claim the gold medal with the German having to settle for silver […]

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Slavinski, Waterstraat Earn USA Triathlon Long Course National Titles

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — Dave Slavinski and Elizabeth Waterstraat captured overall titles Saturday at the USA Triathlon Long Course National Championship, held at Lake Hefner in conjunction with the Redman Triathlon. Slavinski (Point Pleasant, N.J.) placed second at the event in 2011 and cruised to victory this year by finishing the 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike, 13.1-mile […]

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UCI Road World Championships: Philippe Gilbert captures gold

Philippe Gilbert gave Belgium its 26th men’s world title with a dominant performance on the finely balanced course in Limburg (Netherlands), on Sunday. The classy Belgian rider was expected to attack on the final climb of the Cauberg and he did just that, jumping away from Italy’s Vincenzo Nibali and then powering to the finish. […]

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Martin outduels Phinney to retain Time Trial title

In one of the hardest fought battles in recent history for the elite men’s World Time Trial Title, Germany’s Tony Martin outpowered America’s Taylor Phinney for a repeat victory by a mere six seconds. Vasil Kiryenka of Byelorussia claimed the bronze.   Unlike in Copenhagen, where Martin was clearly in a class of his own […]

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Olympic Games 2012, Triathlon Men : Results

Results 1 Alistair Brownlee GBR 01:46:25 00:17:04 00:00:39 00:59:08 00:00:27 00:29:07 2 Javier Gomez ESP 01:46:36 00:17:00 00:00:36 00:59:16 00:00:28 00:29:16 3 Jonathan Brownlee GBR 01:46:56 00:17:02 00:00:38 00:59:11 00:00:28 00:29:37 4 David Hauss FRA 01:47:14 00:17:24 00:00:38 00:58:50 00:00:29 00:29:53 5 Laurent Vidal FRA 01:47:21 00:17:27 00:00:43 00:58:42 00:00:28 00:30:01 6 Jan Frodeno GER […]

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Olympic Games 2012, Triathlon – Women : Results

  Results 1 Nicola Spirig SUI 01:59:48 00:19:23 00:00:39 01:05:33 00:00:29 00:33:41 2 Lisa Norden SWE 01:59:48 00:19:17 00:00:46 01:05:33 00:00:29 00:33:42 3 Erin Densham AUS 01:59:50 00:19:24 00:00:39 01:05:33 00:00:29 00:33:42 4 Sarah Groff USA 02:00:00 00:19:20 00:00:36 01:05:40 00:00:31 00:33:52 5 Helen Jenkins GBR 02:00:19 00:19:19 00:00:43 01:05:35 00:00:31 00:34:10 6 Andrea Hewitt […]

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London 2012 Olympic Games: Spirig Sprints to First Olympic Gold

The women’s Olympic triathlon competition was met with grey skies, wetsuit temperature water, and a slick course that challenged athletes every step of the way. While the past three Olympic Games have seen surprise winners, London seemed to break the spell when three favorites made the podium. In a nailbiting all-out sprint to the finish, […]

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2012 Vitoria-Gasteiz ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championships : Elite Women

A killer bike leg helped Caroline Steffen to her second ITU Long Distance World Triathlon Championship, as she turned a lead at T2 into a world title winning margin ahead of Denmark’s Camilla Pedersen and Great Britain’s Jodie Swallow in Vitoria-Gasteiz. Steffen – who also won in 2010 – paid tribute to the Spanish crowd, as thousands lined the streets to […]

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2012 Vitoria-Gasteiz ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championships : Elite Men

Australia’s Chris McCormack added the ITU Long Distance World Championship to his already impressive resume with a stellar run leg in Vitoria-Gasteiz on Sunday, bettering Spain’s Eneko Llanos and Luxembourg’sDirk Bockel over the 4km swim, 120km bike and 30km run. The 1997 ITU World Champion and two-time Kona winner said it was one of the most special wins of his […]

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Sarah Groff Races to Third in Hamburg

HAMBURG, Germany – In her final tune-up prior to the Aug. 4 London Olympic Games women’s triathlon, USA Triathlon National Team member Sarah Groff displayed strong form en route to a third-place finish at Sunday’s Dextro Energy World Triathlon Hamburg, the fifth stop of the 2012 ITU World Triathlon Series. In a rare sprint-distance World […]

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Ironman European Championship

Marino Vanhoenacker took the big showdown between the world’s fastest Ironman athletes, while Caroline Steffen took her second major championship in Frankfurt.   Kaiser Marino After six straight years of winning at IRONMAN Austria, Marino Vanhoenacker reluctantly agreed to try a change for 2012. He’d race the Frankfurter Sparkasse IRONMAN European Championship despite the fact […]

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2012 Holten ITU Triathlon Premium European Cup

Rachel Klamer’s preparations for London 2012 are going perfectly after she retained her European Cup title in Holten. The Dutch athlete, racing on home turf, dominated from start to finish to win her first International race of 2012. Klamer finished ahead of Russian duo Evgenia Sukhoruchenkova and Irina Abysova. Abysova, who is in the Russian […]

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USA Aqua Bikes nationals results

RICHMOND, Va. – David Luscan and Martha Hall swam and biked to the overall national titles Sunday at the first-ever USA Triathlon Aquabike National Championship, held in conjunction with the I Love the Tavern Triathlon. Luscan (Richmond, Va.) was victorious in the 650-meter swim, 18.8-mile bike event with a time of 50 minutes, 15 seconds, […]

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Nicola Spirig wins in Kitzbuehel

What a race! Congrats to Swiss star Nicola Spirig on a spectacular win in Kitzbuehel today! A great battle on the run with Lisa Norden coming back from injury to take silver and Andrea Hewitt grabs the bronze, and becomes the new series leader. Swiss star Nicola Spirig showed off her brilliant finishing kick again as she […]

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Lois Rosindale and Tom Bishop claimed a British double in Cremona

Lois Rosindale and Tom Bishop claimed a British double in Cremona at the ITU Sprint Triathlon European Cup. Rosindale (pictured above) led home Tamsyn Moana-Veale (AUS) and Rebecca Robisch (GER) to win her first International race and record her first podium since the 2010 European Duathlon Championships in Edinburgh. Bishop also made an impressive breakthrough, […]

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Andreas Raelert and Julia Gajer were crowned European Long Distance Champions

Andreas Raelert and Julia Gajer were crowned European Long Distance Champions on home soil after a fantastic race in Kraichgau. In perfect racing conditions the duo both set new course records as Raelert defended his title from 2011. The German finished ahead of Sylvain Sudrie (FRA) and local hero Sebastian Kienle (GER). In the Women’s […]

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Jonathan Brownlee vs. the “Russian Empire”

Great Britain’s Jonathan Brownlee continued his incredible start to the Olympic year in Madrid, with another all-round dominant display to claim his second consecutive ITU Word Triathlon Series win in 2012. Brownlee was part of a nine-man breakaway on Madrid’s tough bike course that built a lead of over two minutes on the field coming […]

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Nicola Spirig wins in Madrid

Switzerland’s Nicola Spirig (SUI) powered away to her her second ITU World Triathlon Madrid title after showing incredible strength in the final metres of the run. Spirig pulled away to a sprint finish for gold ahead of Aileen Morrison (IRL) and Barbara Riveros Diaz (CHI) who took silver and bronze respectively. The day also saw […]

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Conrad Stoltz wins for 2nd consecutive year ITU Triathlon Cross WC

South Africa’s Conrad Stoltz stormed through the bike and run to win the ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships in Shelby County, Alabama. Craig Evans of the USA finished a strong race for silver and Christopher Legh of Australia, took home the bronze. This is Stoltz’s second consecutive ITU Cross Triathlon World Championship win after he […]

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Lance wins in Florida

It feels good [to win] – I can’t deny or lie that I didn’t want to come back to the sport and win some races. I wasn’t sure what I was getting myself into in Panama, but in Galveston and St. Croix I wanted to be in contention for the win and I wasn’t there. […]

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