Saturday morning saw the 2018 ITU Elite Paratriathlon World Champions crowned in Australia’s Gold Coast, with six categories competing in and around beautiful Mitchell Park. First into the water were the 22 visually impaired PTVI athletes in three waves, followed by the PTWC wheelchair athletes and then PTS5, 4, 3 and 2.
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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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Live coverage from the 2017 Gold Coast ITU World Paratriathlon Series
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With paratriathlon set to debut at the Paralympics September 10-11 just days before the Grand Final, the world’s fastest paratriathletes competed at a stand-alone World Championships on Sunday in Rotterdam.Americans Allysa Seely, Kendall Gretsch and Aaron Scheidies headlined the day as they repeated consecutive World Championship wins, while the likes of Martin Schulz and Alison Patrick regained their titles as the world’s fastest paratriathletes. However, it was a day of firsts for everyone else, with Jetze Plat, Andrew Lewis, Denis Kungurtcev, Manon Genest, and Grace Norman all scoring world gold for the first time.
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