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FRIDAY PREVIEW: 31/07/2015


FRIDAY PREVIEW: 31/07/2015

ITU WORLD OLYMPIC QUALIFICATION EVENT, RIO DE JANEIRO
02/08/2015

It’s all on the line this weekend as athletes from around the world make their way to Rio for the ITU World Olympic Qualification Event! While the test event will not provide any prizemoney or WTS points, it will offer valuable Olympic qualification points. With an automatic Olympic selection spot up for grabs for the Aussie athletes, we are bound to see some outstanding performances! The first Australian to either podium or finish in the top 10 in the male and female races will receive automatic selection, so there is no time for error. While the race will not be shown live, www.TriathlonLIVE.tv will allow season pass holders access to hour long highlights of the event- available Thursday August 13.

ELITE WOMEN 
Aussies to watch
Charlotte McShane
Ashleigh Gentle
Erin Densham
Emma Moffatt
Emma Jackson
Gillian Backhouse
Start time: 9:00am UTC/GMT Sunday August 2nd 

ELITE MEN 
Aussies to watch
Ryan Bailie
Aaron Royle
Jacob Birtwhistle
Courtney Atkinson
Ryan Fisher
Start time 12:15pm UTC/GMT Sunday August 2nd 

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ITU WORLD PARATRIATHLON EVENT, RIO DE JANEIRO
02/08/2015
The Paratriathlon Test event will see Australia’s four-time World Champion Bill Chaffey fly the Aussie flag in another stepping stone in the sport that will debut in Rio at the Paralympics. Although not a selection race Chaffey, who has mastered the P1 wheelchair category, will use the race to his benefit over what will be a tough course. 
Paratriathlon – Saturday August 1st
9:00       PT4/ PT2 Men & Women
12:15     PT1 Men & Women
13:45     PT3 Men & Women / PT5 B1 M & W
13:48:18 PT5 B2/3 Men
13:48:48 PT5 B2/3 Women

Bill Chaffey AUS