Guatapé will once again host the Triathlon World Cup on Sunday, in which 80 elite athletes – 53 men and 27 women – will compete over a tough course at an altitude of 1,925m.
During the pre-race press conference on Friday, talking about her preparation and training ahead of the 2013 race, and the difficulties posed by the course, Lina María Raga (COL) said: “This is the most important event of the year and we have prepared very hard, it’s a complicated and difficult circuit, but...
Triathlon legend Simon Whitfield (CAN) announced he’s hanging up his competition suit on Wednesday. Whitfield competed in four Olympic Games, winning the first triathlon Olympic gold medal in the men’s race in 2000.After finishing 11th in Athens, Whitfield returned to the Olympic podium in Beijing where he collected silver. In addition to his Olympic achievements, Whitfield is a 14-time World Cup winner, garnered gold at the 2002 Commonwealth Games, won the Canadian championships on 12... International Triathlon Union
As the 2013 season comes to a close this weekend in Guatape, it’s time to look ahead to the year ahead of us. While the off season is an opportune time to look back on all of your hard earned laurels from this year, it’s also the time to think about the year ahead of us. Because what good is reflection if it doesn’t drive you forward?Whether you’ve raced a World Triathlon Series event before or are just starting out on your triathlon journey, we have something for everyone. Join us and race... International Triathlon Union
October 21, 2013, 11:19 pm International Triathlon Union
After eight thrilling World Triathlon Series races and nine World Cup events, the ITU season comes to a close on Sunday in Guatape with the 10th and final World Cup of the year. But the season closer will be no easy feat with the Olympic distance course set at an altitude of 1925m and a two-kilometer bike climb that will test even the best.Women’s Preview
The World Anti-Doping Agency would like to make you aware that recommendations made at its meeting in Buenos Aires on September 11, the WADA Executive Committee has outlined WADA’s strategy for the anti-doping laboratory network. Please see below for WADA’s communication.
“In accordance with the Laboratory Ad Hoc Committee’s recommendation to restrict the number of laboratories to 40, the Executive Committee will maintain its commitment to this number for the next five years.It has been... International Triathlon Union
Felicity Abram came out swinging this season, looking primed to return to the top of triathlon tiers. She opened up her year by winning the Oceania Championships and followed the victory up with a third-place finish in Auckland. A nagging foot injury flared and slowed her season down, but if her tweets are any indication, this Aussie won’t go down without a fight.What is your favourite ITU race?
October 13, 2013, 8:51 pm International Triathlon Union
France’s Tony Moulai finished his ITU career in the most perfect way, pulling out a consummate performance to win his first ITU World Cup title in Tongyeong on Saturday.Moulai had to come from behind in South Korea, after a breakaway of Tommy Zaferes and Benjamin Shaw stuck and took a 45 second lead from T2. However it didn’t take long for a chase group that was led by Moulai to catch up and from early on there the Frenchman flew. His plan to go out hard at the start of the run meant he was... International Triathlon Union
October 13, 2013, 8:27 pm International Triathlon Union
Australia’s Emma Jackson enlisted the help of her killer run to claim her first ITU World Cup victory in Tongyeong on Saturday, with a 10km split that was 47 seconds faster than anyone else in the field.Jackson was part of a seven-strong breakaway on the 40km bike leg that added time to the chase on each of the five laps. That group took almost a two-minute lead leaving T2 meaning that the medals were almost certainly in it. But after the first lap it was clear that it was Jackson’s race, as... International Triathlon Union
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