Archive for June, 2010
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The International Triathlon Union has confirmed that Triathlon New Zealand will host the 2012 Dextro Energy ITU World Champs Series Grand Final with the New Zealand bid chosen over others from Asia, the Middle East and Europe. Triathlon New Zealand CEO Dave Beeche says it’s been a long hard road to get to this point, and while there’s still plenty of work ahead he is delighted that the ITU has chosen New Zealand over other worthy bidders.
Elite Energy announces 7 triathlon festivals hosted along the east coast of Australia. From Forster in the north to Batemans Bay in the south triathletes will be able to race in a single event or race the in the NSW triseries. Teams or individuals of all abilities, from first timers to elite athletes can participate in a range of distances including Olympic, Sprint, Pro – Tour and Enticer triathlons. ENTRIES OPEN JULY 1ST 2010
Spaniards Virginia Berasategui and Eneko Llanos were victorious on home soil at the 2010 ETU Long Distance Triathlon European Championships in Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain on Saturday
Australian’s Luke Bell, Chris MacDonald and Nicole Ward are racing this weekend at Ironman Coeur d’Alene in Idaho USA. Sunday will mark the eighth year the communities of Coeur d’Alene, Hayden, Dalton Gardens and Hayden Lake have hosted the participating athletes.
Full race report available at Ironman.com The fifth Ironman 70.3 UK saw record temperatures, record numbers, record crowds and two former champions reclaim both their position as the Ironman 70.3 UK Champions and the king and queen of the hills. Under clear blue skies, the Ironman 70.3 UK got underway at 7am after a [...]
Five years ago, a sleepy Somerset community awoke to find themselves in the midst of Ironman fever as Ironman 70.3 UK debuted at Wimbleball Lake in the heart of Exmoor National Park. Triathlon superstar and future Ironman world champion Chris McCormack won the first race and promptly labelled it the “toughest 70.3 in the World” and so far there are very few that would disagree with that assessment.
You Are An Ironman! Mike Reilly set to announce 99th Ironman event at Ironman Western Australia in December
World Triathlon Corporation, owners of the Ironman brand, is bringing renowned Ironman announcer Mike Reilly to Western Australia for the first time, as part of its renewed commitment to creating a bigger and better event at Busselton. It will be the American commentator’s 99th Ironman event and his 16th in Australia.
The 50 qualifying slots for the Ford Ironman World Championship, which were previously assigned to Ironman Japan, will now be offered at the Jeju International Triathlon (JIT) taking place on July 11, 2010 on Jeju Island, South Korea. The cancellation of Ironman Japan was due to the host venue’s concerns over the spread of foot & mouth disease. The opportunity to race for the Kona slots at the JIT is available to athletes who were originally registered for the Ironman Japan event.
Michellie Jones finshed a solid third in a race won by two Kiwis. Samantha Warriner (1st and 8mins ahead of Michellie) has been putting in some solid result this year in the USA. It was great to see Michellie podium against some strong opposition. Richie Cunningham finished 12th overall with a good swim and bike leg but [...]