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IM 70.3 World Championships Finland 2023

The IRONMAN Group today announced that Lahti, Finland has secured the right to host the 2023 IRONMAN® 70.3® World Championship, a two-day event that will take place on August 26-27, 2023. It is the third time that the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship will be held on European soil after Zell am See-Kaprun (Austria) in 2015 and Nice (France) in 2019. [Read more…]

Alexander appointed Vice President

World Triathlon President, Marisol Casado, has appointed Dr. Debbie Alexander (RSA) as the First Vice President of the organisation, after consultation with the Executive Board. [Read more…]

Casado re-elected as President

Marisol Casado has received the overwhelming support of the organisation’s National Federation members participating at the XXXIII World Triathlon Congress and elections, winning the Presidential election by 86 votes against 43 of her opponent Mads Freund, from Denmark. [Read more…]

New Ironman Events for Poland

IRONMAN Gdynia joins existing Enea IRONMAN 70.3 Gdynia as the country’s first full distance event on August 8, 2021. Warsaw becomes third European capital to host an IRONMAN event in 2021 with the new IRONMAN 70.3 Warsaw on June 6. [Read more…]

Vincent Luis crowned 2020 World Champion

Germany – The field was deep with talent and experience and the race always looked like being hugely unpredictable given the past 6 months, but it was to be France’s Vincent Luis who delivered a composed sprint-distance performance and a brilliant second consecutive world title at the 2020 Hamburg Wasser World Triathlon. [Read more…]

ITU launches the 2020 Athlete Scholarship Program

The ITU is proud to announce the opening of applications for the 2020 Athlete Scholarship Programme, meant to identify and provide support, resources and expertise to athletes from developing or emerging National Federations with the greatest needs to compete at Continental and World level over the Olympic Qualification and help their preparation and qualification for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and beyond. [Read more…]

IM announces Finland Full Distance

The IRONMAN Group, a Wanda Sports Group company, announced today the addition of the IRONMAN® Finland Kuopio-Tahko triathlon. The inaugural event will take place on August 8, 2020 and becomes the northernmost race in IRONMAN history and the first full-distance IRONMAN triathlon in Finland. In 2018, IRONMAN introduced the Nokian Tyres IRONMAN® 70.3® Finland in Lahti which continues on June 27, 2020. [Read more…]

Africa and Oceania release the 2020 calendars

After announcing the 2020 ITU Calendar, get ready for a season full of action in all the Continents. Africa and Oceana have already released their calendars, with plenty of actions in multiple types of events, distances and across more countries than ever. [Read more…]

Dodet, McElroy claim Tongyeong World Cup titles

Tongyeong, South Korea set the scene for today’s World Cup, in favourable race day conditions with scenic harbour views. Sandra Dodet claimed the gold medal in the elite women’s race, producing a striking run leg to earn the 2019 title. Matthew McElroy from USA stormed home, with a powerful running performance, to be awarded the gold medal in the elite men’s race. [Read more…]

Spain dominant at Doha Aquathlon debut

Qatar – The day started early in the ANOC World Beach Games in Doha, with both Male and Female athletes competing in the debut of Aquathlon in the event, in what ended up being a golden sunrise for Spain, claiming both gold medals. [Read more…]