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XTERRA Euro-Champs Zittau Germany Pro Preview

XTERRA Euro-Champs Zittau Germany Pro Preview

Thursday 16 Aug 2018 [Triathlon News]

XTERRA Germany, also known as the famous OSEE Challenge takes place in a disused mine which has now been turned into a large recreation area. There is a very nice lake complete with a sandy beach, restaurants, hotels and a campsite, all situated inside a beautiful woodland. Zittau is close to both the Polish and Czech border and its town centre is famous having some of the oldest buildings in Germany. more

Mike Phillips returns to Defend 70.3 Bintan, Indonesia

Mike Phillips returns to Defend 70.3 Bintan, Indonesia

Thursday 16 Aug 2018 [Triathlon News]

The event’s venue is Lagoi Bay, a prime tropical beach resort area centrally located along the picturesque beachfront on the northern part of Bintan Island, in the heart of Bintan Resorts. The course for IRONMAN 70.3 Bintan will take athletes on a spectacular journey around Bintan Island. The event will begin with swim in pool-like conditions and water so clear the ocean floor is visible. A scenic one-lap bike course on smooth, wide roads will follow, with a spectator-friendly three-lap run cour more

Cunnama/Potts, Pallant/Gossage Headline 70.3 Dun Laoghaire, Ireland

Cunnama/Potts, Pallant/Gossage Headline 70.3 Dun Laoghaire, Ireland

Thursday 16 Aug 2018 [Triathlon News]

Dún Laoghaire is an Irish seaside town with a rich mix of cultural experiences, hospitality, a variety of leisure activities and the natural beauty of the surrounding mountains, making it the ideal setting and destination for the thousands of athletes. The race features a 1.2-mile (1.9KM) swim from Sandycove, home to the famous Martello Tower, in the clear waters of the Irish Sea in Dublin Bay, before taking athletes on a spectacular and challenging 56-mile (90KM) bike course. more

EMBRUNMAN

EMBRUNMAN "le Mythe" 35th edition welcomes only the brave

Tuesday 14 Aug 2018 [Triathlon News]

From 80 participants in 1984 the EmbrunMan has grown to become a triathlon apart with mythical status, perhaps as the hardest in the world, even more than that of Lanzarote in the heat wave Canary Islands or Hawaii. Since its inception in 1984 the race date of the 15th of August is held regardless of which day it falls on. The start time of 6am is in complete darkness. The first 20 minutes of the swim is spent trying to follow the lead canoe and the swim markers which have lights attached. more

Kienle, Lewis win CHALLENGE Turku

Kienle, Lewis win CHALLENGE Turku

Monday 13 Aug 2018 [Triathlon News]

Sebastien Kienle (GER) won Challenge Turku, Finland. With a super fast finish time of 3:38:09 he sharpened the course record of Kovacic with almost 10 minutes. Pablo Dapena (ESP) took the silver medal home in 3:42:20 and Danish Daniel Bækkegård surprised with a bronze 3:44:41. Sarah Lewis (GBR), who didn’t race for months wasn’t too sure at forehand but seemed to secure the win easily. She finished in 4:11:56. Australian Kerry Morris (04:12:48) came close with a gap of 53s and Yvonne van Vlerken more

Lagerstrom, Haskins win 70.3 Steelhead

Lagerstrom, Haskins win 70.3 Steelhead

Monday 13 Aug 2018 [Triathlon News]

Eric Lagerstrom (USA), a former ITU athlete who made his IRONMAN 70.3 debut at Oceanside this year looked like a seasoned distance racer in Michigan. The 29-year-old carried a minute and a half lead out of the water and limited the damage inflicted on the bike by the pair of strong cyclists, Andrew Starykowicz (USA) and Igor Amorelli (BRA). Lagerstrom hit the dismount line in second sandwiched between Starykowicz (leader) and Amorelli (third) with a mere 29 seconds separating the trio. more

Weiss, Karaskova win XTERRA Poland

Weiss, Karaskova win XTERRA Poland

Monday 13 Aug 2018 [Triathlon News]

Reigning XTERRA World Champion Bradley Weiss from South Africa and 4x XTERRA European Tour Champion Helena Karásková-Erbenová from the Czech Republic captured the XTERRA Poland off-road triathlon elite titles on a hot and humid day in Krakow. It’s the third XTERRA World Tour win of the year for both. The race combined a 1500m swim in the Zakrzowek quarry, a technical and twisting 36km mountain bike around the local woodland and finished with a 10km trail run up, over, and through the remains of more

An inspiring Nicola Spirig claims her sixth European Crown in Glasgow

An inspiring Nicola Spirig claims her sixth European Crown in Glasgow

Sunday 12 Aug 2018 [Triathlon News]

Even the sun was out today at Strathclyde Park in Glasgow for the flawless show that Nicola Spirig had prepared for the European Championships. The Swiss, one of the oldest competitors in the field, impressed everyone to claim the European crown again, the sixth of her career, proving that she is serious when she announced that she wants to go for another medal in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. British Jessica Learmonth crossed the finish line in second while Cassandre Beaugrand (FRA) finished in thir more

Frenchman Le Corre takes his first European Crown

Frenchman Le Corre takes his first European Crown

Saturday 11 Aug 2018 [Triathlon News]

France’s Pierre Le Corre secured this afternoon at Strathclyde Park, in Glasgow, his first ever European title, with Spaniard Fernando Alarza claiming silver after an astonishing run leg and Belgium’s Marten Van Riel finishing in third place. In an afternoon with bits of sunrays and bits of rain, it was to nobody’s surprise that Slovakia’s Richard Varga finished the 1500m swim in the first place. Two laps around the Strathclyde Loch that were brutal for most of the athletes, in which only Jorgen more

World Class pro Race Roster at CHALLENGE Turku Finland

World Class pro Race Roster at CHALLENGE Turku Finland

Friday 10 Aug 2018 [Triathlon News]

CHALLENGE TURKU is ready to welcome an amazingly strong field of athletes. The race takes place on 12th August and has over 30 pros, both men and women, at the starting line. ,,We are thrilled to see such a world class roster of pro athletes, but just as thrilled about all those competitive age groupers showing up in Turku", says Race Director Heikki Jaatinen. Probably the biggest contender at the men’s race will be Sebastian Kienle. It's the first time the German winner of CHALLENGE ROTH will t more


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XTERRA Euro-Champs Zittau Germany Pro Preview

XTERRA Euro-Champs Zittau Germany Pro Preview

Thursday 16 Aug 2018 [Triathlon News]

XTERRA Germany, also known as the famous OSEE Challenge takes place in a disused mine which has now been turned into a large recreation area. There is a very nice lake complete with a sandy beach, restaurants, hotels and a campsite, all situated inside a beautiful woodland. Zittau is close to both the Polish and Czech border and its town centre is famous having some of the oldest buildings in Germany. more

Mike Phillips returns to Defend 70.3 Bintan, Indonesia

Mike Phillips returns to Defend 70.3 Bintan, Indonesia

Thursday 16 Aug 2018 [Triathlon News]

The event’s venue is Lagoi Bay, a prime tropical beach resort area centrally located along the picturesque beachfront on the northern part of Bintan Island, in the heart of Bintan Resorts. The course for IRONMAN 70.3 Bintan will take athletes on a spectacular journey around Bintan Island. The event will begin with swim in pool-like conditions and water so clear the ocean floor is visible. A scenic one-lap bike course on smooth, wide roads will follow, with a spectator-friendly three-lap run cour more

Cunnama/Potts, Pallant/Gossage Headline 70.3 Dun Laoghaire, Ireland

Cunnama/Potts, Pallant/Gossage Headline 70.3 Dun Laoghaire, Ireland

Thursday 16 Aug 2018 [Triathlon News]

Dún Laoghaire is an Irish seaside town with a rich mix of cultural experiences, hospitality, a variety of leisure activities and the natural beauty of the surrounding mountains, making it the ideal setting and destination for the thousands of athletes. The race features a 1.2-mile (1.9KM) swim from Sandycove, home to the famous Martello Tower, in the clear waters of the Irish Sea in Dublin Bay, before taking athletes on a spectacular and challenging 56-mile (90KM) bike course. more

EMBRUNMAN

EMBRUNMAN "le Mythe" 35th edition welcomes only the brave

Tuesday 14 Aug 2018 [Triathlon News]

From 80 participants in 1984 the EmbrunMan has grown to become a triathlon apart with mythical status, perhaps as the hardest in the world, even more than that of Lanzarote in the heat wave Canary Islands or Hawaii. Since its inception in 1984 the race date of the 15th of August is held regardless of which day it falls on. The start time of 6am is in complete darkness. The first 20 minutes of the swim is spent trying to follow the lead canoe and the swim markers which have lights attached. more

Kienle, Lewis win CHALLENGE Turku

Kienle, Lewis win CHALLENGE Turku

Monday 13 Aug 2018 [Triathlon News]

Sebastien Kienle (GER) won Challenge Turku, Finland. With a super fast finish time of 3:38:09 he sharpened the course record of Kovacic with almost 10 minutes. Pablo Dapena (ESP) took the silver medal home in 3:42:20 and Danish Daniel Bækkegård surprised with a bronze 3:44:41. Sarah Lewis (GBR), who didn’t race for months wasn’t too sure at forehand but seemed to secure the win easily. She finished in 4:11:56. Australian Kerry Morris (04:12:48) came close with a gap of 53s and Yvonne van Vlerken more

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