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Genet, von Berg win 70.3 Nice

Genet, von Berg win 70.3 Nice

Monday 17 Sep 2018 [Triathlon News]

Two-time IRONMAN world champion (1996 and 1999) Luc Van Lierde has pushed young American charge Rodolph Von Berg to better his biking as the primary aim since taking over the youngster's coaching last year. The 24-year-old showed it's a winning strategy, taking the inaugural title at IRONMAN 70.3 Nice, which will host the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship next year. The victory was secured with a 2:21 bike over the famed and fabled climbs through the villages above Nice. Von Berg finished the ride more

Luis wins WTS gold and Mola earns ITU World title at Gold Coast finale

Luis wins WTS gold and Mola earns ITU World title at Gold Coast finale

Monday 17 Sep 2018 [Triathlon News]

Vincent Luis capped a brilliant day for France on the Gold Coast on Sunday afternoon, following the team’s U23-Junior Mixed Relay World title with a WTS gold of his own on a blowy afternoon in Brisbane. Mario Mola’s own place in the sport’s history books was rarely in doubt as he crossed the line in second place looking typically assured on route to securing a remarkable third Series win. South Africa’s Richard Murray crossed the line for a hard-earned bronze, while Jacob Birtwhistle’s 7th place more

Middaugh, Paterson win XTERRA Pan Am Championship

Middaugh, Paterson win XTERRA Pan Am Championship

Monday 17 Sep 2018 [Triathlon News]

Josiah Middaugh from Eagle-Vail, Colorado and Lesley Paterson from Scotland captured the 15th annual XTERRA Pan American off-road triathlon elite titles on a beautiful morning at Snowbasin Resort near Ogden, Utah on Saturday, September 15, 2018. In the men’s elite race Middaugh came out of the water less than one-minute behind the leaders, took the lead from South Africa’s Bradley Weiss at about mile eight on the bike, and took the tape in 2:26:34. Weiss finished second in 2:30:32, and Sam Long more

Holland crowned 2018 ITU World Champion Gentle wins WTS Gold Coast thriller

Holland crowned 2018 ITU World Champion Gentle wins WTS Gold Coast thriller

Monday 17 Sep 2018 [Triathlon News]

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 leav more

Sven Riederer, Lena Berlinger win CHALLENGE Davos

Sven Riederer, Lena Berlinger win CHALLENGE Davos

Monday 17 Sep 2018 [Triathlon News]

Just in time for the start, the fog over Davos moved on and offered the athletes a beautiful backdrop. After last year’s exceptional weather conditions both athletes and race crew were more than happy that all distances could be organised as planned. In bright sunshine, co-organiser Sven Riederer prevailed in an exciting duel against Pieter Heemeryck. Marcello Ugazio from Italy completed the podium. Last year's winner Lena Berlinger defended her title in front of the Swiss Martina Kunz. more

Sven Riederer, Yvonne van Vlerken highlight CHALLENGE Davos Festival

Sven Riederer, Yvonne van Vlerken highlight CHALLENGE Davos Festival

Friday 14 Sep 2018 [Triathlon News]

The Challenge Davos Festival which is over two days combines the internationally orientated half distance race of Challenge Family with the national triathlon series TRI Circuit , which offers a range of short distance events for all ages. Adding to this, a time trial effort by bike, roller-skies or inline-skates (or even by running) aimes to attract more endurance athletes. Davos is situated in the heart of the Swiss canton Graubünden and is the highest town in Europe, famed for the diversity o more

Freddy van Lierde headlines 70.3 Nice

Freddy van Lierde headlines 70.3 Nice

Friday 14 Sep 2018 [Triathlon News]

With its mix of old-world opulence, year-round sunshine and stunning seaside location, Nice is the unofficial capital of the Côte d’Azur. A magnet for beachgoers and high-rollers since the 19th century, this coastal city has fabulous markets, an enticing old town, glorious architecture and a wealth of high-end restaurants. If you really want to soak up the Riviera vibe, there’s no better place. more

Mario Mola chases hat-trick of ITU world titles in Gold Coast

Mario Mola chases hat-trick of ITU world titles in Gold Coast

Friday 14 Sep 2018 [Triathlon News]

Spain’s Mario Mola stands on the cusp of a remarkable double-triple for Spanish triathlon as he chases a feat only previously achieved by compatriot Javier Gomez in 2015: a straight hat-trick of ITU World Championship titles. Wins in 2016 and 2017 already sealed Mola’s place in the pantheon of the sport’s greats, but victory in the 2018 ITU Grand Final would cap an incredible few years on the front line of triathlon. more

Holland and Zaferes ready for ITU Grand Final showdown in Gold Coast

Holland and Zaferes ready for ITU Grand Final showdown in Gold Coast

Friday 14 Sep 2018 [Triathlon News]

The wait is almost over as the women elite athletes go through their individual pre-race routines ahead of the 2018 ITU World Series Grand Final in Gold Coast, and Australia’s most famous triathlon venue is buzzing. And the anticipation of Saturday afternoon’s race is high not just because of the occasion. This year’s World Championship title will almost certainly boil down to a straight battle between two great rivals: whoever finishes ahead between USA’s Katie Zaferes and Great Britain’s Vicky more

XTERRA Pan-Am USA Champs Elite Race Preview

XTERRA Pan-Am USA Champs Elite Race Preview

Friday 14 Sep 2018 [Triathlon News]

More than 30 elites from around the world are scheduled to compete at the XTERRA Pan American / USA Championship race in Ogden, Utah next Saturday, September 15. As the culmination of a 12-stop series of off-road triathlons spanning South and Central America, Mexico, the Caribbean, Canada, and the U.S., the contenders are coming from near and far, and with $80,000 in prize money at stake and cameramen capturing all the action for a nationally broadcast one-hour TV show, the stage is set for XTER more


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Genet, von Berg win 70.3 Nice

Genet, von Berg win 70.3 Nice

Monday 17 Sep 2018 [Triathlon News]

Two-time IRONMAN world champion (1996 and 1999) Luc Van Lierde has pushed young American charge Rodolph Von Berg to better his biking as the primary aim since taking over the youngster's coaching last year. The 24-year-old showed it's a winning strategy, taking the inaugural title at IRONMAN 70.3 Nice, which will host the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship next year. The victory was secured with a 2:21 bike over the famed and fabled climbs through the villages above Nice. Von Berg finished the ride more

Luis wins WTS gold and Mola earns ITU World title at Gold Coast finale

Luis wins WTS gold and Mola earns ITU World title at Gold Coast finale

Monday 17 Sep 2018 [Triathlon News]

Vincent Luis capped a brilliant day for France on the Gold Coast on Sunday afternoon, following the team’s U23-Junior Mixed Relay World title with a WTS gold of his own on a blowy afternoon in Brisbane. Mario Mola’s own place in the sport’s history books was rarely in doubt as he crossed the line in second place looking typically assured on route to securing a remarkable third Series win. South Africa’s Richard Murray crossed the line for a hard-earned bronze, while Jacob Birtwhistle’s 7th place more

Middaugh, Paterson win XTERRA Pan Am Championship

Middaugh, Paterson win XTERRA Pan Am Championship

Monday 17 Sep 2018 [Triathlon News]

Josiah Middaugh from Eagle-Vail, Colorado and Lesley Paterson from Scotland captured the 15th annual XTERRA Pan American off-road triathlon elite titles on a beautiful morning at Snowbasin Resort near Ogden, Utah on Saturday, September 15, 2018. In the men’s elite race Middaugh came out of the water less than one-minute behind the leaders, took the lead from South Africa’s Bradley Weiss at about mile eight on the bike, and took the tape in 2:26:34. Weiss finished second in 2:30:32, and Sam Long more

Holland crowned 2018 ITU World Champion Gentle wins WTS Gold Coast thriller

Holland crowned 2018 ITU World Champion Gentle wins WTS Gold Coast thriller

Monday 17 Sep 2018 [Triathlon News]

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 leav more

Sven Riederer, Lena Berlinger win CHALLENGE Davos

Sven Riederer, Lena Berlinger win CHALLENGE Davos

Monday 17 Sep 2018 [Triathlon News]

Just in time for the start, the fog over Davos moved on and offered the athletes a beautiful backdrop. After last year’s exceptional weather conditions both athletes and race crew were more than happy that all distances could be organised as planned. In bright sunshine, co-organiser Sven Riederer prevailed in an exciting duel against Pieter Heemeryck. Marcello Ugazio from Italy completed the podium. Last year's winner Lena Berlinger defended her title in front of the Swiss Martina Kunz. more

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