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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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2013 Ironman European Tour

World Triathlon Corporation (WTC), today announced its event schedule for the 2013 IRONMAN European Tour featuring nine IRONMAN and 12 IRONMAN 70.3 races, including the Frankfurter Sparkasse IRONMAN European Championship (July 7th 2013) and the Sparkassen Finanzgruppe IRONMAN 70.3 European Championship (August 11th 2013).   After adding races in Sweden, Norway and Austria to its […]

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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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ITU World Triathlon Yokohama

With the Grand Final of the ITU World Triathlon Series fast approaching, precious WTS rankings points are at stake at the penultimate stop in Yokohama this weekend. Andrea Hewitt (NZL) returns from a short break in racing, making the women’s competition more fierce than ever. In contrast, while key players in the men’s race are missing, racing […]

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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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TriWhite Alicante Sprint Race : Photo Gallery

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Great Britain glorious in Mixed Relay

A stellar final leg from Jonathan Brownlee helped Great Britain defend its ITU Triathlon Mixed Relay World Championship in tough wet conditions in Stockholm on Sunday. After sitting in 14th after the first 300m swim, 6km bike and 2km leg completed by Vicky Holland, Great Britain had to come from behind the entire race, but […]

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Triathlon Saronic Cup : Anavissos (Sunday 2nd of September 2012)

Saronic Municipality in cooporation with TriathlonWorld digital magazine organise in Anavissos Beach  a sprint race. The main purpose of the race is to help the social market of the municipality and to increase the enviromental awareness. Race Type : 1. Triathlon Sprint Race 2. A Triathlon Relay 3. Swim/ Bike/ Run Race Distances : Swim […]

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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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X-Poros

Press release. The legendary X-Poros race will be held again this year after a one year’s pause. The island of Poros is expecting you  on Saturday September 22nd for the classic rugged trail of the Saronic Gulf. There are no significant changes in the formulation and the main event constitued of 2K swim, 10K mountain […]

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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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Sprint Triathlon in Doxa lake

Lake Doxa, in the middle of a marvelous pine forest at 900m altitude, will held another Sprint Distance Triathlon, in its crystal waters and asphalt roads in its perimeter. 750m of Swimming, 21km of Biking and 4.2km of running, with the view of mount Ziria and mount Helmos tops. An exprerience that everybody should live, from begginers to experienced […]

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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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USA Aquabike Nationals

USA Triathlon’s first-ever Aquabike National Championship will be contested Sunday alongside the I Love the Tavern Triathlon in Richmond, Va. The newest event on USA Triathlon’s diverse national championship schedule, Aquabike Nationals will feature a 650-meter swim followed by an 18-mile bike. As of Thursday, nearly 150 athletes ranging in age from 15 to 79 […]

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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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Jonathan Brownlee dominates in San Diego

Jonathan Brownlee dominates in San Diego

Great Britain’s Jonathan Brownlee kicked off his Olympic season with a dominant performance in San Diego, winning his second ITU World Triathlon Series event ahead of Switzerland’s Sven Riederer and South Africa’s Richard Murray. In the race that had a huge impact on the Olympic picture, Brownlee was part of a small break at the […]

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Helen Jenkins (GBR) wins WC race in San Diego

Helen Jenkins (GBR) wins WC race in San Diego

Great Britain’s Helen Jenkins continued her brilliant start to 2012 with a dominating run to crush the field in San Diego, in a race that had a huge impact on London Olympic qualification. After an eight-women bike breakaway put 2 minutes and 30 seconds on the first chase group coming out of T2, Jenkins and […]

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San Diego WC Preview

This weekend’s race marks an important step in triathlon history, it’s the first time an ITU race has been held in San Diego, the birthplace of modern triathlon. On 25 September 1974 the very first triathletes dove into San Diego’s Mission Bay to complete a 5.3-mile run, followed by a 5-mile bike and a 600-yard […]

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Transition Sports Sprint, 29/4/2012

The first Transition Sports Triathlon race was a very big success! 183 athletes in all categories flocked the Moraitis Sports Centre facilities and filled the beach of Schinias with enthusiasm and positive energy. The day for the organizers began shortly before 7am. About 50 volunteers took their positions as they had already been informed the […]

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Valencia LD, March 4th : Beginning of the European season in Long Distance

The emblematic building Veles e Vents in Valencia has been witness of the first edition of the Valencia LD – Spain’s Middle Distance Triathlon Championship. The competition, which will take place this Sunday, March 4th, at 8:30am, will be the beginning of the European season in Long Distance of “one of the disciplines experimenting the […]

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Docherty and Naeth Take Ironman 70.3 Panama

Docherty passes Lance Armstrong in closing miles of the race to take  inaugural race Press Release from WTC. New Zealand’s Bevan Docherty (pictured) and Canadian Angela Naeth  took the titles at the inaugural Ironman 70.3 Panama. Docherty, a two-time  Olympic medalist, was second out of the water and seventh off the bike, and came  across […]

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ITU announces the 2012 & 2013 XC Triathlon World Championships

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) is pleased to announce the 2012 ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships will be held in Pelham, Alabama, on May 19 in a partnership with the XTERRA Southeast Championship.  The event will feature $20,000 USD in prize money for elite athletes, who will compete over a 1.5km swim, 30km mountain bike […]

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More than 500 athletes have already registered for the 2012 LD Championships

More than 500 athletes have already registered for the 2012 Vitoria-Gasteiz ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championships, with just six months to go until the event in Spain. After the first period of registration closed, more than 500 participants had entered from 11 different countries. They included triathletes from Denmark, USA, Canada, Austria, Belgium, Finland, […]

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2012 UCI Cyclo-Cross World Championships: winter at the seaside

UCI Press Release. The Belgian town of Koksijde will be the winter seaside destination for the world’s best cyclo-cross specialists as well as any fans wishing to watch their heroes in action. On January 28th and 29th, this fascinating coastal community located in the north-western part of Belgium will host the first UCI World Championships […]

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Farlow, Crawford take victory at Challenge Wanaka

Press Release. Australia’s Aaron Farlow came through a strong field to win the sixth edition of the long-course Challenge Wanaka triathlon on Saturday. Farlow broke the tape in 8:41:53, 10 minutes ahead of defending champion Jamie Whyte of Auckland with Aucklander Kieran Doe another six minutes behind in third. Farlow, a rising Canberra-based professional, took […]

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