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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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Ironman 70.3 South Africa: Vanhoenacker and Swallow dominate in East London

Press Release. East London was privy to some enthralling race action as the fifth edition of the Spec-Savers Ironman 70.3 South Africa provided a brand new champion in the form of Belgium’s Marino Vanhoenacker and a successful title defence from the indomitable Jodie Swallow (GBR) amidst energy sapping conditions. The pair led similar race stories […]

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PATCO Pan American Triathlon Championships

The 2012 ITU season officially gets underway this weekend, with the best of the Americas heading to Argentina for the 2012 LA Paz PATCO Triathlon Pan American Championships. La Paz has hosted a Pan American Cup event each year since 2003 and two South American Championships, but this is the first time the city will […]

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Cyprus Cycling Tour 2012

Dates: 30 March to 1st April 2012 – 3 days riding The course is designed to be all-rounded! it offers a challenge to the competitive riders, while at the same it can be completed by the “Cycling for All” riders at their own pace. Each riding day is approximately 80km to 100km long with alttude […]

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IAAF : 2011 Athletes of the Year Finalists Spotlight on Female Candidates

Monaco – A thrower, a sprint hurdler and a long distance runner: that is the lineup of the women athletes who are still in contention to become the 2011 World Athlete of the Year. All three have won at least one World Championships title in Daegu and broken at least one National record in 2011. For […]

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Great Britain dominated the ITU Female Long Distance Triathlon Championships

She had history on her side and Rachel Joyce made the most of it, capturing her first and Great Britain’s sixth ITU long distance world title on a cold day in the Nevada desert. Joyce recorded the second-fastest run split of the day, just behind Great Britain teammate Leanda Cave, but her better bike leg […]

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Jordan Rapp has won ITU Long Distance World Championship

He didn’t have much of a year in 2010, but the USA’s Jordan Rapp can now add ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championship to the list of achievements he’s ticked off in 2011. Rapp was hit by a car on a training ride in California in March last year and in addition to broken bones, […]

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U23 European Championships

The Israeli city of Eilat was transformed into a triathlon festival this weekend as it hosted the U23 European Championships and a stage of the European Premium Cup. Joao Silva (POR) was the headline maker on day one, winning the U23 title for the third time by the smallest of margins ahead of Davide Uccellari […]

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IAAF 2011/12 Cross Country Permit Series – Two weeks to go!

Monaco – The series of 12 individual meetings which make up the calendar of the IAAF Cross Country Permit Events 2011/12 season will kick off inAtapuerca, Spain, on Sunday 13 November 2011. Over the course of the next four-and-a-half months, many of the world’s finest middle and long distance runners will be taking part in the series that […]

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Χterra Words :Inspiring Bike surge leads Weiss to win

INSPIRING BIKE SURGE LEADS WEISS TO WIN Weiss was the overall winner, completing the course in 2 hours, 27 minutes, including an astonishing bike split of 1:19:32. No other competitor finished with a bike time under 1:21:03.  It was a breakthrough win for the 30-year-old Weiss, who had finished second at the 2008 XTERRA Worlds, […]

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Liverpool 5150 Triathlon

The 4th Liverpool Triathlon launches for 2012 with the event taking place on Sunday 1st July 2012.  As part of the prestigious global 5150 series, Liverpool joins the likes of New York, Miami and Zurich as one of the top races for age group athletes.  Again this year the top age groupers will have the […]

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Triathlon del Mediterraneo-Gala Internazionale

The ETU are delighted to announce an extra addition to the 2011 race calendar. On 4 December, the ‘Triathlon del Mediterraneo-Gala Internazionale” will be held in Palermo. This is an invitational International event and all National Federations are asked to encourage athletes to compete in this one-off, end of year event. This is a sprint […]

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Triathlon Alpe d’ Huez

Press Release. The official opening of registration2012: a year of the “world champion” I will never forget the first triathlete to bring home this titles under a long distance format. It was in 2002 on the Promenade des Anglais in Nice. I still get shivers thinking about it. In a few months time, it will […]

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Register for Norseman Xtreme Triathlon 2012

The tenth anniversary edition of the Norseman Xtreme Triathlon is set for August 4-5 2012. It promises to be a special celebration of ten years of a singular athletic challenge across a stunning landscape. Join us! To mark the anniversary, Norseman will offer two days of competition—Saturday, August 4 and Sunday, August 5. Each race […]

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XVI Pan American Games Preview

The XVI Pan American Games officially opened in Guadalajara, Mexico this past Friday while triathlon makes its fifth appearance at the Pan American Games this Sunday, in Mexico’s Puerto Vallarta. Across the other four Games there have been four different countries garnering the gold medals on offer in both men’s and women’s competitions: the U.S., […]

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Jessica Harrison (FRA), Dmitry Polyansky (RUS) golden at Tongyeong ITU Triathlon World Cup

Tongyeong, Republic of Korea (15 October 2011) – France’s Jessica Harrison stormed to her first career ITU Triathlon World Cup title in Tongyeong today, a satisfying victory for the veteran who’s ITU career began in 1995.  In this her 46th World Cup appearance, Harrison finally stood atop the podium. “(The race) went as well as I could […]

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New event added to the 2012 ETU calendar

The ETU is delighted to announce an extra addition to the 2011 race calendar. On 4 December, the ‘Triathlon del Mediterraneo-Gala Internazionale” will be held in Palermo. This is an invitational International event and all National Federations are asked to encourage athletes to compete in this one-off, end of year event. This is a sprint […]

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2012 ITU Triathlon World Cup Series Schedule

Vancouver, Canada (13 October 2011) – The International Triathlon Union (ITU) today unveiled its schedule for the 2012 ITU Triathlon World Cup Series.  In the crucial Olympic year, the 2012 season will travel to nine familiar host cities on four continents. 2012 ITU Triathlon World Cup Series Schedule March 24-25: Mooloolaba, Australia April 22: Ishigaki, Japan May […]

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Age Group registration for 2012 San Diego WCS is open.

ITU Press Release. Age-group triathletes will have the opportunity to secure a spot on the same course as the world’s top Olympic-distance competitors in scenic San Diego. Registration opens at noon (PST) on Wednesday 12 October for the San Diego round of the 2012 ITU Triathlon World Championship Series, triathlon’s return to its birthplace. Multisport […]

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Time statisstics from Kona : Fastest splits for elite athletes and age groupers

We have some interesting statistics from today’s Ford Ironman World Championship courtesy of Marc Roy and his team from Sportstats.                      Fastest Swim – Age Group Men   Place Swim    Numb Lname         Fname        Ag City       Pro Cnt ===== ======= ==== ========================== == ========== === === 1   51:35 1657 Colpaert, Bart             30 Izegem     WES BEL 2   […]

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Deauville and Berlin will join Tri Star World series in 2012

· TriStar111 Deauville and TriStar33.3 Deauville are about to bring international triathlon to this exclusive destination in Normandy (France). · TriStar111 Berlin will lead TriStar to its second destination in Germany. Two new destinations have already been confirmed for 2012, as the international triathlon series TriStar continues to grow. Deauville and Berlin have been added […]

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Challenge Barcelona ready for duel of champions

Jimmy Johnsen (DEN) and Marcel Zamora (ESP) will go head to head at Challenge Barcelona on 2 October. Zamora took out the inaugural title in 2009 while Johnsen won the 2010 race with the duel of champions promising exciting racing. Earlier this year, Challenge Barcelona was voted the best triathlon race in Spain by the […]

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ELITE MEN / Start 1 / FINAL RESULTS QUALIFICATION COMPETITION 1 pos. # name nat. swim bike run total 1. 1 Eggert Ralf GER 0.09.24,2 10. 0.34.14,2 10. 0.17.11,0 11. 1.03.09,8 2. 8 Ospaly Filip CZE 0.09.19,0 7. 0.34.14,7 11. 0.17.18,6 13. 1.03.17,8 0.08,0 3. 2 Keller Markus SUI 0.09.39,8 21. 0.33.55,3 3. 0.17.22,1 14. […]

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