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2017 WTS Rotterdam Women Highlights

2017 WTS Rotterdam Women Highlights

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 claim six WTS races in the year, that all aided in her repeat world honour.
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2017 WTS Rotterdam Men Highlights

2017 WTS Rotterdam Men Highlights

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.Winning the Grand Final race gold was France’s Vincent Luis, who claimed his first WTS victory of the season. Luis’s win came from a dominating and dramatic run effort, after breaking away from a powerful lead pack in the final metres to seize the event gold.
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2017 ITU Hall of Fame Miles Stewart

2017 ITU Hall of Fame Miles Stewart

His professional career started when he placed third in his first ever event at just 15 years old. With an impressive background in swimming, speed skating, duathlon, aquathlon, triathlon and cycling, winning national championships in all six sports, he was a well-rounded athlete.Stewart made his first World Championship team in 1989, aged 18, and finished in an incredible fourth place. At age 20, Stewart experienced one of the defining moments of his career, winning the illustrious World Championship in his hometown, the Gold Coast. He remains the youngest triathlete ever to be World Champion.Following this famous victory, Stewart went on to win the World Indoor Championship, a World Cup Championship, 10 ITU World Cup wins, the 1996 and 2000 Australian Championships and, in the process, added two World Records to his name. Stewart is in the Guinness Book of World Records for the fastest triathlon time in the world.
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2017 ITU Hall of Fame Rob Barel

2017 ITU Hall of Fame Rob Barel

Rob Barel (born 23 December 1957 in Amsterdam) was originally a swimmer, but became a man of many firsts in the sport of Triathlon.He won the first ETU European Championships in 1985 (Immenstadt), and followed this up with repeat wins in 1986, and 1987. He then competed in the first ITU World Championships in Avignon, 1989 - finishing 5th - and then went on to come 3rd in the ITU World Championship in 1992 (Muskoka)Barel won the first ITU Long Distance Championships in 1994 (Nice), and competed for the Netherlands in the first Olympic triathlon at the 2000 Summer Olympics, taking forty-third place with a total time of 1:55:36.69 at the age of 42. He also crowned his career by coming first in the European Cross Triathlon Championship in 2008.
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2017 ITU Hall of Fame Joop van Zanten

2017 ITU Hall of Fame Joop van Zanten

Joop van Zanten is a Dutch triathlon pioneer, whose contribution has brought the sport of triathlon to what it is today. With his endless commitment and vision, Joop played a key role in establishing and formalising triathlon organisations.Joop contributed to the formation of the Dutch Triathlon Bond in 1987 and was the first President until 1999, when he stepped down in order to enjoy more time participating in sporting events. Joop paved the way for triathlon in order to formalise, regulate and increase the accessibility of the sport.
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2017 ITU Hall of Fame Jackie Fairweather

2017 ITU Hall of Fame Jackie Fairweather

ackie Fairweather was a World Champion Australian triathlete and long-distance runner. Fairweather began competing in triathlon in 1992, and won the elite Australian National Series in her first season. She spent eight years as a professional triathlete and in 1996 she became ITU World Triathlon Champion in Cleveland, Ohio, setting a championship record time of 1 hour 50 minutes 52 seconds. She also won the ITU World Duathlon Championships in 1996 to become the only person ever to win both world titles in the same year.Fairweather won the ITU Duathlon World Championships again in 1999, but narrowly missed repeating the double in the Triathlon World Championship, after finishing 2nd to Loretta Harrop.Fairweather collected further World Championship silver medals in 1995 and 1997, and won the bronze medal in the marathon in the 2002 Commonwealth Games (after finishing 11th in her first ever marathon in Boston).
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2017 ITU Hall of Fame Carl Thomas

2017 ITU Hall of Fame Carl Thomas

Thomas was the Vice President of marketing at Speedo Swimwear in 1982, where he then joined Jim Curl to create the U.S. Triathlon Series. The triathlon series quickly spread from the original five cities to 12 nationwide. The format of the series and the distance was considered ideal for Olympic competition, and Thomas predicted that by the time triathlon was an Olympic sport, “hundreds of thousands of athletes will have competed at the Olympic distance” worldwide.In 1984, he founded CAT Sports Inc., creating network televised special events for a number of sports and acting as the executive producer of over 25 televised triathlon events for ESPN, NBC and other national syndications. Thomas also served as the first Treasurer of the International Triathlon Union and has served as a pioneer in the triathlon community.
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2017 ITU Hall of Fame Barb Lindquist

2017 ITU Hall of Fame Barb Lindquist

Barbara Metz Lindquist (born July 1, 1969 in Wilmington, Delaware) began swimming aged eight, and was eventually recruited to swim at Stanford University, where she was a member of the 1989 NCAA Championship Team. Swimming for the US National Team she won a gold and three silver medals in the 1987 & 1991 Pan American Games. She was a finalist in three events (200m free, 400m free, 800m free) at the 1988 Swimming Olympic Trials. After graduating from Stanford with a B.A. in Human Biology in 1991, she gradually moved into Triathlon, becoming one of the sport’s most consistent performers. Of her 134 career races, she won 33, stood on the podium 86 times, and had 114 top 10 finishes.Barb represented the USA in the 2004 Olympics in Athens, placing 9th. She was a member of the USA Triathlon Team for the ITU World Championships for 10 straight years, with her best finish being a silver medal in 2002 in Cancun, Mexico. Barb’s consistency in racing solidified her as the #1 World ranked ITU triathlete from February 2003 through 2004, a spot held longer than any other male or female in the sport.
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2017 Rotterdam GF - Womens T2

2017 Rotterdam GF - Womens T2

2017 Rotterdam GF - Womens T2
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2017 Rotterdam GF - Womens T1

2017 Rotterdam GF - Womens T1

2017 Rotterdam GF - Womens T1
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2017 Rotterdam GF - Womens second swim leg

2017 Rotterdam GF - Womens second swim leg

2017 Rotterdam GF - Womens Second Swim Leg
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2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam - U23 Women’s Highlights

2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam - U23 Women’s Highlights

Showcasing a strong bike and an even stronger run, USA’s Tamara Gorman finished first to become the 2017 U23 Women’s World Champion in Rotterdam
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2017 Rotterdam GF - Womens start

2017 Rotterdam GF - Womens start

2017 Rotterdam GF - Womens start
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2017 Rotterdam GF - Mens final T2

2017 Rotterdam GF - Mens final T2

2017 Rotterdam GF - Mens final T2
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2017 Rotterdam GF - Mens T1

2017 Rotterdam GF - Mens T1

2017 Rotterdam GF - Mens T1
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2017 Rotterdam GF - second swim

2017 Rotterdam GF - second swim

2017 Rotterdam GF - Second swim
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Rotterdam GF - Mens start

Rotterdam GF - Mens start

Rotterdam 2017 GF - Mens Start
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2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam - Junior Men’s Highlights

2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam - Junior Men’s Highlights

Aussie Matthew Hauser added another world championship title to his resume after claiming victory as the Junior World Champion at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final. While in July he was a member of the Mixed Relay World Championship team where he earned his first world gold, Hauser repeated his success by delivering a dominating performance in the grand final to collect his second world title of the year, this time in the junior men’s race.
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2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam - U23 Men’s Highlights

2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam - U23 Men’s Highlights

Screaming with excitement as he grabbed the finish line, France’s Raphael Montoya was named the U23 Men’s World Champion at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam.
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2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam - Junior Women’s Highlights

2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam - Junior Women’s Highlights

In a dominating performance showcasing once again her power on the bike, USA’s Taylor Knibb claimed a repeat junior women’s title at the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam
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2017 ITU Paratriathlon World Championships

2017 ITU Paratriathlon World Championships

Twelve world titles went up for grab today in Rotterdam at the 2017 ITU Paratriathlon World Championships, with 163 paratriathletes competing in all six classes, and with Great Britain getting the most out of the day, grabbing a total of eight medals, followed by USA with six and Australia with four. Parathletes covered a sprint-distance course featuring a 750-meter swim, 20-kilometer bike and 5-kilometer run
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2017 ITU Multisport Festival Wrap

2017 ITU Multisport Festival Wrap

The inaugural ITU Multisport World Championships Festival completed on August 27 after a successful ten-day event in Penticton, Canada that drew in over 3,000 athletes from all over the world to compete in five different multisport competitions.After over two years of preparation and planning, the success of the first-ever event was evident as the city of Penticton saw 507 medals awarded among age group, junior, under-23, elite and paratriathlon levels. Ten gold medals were also awarded as ten elite men and women were named Multisport World Champions.
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2017 Karlovy Vary ITU World Cup - Elite Women’s Highlights

2017 Karlovy Vary ITU World Cup - Elite Women’s Highlights

Australian Gillian Backhouse won the first ever edition of the ITU Karlovy Vary World Cup after a dominant race, showcasing a magnificient swim, a strong bike and a consistent run in the hills and cobbled streets of the Czech Republic town. Cheered on by the local crowds, local triathlete Vendula Frintova crossed the finish line in second, while American Summer Cook finished third.
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2017 Karlovy Vary ITU World Cup - Elite Men’s Highlights

2017 Karlovy Vary ITU World Cup - Elite Men’s Highlights

It was a day of firsts in Karlovy Vary for the inaugural ITU World Cup. First time ever Gustav Iden (NOR) has won a World Cup, with an impressive performance, and another first Tayler Reid (NZL) got on the podium in a World Cup, as he finished third. Completing the podium, veteran Italian, Alessandro Fabian, got his first podium of the season after some months off racing following the Rio 2016 Olympics.
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2017 WTS Stockholm Men Highlights ITA

2017 WTS Stockholm Men Highlights ITA

Jonathan Brownlee ritorna alla vittoria a Stoccolma, dopo i due quarti posti di Edmonton e Montreal. Una gara al comando fino dalla frazione a nuoto per il britannico, che ritrova finalmente la giusta forma, dopo i problemi fisici degli ultimi mesi
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