World Championships Videos
Hungary’s Csongor Lehmann continued his family’s rich triathlon tradition on Saturday afternoon on the Gold Coast, coming home to win the 2018 Junior World title in grand style. Lehmann’s father and coach Tibor was a National Champion in the ‘90s, and today watched his son crowned World Champion. Well-placed out of the water and again through T2, it was a devastating run - 20 seconds quicker than anyone else in the field - that saw him home for gold.
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Cecilia Ramirez Alavez blew away the field down the second half of the 5km run to take a hard-fought ITU Junior World title on Saturday afternoon on the Gold Coast. Alavez was almost 40 seconds off the pace coming out of the water but worked well with the chase group to make inroads on the lead pack across the 20km ride. Still 31 seconds back through T2, the Mexican powered her way through the competition, catching and passing GB’s Erin Wallace and Kate Waugh who had to settle for second and third respectively.
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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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It was the race that everybody hoped they might see and much, much more as Britain’s Vicky Holland became the 2018 ITU World Champion on Saturday afternoon, sprinting down the chute two seconds behind Ashleigh Gentle, who delivered the home-nation win that the huge crowds deserved. But that was just the tip of the entertainment iceberg, coming at the end of an engrossing battle between Holland and USA’s Katie Zaferes, with both athletes knowing that finishing ahead of their rival would mean leaving Australia with a debut world title.
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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.
Posted in: Events | World Championships | Multisports | Aquathlon | Cross Triathlon | Duathlon | Long Distance Triathlon
In Mixed Relay’s first event since the announcement to be included as an official Olympic sport for the Tokyo 2020 Programme, Australia put forth a fierce come from behind finish to claim its first-ever World Championship title with a team of Charlotte McShane, Matthew Hauser, Ashleigh Gentle and Jacob Birtwhistle.
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Watch the full race here https://triathlonlive.tv The 2017 ITU World Triathlon Series debuts this weekend, bringing the top triathletes from all over the world to compete in the most prestigious nine-stop tour event for the sport. For the third consecutive year, the Series will begin in the Middle Eastern nation of the United Arab Emirates, with the men racing on Saturday after the women kick start the season on Friday.
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Thousands of age group athletes pushed themselves in the Mexican heat in search of ITU Age Group Sprint & Standard World Championship titles. Set near the picturesque marina in Cozumel, athletes raced the through the crystal clear waters with views of the ocean and large cruise ships lining the streets. It was a race these incredible athletes won't soon forget! Here are just a few highlights from the day.
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