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Murray, Zafares defend New Plymouth ITU World Cup titles

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NEW PLYMOUTH ITU, NEW ZEALAND –  The South African and American dominance in New Plymouth continued today, a three-peat for Richard Murray, his third consecutive win, and Katie Zafares scored her second following a win in 2014. [Read more…]

Flora Duffy wins Snowy Mountains ITU World title

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Flora Duffy (BER) was crowned the queen of the rugged Snowy Mountains range after winning the 2016 Snowy Mountains ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships. [Read more…]

Jorgensen takes Rio triathlon Gold

Gwen Jorgensen - Rio

Rio, Brazil – Gwen Jorgensen (USA) claims Gold in the triathlon event at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Nicola Spirig (SUI) Silver and Vicky Holland (GBR) Bronze [Read more…]

ITU Mixed Relay World 2015 awaits

Annamaria Mazzetti - Mixed Relay

One of the most anticipated events of the year is back this Sunday. For the third season running, Hamburg will host the 2015 ITU Mixed Relay World Championships in a whirlwind of dynamic racing. [Read more…]

Cyril Viennot, Mary Beth Ellis win ITU Long Distance titles

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Cyril Viennot (FRA) and Mary Beth Ellis (USA) victorious for first world titles at Motala ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championships. [Read more…]

US women sweep World Triathlon London

US Women - World Triathlon London

Great Britain’s Alistair Brownlee returned to the top of the World Triathlon London podium for the first time since scoring Olympic gold in Hyde Park in 2012. Spain’s Fernando Alarza made his way on the World Triathlon Series podium for the first, while France’s Vincent Luis took bronze in the men’s race.  In the women’s race, the US swept the podium for the second time this season with top performer Gwen Jorgensen taking home her 10th consecutive title ahead of compatriots Katie Zaferes and Sarah True. [Read more…]

Ironman 70.3 Worlds returns to US in 2017

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IRONMAN have announced that the 2017 IRONMAN® 70.3® World Championship triathlon will be held in the United States. Three cities, all of which currently host IRONMAN® or IRONMAN® 70.3® races, have been named as the finalists in the selection process – Chattanooga (Tennessee), Lake Placid (New York) and St. George (Utah). In addition, the 2017 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship will be a two-day event – with the professional women and age group women racing on one day and the professional men and age group men racing on the other. [Read more…]

Gwen Jorgensen claims WTS Auckland title

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Auckland, March 29 – It was a day of firsts as Gwen Jorgensen (USA) and Jonathon Brownlee (GBR) claimed their first 2015 ITU World Triathlon Auckland title on Sunday. [Read more…]

Dave McGillivray returns to Ironman

Dave McGillivray

KONA, Hawaii – October 12, 2014 – Dave McGillivray, the 60-year-old race director of the B.A.A. Boston Marathon and famed endurance athlete now battling coronary heart disease, made a triumphant return to the Ironman World Championship triathlon on Saturday after a 25-year absence from the event. [Read more…]

ITU Hall of Fame inductees

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As a part of its 25th year anniversary celebrations, the International Triathlon Union (ITU) today inducted seven individuals into its inaugural Hall of Fame on the penultimate evening of the 2014 TransCanada Corp. Grand Final Edmonton. [Read more…]