Athletes

Victory in Rotterdam secures Flora Duffy’s two-time world championship crown

In what looked like a near perfect race outcome that suited her strengths, Flora Duffy (BER) had a dominating performance at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Rotterdam to claim victory and reclaim her ITU World Championship title for the second year in a row. Making a name for herself as one of the most consistent swim, bike and run athletes, Duffy’s Grand Final gold ended a season that saw her

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Mario Mola repeats World Championship title in Rotterdam

Keeping the world title for the nation of Spain for the fifth year in a row, a third-place finish at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam was enough to grant Mario Mola a back-to-back ITU World Triathlon Championship crown in a season-best performance. With the repeat title, Mola became only the second man in ITU history since the inception of the WTS to ever win two-straight world titles.

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All the World Championship chatter ahead of #RotterdamGF

Starting on Friday, September 15 the top athletes in triathlon reaching from every corner of the globe will begin lining up to stake claims on ITU World Championship Crowns. Paratriathlon, Junior women and U23 men will kick off the grand final racing on Friday, while Saturday will see Junior men, u23 and both sets of Elite toeing the line in the quest of world honours. Sunday will then be left

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All comes down to Rotterdam to crown the overall WTS women’s podium

Months of racing all year long have all come down to the final and most anticipated race of the 2017 season, the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam. A roster of 49 of the best women triathletes in the world have made their way to Holland to compete in the last WTS race of the season, where the title of World Champion will be crowned. Debuting Rotterdam as a

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Aussie Sarah Crowley earns first-time Long Distance World Crown

Executing a phenomenal run performance in her first ITU long distance event of her career, Aussie Sarah Crowley was crowned victorious at the 2017 Penticton ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championship. After batting a time deficit from being down in the swim and chasing a race leader for the entirety of the bike, Crowley bypassed the frontrunner in the second lap of the run to grab the excitedly grab the

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Sharpe (CAN) and Pallant (GBR) named 2017 Aquathlon World Champs in Penticton

Canada’s own Matthew Sharpe and Great Britain’s Emma Pallant collected world honours after being victorious at the 2017 Penticton ITU Aquathlon World Championships. Being the best of those who can swim and then run, the multisport championships saw athletes conquer a one-kilometre swim followed by a five-kilometre run. Joining Pallant on the women’s podium, junior Delia Sclabas (SUI) finished second among the elites to get her an upgraded medal, while

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Sheedy-Ryan (AUS) and Nicolas (FRA) reclaim Duathlon World Champion Titles in Penticton

Kicking off the week-long event of Multisport racing, the 2017 Penticton ITU Duathlon World Championships crowned the first set of world titles as Australia’s Felicity Sheedy-Ryan and France’s Benoit Nicolas claimed victory. While Sheedy-Ryan collected the women’s title and Nicolas seized the title for the men, the wins from both elites brought them back to the top of the Duathlon World Champ podium as Sheedy-Ryan earned the title in 2012

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Summer Cook returns to top of world cup podium in the Yucatan

Collecting her first world cup victory of the season, USA’s Summer Cook captured the win of the inaugural 2017 Yucatan ITU World Cup. After having a breakthrough 2016 season and stepping onto four world cup podiums, the win was long overdue for the American as she will be named the first-ever Yucatan Champion. Cook battled for the gold from start to finish as she remained among the leaderboard throughout the

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Irving Perez collects home nation victory at Yucatan World Cup

Returning to the world cup podium for the first time since 2015, Mexico’s Irving Perez became the first-ever Champion of the 2017 Yucatan ITU World Cup. His blazing performance on the run earned him the victory, which was celebrated with crowds cheering the word “Mexico” as the win came once again for Perez in front of a home crowd. “I am very happy for this victory. This is my second

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Athletes to battle the heat in first-ever Yucatan World Cup

The 2017 ITU World Cup season continues on as it hits the eighth stop on the tour as the 2017 Yucatan ITU World Cup debuts this Saturday. Offering up a fast sprint course, the athletes will battle the Mexican heat and ocean beachfront in order to be named the Yucatan Champions for the very first time. Women’s Preview The women’s field sees a large combination of nations spread across from

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