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FRIDAY PREVIEW: 7/08/2015


FRIDAY PREVIEW: 7/08/2015

2015 TISZAUJVAROS ITU WORLD CUP, HUNGARY
8th August, 2015

The Tiszaujvaros ITU Triathlon World Cup showcases a talented lineup for two days of semifinals and finals action. The finale to TriWeek, which is a week-long festival of multisport events including concerts and street fair, Tiszaujvaros, which has been nicknamed “Tiszy”, is an athlete favoruite on the World Cup circuit. Now in its 19th year, Tiszaujvaros is just two hours from Budapest and thanks to its status as the second longest running ITU event, is known as the triathlon capital of Hungary. The World Cup has one of the best atmospheres of any on the ITU calendar and is a summer tradition in Tiszaujvaros, as the event has a festival like atmosphere. ITU legends like Emma Carney, Hamish Carter, Loretta Harrop and Javier Gomez have all topped the podium at the event.

Aussies to watch:

 

Matthew Baker
Drew Box
Cameron Good
Marcel Walkington
Luke Willian

Laura Dennis
Tamsyn Moana-Veale
Grace Musgrove
Felicity Sheedy-Ryan

SCHEDULE:
Elite Women 

Semi-finals - Saturday 8 August - from 15:10 (UTC/GMT +2)  Click here for time in your area 
Final - Sunday 9 August - 15:45 Click here for time in your area
Elite Men 
Semi-finals - Saturday 8 August from 16:20 (UTC/GMT +2) Click here for time in your area
Final - Sunday 9 August - 17:10 Click here for time in your area
 
START LISTS:

Click here for the women's start list
Click here for the men's start list
  
LIVE COVERAGE:
Live timing and text coverage from Tiszaujvaros will be available on race day at triathlon.org/live or at @triathlonlive on Twitter.

TOTAL PRIZE MONEY:     
$60,000 USD (equal for men & women)  
  
COURSE PROFILE:   
SEMI FINALS 

Swim - 750m - Three laps of a 250m swim circuit with a pontoon start, wetsuits are not expected
Bike - 20km - Two laps of a mostly flat circuit
Run - 5km - Three laps of a most flat and fast run
  
FINALS
Swim - 750m - Three laps of a 250m swim circuit with a pontoon start, wetsuits are not expected
Bike - 20km - Eight laps of a mostly flat course
Run - 5km - Four laps of a mostly flat and fast run course 
Click here for a course map 

 GRACE RUN

 

GREATER SPRINGFIELD DUATHLON, QUEENSLAND
9th August, 2015

The Queensland Duathlon Championships for both Full and Sprint Distance will be held at the Greater Springfield Duathlon in Springfield Central, Ipswich. The Greater Springfield Duathlon will also act as a National Qualifying race for both Standard and Sprint Duathlon for the 2016 worlds in Spain.

SCHEDULE:
Full Distance:    
 7:00am
Sprint Distance: 7:30am
Tri-it-out/Kids:   10:05am
Mini Kids:           10:40am

Category Distance (Run / Cycle / Run) 
 
Full Duathlon: 10km/40km/5km
Sprint Distance: 5km/20km/2.5km
Tri-it-out/Kids: 1.5km/8km/1.5km
Mini Kids: 350m/2km/350m

Course Map

 

Good Luck to all athletes competing this weekend!