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Coninx, Zaferes grab WTS Bermuda titles

Dorian Coninx - WTS Bermuda

Bermuda – For the second year in a row, Bermuda is proving to be the perfect race for getting first ever WTS victories. Last year it was a Norwegian, Casper Stornes, who surprised everyone by claiming the title, a honour that this time was for Frenchman Dorien Coninx, surprising all to claim his first ever World Triathlon Series, with a legend of the sport like Javier Gomez Noya claiming silver and the Norwegian Gustav Iden repeating the third place that he got 12 months ago. [Read more…]

Mola, Zaferes top in ITU Abu Dhabi 2019

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Abu Dhabi – Defending ITU World Champion Mario Mola made the most of near-perfect conditions at Yas Marina to take the tape at Daman WTS Abu Dhabi and begin the 2019 season with the kind of majestic display to which we have become accustomed. [Read more…]

Yelistratova, Castro sprint to 2018 Salinas win

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Ecuador – The third edition of the Salinas ITU Triathlon World Cup was the most dramatic and exciting to date after Yuliya Yelistratova(UKR) and David Castro Fajardo (ESP) both won their way to the top of the podium in down-to-the-wire sprint finishes on the blue carpet. [Read more…]

Holland, Murray take World Triathlon Leeds titles

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British Vicky Holland and South African Richard Murray claimed the AJ Bell World Triathlon Leeds victory on a steamy Sunday afternoon in the north of England, with some stunning performances in front of a delirious crowd of 70,000 fans. [Read more…]

Perterer, Stateff debut World Cup wins in Cagliari

Lisa Perterer - Cagliari

In the build-up to the 2018 ITU Cagliari World Cup, all the talk was of a tough and technical course, a steep climb and a rapid descent that was likely to take its toll on the athletes. By the end of Saturday’s racing, it had become clear that it is on precisely these kinds of demanding courses that they love to compete and put all their training to the test. [Read more…]

Murray, Jeffcoat win Mooloolaba 2018 titles

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MOOLOOLABA, AUSTRALIA – For the 16th consecutive year, world’s top triathletes gathered in the Sunshine Coast this weekend to participate in the second stop of the ITU World Cup Tour, in Mooloolaba (Australia). [Read more…]

Murray defends Cape Town ITU World Cup title

ITU World Cup - Cape Town 2018

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA – The new World Cup season is now underway following what proved to be a superb sprint triathlon in the Cape Town sunshine. [Read more…]

ITU approves competition rules changes

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The International Triathlon Union Executive Board, met in Edmonton, has approved some significant changes in the competition rules for the 2018 season. The changes, which include withdrawals, penalties, quotas, qualifications and paratriathlon rules updates, will be applied from January 10, 2018. [Read more…]

First victories for Nieschlag, Frintova in ITU Huelva World Cup

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HUELVA – SPAIN – Glorious sunshine and pristine beaches packed with spectators welcomed participants to the first ever ITU Huelva World Cup, where two newcomers finished on top of the podium. Germany’s Justus Nieschlag claimed the men’s gold after a consistent and dominant race, with Czech Republic’s Vendula Frintova winning the women’s race by a comfortable margin over the rest of the field. [Read more…]

Backhouse, Iden take Karlovy Vary World Cup titles

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KARLOVY VARY, CZECH REPUBLIC – Australian Gillian Backhouse and Norwegian Gustav Iden claimed the inaugural titles at the 2017 ITU Karlovy Vary World Cup. Backhouse dominated the race from the beginning to the end, and was followed on the finish line by local star, Vendula Frintova (CZE) and Summer Cooks (USA). In the men’s race, Gustav Iden astonished with a come from behind run that gave him his first ever World Cup win. With him in the podium were Italian Alessandro Fabian and Kiwi Tayler Reid. [Read more…]