The second Women’s Collegiate Triathlon National Championships will take place next month in Clermont, Florida, as part of triathlon’s bid to elevate from NCAA Emerging Sport for Women status to a full-fledged championship sport.
Posted Fri, 09 Oct 2015 08:15:00 GMT
2016 U.S. Olympic qualifier Gwen Jorgensen won her second career world title at the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago on Sept. 18, earning her Best of September honors for the Team USA Awards presented by Dow, the United States Olympic Committee announced today.
Posted Thu, 08 Oct 2015 13:26:00 GMT
Pieter deHart successfully defended his title while Laura Kenny raced to her first national title at the 2015 USA Triathlon Aquathlon National Championships, held Saturday in conjunction with the El Reno Route 66 Aquathlon at Lake El Reno.
Posted Tue, 06 Oct 2015 14:57:00 GMT
USA Triathlon today announced the dates and locations for nearly all the events that will comprise the 2016 USA Triathlon National Championships schedule, allowing top amateur multisport athletes to compete for national titles, and in some cases world championship team spots, at high-level events across the country.
Posted Tue, 06 Oct 2015 10:49:00 GMT
The 37th annual IRONMAN World Championship presented by GoPro will be held on Saturday, Oct. 10, in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, with more than 2,300 athletes from 62 countries expected to toe the line.
Posted Mon, 05 Oct 2015 15:49:00 GMT
Four U.S. elite triathletes logged top-10 finishes on Sunday at a late-season ITU World Cup at the site of next year’s ITU World Triathlon Series Grand Final.
Posted Mon, 05 Oct 2015 10:19:00 GMT
Age-group triathletes Kirsten Sass and Tom Woods led the charge to capture national titles at Saturday’s USA Triathlon Long Course Triathlon National Championships, held in conjunction with the Redman Triathlon at Hefner Lake.
Posted Wed, 30 Sep 2015 08:26:00 GMT
Please note that a number of USA Triathlon systems will be down temporarily for upgrades from 11 p.m. MT on Sept. 30 to 12 a.m. MT on Oct. 1. The main site (www.usatriathlon.org) will be live, but membership, sanctioning, rankings and other sites will be down during this time.
Posted Tue, 29 Sep 2015 08:01:00 GMT
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Posted Tue, 29 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT
Four amateur triathletes from the United States earned spots on the podium on Saturday at the 2015 ITU Cross (Off-Road) Triathlon World Championships, including two world titles.
Posted Mon, 28 Sep 2015 11:34:00 GMT
Top clubs from across the country won national titles in five divisions on Saturday, Sept. 12, at the USA Triathlon Club National Championships, while standout swim-bike athletes took home Aquabike National Titles on Sunday, Sept. 13.
Posted Fri, 25 Sep 2015 09:37:00 GMT
As elite triathletes Gwen Jorgensen and Javier Gomez ran away with repeat world titles, Timothy Hughes from Madison, Wisconsin, took home his first TRIFECTA win, battling it out with over 550 triathlon fans around the globe.
Posted Thu, 24 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT
Spain’s Mario Mola may have posted the fastest time of the day, but it was countryman Javier Gomez who earned enough points to earn his fifth ITU World Championships title on Saturday at the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final.
Posted Sat, 19 Sep 2015 09:50:00 GMT
On the final day of competition in Grant Park, 16 U.S. age-groupers were crowned world champions at the ITU Standard Triathlon World Championships, racking up a total of 51 medals in the 1,500-meter swim, 40-kilometer bike, 10-kilometer run age-group race. Team USA secured a strong lead in the medal count, topping out at 120.
Posted Sat, 19 Sep 2015 07:01:00 GMT
Taylor Knibb picked up her first world championships medal on Friday in the ITU Junior World Championships race, and Avery Evenson claimed fourth overall for the under-23 women’s championship race, taking home the USA Triathlon U23 National Championship title.
Posted Fri, 18 Sep 2015 17:31:00 GMT
2016 U.S. Olympic qualifier Gwen Jorgensen broke away from the field in the final 2.5 kilometers of the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago on Friday to claim her second straight world title and her 12th consecutive win on the ITU World Triathlon Series.
Posted Fri, 18 Sep 2015 13:04:00 GMT
Americans win 7 total medals at ITU Paratriathlon Worlds.
Posted Fri, 18 Sep 2015 10:00:00 GMT
Team USA athletes raced their way to 36 medals Thursday in the 2015 ITU Sprint Triathlon World Championships in Grant Park.
Posted Thu, 17 Sep 2015 16:46:00 GMT
TYR Sport, the leading manufacturer of competitive swim and triathlon gear, teamed with USA Triathlon at Chicago’s Tavern at the Park to host the exclusive unveil of the National Governing Body’s 2016 National Team Uniform.
Posted Thu, 17 Sep 2015 12:43:00 GMT
CHICAGO — Kevin McDowell posted a fourth-place finish on Thursday morning in the ITU Men’s Under-23 World Championships, leading the U.S. on the Olympic-distance course in his hometown.
McDowell (Geneva, Ill.) was in the front of the pack from start to finish on the 1,500...
Posted Thu, 17 Sep 2015 07:59:00 GMT
Elite Team USA athletes share their goals for the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final and World Championships, plus what it means to them to race for world titles on home soil.
Posted Thu, 17 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT
The 2015 ITU World Triathlon Series concludes this weekend in Grant Park and USA Triathlon National Team members Gwen Jorgensen, Katie Zaferes and Sarah True are ranked as the world’s three best triathletes heading into the event, which will crown the season’s world championship podium.
Posted Wed, 16 Sep 2015 13:22:00 GMT
The first day of world championship competition kicked off Wednesday in Grant Park with the ITU Aquathlon World Championships, and the Americans earned 10 world titles and a total of 24 medals in the swim-run event.
Posted Wed, 16 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT
Universal Sports Network, the year-round destination for Olympic, endurance and action sports programming, will air exclusive national television and online coverage of the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago September 18 and 19 at 6 p.m. ET LIVE.
Posted Tue, 15 Sep 2015 19:17:00 GMT
Nearly 1,000 U.S. amateur triathletes will compete for USA Triathlon’s Team USA in Chicago’s Grant Park this week for the 2015 ITU Age-Group Sprint and Standard World Championships, held as part of the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago.
Posted Mon, 14 Sep 2015 14:31:00 GMT
Meet longtime Team USA competitor Elizabeth Brackett, who has won world titles in Gold Coast, Budapest, Beijing and Auckland, and first-timer Cameron O’Bar, who is passionate about triathlon and racing in honor of Sandy Hook victim Chase Kowalski.
Posted Mon, 14 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT
Six paratriathletes who have provisionally qualified to represent the U.S. in the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Paralympic Games lead the charge for a team of 18 American paratriathletes who will race in the ITU Elite Paratriathlon World Championships on Friday, Sept. 18 in Chicago’s Grant Park.
Posted Fri, 11 Sep 2015 10:57:00 GMT
Fifteen young triathletes ages 16-23, led by Pan American Games silver medalist Kevin McDowell, will represent the United States next week in the 2015 ITU Junior and Under-23 Triathlon World Championships in Chicago’s Grant Park.
Posted Fri, 11 Sep 2015 09:58:00 GMT
World championship action in Chicago begins for 228 Americans on Wednesday, Sept. 16, with the 2015 ITU Aquathlon World Championships, the opening event of the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in Grant Park.
Posted Wed, 09 Sep 2015 15:34:00 GMT
A team of amateur multisport athletes from the United States claimed two world titles and six total medals on Sunday at the 2015 Zofingen ITU Powerman Long Distance Duathlon World Championships.
Posted Sun, 06 Sep 2015 17:49:00 GMT