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Australian Institute of Sport and Triathlon Australia jointly commence Triathlon Refresh Review

The Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and Triathlon Australia are jointly undertaking a comprehensive review of triathlon’s Olympic and Paralympic high performance programs, with the aim of resetting for future success. AIS Refresh is a detailed strategic review process led by the AIS in collaboration with National Sporting Organisations. Triathlon’s
Open letter to triathlon members and the triathlon community

The Triathlon Australia (TA) Board of Directors is issuing this open letter to triathlon members and to the triathlon community in response to serious allegations raised publicly by a former elite triathlete (who is also a current member and accredited coach) as part of a concerted campaign to destabilise Triathlon
Vale Michael Haarsma

It is with great sadness that Triathlon Australia shares the news of the passing of Michael Haarsma, long serving technical official and valued member of our community, who lost his three-year battle with cancer yesterday on Thursday, 30 September 2021. Michael Haarsma was a dedicated and passionate member of the
Liam O’Neill joins Triathlon Australia as NSW Performance Centre Head Coach

Triathlon Australia welcomes Liam O’Neill to the position of NSW Performance Centre Head Coach, in a new role which will provide athletes access to a world-class training environment in NSW. The performance centre is supported by the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) with funding provided by the AIS Performance Pathways
Aussie Gillian Backhouse Announces Retirement From Elite Triathlon

2018 Commonwealth Games Mixed Relay Gold Medallist Gillian Backhouse has called time on her triathlon career, after 10 years in the sport at the elite level. The 30-year-old from Armidale has been a regular on the international triathlon scene with an impressive 72 starts, 17 podiums and seven wins over
Lauren Parker Continues Her Inspirational Journey: Next Stop Cozumel

Australians may have only first heard of the Lauren Parker story on January 14 of 2018 , just seven months after a horrific accident crushed the dreams of this aspiring triathlete. Parker had arrived onto St Kilda Beach, greeted by Triathlon Australia officials, who already knew there was something special about
Theaker And Kaye Chosen For AIS Program To Elevate Women Coaches

Triathlon Australia performance coaches Teresa Theaker and Janine Kaye have been chosen for the AIS Elevate Women Coach program, a new professional development initiative from the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) to prioritise the progress of women in Australian high-performance sport. The AIS recently announced 47 talented pathway coaches – 33
Triathlon Australia Call for Elected Director Nominations

Please note nominations are now closed. Nominations are open for positions of Elected Director on the Triathlon Australia Board, to be elected at Triathlon Australia’s 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) which will be held virtually on Monday, 22 November at 7:30PM SYD time, in accordance with the Constitution of Triathlon
Marcel Walkington Produces His Best Ever WTCS Result in Hamburg’s 20th Anniversary Race

Melbourne’s Marcel Walkington has produced his best ever World Triathlon Championship Series result in Hamburg over the weekend, narrowly missing a top 10 finish in the 20th anniversary of one of the world’s iconic international triathlons. The 28-year-old finished a close 11th with the only other Australian in the elite
Tough Return to 70.3 World Championships in Utah for Aussie Pros

Two years on since the last IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships in 2019, Australia’s Sam Appleton, Joe Gambles, Tim Rea, Tim Reed, Ellie Salthouse and Grace Thek raced in stacked professional fields of over 100 world-class triathletes. Featuring a stunning backdrop and unexpected weather, the Land of Endurance lived up to
Lauren Parker’s ‘Hardest Race Ever’ At Dramatic Ironman 70.3 World Championship in Utah

Australian para-triathlete Lauren Parker – who raced into the hearts of all Australians with her inspiring Paralympic silver medal effort in Tokyo last month – has overcome a shocking series of events; suffering third degree burns and enduring a serious car accident, to become world champion in her first IRONMAN 70.3 World
BREAKING: Parker To Race IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships

Lauren Parker will race IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in St George, UTAH this Saturday despite suffering third degree burns to her feet, facing possible amputation of toes, and being involved in a car accident in the week leading into the race. After being highly unlikely to start following burn injuries
Emma Jackson Returns To Hamburg 10 Years After The Famous “Emma, Emma, Emma” Podium

Rookie Kira Hedgeland will get a “second bite” at her World Triathlon Series debut when the 2022 WTS returns to one of its iconic venues in Hamburg this weekend – only three weeks after the 2021 champions were crowned in Edmonton. And she will be joined by fellow Australian team mates,
World's Best To Meet In Southwestern Utah For 2021 Ironman 70.3 World Championships

Updated 18.09.21 12.30pm AEST IRONMAN have released an updated professional start list which can be found HERE . Seven of Australia’s professional long course athletes will be lining up in St George, Utah this Saturday 18 September (11:00pm AEST) for the 2021 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships. More than 3,000 of the
Free And Wilms Win On Debut At Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast

Nicholas Free and Lotte Wilms have claimed victory at IRONMAN 70.3 Sunshine Coast, with both athletes standing on the top step of the podium in their first ever IRONMAN 70.3 events. Brisbane triathlete Free crossed the line in 3:39:44, just over a minute ahead of Josh Amberger, with Caleb Noble
From Sunny Coast To Netherlands: Australia's Elite Lining Up Over Super Sunday

Australia’s top triathletes will be racing across the globe this weekend in an action-packed schedule with IRONMAN 70.3 Sunshine Coast, 2021 World Triathlon Long Distance Championships Almere-Amsterdam and Super League Championship MUNICH’21 all taking place this Sunday. The Sunshine Coast will play host to the return of IRONMAN 70.3 racing,
Triathlon Australia Board Director Nominations Open Soon

Triathlon Australia is starting the search for three elected voluntary Directors to join the Triathlon Australia Board for a 2-year term. Nominations will officially open on Thursday 23 September through the Preliminary Notice of AGM to Triathlon Australia members, with Director elections to take place at the Triathlon Australia 2021
Aussie pride on show at Odaiba Marine Park in inspirational weekend of Para triathlon

Australia’s Paralympic Para triathlon team were full of grit, resilience and pride after a 5 year journey came to realisation at Odaiba Marine Park in Tokyo. PTVI | Saturday 28 Aug As the going got really tough in the Women’s PTVI Para triathlon at Odaiba Marine Park in Tokyo on Saturday
Such A Sterling Silver for Australia’s Lauren Parker in The Most Dramatic Finish Of The Games

After over a frantic hour of racing, the difference between gold and silver came down to less than a second in yesterday’s Paralympic debut for the Women’s PTWC class and Australia’s Lauren Parker who left nothing in the tank in one of the most dramatic finishes of the Games. The
Para-Triathlon Journey One To Remember And Cherish

As the going got really tough in the Women’s PTVI Para-triathlon at Odaiba Marine Park in Tokyo on Saturday morning, guide Briarna Silk posed a question to Katie Kelly. “Can you give me more?” Silk asked the Rio gold medalist. “I was saying ‘Yes’,” Kelly said after the race, “but
How A Facebook Post Changed This Triathlete’s Trajectory

After David Bryant’s first Ironman race, at Busselton about three hours south of where he lives in Western Australia, he posted on Facebook about the nutrition he used to get through the nearly 10-hour epic. Within a day, the post received 30,000 likes and launched Bryant’s ‘other’ career. “It was
Para-Triathlon Preview: A Diverse Team Filled With Talent

Paratriathlon, which made its debut in the Paralympics at Rio 2016, might seem a highly individual sport, but, for Australia’s elite team of eight, a strong sense of teamwork and togetherness has been built, helping create a unit capable of achieving big things this weekend in Tokyo. The Tokyo 2020
Your Guide to Paratriathlon in Tokyo

The Australian Paratriathlon Team has now taken up residence at the Paralympic Village in Tokyo, ready to race on the world's biggest stage. For all the Aussie triathlon fans out there, here is everything you need to know about Paratriathlon in Tokyo and how you can get behind the team.
Matthew Hauser’s Brave Bronze In Under 23 World Championship in Edmonton as Australian Team Leaves It All Out There

Tokyo Olympian Matt Hauser has won a well deserved bronze medal after leading yesterday’s Under 23 World Triathlon Championship into the final stages of the run in Edmonton on a day the Australian Team left everything out there. The 23-year-old from Hervey Bay, who has made his training base on
Triathlon Australia appoints 11 members to the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Group

The Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Group (EDIAG) will act as a sub committee of the Triathlon Australia Board, and has been established to support organisational change to enable triathlon to be a sport leader in equity, diversity and inclusion. Triathlon Australia has appointed Shelley Casey , Juliet Cooper , Justin Ghosh
Brandon Copeland all fired up for World Triathlon Championship Final debut in Edmonton

Kingscliff’s Gold Coast-based Brandon Copeland has vowed to leave “nothing in the tank” when he makes his World Triathlon Championship Finals debut with the Australian team when the world’s best triathletes converge on Hawrelak Park in Edmonton on Saturday. The 25-year-old who is thriving on the Australian team culture will
Kira Hedgeland eyes a podium finish in Edmonton after World Championship debut in Montreal

WA’s Gold Coast-based Kira Hedgeland had bided her time, with years of training and racing her way to a lifelong dream - the day she would make her debut into the big time and last weekend in Montreal she finally achieved that dream – lining up in her first World Triathlon Championship
Jake Birtwhistle Best Of The Aussies in Montreal – Edmonton Finals Await

The Australian triathlon team is now Edmonton bound for the World Triathlon Championship Series Final after an intense weekend of super-sprint racing that saw Tasmania’s Tokyo Olympian Jake Birtwhistle the best performed of the Aussies in the Montreal WTCS round. It was a successful showcasing of World Triathlon’s brand new
It’s A Montreal-Edmonton Two-Stop As New Breed Transitions To Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Australian athletes with their sights set on next year’s Commonwealth Games will be out to impress when Canada hosts the World Triathlon Championship Series (WTCS) 2021 finale beginning in Montreal this weekend and culminating in the World Triathlon Championship Finals (WTCF) in Edmonton. Canada has been a popular two-stop shop

Triathlon Australia is committed to a rigorous independent review of the sport and its performance at the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. That review is scheduled to take place following the completion of the Paralympics and the Olympic cycle. The review will be led by the Australian Institute of Sport
Aussie triathlon team fight hard for ninth

Australia's mixed relay team left nothing in the tank but it wasn't enough on the day to force their way into the medals as the event made its Olympic debut at Tokyo 2020. The Aussie team of Emma Jeffcoat, Matt Hauser, Ashleigh Gentle and Jake Birtwhistle were just unable to
Final Countdown on for Triathlon Mixed Relay Olympic Debut

Australia will be chasing a historic medal when the Triathlon mixed relay makes its Olympic debut on Saturday at Odaiba Marine Park. A fast, tactical and action-packed event that will feature 17 nations competing in the inaugural race, teams comprise four athletes. Each competitor starts with a 300m swim, transitioning
Aussie triathlon women now look to regroup for Olympic mixed relay debut

Another dramatic and exciting triathlon race at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The women’s race was slightly delayed due to weather and the wet conditions caused problems for many athletes on the bike, but there was no stopping Bermuda’s Flora Duffy from running away with the gold medal. At her
Aussies fight bravely but disappointed with results in dramatic triathlon

The depth of Australian triathlon was on show at the opening event of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, however Jake Birtwhistle, Matt Hauser and Aaron Royle couldn’t produce the run leg needed to threaten for a podium at Odaiba Marine Park. The Australian trio were each within 15 seconds of
The Heat is On For Australia’s Olympic Triathlon Team In Tokyo

In the countdown to next week’s Olympic triathlon events, Triathlon Australia’s Performance Director and Olympic Team Leader, Justin Drew has provided this overview of his team, managing the heat and their realistic chances on sport’s biggest stage. Monday will see two-time Olympian Aaron Royle (NSW) adding Tokyo to Rio and
Townsville Multisport World Championships not taking place in 2022

Organisers of the Multisport World Championships have today announced that the event will not take place in August 2022 as planned. The 10-day event was set to be held in Townsville North Queensland between 18 and 28 August 2022, with thousands of athletes from around the world taking part. The
Your Guide to Triathlon in Tokyo

The countdown is well and truly on for Tokyo 2020! For all the Aussie triathlon fans out there, here is everything you need to know about triathlon in Tokyo and how to get behind the team. WHAT'S ON | KEY DATES While the individual triathlon event made its Olympic debut at
Australian Championships will no longer be hosted at Townsville in August 2021 due to COVID-19

Triathlon Australia and the Townsville Triathlon and Multisport Festival event organisers have concluded that it is necessary to revise the format of the 2021 Townsville Triathlon and Multisport Festival due to the ongoing impact of COVID-19, and current lockdowns in NSW, VIC and SA as well as the continuing domestic
Future Operating Model July Update

Triathlon is in an enviable position – we have a passionate, engaged community of regular participants. We have committed clubs, squads, coaches, technical officials and race directors across the States and Territories who deliver services for our members, but we understand we could do more to help with resources and services
World-Class Paratriathletes Confirmed For Tokyo 2020

Reigning gold medallist Katie Kelly and world No.1 Lauren Parker are among an elite six-athlete Para-triathlon squad welcomed onto the Australian Paralympic Team for Tokyo 2020 at an induction ceremony held on Monday. Kelly became Australia’s first Paralympic triathlon champion when she and guide Michellie Jones won the PT5 classification
Australia’s Six-Strong Triathlon Team Revving Up For A Sixth Olympics

AUSTRALIAN OLYMPIC COMMITTEE: The Australian Olympic Committee has announced a six-strong Australian Triathlon Team for Tokyo, the sport’s sixth Games since it debuted in Sydney 2000. Rio Olympians Ashleigh Gentle and Aaron Royle return for their second Games, while Jake Birtwhistle, Matt Hauser, Jaz Hedgeland and Emma Jeffcoat will all
Emma Moffatt Inducted into Triathlon Australia Hall of Fame

While the Triathlon Australia 2020 Celebration of Champions awards night looked a little different to previous years, celebrations were still very much front and centre with the induction of Triathlon Australia’s 15th Hall of Fame member, Emma Moffatt. As an Olympic medallist and two-time World Champion, Moffatt takes her place
Long List of Australian Triathlon Greats Celebrated in Triathlon Australia's Virtual Awards

While it was not Triathlon Australia’s usual awards night, the 2020 Celebration of Champions was a celebration, nonetheless. The online event recognised and celebrated the achievements of the triathlon community despite challenging times. Celebrations saw six Aussies – Annabel Luxford, Jenny Alcorn, Craig Redman, Ken Murley, Jane Mountford, and Chris Hill,
Matthew Hauser and Kelly-Ann Perkins Take Out Impressive Oceania Cup Double In Port Douglas

World Championship and Commonwealth Games gold medallist Matthew Hauser has finished off the triathlon domestic season with a commanding win in the Oceania Triathlon Cup sprint race in Port Douglas. The 23-year-old from Hervey Bay, who trains out of the Gold Coast, broke away from the field on the 5km
Trans Tasman Rivalry To Re-Ignite In Port Douglas Oceania Cup While Para Hopefuls Polish Their Skills

Trans Tasman triathlon rivalry will re-ignite in Port Douglas this Saturday with the cream of Australia and New Zealand triathletes going head-to-head in the 2021 Oceania Triathlon Cup race. Port Douglas has become the “home away from home” for the region’s triathletes and paratriathletes throughout the 2021 triathlon season in
Successful final push for Australia With Six Triathlete Quota Spots Secured For Tokyo

Australia will be the only country represented with a full quota of six triathletes on its team at this year’s Tokyo Olympics with the final chase to secure valuable quota points going down to the 11th hour. The overall qualification period performances under an ever changing pandemic cloud of uncertainty
Australian Triathletes In Crucial Tokyo Points Chase

Australia is on the verge of earning a maximum six triathletes for this year’s Tokyo Olympic Team when the Games qualification period winds up this weekend, with crucial races in Port Douglas and in Mexico. Only Australia and the USA are in a position to qualify three males and also
Super Sprint A Runaway Bay Success Story While There Were Points To Prove In A Tough Day's Racing In Leeds

In Leeds, Australians Aaron Royle (NSW), who led the field out of the swim as he set about chasing those critical final Olympic quota points for Australia, and Jake Birtwhistle (TAS) finished 19th and 21st respectively in a men’s race won by Great Britain’s Alex Yee who had Leeds’ Roundhay
Neumann and Simpson win Cairns Airport IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Cairns Championship Titles

Max Neumann and Kylie Simpson have been crowned champions at the Cairns Airport IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championship, coming out on top at the 10th anniversary of the iconic Tropical North Queensland event. Neumann made it back-to-back IRONMAN Cairns titles, with Simpson finishing on the top step of the podium in just
A Super Weekend of Racing for Australia's Elite Triathletes in Leeds and the Gold Coast

Australia's elite triathletes will continue their focus on the return of international racing and preparation for Tokyo at the World Triathlon Championship Series and World Triathlon Para Series in Leeds as well as domestically at the 2021 Oceania Triathlon Cup on the Gold Coast. Five Australians will represent the National
2021/2022 Membership Guide Launch

With the 2021/2022 membership season just peeking over the horizon, we’re thrilled to share our new look membership packages with the launch of our 2021/2022 Triathlon Australia Membership Guide. To accompany our new membership portal, we’re excited to launch a simplified, yet expanded, 2021-2022 membership offering for the triathlon community,
National Careers Week - Working in Sport

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to pursue a career in the sporting industry? This National Careers Week we felt that it would be the perfect time to introduce you to some of the team here at Triathlon Australia and give you an insight into what it’s
Kelly strikes gold at Yokohama season opener

Katie Kelly has made no secret of her intentions for the 2021 season in her return to the reinvigorated World Triathlon Para Series in Yokohama this morning, taking home a confident victory and valuable Paralympic Qualification points in the Women’s PTVI class. Putting together a strong and synchronised race, Kelly
Aussies Ready for World Triathlon Racing Return

Six Australians will don the green and gold in Yokohama this Saturday, as the international season gets underway with the World Triathlon Championship Series and World Triathlon Para Series kicking off in Yokohama, Japan. With travel highly restrictive alongside other global factors, only a limited number of Australians have chosen
2021/2022 Membership Update | New look member portal & packages

Triathlon Australia is excited to share an update on 2021/2022 membership and changes we’re making to improve the experience for members and clubs, launching soon with membership renewals. Triathlon Australia membership provides access to clubs, coaches, events and racing opportunities across Australia, as well as insurance cover for training and
Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Group (EDIAG) Expressions of Interest

A Sport For Everyone As part of the whole of sport strategic plan, Triathlon Australia and each State and Territory is committed to making triathlon and multisport easier to access, more relevant and more rewarding for more people of all backgrounds, ages, genders, sexual orientations and ability levels. We are
Trans-Tasman Rivalry Set to Reignite in Port Douglas

A Trans-Tasman rivalry will be reignited when Olympic Triathlon hopefuls battle it out over two Oceania Championship and Cup events in Port Douglas this June. Australia and New Zealand’s top triathletes will gather in the resort town for two world-class events, which will be the first Trans-Tasman triathlon events on
World Triathlon Multisport Championships Townsville to be held in August 2022

Organisers of the Multisport World Championships have today announced August 2022 as the new date for the event. The 10-day event will take place in Townsville North Queensland between 18 and 28 August 2022, with thousands of athletes expected to take part. World Triathlon President and IOC member Marisol Casada
National Strategic Plan To Drive Recovery For Triathlon And Multisport In Australia

Triathlon Australia (TA) together with its State and Territory Triathlon Associations (STTAs), is pleased to present the new Triathlon Strategic Plan for 2021-2025. The plan will unite the sport under one strategic plan, with a particular focus placed on unity, collaboration and inclusivity to ensure triathlon and multisport thrive nationally
McKenna and Salthouse take victory at Ironman 70.3 Geelong

Steven McKenna and Ellie Salthouse claimed victory at IRONMAN 70.3 Geelong yesterday, with both athletes winning at the event for the first time. For McKenna not only was it his first win in Geelong but his first ever IRONMAN 70.3 victory, with the South Australian finishing in 3:46:45, less than
Job Vacancy: Talent Transfer Head Coach

An exciting opportunity has come about as the Talent Transfer Head Coach for Triathlon Australia. Organisational Overview Triathlon Australia (TA) is the governing body for the sport of triathlon in Australia. TA is recognised by World Triathlon (WT) and Sport Australia (SA) as the National Federation representing Triathlon. The TA
Long Course Racing Returns to Victoria

70.3 racing will make its long-awaited return to Victoria this weekend, with more than 1,000 athletes descending upon Geelong for the highly anticipated Ironman 70.3 Geelong this Sunday. Featuring a stacked line-up of Australian professional triathletes alongside veteran and first-time Age Group athletes, the 2021 event will see competitors contest
Job Vacancy: National Manager Coach Education

An exciting opportunity has come about as the National Manager Coach Education for Triathlon Australia. In line with the TA High Performance, Pathway and Participation strategies, the National Manager Coach Education is responsible for guiding the effective recruitment, education, support and retention of the coaching workforce needed for triathlon and
'Royle Tea' reigns at Runaway Bay

Aaron Royle and Emma Jeffcoat reigned supreme at the Mixed Relay Invitational this afternoon, taking out the title in blistering form at the Gold Coast Performance Centre. Competing as team ‘Royle Tea’, Royle and Jeffcoat proved they had the legs to go the distance, with Jeffcoat producing an excellent run
Olympic Hopefuls Fire Up For Mixed Relay Invitational

Australia’s Olympic Triathlon hopefuls will be stepping up their preparations for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics when they take to the starting line at Thursday’s Mixed Relay Invitational on the Gold Coast. Intentionally scheduled four days after Sunday’s Olympic distance triathlon in Mooloolaba, the Invitational is designed to provide athletes with
Hauser and Gentle storm home to Australian titles

Matt Hauser and Ashleigh Gentle have taken out the Australian Standard Distance Championships in emphatic style at the Mooloolaba Triathlon this morning. In just his fourth major Olympic distance event, Hauser outran the likes of Jake Birtwhistle and Aaron Royle to take home his second Australian title in as many
Luxford puts full stop on triathlon career

Commonwealth Games representative, Annabel Luxford has called time on her professional triathlon career after 27 years in the sport. Announcing her retirement on her Instagram on Monday morning, Luxford wrote that her final race at the Husky Triathlon Festival was “the full stop to my triathlon story that I wanted”
Aussies ready to go the distance at Australian Championships

As Tokyo begins to sneak up on the calendar, some of Australia’s top triathletes are preparing to put their best foot forward as they take to the field of play in Mooloolaba for the Australian Standard Distance Championships this weekend. In a change to previous years at Mooloolaba, 2021 will
Job Vacancy: NSW Performance Centre Head Coach

An exciting opportunity has come about as the NSW Performance Centre Head Coach for Triathlon Australia. The TA High Performance program is a partnership between TA, SA and the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS). The program provides a nationally integrated and coordinated approach to assist the development and preparation of
Blues edge out Maroons for Mixed Relay glory

It was a true State of Origin battle at the Australian Elite Mixed Relay Championships in Devonport this morning, with New South Wales triumphing over their Queensland rivals for the National title. Putting together a fast and coordinated relay, the New South Wales team of Gillian Backhouse, Josh Ferris, Emma
Paratriathletes all class in Devonport

In pristine Tasmanian conditions, ten new Australian Paratriathlon Champions were crowned at yesterday’s Devonport Triathlon. More than 20 paratriathletes stepped up to the starting line and turned it on for the National Championships in Australia’s biggest paratriathlon event in 12 months. Clint Pickin found another gear in Devonport, taking out
Jeffcoat and Hauser take Australian Championships by storm

Emma Jeffcoat and Matt Hauser have claimed emphatic wins at the Australian Elite Sprint Triathlon Championships in Devonport this morning. In cool and breezy conditions, both athletes let their experience and expertise shine as they dominated their respective races from start to finish to claim the Australian titles. Jeffcoat executed
State pride on the line at Mixed Relay Championships

There will be more than just line honours on offer at the Australian Mixed Relay Championships in Devonport this Sunday, with Elite and Junior athletes pulling on their State colours in the battle for the National Championship title. Adding a new spin to Sunday’s events, athletes will compete in teams
Australian Championships takeover Devonport

Australian triathletes are gearing up for a massive weekend of domestic racing with five major Australian Championships on the line at the Devonport Triathlon this weekend. Kicking off the start of the 2021 domestic racing season, the Devonport Triathlon will see athletes from across Australia gather for a number of
Paratriathletes relish Newcastle challenges

In wet and challenging conditions, Australia’s Tokyo Paratriathlon hopefuls took to the streets of Newcastle on Saturday morning for their first dedicated paratriathlon in 12 months. Despite a demanding harbour current and intermittent rain, athletes savoured the opportunity to be back racing with the City of Newcastle Paratriathlon doubling as
Aspiring Paralympians Embrace Racing Return

Australia’s top paratriathletes will gather in Newcastle this weekend for their first dedicated paratriathlon event in almost 12 months as they resume their road to Tokyo. Fighting past the challenges faced during 2020, including making do with home training set-ups and limited racing opportunities, Saturday’s City of Newcastle Paratriathlon marks
The search for 2021 Australian Champions begins

It’s been nearly 12 months since our last National Championships, and we’re thrilled to be kicking off our 2021 Australian Championships this weekend. With five big races at four iconic race venues, the 2021 Australian Championships are shaping to be an opportunity to cheer on our fellow triathletes and bring
Joel Filliol announced as Triathlon Australia Podium Centre Head Coach

Triathlon Australia (TA) is today delighted to announce the appointment of Joel Filliol as the TA Podium Centre Head Coach. Aligning with TA High Performance strategy, Filliol will be entrusted with leading TA’s pre-eminent training environment with a focus on working with athletes capable of podium performances at major international
Ashleigh Gentle and Jake Birtwhistle take another step towards Tokyo

Triathlon Australia is delighted to announce the Triathlon Australia (TA) Board has ratified the recommendation of the Triathlon Australia Elite Selection Committee (TAESC) to nominate Ashleigh Gentle and Jake Birtwhistle to the Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) if Australia earns a quota place for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the
Rising talent on show at Super Sprint Race Weekend

Australia’s next generation of triathlon talent put their best foot forward at the Gold Coast Super Sprint Race Weekend, despite soggy and blustery conditions hampering racing. Persisting through the wet conditions, some of Queensland and Australia’s top junior and youth athletes dug deep to provide some great racing in the
Junior talent set to shine at Runaway Bay

Over 150 athletes, including a handful of interstate representatives will come together on the Gold Coast this weekend for three days of racing at the Super Sprint Race Weekend (SSRW) in Runaway Bay, Queensland. Featuring single discipline time trials, an aquathlon and super sprint racing, the SSRW presents junior and
Triathlon Australia partners with KODA Nutrition

Triathlon Australia announces an exciting new partnership with KODA Nutrition (previously Shotz Sports Nutrition). This three-year partnership will promote the importance of sports nutrition and provide education and product information for Triathlon Australia members to customise their nutrition and realise their true potential. “As an already established and trusted brand
Appleton races to Top 10 finish in Daytona

Byron Bay’s Sam Appleton has pulled together one of his strongest performances to date to take home 6th amongst a world class field at the 2020 PTO Championships in Daytona, Florida on Monday morning. Up against one of the strongest professional fields assembled in recent years, Appleton clawed his way
Long Course Pros Ready and Rearing to go in Daytona

Five of Australia’s top long course triathletes will lay it all on the line in Daytona, Florida this weekend, as the Professional Triathlete’s Organisation (PTO) Championship rolls into town. After an unusual season that saw many athletes forced onto an extended racing break before the return of racing to Australia
Triathlon Australia CEO elected to World Triathlon Executive Board

Triathlon Australia is delighted to congratulate CEO Miles Stewart OAM OLY on his election to the World Triathlon Executive Board at the World Triathlon Annual General Meeting on Sunday night. Securing a majority of votes, Stewart’s election continues Australia’s longstanding place at the World Triathlon table and maintains a voice
Triathlon Australia announce board appointments

Triathlon Australia is pleased to announce the successful candidates re-elected to the Board at their Annual General Meeting held on November 9. At the first ever virtual AGM for the organisation, Michelle Cooper was re-elected by the State and Territory Presidents to serve for another two-year term and immediately following
Full-Time Fixed Term Position Available: Triathlon Australia Ltd - Podium Centre Head Coach

An exciting opportunity has come about as the Podium Centre Head Coach of Triathlon Australia Ltd. Position Title: Triathlon Australia Podium Centre Head Coach Reporting to: National Performance Director (NPD) Version Date: November 2020 Location: TBC by Agreement with the NPD Remuneration: Fixed Full-Time contract to 31st December 2024 Primary
Triathlon Australia nominate team for World Triathlon elections

As World Triathlon embark on another four-year cycle of governance and delivery of their strategic plan, Triathlon Australia has put forward a team of candidates for election to Board and Committee positions to usher in the next chapter of promoting and advancing our sport. Australia has a rich history of
Triathlon Australia welcomes AIS funding boost

Australia’s Paralympic triathlon program is set to receive a funding boost from the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS), with the AIS yesterday announcing more than 3 million in additional funding in 2021-22 towards 13 Paralympic sports, including triathlon. As the Paralympic program continues to push ahead towards next year’s Tokyo
Derbyshire talent recognised with Sport Australia Hall of Fame Scholarship

Charlotte Derbyshire will follow in the footsteps of 2018 Commonwealth Games Mixed Relay gold medallists Jake Birtwhistle and Ashleigh Gentle as she is recognised as one of 32 rising Australian sporting talents in this year’s Sport Australia Hall of Fame (SAHOF) Scholarship & Mentoring Program. A Youth Olympic Games Mixed
Rising talent on show at Super Sprint weekend

Junior, Under 23 and Elite talent was on show at the Gold Coast Super Sprint over the weekend, with athletes pushing themselves to their limits in the exciting Super Sprint format. The mix of individual time trials, qualifying races and eliminator style formats produced a thrilling weekend of racing and
Aussies ready for fast paced racing weekend at home and abroad

The ITU World Cup season is set to continue abroad with the 2020 Arzachena ITU Triathlon World Cup on Saturday, while Australia’s Elite, Under 23 and Junior triathletes will test their speed and technical skills at this weekend’s Gold Coast Super Sprint race. Sydney’s Natalie Van Coevorden will pull on
Neumann digs deep to claim maiden Ironman title

Queensland’s Max Neumann put together a thrilling performance to take out his maiden Ironman title on debut, claiming the Ironman Asia-Pacific Championship in Cairns on Sunday. In sweltering conditions, Neumann dug deep to outrun a quality field of long course specialists, including 2017 Asia Pacific Champion Josh Amberger and top
Aussies set to go the distance at Cairns and Moreton Bay

All eyes will be on Cairns this weekend, with 21 professional athletes set to contend the 2020 Ironman Asia-Pacific Championships. In what is shaping up to be the sole Ironman event of the 2020 season, athletes will be going full gas over the 3.8km swim, 180km bike and 42.2km run
Gold Coast duo runaway to victory

2018 Commonwealth Games Mixed Relay Gold Medallists Ashleigh Gentle and Matt Hauser have run away from the field to take out the 2020 Mixed Relay Invitational. Joining forces as ‘The Runaway Baes’, Gentle and Hauser put together a thrilling performance to definitively claim the title, ahead of Team Fishland’s Jaz
Aussies mix it up at Runaway Bay

Fast and furious Mixed Relay racing makes its return to the Triathlon Australia calendar this Thursday, with Australia’s top triathletes joining forces with the next generation of junior and Under 23 talent at the Triathlon Australia Mixed Relay Invitational. Despite the absence of an Australian team at the Hamburg Mixed
Royle runs scared to win maiden 70.3

Newcastle’s Aaron Royle has put together an outstanding performance at Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast on Sunday to claim his maiden win over the 70.3 distance. In only his second-ever attempt at the 70.3 distance, Royle showed a cool head, and patience during the 1.9km swim, 90km cycle and 21.2 km
Long Course Heavyweights Roll into Mooloolaba

It’ll be a battle of the long course specialists versus the sprint distance mavens in Mooloolaba this weekend, as Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast heralds the return of long course racing to Australia. Australian Ironman royalty Sarah Crowley will finally get her 2020 season underway in Mooloolaba, after the pandemic put
Australian Junior & Youth Triathlon Series Returns

Triathlon Australia is pleased to announce the 2020/2021 Australian Junior and Youth Triathlon Series (AJYTS). Forming part of the 2020/2021 Performance Calendar, the AJYTS is set to provide Australia’s next generation of triathlon talent with the opportunity to develop their skills at a number of high-quality events across the country.
Aussies come to life as racing returns

Australia’s elite triathletes have shown there’s no slowing down on their road to Tokyo, displaying some fast and heated racing as elite competition returned at home and abroad over the weekend. Sydney’s Natalie Van Coevorden put together a performance that would do her absentee Australian teammates proud at the 2020
Aussies Roar Towards Racing Return

Australia’s top triathletes will make their return to the starting line this weekend, with professional racing resuming at home and abroad. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic bringing the 2020 World Triathlon Series schedule to a grinding halt earlier this year, the international circuit will resume this weekend in Hamburg for a
Paralympian Kate Næss calls time on career

Paralympic triathlete Kate Næss (nee Doughty) announced her retirement from elite triathlon last night. After a wildly successful triathlon career that saw Næss represent Australia at the 2016 Rio Paralympics, claim a World Championship bronze medal, seven World Paratriathlon Series titles and two ITU Paratriathlon World Cup wins, the Melbourne-based
Super League heralds return to international racing

It might not look quite how we remembered it, but international racing is back with a bang. The SuperLeague Arena Games debuted on the weekend and our own Natalie Van Coevorden did us proud, taking home an impressive fourth in one of the first international races in months. The multi-format
Triathlon Australia announce 2020/2021 Australian National Series

Triathlon Australia is today delighted to announce the 2020/2021 Australian National Series, featuring World Qualifier Events, Australian Championships and National Races across the country. With racing slowly making its return across the country following a shortened 2019/2020 National Calendar, the 2020/2021 Australian Triathlon Series will see Australian Championships, World Qualifying
Triathlon Australia congratulates John Coates on IOC appointment

Triathlon Australia would like to congratulate Australian Olympic Committee President, John Coates on his election as Vice-President of the International Olympic Committee last Friday. Speaking on the appointment, Triathlon Australia President Michelle Cooper said that she was delighted to hear of Mr Coates’ appointment. “On behalf of Triathlon Australia, the
Triathlon Australia welcomes paratriathlon boost

Triathlon Australia welcomes the announcement of a funding boost towards our Paralympic program from the Australian Institute of Sport yesterday morning. Paratriathlon was one of seven Paralympic sports to receive an increase in funding, alongside archery, men’s wheelchair basketball, boccia, wheelchair rugby, shooting and canoeing. The paratriathlon program will receive
Paratriathlon champion Sally Pilbeam steps back from elite career

Three-time World Champion Paratriathlete Sally Pilbeam has today announced her retirement from elite paratriathlon. With the current circumstances providing an opportunity to reflect on her impressive paratriathlon career, Pilbeam said that the decision to step back from the sport now “feels right”. “The forced break in competition and training allowed
Marlene Elliott joins the Triathlon Australia Board

Triathlon Australia today welcomed the appointment of Marlene Elliott as a director to the Triathlon Australia (TA) Board. Marlene brings a wealth of experience to the TA Board, with a fifteen-year career as a Director at KPMG, Non-Executive Director of Commonwealth Games Australia and Workways Australia. A former Board member
Luke McKenzie calls time on career

One of Australia’s most successful long course triathletes, Luke McKenzie called time on his professional triathlon career on Sunday after an outstanding 27 years in the sport. Although rising through the ranks as a junior athlete on the ITU circuit, it was in long course racing where McKenzie truly made
Miles Stewart honoured in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Triathlon Australia CEO, Miles Stewart has been named among the Queen’s Birthday Honours with an Order of Australia Medal (OAM) for his service to triathlon and sports administration. Originally a speedskater from Wollongong, NSW he rose to the highest echelon in triathlon during his career. Miles had an extremely successful
Triathlon Australia Return to Events COVID-19 Update

UPDATE June 4, 2020: Triathlon Australia has announced that as of 9:00am June 4, 2020, the sanctioning of events and racing will recommence on a case-by-case basis, in line with easing State/Territory Government restrictions. The decision was made by the Triathlon Australia Board, after taking into consideration the lifting of
Townsville Multisport World Championships moved to 2022

The Multisport World Championships to be held in Townsville in August 2021 has been deferred until 2022, following a decision by the Executive Board of World Triathlon. The 2020 Multisport World Championships, due to be hosted in Almere (The Netherlands) this September will now take place in 2021, while Ibiza
Triathlon Australia announce staff stand downs due to COVID-19

Triathlon Australia today announced it will be implementing partial staff stand downs due to the economic impact of COVID-19. They come into effect from May 1 until June 30 at which time will be reviewed in line with further developments and government announcements. Triathlon Australia joins a growing list of
Triathlon Australia – Volunteer Independent Board Role

Triathlon Australia – Volunteer Independent Board Role Opportunity to join the National Board of an exhilarating Olympic sport Seeking strong HR, Organisational Change and/or Change Management skills coupled with governance skills Provide advice and recommendations through a period of change and opportunity The Triathlon Australia national governing board consists of 6
TRYstars At-Home Activity Series

We know it can be challenging coming up with different ways to keep the kids occupied right now, so we would like to introduce you to the TRYstars At-Home Activity Pack - complete with 10 triathlon related games and an activity tracker for your family to enjoy. Click here to download
Triathlon Australia COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions

COVID-19 has forced changes to our regular way of life and has presented significant challenges as we all attempt to adapt in a rapidly changing environment. Together, Triathlon Australia’s National Leadership Team, has spent considerable time over the past weeks and days adapting our strategies to meet the current demands
Coach Appreciation Week 2020: Wrap Up

And that's a wrap for Coach Appreciation Week 2020! Last week saw the triathlon community take some time out of the chaos to say thanks. Athletes and clubs jumped at the chance to celebrate the accredited community and elite coaches in our midst, with an outpouring of gratitude filling our
Triathlon Australia Member COVID-19 Update

With increasing concerns around novel coronavirus (COVID-19), and the escalating spread of the virus, Triathlon Australia are diligently working to stay across all updates and make sound and informed decisions in regards to our people, our work environment and events. Our primary aim is to protect the health and safety
Bronzed Aussies roar home in Mooloolaba

Ashleigh Gentle and Luke Willian have opened their 2020 racing accounts in style, roaring home to take home bronze medals and valuable Olympic qualification points at the 2020 Mooloolaba ITU World Cup. Among a world class field, Ashleigh Gentle outsprinted her competitors to take home bronze in Mooloolaba behind two-time
Aussies ready to make magic in Mooloolaba

All eyes will be on Mooloolaba this Saturday, with a stacked field of Olympic hopefuls set to meet on the Sunshine Coast to contest the first World Cup of the season. Gifted the honours of opening the 2020 international racing season, world-class triathletes from across the globe will descend on
Aussies set sights on path to Tokyo

As Australian triathletes launch themselves into the 2020 triathlon season with this weekend’s Mooloolaba World Cup, all eyes will be on the season ahead with the 2020 Tokyo Olympics growing closer. To help you follow along as our Aussie athletes chase Olympic quota places and qualification points, we’ve put together
Juniors showcase talent in Devonport

Queensland, Western Australia and New South Wales cleaned up at the second round of the Australian Youth and Junior Triathlon Series in Devonport, dominating the podiums across the weekend. Hosting the Australian Junior and Youth Sprint Championships as well as the Australian Junior Mixed Relay Championships, the event saw nearly
The day Dean Cane came of age, and Kate Bramley stole the show

Kate Bramley and Dean Cane are the respective Queen and King of Oceania for off-road triathlon, after barnstorming performances on the Snowy Mountains. The TreX Series event at Lake Crackenback Resort and Spa also doubled as the fully-sanctioned Oceania Championships, as well as the Australian Championships. With so much glory
Walkington's winning feeling in Devonport

The Australian men have performed a clean sweep of the podium at the 2020 Devonport OTU Oceania Cup and Championships, with Marcel Walkington powering home to Oceania gold ahead of fellow countrymen Luke Willian and Matt Roberts. Producing one of his strongest performances to date, Walkington led a quality field
Aussies romp home to major medal haul in Devonport

In gusty conditions, Australia’s top paratriathletes have proved they can hang with the world’s best, scoring a total of seven medals at the 2020 Devonport World Paratriathlon Series (WPS) earlier this afternoon. Heralding exciting things to come, Australia’s paratriathletes claimed three gold, two silver and two bronze as well as
Trans Tasman rivalry set to light up Devonport

Ahead of the World Paratriathlon Series on Saturday afternoon, some of the top Elite and U23 athletes in the Oceania region will converge in Devonport for the 2020 Devonport OTU Sprint Oceania Cup and Oceania Championships. With Trans-Tasman rivalry on full show, the Oceania Cup and Championships will see a
Aussies set to take on the world in Devonport

Australia’s top paratriathletes are set to descend on Devonport this weekend, with the ITU World Paratriathlon Series making its return to Australia for the first time since 2017 to open the international racing season. With Paralympic Qualification points on the line and the Devonport Triathlon taking the step up from

Congratulations to: 18-24 Female 1st – Chloe Hartnett 2nd – Ashlee Diston 3rd – Clare Zappala Male 1st – Charlie Rose 2nd – Tom Holland 3rd – Jack Baker 25-29 Female 1st – Sarah Buchanan 2nd – Breana McPhee 3rd – Sophie Findlay Male 1st – Calvin Amos 2nd – James Folvig 3rd – Jack Donovan 30-34 Female 1st – Helen Morgan 2nd
Paratriathlon road to Tokyo resumes this weekend

As the 2020 World Paratriathlon Series kicks off in Devonport this weekend, Australia’s Paralympic triathlon hopefuls will resume their campaign for Paralympic selection ahead of the June 28 deadline. To help you follow on their journey to Tokyo, we’ve put together this handy guide on how it all works, who
Amberger and Thek run down Australian titles in Geelong

Queensland’s Josh Amberger and Victoria’s Grace Thek asserted their dominance at Ironman 70.3 Geelong to claim the Elite Australian Long Course Championship titles on Sunday morning. Putting his running prowess on show, Amberger dug deep in the final stages of the race to overcome longtime rival Sam Appleton and claim
Clash of the Long Course Titans in Geelong

It will be a clash of the long course titans this weekend, with some of Australia’s best long course triathletes converging in Geelong for Ironman 70.3 Geelong and the Australian Long Course Triathlon Championships. Among the list of long course heavyweights named on the start list is three-time Ironman distance
Paratriathletes ready to rip into 2020 in Newcastle

A full contingent of Australian paratriathletes, including World Champions and Commonwealth Games medallists are set to headline the Paratriathlon Oceania Championships in Newcastle this weekend. With Tokyo 2020 looming on the horizon, the Oceania Championships will draw some of Australia’s top paratriathlon talent to Newcastle’s shores as those with Paralympic
A message from Triathlon Australia CEO Miles Stewart OLY on the bushfire crisis

A message from Triathlon Australia CEO Miles Stewart OLY on the bushfire crisis As the bushfire crisis continues to ravage our country I would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to those families suffering and communities lost. We are beyond words in our praise of the incredible efforts of our
Smoke haze cancels Canberra's Capital Trilogy

With Australia currently experiencing one of its worst bushfire seasons on record and the current hazardous levels of air pollution in the ACT, Triathlon ACT and Triathlon Australia have decided to cancel the Capital Trilogy Triathlon scheduled to be held on the weekend of January 18-19, 2020. For a number
Job Opportunity: National Performance Pathway and System Manager

Triathlon Australia National Performance Pathway and System Manager Position Title: National Performance Pathway and System Manager Reporting to: National Performance Director Version Date: December 2019 Location: Gold Coast or as negotiated Remuneration: Full-time Fixed Term Contract to 30th June 2021 Direct Reports: National Talent Development Coach Primary Job Purpose Working
Youngsters shine at Junior & Youth Series

Youth and Junior athletes from across Australia have put their skills on show with the first round of the Australian Junior & Youth Triathlon Series (AJYTS) taking over Runaway Bay, Gold Coast over the weekend. Battling challenging and tropical weather conditions, athletes competed in three events across the Super Sprint
Next generation of talent take centre stage at Runaway Bay

Over 260 junior, youth and rookie athletes will converge on the Gold Coast this weekend for the first round of the 2019-20 Australian Junior and Youth Triathlon Series at the BLK Performance Centre. Kicking off the Triathlon Australia Performance Calendar for the season, the Super Sprint Race Weekend (SSRW) is
ITU Multisport Championships Schedule Announced for Townsville 2021

The dates for the 2021 ITU Multisport World Championships and the ten day event schedule has been announced, with the City of Townsville to host more than 8,000 local and international multisport athletes and supporters between Friday 6 August - Sunday 15 August 2021. The fifth ITU Multisport World Championships will
John Cartwright - Aussie Inspiration

The following story was written by a legendary Australian athlete of his experience during the 2019 Sprint and Standard Distance World Championships in Lausanne. John's story is truly inspirational and is also a testament to how fantastic the triathlon family in Australia can be. Read on to understand John's sheer
Aussies top podiums in big weekend of racing

It’s been a big weekend for Australian triathletes with 11 Aussies securing podium finishes across four different races. Max Neumann kicked off the weekend of results for the Australians, taking home the win at IRONMAN 70.3 Western Sydney on Sunday. Coming off the back of a fourth place finish at
Aussies ready to take on the world in Devonport

November 20, 2019: Australia's top paratriathletes are set to take on the world this summer with the ITU World Paratriathlon Series (WPS) making its debut in Devonport, Tasmania as part of the Devonport Triathlon. Chosen as the first of four stops in the 2020 WPS tour, Devonport is ready to
Gentle and Wurf up for a challenge

Ashleigh Gentle and Cameron Wurf are set to test themselves in unfamiliar territory this Sunday, with both athletes set to make their debut appearances in different formats on opposite sides of the globe. Off the back of her record-breaking seventh Noosa triathlon win on Sunday, Gentle is preparing herself for
Find A Coach Launch

Australia’s triathletes can now easily connect with a local and trusted Triathlon Australia Accredited Coach. Triathlon Australia will launch Find a Coach, a search engine platform which empowers our members to find an accredited coach in their area that can help them with their triathlon journey Wednesday 6th November. This
Three Aussie World Champions at 2019 Vega World Championship in Kona

Three Aussie age groupers, Adelaide’s Kevin Fergusson, and Mary Mitchell, and Devonport’s Matthew Brumby captured their respective world championship titles at the 2019 Vega IRONMAN® World Championship triathlon in Kailua-Kona, Hawai`i on Saturday, 12 October. Nearly 2,500 of the world’s best IRONMAN athletes, from 74 countries were registered to compete
Lucy Berk - Darwin Triathlon Club President

For those of you who are a part of Darwin Tri Club, or have been lucky enough to be in the midst of club president Lucy Berk, you would know how much of a special lady she is, and we just can't help but share it with the rest of
Crowley thrilled with podium finish at Ironman World Championship

Adelaide born Sarah Crowley led the Aussie performances with a stunning third place at the 2019 Vega IRONMAN World Championship in Kailua-Kona on Hawaii today, overcoming searing heat throughout the bike and run legs to claim her second podium at the pinnacle event of IRONMAN racing. The former chartered accountant
193 Aussies take on Kona in 2019

Approximately 2,500 of the world’s top triathletes, including 193 Australian athletes, are registered to compete in Kailua-Kona, Hawai`i on Saturday, Oct. 12 at the most iconic one-day endurance event in the world — the 2019 Vega IRONMAN® World Championship. IRONMAN, a Wanda Sports Group company, will celebrate its `Ohana – a Hawaiian
19 Medals for Age Group team in Lausanne

In scorching conditions in Lausanne late last month, our Age Group athletes battled it out with the World's best in the Sprint and Standard Distance World Championships. The technical bike course challenged many, with Team Australia coming away with a total of 19 medals over the two days of competition.
Triathlon Australia and State and Territory Triathlon Associations Member Protection Policy

Triathlon Australia including its State and Territory Triathlon Associations and Affiliated Clubs, are committed to the health, safety and wellbeing of all its members and is dedicated to providing a safe environment for those participating in Triathlon. Triathlon Australia wants Triathlon to be fun, enjoyable and safe for all. As
Golden Day for Aussie Paratriathletes in Banyoles

Lauren Parker and Kate Doughty have ended their 2019 ITU racing season on a high, taking home gold medals and valuable Tokyo 2020 Qualification Points at the Banyoles Paratriathlon World Cup on Sunday, amongst a flurry of Australian medals. Backing up her maiden World Championship win in Lausanne, Switzerland last
A dozen of the best tackle 70.3 World Champs

Australia will be represented by a dozen of our best long course athletes this weekend as they race for championship glory at The IRONMAN® 70.3® World Championship. NICE, France / TAMPA, Fla. (August 19, 2019) – The IRONMAN® 70.3® World Championship returns to Europe for the first time since 2015 as more
Parker crowned World Champion in Lausanne

Lauren Parker has secured her own piece of Paratriathlon history, storming home to take the PTWC World Championship title in outstanding fashion in Lausanne, Switzerland overnight. Taking the tape just over two minutes ahead of her nearest competitor, Parker put together a dominating race from start to finish to claim
Parker crowned World Champion in Lausanne

Lauren Parker has secured her own piece of Paratriathlon history, storming home to take the PTWC World Championship title in outstanding fashion in Lausanne, Switzerland overnight. Taking the tape just over two minutes ahead of her nearest competitor, Parker put together a dominating race from start to finish to claim
Emma Snowsill Inducted into Sport Australia Hall of Fame

Triathlete Emma Snowsill OAM was regarded as one of the fiercest competitors in the sport, a pocket rocket who possessed a disarming smile under which hid a fierce determination. One of the best female Olympic distance triathletes of all time, Snowsill captured Olympic and Commonwealth gold and three world titles
Aussies give all in demanding Grand Final

Aaron Royle, Ryan Fisher and Ryan Bailie have thrown down some of their most aggressive racing to date at the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in Lausanne, Switzerland overnight to finish 16th, 17th and 18th. Negotiating what was arguably the toughest course of the World Triathlon Series this season, the
Redmond claims Junior World silver in Lausanne

Lorcan Redmond has put together a stunning performance at the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Junior Men’s race to claim second amongst a highly competitive field in Lausanne, Switzerland yesterday evening. Speaking to ITU Media, Redmond said that he was thrilled to walk away with the silver medal, particularly in
Aussie Paratriathletes eye up medal haul in Lausanne

A formidable Australian paratriathlon squad are ready to put their best racing of the season forward as the World Paratriathlon Series reaches its pinnacle at this Sunday’s World Paratriathlon Grand Final in Lausanne, Switzerland. With a strong history of podium finishes at World Championship level amongst the Australian squad, the
Aussies take on world-class competition at ITU Grand Final

A commanding squad of 24 Aussies are set to take it to some of the world’s best triathletes this weekend as they prepare to put their best racing forward at the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in Lausanne. Featured amongst the impressive squad which includes past Junior, U23 and Elite
Triathlon Australia Anti-Doping Policy

Did you know as a Triathlon Australia member you are subject to the Triathlon Australia Anti-Doping Policy? Triathlon Australia aims to enable our elite athletes, age group athletes and all race participants to compete in a sport which is free of performance enhancing substances and methods. Did you know as
Paralympics Australia celebrates one year to go until the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

Paralympics Australia is today (25 August) celebrating one year to go until the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, with the Australian Paralympic Team set to return to Japan for the first time in nearly six decades to compete under the spotlight of one of the world’s premier sporting events. The sixteenth

Defending World Champions France have reinforced their position as a Mixed Relay Team to watch, as the Australians got their first taste of Tokyo’s Mixed Relay course at the 2019 Tokyo ITU Olympic Qualification Event: Mixed Relay, taking home 5th at Odaiba Park this morning. Emma Jeffcoat, Matt Hauser, Ashleigh

Our paratriathlon team delivered this morning at the Tokyo Paratriathlon World Cup as Emily Tapp (PTWC) kept her cool in the scorching conditions to win silver over the course she hopes to compete at next year. While Lauren Parker (PTWC) pushed herself to the limit for a bronze medal behind
Tokyo Tests Aussie Men

With warm and windy conditions bearing down on Tokyo, the Australian Men had their first taste of what the 2020 Tokyo Olympics might bring at this morning’s 2019 Tokyo Olympic Qualification Event in Odaiba Park. Battling an aggressive swim start and a demanding bike leg in gusty conditions, it wasn’t
Jackson best Aussie in Tough Tokyo Test

It was not the day Australia’s elite women triathletes would have hoped for at the 2019 Tokyo Olympic Qualification Event in Odaiba Park today, but they got their first taste of what to expect next year and will continue to work towards their Olympic ambitions. On a day when the
Paratriathletes ready to test out Tokyo

Seven of Australia’s top paratriathletes will have the chance to test out the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic course and earn valuable Paralympic qualification points when they hit the starting line for the Tokyo ITU Paratriathlon World Cup this weekend . In just the third major race of the 2020 Paralympic qualification period,
Olympic selection up for grabs as Aussies hit Tokyo

All eyes will be firmly fixed on the top prize at the 2019 Tokyo ITU World Olympic Qualification Event this week, as a 10-strong Australian squad prepares to put their best racing forward with automatic selection to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics on the line. While the race gives athletes their
Triathlon Australia Statement - Doping Sanction

Triathlon Australia aims to enable our elite athletes, age group athletes and all race participants to compete in a sport which is free of performance enhancing substances and methods. Each year Triathlon Australia completes a number of in competition and out of competition performance enhancing substances tests on elite and
Athlete Profile: James Stewart

James Stewart isn’t your typical triathlete… or is he? Begs the question, what is a typical triathlete?? He’s certainly had a number of hurdles to get to the point he is today, but none the less, here he is part of Team Australia on his way to Lausanne! James’ introduction
Aussies fighting finish at Edmonton Mixed Relay

A renewed Australian Mixed Relay side has had the opportunity to hone their relay skills ahead of next month’s Tokyo ITU World Olympic Qualification event, taking home 4th in a testing race. Despite outstanding racing from Ashleigh Gentle and anchor Matt Hauser, the Australians have had the Mixed Relay title
Jackson takes all in Edmonton

Emma Jackson has put together one of her strongest performances to date to take her maiden World Triathlon title in Edmonton this morning. Overcoming several years of injury, Jackson hung tough against an in-form Summer Rappaport (USA) and Australian teammate Ashleigh Gentle through the final stages of the run to
Paralympic, World and Commonwealth medallists headline team for Lausanne World Championships

Triathlon Australia today revealed a full strength paratriathlon squad that will compete at the 2019 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Lausanne on Sunday 1 September. The squad named is world class with Paralympic, Commonwealth and World Championship medallists included, and aiming for more medals in an event that continues to
Hedgeland and Jackson eye up Edmonton

Rising star Jaz Hedgeland and London Olympian Emma Jackson are ready to continue their recent run of World Triathlon Series (WTS) success, as racing rolls into Edmonton this weekend. With Lausanne’s final round of WTS racing and the the Tokyo ITU World Olympic Qualification Event edging closer, Hedgeland and Jackson
Australian squad named for Tokyo Test Event & World Championship

Triathlon Australia today announced the 10-strong squad that will compete at the 2019 Tokyo ITU World Olympic Qualification Event to be held on 15-18 August 2019 at Obaiba Marine Park, Tokyo, and the team that will take on the 2019 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Lausanne two weeks later. The
Aussies shine in Tiszy

Emma Jeffcoat lead an Australian onslaught in Tiszaujvaros World Cup overnight with a stunning sprint finish to claim her first title, while Ryan Fisher who was the sole surviving Aussie into the final was just edged out for silver in the men's race Queenslander Kelly-Ann Perkins held on to grab
Paralympics Australia reveals Indigenous prints for 2020 uniform

In celebration of NAIDOC week, Paralympics Australia is proud to unveil the Indigenous design which will feature on the 2020 Australian Paralympic Team uniform. The artwork by Indigenous artist Rheanna Lotter will be intertwined with the Tokyo 2020 uniform and has been designed specifically for the Australian Paralympic Team to
Aussies dig deep for bronze in Hamburg

Experienced Triathlon Mixed Relay quartet Natalie Van Coevorden, Aaron Royle, Emma Jeffcoat and Jake Birtwhistle have sprinted home to a hard-earned bronze for Australia at the ITU Triathlon Mixed Relay World Championship in Hamburg yesterday afternoon. Backing up their 2018 World Championship silver medal, the Australians put together another solid
Birtwhistle strikes gold in Hamburg

Jake Birtwhistle has put together a thrilling race at Hamburg Wasser World Triathlon overnight to claim his second World Triathlon Series win of the season, only mere weeks out from the all-important Tokyo 2020 test event. In what came down to an exhilarating sprint finish against France’s Vincent Luis, Birtwhistle
Australian Ticket Sales for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to Launch Wednesday, 10 July 9:00am AEST

Record-High Global Demand Expected to Restrict Australian and International Allocations Live ticket sales for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will start this Wednesday morning, 10 July from 9.00am AEST. Last month, CoSport , the Official Olympic Hospitality Provider and proud Australian Olympic Team Partner, held a Ticket Request Process in which
Aussies ready to reclaim World Championship title

A new look Australian mixed relay team is getting ready to make their run at reclaiming the World Championship title as the World Triathlon Series heads to Hamburg this weekend. Ranked the #1 side heading into the World Championships, the Australians will be looking to record another podium finish to
Aussies shine in Montreal

Australian talent has shone brightly at the World Triathlon Series in Montreal this morning, with Emma Jackson, Jaz Hedgeland, Matt Hauser, and Jake Birtwhistle all recording Top 10 finishes amongst highly competitive fields. The Queensland based Jackson and Hedgeland demonstrated skill and talent in Montreal to keep pace with the
A golden race for Tapp in Montreal

Emily Tapp has put together an outstanding race to claim her first World Paratriathlon Series title of the season and valuable Paralympic qualification points in Montreal, Canada overnight. With the race marking the first opportunity for athletes to secure Paralympic qualification points towards Tokyo 2020, Tapp’s win places her in
Energised Aussie squad ready to take Montreal

Jake Birtwhistle will be looking to recreate the magic of his breakthrough World Triathlon Series win in Leeds when the WTS hits Montreal this weekend. With his courageous win shooting him up the Series rankings to 8th, Birtwhistle is set to continue his strong form in Canada as he takes
Parker sets sights high ahead of Montreal WPS

Lauren Parker is eyeing up her second podium finish of the 2019 World Paratriathlon Series (WPS) as the tour touches down in Montreal, Canada this weekend. After a courageous bronze medal finish in Yokohama last month, just six weeks post back surgery, Parker has made her high expectations for the
Request for Proposal for TA Website

Triathlon Australia is seeking to appoint a website services provider to develop a new national website that also includes a subsite for each of its eight affiliated State and Territory Triathlon Associations (STTAs). TA wishes to engage a provider that can best deliver the design, functionality and integration requirements that
Request for Proposal for Membership Database Services

Triathlon Australia (TA) is seeking invitations for suitably qualified organisations to respond to a Request for Proposal (RFP) for the provision of Membership Database services for Triathlon Australia and the State & Territory Triathlon Associations (STTA’s). Triathlon Australia Limited (TA) is the peak body for the governance and delivery of
Hauser sprints home for gold in Nur Sultan

Matt Hauser has put together another stunning World Cup performance in Nur-Sultan to take out the win over a quality field. With the race moving to a duathlon format of 5km run /40km bike /10km run due to water quality concerns, Hauser showed class and stamina as he pulled away
WTS racing steps up a gear with Mixed Relay in Nottingham

World ranked number one Australia have announced a new look line up to take on round two of the World Triathlon Mixed Relay Series in Nottingham this weekend. The final chance to race prior to the ITU Mixed Relay World Championships in Hamburg, Germany, on July 7 where Australia will
Birtwhistle wins maiden World Triathlon Series title in Leeds

In a nailbiting finish through the streets of Leeds, Birtwhistle ran down 2018 Commonwealth Games gold medallist, Henri Schoeman, to make his break in the final lap of the run. Despite a strong chase from eventual runner-up Matthew McElroy (USA) and 3rd placed Javier Gomez Noya (ESP) over the last
Eyes on Willian as WTS fires up in Leeds

All eyes will be on Luke Willian in Leeds this weekend as the competition heats up for Round Four of the World Triathlon Series. Off the back of an outstanding World Cup win in New Plymouth in March, and recent promising finishes in Chengdu and Yokohama, Willian will be looking
Sport Australia & TA thank volunteers: ‘backbone of our industry’

With an estimated 2.3 million Australians volunteering their effort to sport and physical activity each year, Sport Australia CEO Kate Palmer is encouraging every sporting participant to thank their local volunteers during National Volunteer Week. National Volunteer Week from May 20-26 celebrates the six million Australians who volunteer their time
Silver and bronze in Yokohama for our Paras

Rio Paralympic gold medallist Katie Kelly (PTV1) produced a solid swim, bike and run performance to grab silver with guide Brianna Silk in her first real test of international competition. Equal to the task for the men was Jonathan Goerlach (PTV1) also grabbing silver with guide Sam Douglas. Commonwealth Games
Luke Willian stamps his intention for Tokyo 2020 at WTS Yokohama

Luke Willian stamps his intention for Tokyo 2020 at WTS Yokohama Commonwealth Games representative Luke Willian has emerged as an Olympic hopeful following another solid performance in the third round to the World Triathlon Series on a hot day in Yokohama. In a classy field, 23-year-old Willian was the best
Strong Australian contingent line up for Yokohama

The cream of Australia’s ITU triathletes and paratriathletes will converge on Yokohama this Saturday for the resumption of the World Triathlon Series and start of the World Paratriathlon Series in Japan’s second largest city all with their sights set on returning to Japan for the 2020 Olympics. The third stop
Media & Content Producer Role

Are you ready to take the next step in your current media role? A Media & Content Producer position has become available within Triathlon Australia. Triathlon Australia can offer you an exciting pathway to trade up your current skills to a new level, and opportunity to work in a fast
Matt Hauser's triumphant return

ITU Media Release It was the perfect result for Australia’s Matthew Hauser return to racing. Hauser, who, after injury, produced a striking semi-final set-up and capped the weekend with a powerful performance in the final, to claim the gold medal in the 2019 Chengdu ITU World Cup. Chengdu ITU Triathlon
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Tickets Available

Tokyo 2020 Tickets Available in Australia During May 9 - 31 Request PhaseHotel and Ticket Packages Will Be Available Exclusively through Starting June 20 The Individual ticket sales process for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games is now open in Australia. The Request Phase window will run from today May 10th
Alexander, Sheedy-Ryan claim wins in the wild west

Craig Alexander turned it on in Western Australia today claiming back to back wins at Ironman 70.3 Busselton from New Zealand’s Mike Phillips and local Matt Burton. Western Australia’s Felicity Sheedy-Ryan was around the front of the race during the swim and bike leg, but once her feet hit the
Triathlon Australia rolls out fully updated Development Coach Training Program

Following the introduction of the highly successful Foundation Coach Training Program during 2018. The Triathlon Australia Coach Development team is excited to announce the implementation of the new and improved Development Coach Training Program. The updated Development Coach Training Program continues the coach centred learning environment to facilitate the practical
Medals to TeamAUS in Pontevedra

Team Australia has produced some outstanding results so far in the ITU Multisport World Championships in the Sprint Distance Duathlon and Standard Distance Duathlon events in Pontevedra, Spain Two Australian age group athletes have been crowned 2019 ITU Age Group Sprint Distance Duathlon World Champions: Margo Mackintosh (Female 35 to
Jake Birtwhistle, big winner at the Celebration of Champions Awards Banquet

Tasmania’s Jake Birtwhistle, 2018 World Ranked number three athlete, was acknowledged for an outstanding season of results on Triathlon Australia’s night of nights – the Celebration of Champions Awards Banquet on the Gold Coast tonight. A night which saw Australia’s junior and senior World Champion Joanne King become the 14th inductee
The federal election is being held on Saturday 18 May.

The federal election is being held on Saturday 18 May. The Australian Electoral Commission wants to make sure that all Australians make their vote count in the upcoming federal election. It is important to remember that voting is different in state and federal elections. The AEC has a handy practise
Nat’s hat back in the ring with top 10 finish in Bermuda

Olympic hopeful Natalie Van Coevorden has positioned herself well in the early selection mix for next year’s Tokyo Games with a solid showing in the second round of the World Triathlon Series on a rainy Bermuda day, overnight. In a classy field, 25-year-old Van Coevorden was the best placed of
Paralympian Kate Doughty’s emotional victory in Milan WPS

Rio Paralympian Kate Doughty has produced an emotional victory in the opening ITU World Paratriathlon Series round in Milan, Italy overnight. The 35-year-old Melbourne mother overcame the sudden death of her father-in-law just three days before the race to dedicate the win to him. Doughty, in her first major international
Mum’s the word for multi-tasking Kate Doughty

When it comes to "super mum" status then Rio paratriathlete Kate Doughty is certainly in the final and arguably close to the fastest qualifier. Fifth in Rio in 2016, Kate the 2015 world championship bronze medallist, finished fourth in the 2017 World Championships for PTS4 (arm amputee) category athletes, then
Next WTS stop Bermuda as Olympic nomination hots up

This year’s Tokyo Test Event in August will be the first chance to qualify for the 2020 Games when the Olympic city plays host to the world’s best triathletes after the conclusion of the WTS season. For the Australians it will be the only opportunity to secure automatic nomination and
Slater set to slay third World Championship title

As the Spanish town of Pontevedra gears up to host the ITU Multisport World Championships from 26 April-4 May, some 4,000 athletes of all ages and levels are also putting into practice their final training schedules and planning. Over the week of racing, World Champions will be crowned in five
Triathlon Australia partner with Miyakojima City ahead of Tokyo 2020

Triathlon Australia is pleased to announce Miyakojima City, Okinawa Prefecture as the training venue in preparation for Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The location is a key component for the Australian National Triathlon Team where they will base themselves in preparation for Tokyo. Miyakojima has a proud triathlon history,
Kim Edwards Triathlete – A personal journey

A triathlon is much more than just a swim, bike and run. It is shaking off a lifetime of being told I can't do it. It is smashing down walls of self doubt. It is hurtling past all the lies that I am too old, too fat, too slow. It
Australia’s best spend time in the alps to improve performance

Triathlon Australia recently held a three-week altitude training camp in the alpine regions of Perisher Valley in the heart of snow country. Under the guidance of Triathlon Australia’s International Performance Centre Head Coach, Jamie Turner five of our athletes were at the camp during different timeframes: Natalie Van Coevorden, Ashleigh
Triathlon Australia announce major ‘Project’ apparel deal

Triathlon Australia has officially launched a major four-year partnership deal with leading Australian sports apparel manufacturer Project Clothing at the Celebration of Champions awards night. A fitting opportunity to reveal some of the new apparel, and in particular new look elite suits of Commonwealth Games Mixed Relay gold medallist, Matt
Teen team inspired by Aussie stars in stirring Mixed Relay win on the Gold Coast

Four emerging Australian teenagers, inspired by triathlon’s elite, have won the second Triathlon Australia Mixed Relay Invitational on the Gold Coast today. The foursome - Charlotte Derbyshire (SA), Oscar Dart (VIC), Emily Jamgotchian (NSW) and Lorcan Redmond (NSW), representing the Australia Gold team came from behind to beat Queensland No 1
Neumann and Perkins crowned sprint champions on the Gold Coast

Queenslanders Max Neumann and Kelly-Ann Perkins were crowned National Sprint Champions at the Gold Coast Triathlon Luke Harrop Memorial this morning, although Irishman Constantine Doherty took line honours in the men’s race and New South Wales young gun Lorcan Redmond third place in the men’s field. Brisbane’s Joanne Miller was
Rain won’t dampen Hausers return to racing

The Gold Coast has received a solid drenching of rain over the past week, but it’s not enough to keep the likes of Commonwealth Games Mixed Relay gold medallist, Matt Hauser at bay. He’s been sidelined since his Super League Triathlon fall in Singapore late February. The injury to his
Sport the winner with $300m budget boost

Triathlon Australia CEO Miles Stewart was full of praise for the boost in funding that will benefit our emerging Olympic talent. “Investment into this area is of significant benefit to further developing our talent identification programs and support services that will ultimately help deliver our next generation of Olympic athletes,
Commonwealth Games Australia provide $13 million funding for athletes

The funding from Commonwealth Games Australia is a direct legacy for Commonwealth Games sports and athletes of hosting the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, which will celebrate the one-year anniversary since the opening ceremony this Thursday. The total 2019-2022 funding includes 2 million in direct athlete support in the final 18
Luke Willian, like no other, takes Taranaki Gold, Jaz Hedgeland bronze.

It was a golden day in Taranaki for Brisbane’s Luke Willian who stormed to victory at the 2019 New Plymouth ITU World Cup, while Gold-Coast based Jaz Hedgeland ran herself into a bronze medal and first World Cup podium. Near perfect conditions on the west coast of the North Island,
11 Strong Aussie squad take on New Plymouth World Cup

Australia will field an 11-strong squad to travel across the ditch to contest the 2019 New Plymouth ITU Triathlon World Cup this weekend. The second World Cup of the season and sixth edition of the event, held at Ngamotu Beach and the stunning surrounds of Taranaki is a sprint distance
Townsville to host 2021 ITU Multisport World Championships

Triathlon Australia is pleased to announce Townsville as the next host city for the 2021 ITU Multisport World Championships. Triathlon Australia CEO Miles Stewart said, “We’re excited to again be hosting another world championship, Australia has previously hosted three Triathlon World Championships and last year the Commonwealth Games on the
Neumann and Morris defend in Mooloolaba

Brisbane based training partners Max Neumann and Kerry Morris have revelled in perfect race conditions defending their Mooloolaba Triathlon titles in style. Max was happy to go back to back and was delighted with his early season run form, holding off charging IRONMAN champion Josh Amberger and Canadian Brennen Smith.
Gold and silver for Aussies at Mooloolaba World Cup

Gold Coast pair Ashleigh Gentle and Brandon Copeland captured elusive medals at the ITU Mooloolaba World Cup on the Sunshine Coast. Gentle had previously won silver (2017) and bronze (2015) at Mooloolaba but today she won the elusive gold at the sprint distance race that dealt up hot and humid
Emma Jeffcoat after a swell time at Mooloolaba ITU World Cup

Sydney’s Emma Jeffcoat will wear the number three on Saturday at the sprint distance Mooloolaba ITU Triathlon World Cup, but she lines up as the defending champion. Last years race was a memorable one for Jeffcoat, her maiden World Cup victory, the former surf lifesaving champion will savour the ocean
Australia strike Mixed Relay gold in Abu Dhabi

Tasmania’s Jake Birtwhistle who was eighth yesterday in the individual sprint race at the World Triathlon Series Abu Dhabi, anchored the team to a stunning victory over the USA with New Zealand flying home to clinch the bronze. Mixed Relay Team results have taken on a new level of significance
Promising start for Aussies in Abu Dhabi

It was a promising start to the 2019 season for Gold Coaster Ashleigh Gentle and Tasmanian Jake Birtwhistle with top ten finishes in the first event of the 2019 World Triathlon Series at Abu Dhabi sprint distance race. Birtwhistle finished eighth in a field that contained all the top-ten ranked
Australia’s best line up for season opener in Abu Dhabi

Jake Birtwhistle will kickstart his 2019 tri season campaign at the opening round of the World Triathlon Series in Abu Dhabi on Friday night (Australian time). 2018 produced incredible results for Birtwhistle – third in the world series rankings, individual silver and Mixed Relay Team gold at the Commonwealth Games and
New Zealanders dig deep in a rapid-fire Relay

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Miller Thriller and the obligatory Kiwi-Aussie Showdown

Queenslander Joanne Miller has reignited her career with a come from behind win today at the 2019 Devonport OTU Sprint Triathlon Oceania Cup and Oceania Championships. “I’ve just been in hiding . . . last year really wasn’t my year just mentally I wasn’t really into it and I had a few things
Parker powers to Devonport win

The 30-year-old has made a spectacular start to her 2019 season with another strong performance, beating World Champion Emily Tapp and Christiane Reppe from Germany. “I’m so happy to take my second within a week today, here at Devonport World Cup” said Parker. “I felt amazing in all three legs,
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Paralympic and World Champions Headline Devonport

Lauren Parker heads into the ITU World Cup in Devonport this weekend with a huge boost of confidence after her win at the Newcastle OTU Oceania Championship last Sunday. After the success of last years’ event, Devonport is hosting the first of seven Paratriathlon World Cups in another major coup
Emma Jackson And Ryan Fisher Set Sights On Second Olympic Bid

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Triathlon receives AOC funding after gold and silver performances

Triathlon Australia’s High Performance program received a welcomed boost with the recent announcement from the Australian Olympic Committee’s (AOC) Medal Incentive Funding program. Congratulations to Ashleigh Gentle and our Triathlon Mixed Relay Team for the following performances which again qualified us for this funding. Ashleigh Gentle: Gold 2018 ITU World
Lauren Parker crowned Oceania Champion in front of home crowd

Conditions were tough at the Sparke Helmore Newcastle City Triathlon today, the blustery winds, from the dregs of Cyclone Oma impacted on Parathletes competing in this challenging costal event. While the sea was nice and smooth, semi-sheltered in the wharf, the roads were much more exposed, winds making roundabouts and
Allen and Slater defend Cross Tri Titles at Crackenback

Ben Allen and Penny slater successfully defended their titles winning the 2019 Cross Triathlon National Championships at Lake Crackenback in the NSW Snowy Mountains today. Line honours went to off road royalty Allen and wife Jacqui Slack (GBR) after the 1500m swim in Lake Crackenback, followed by a technical and
Parker part of home-town history

While Newcastle’s Annual Sparke Helmore Triathlon has been a staple in the triathlon calendar for 26 consecutive years, this year’s event will include the International Paratriathlon circuit for the first time. Paratriathlete and Newcastle local, Lauren Parker is enthusiastic about the event’s inclusion and significance on the world scale for
Allen and Slater back to defend Cross Triathlon titles

We are just days out to one of the most picturesque and adventurous off-road events on the Multi Sport calendar. The iconic Snowy Mountains will play host to the Australian Cross Triathlon National Championships on the 23 February 2019. Current National Champions Ben Allen and Penny Slater are both looking
Federal Government boost for Australia’s 2020 Paralympic Team

The Federal Government has delivered a major boost to the preparations of Australia’s Para-athletes ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, with the announcement of 12million in new funding. Prime Minister Scott Morrison said an 8million investment from his Government will help to effectively manage the planning, coordination and delivery
Paratriathlon confirmed for Paris 2024 Paralympic Games

The Governing Board of the International Paralympic Committee has announced that the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games sport programme will remain the same as for Tokyo 2020, with Paratriathlon being one of the 22 sports included. The 22 sports are: athletics, archery, badminton, blind football, boccia, canoe, cycling, equestrian, goalball, judo,
Split second decides podium places at Australian Junior Series

In picture perfect conditions in the Nation’s Capital, 180 of Australia’s emerging talent took on Round Two of the Australian Junior and Youth Series in two fast and furious races, with only one second deciding first and second in both the Junior male and female divisions. With athletes taking on
Capital the place to be to kick start 2019

The Capital is the place to be this weekend, with The Capital Trilogy Triathlon taking place in Canberra and a jam-packed schedule of events for the first event of the 2019 Triathlon Australia’s Performance Calendar. It’s the second round of the Australian Junior and Youth Triathlon Series, and 170 of
Star Outdoor Media Walls

Celebrate your CHAMPION’S achievements and acknowledge your sponsors with our luxury media walls! Our partner, Star Outdoor are offering 20% off their media walls for orders placed in January. They also offer all affiliated triathlon clubs 15% off on all other items year round! Choose from the following sizes: 95m
TrainingPeaks: Are you race day ready?

The start of 2019 training is just weeks away and TrainingPeaks wants to make sure you are Race Day Ready. TrainingPeaks will help you prepare the right way to reach your goals. First, commit to a goal. With TrainingPeaks you can easily add and prioritize your goals to stay on
Job Opportunity: Media & Content Producer

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Survival of the fittest at Super Sprint Race Weekend

Australia’s finest young triathletes battled the humid Gold Coast conditions to survive the Super Sprint weekend, the opening round of the 2018-2019 Australia Junior and Youth Triathlon Series at Runaway Bay, in what Junior Female winner Emily Jamgotchian described as “survival of the fittest”. The four-day race schedule tested the
Noosa Legend's gift of life

The Noosa family, and the triathlon community, is in mourning with the passing of 45 year old Noosa Triathlon legend, Redcliffe triathlete and loving family man Sam Horan, whose story is one of immense passion, love and devotion, between mother and son, husband and wife, father and children and also
A weekend of opportunity for our emerging young triathletes

260 of Australia’s most promising young triathletes will converge on the Gold Coast this weekend to kick start the 2018-19 Australian Junior and Youth Triathlon Series, and the first race of Triathlon Australia’s Performance Calendar. The popular and unique Super Sprint Race weekend at Runaway Bay, with the support of
Triathlon Australia and NSWIS team up for Olympic success

In partnership with the NSW Institute of Sport (NSWIS), Triathlon Australia is excited to announce two new national roles aimed at providing world class support for Australian athletes. The sport will benefit from the integration of NSWIS knowledge and expertise into the daily training environment with Troy Baverstock commencing as
Jake Birtwhistle wins Tasmanian athlete of the year

Jake Birtwhistle saw off competition from five other Commonwealth Games champions and a two-time rowing world championship medallist to claim the award in Hobart on Wednesday night. “It’s a huge honour,” Birtwhistle said. “When I look back I think I’ve had a pretty great year but when I saw who
ITU announces the Rankings and Qualification Criteria for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics

ITU is pleased to announce that the Executive Board and the International Paralympic Committee have approved the Paralympic Rankings and the Qualification Criteria for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Following the announcement of the eight Tokyo 2020 Paratriathlon medal events in August, the ITU and IPC have agreed that paratriathletes
NSWIS honours Lauren Parker’s outstanding achievement

Newcastle sports star Lauren Parker has been recognised for her incredible courage and perseverance after receiving the Ian Thorpe OAM Outstanding Achievement Award, presented by Ryde Toyota, at the 2018 NSW Institute of Sport (NSWIS) Awards. The former triathlete, who suffered a horrendous training accident in April of 2017, completed
Michelle Cooper appointed as first female Triathlon Australia President

Michelle Cooper was elected as the new President of Triathlon Australia at the Annual General Meeting on Saturday 10 November 2018, the first female to be appointed since the governing body formed in 1986. Ms Cooper previously served as Vice President under the stewardship of outgoing President Ben Houston, who
Gentle wins historic sixth Noosa title

Defending champion Ashleigh Gentle continues to write herself into the history of the Noosa Triathlon notching up her sixth overall win at the iconic Sunshine Coast event, equalling the record of legend Craig Walton Gentle used her sensational foot speed to wrestle the lead from the trio of Natalie van
TA Position Available: Technical & Events – Administrative Assistant

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Innovative approach to coach development

Triathlon Australia has launched an innovative approach to coach development, with the introduction of a blended learning environment for the Foundation Coach Accreditation. The new Foundation Coach Training Program, the en try level into the National Coaching Framework, is targeted primarily at new coaches to support a higher accredited coach
Rhodes grabs muddy silver in Maui

It was a sunny but muddy day in Kapalua, Maui with more than 700 endurance athletes from 44 countries competing in the Xterra World Championships. It started with a one-mile rough water swim at D.T. Fleming Beach, continued with a muddy 18.5-mile mountain bike ride that traversed the West Maui
Congratulations to our Australian Top 10 finishers

Congratulations to all Australian Age Group competitors who took on the enormous challenge of the IRONMAN World Championship. What an event to be part of, what an achievement! 🙌 Special mention to Aussie competitors who made the podium and cracked the Top 10 in their Age Group: Female 18-24: Siobhan Mccloskey:
Royle’s big day out with fifth Nepean crown as Gentle surges home for title number four

Rio Olympian Aaron Royle has wrapped up a record equaling fifth Nepean Triathlon in perfect conditions in Penrith today – taking the overall honours in Australia’s oldest race. Royle equals Tim Bentley’s feat to win five Nepean events – although Bentley still has the bragging rights of five straight wins between 1992
Aaron Royle knows Ironman legend “Crowie” is never beaten as he chases fifth Nepean crown

Rio Olympian Aaron Royle may be aiming at a fifth victory in Sunday’s historic Nepean Triathlon – the oldest race on the Australian racing calendar - but he’s not going to relax, knowing Ironman legend Craig “Crowie” Alexander will be breathing down his neck. Royle at 28 is Alexander’s junior by some
Natalie Van Coevorden's solo grind towards Nepean-Noosa assaults

NSW triathlete Natalie van Coevorden, her vision now squarely on the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, is ready to become a triathlon bride and nothing would make her happier than to waltz towards the end of 2018 on a winning note. There are two major domestic events left on the elite Australian
Preliminary Notice of Annual General Meeting

Preliminary Notice of Annual General Meeting CALL FOR NOMINATIONS for POSITION of PRESIDENT AND INTERESTED DIRECTOR NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the 2018 Annual General Meeting of Triathlon Australia Limited will be conducted at the following time and location: Time: 10:30am Date: Saturday 10 November 2018 Location: Parkview Hotel, Melbourne
Lauren Parker’s inspirational story gains her a nomination for “The Don” award

The remarkable exploits of Newcastle paratriathlete Lauren Parker has earned her a nomination for this year’s Sport Australia Hall of Fame “The Don Award” to be announced at Australian sports “Night of Night’s” in Melbourne on October 11. The distinguished Award is based on an athletes achievements and example over
Chloe Hartnett and Daniel Paddison lead home Aussies Age Group medal charge

A trainee nurse and a former karate champion led home Australia’s Standard Distance Age Group Team to an impressive medal haul at the ITU World Triathlon Championships on the Gold Coast today. Newcastle’s Chloe Hartnett, training to be a nurse at Sydney’s Avondale College, surprised even herself when she crossed
Bronzed Birtwhistle vows to fight for the gold

Australia’s Jake Birtwhistle has become only the second Australian in eight years to break onto the World Triathlon Series podium, wrapping up a hard fought bronze medal in choppy and blustery conditions on the Gold Coast today. The 24-year-old Tasmanian has emulated the feat of 2008 Olympian and Under 23
“Thunderstruck” Gentle sprints to Grand Final gold

Ashleigh Gentle threw caution to the wind and the waves to win her first ever sprint finish in front of a “Thunderstruck” home crowd in the World Triathlon Series Grand Final on the Gold Coast today. The 27-year-old Olympian celebrated over a decade on the National team with a heart-stopping
Lorcan Redmond’s brave run into fifth in Junior World Triathlon

Newcastle’s Lorcan Redmond wasn’t going to “die wondering” in today’s ITU Junior Men’s Triathlon World Championship on the Gold Coast, bravely hanging on to fifth place in an encouraging performance at his second world titles. In a helter skelter race from the start Lorcan showed just how brave he is,
Tapp turned on full bore as Emily strikes world championship gold

Today was redemption day for Australia’s remarkable paratriathlete Emily Tapp who was crowned dual world champion on the Gold Coast today after successful bilateral half-tunnel release surgery on her wrists. Tapp successfully defended her world title from Rotterdam last year with an emphatic victory over Japan’s Wakako Tsuchida and fellow
He survived a killer initiation now it’s Jake’s turn to run to paradise

Just three years ago on one of triathlon’s killer courses, Jake Birtwhistle survived his toughest day in the office – one that tested him both physically and mentally. A day that defined his start towards his dream – a place on an Australian Olympic team – a team he missed in 2016 but
Commonwealth Games stars the big winners at the Celebration of Champions Awards Banquet

Commonwealth Games stars Jake Birtwhistle, Ashleigh Gentle and Matt Hauser were among the big winners on Triathlon Australia’s night of nights – the Celebration of Champions Awards Banquet on the Gold Coast tonight – in front of over 1000 people. It was the biggest night in Triathlon Australia’s proud history, with Australia’s
Paratriathletes line up to shine at Gold Coast World Championships

Australia’s paratriathletes have led the world in recent years and they aim to continue their exceptional performances at a home ITU World Triathlon Championships Grand Final on the Gold Coast this week. The Championships will attract over 5000 Age Group, Elite and Paratriathletes at the biggest international four-day triathlon festival
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Jake and Mario line up for Gold Coast Grand Final showdown

Tasmanian Jake Birtwhistle will return to the Gold Coast next month chasing a maiden world title when he goes head-to-head with defending champion and training partner Mario Mola for the World Triathlon Series. Birtwhistle, the 23-year-old Commonwealth Games gold and silver medallist in April, comes back to spearhead the Australian
High hopes for Jake Birtwhistle as he chases Australia’s first WTS podium since 2010

History will be there for the taking for Jake Birtwhistle as the World Triathlon Series comes to an exciting climax over the final two rounds in Montreal this weekend and on the Gold Coast for the 2018 Grand Final next month (September 13-16). Over the last decade only 2008 Olympian
Jake Birtwhistle and Ashleigh Gentle back to lead Aussies for Gold Coast Grand Final

Australia’s triumphant Commonwealth Games triathletes will headline the Australian Triathlon team named today for next month’s ITU World Triathlon Grand Final on the Gold Coast . It will be the third time the Gold Coast has played host to the Championships since the initial year in 1991 when current Triathlon Australia
IPC and ITU annouce categories for Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

The International Paralympic Committee and International Triathlon Union have confirmed the Paratriathlon categories that will compete at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. Instead of the six medal categories in Rio, there will now be eight in Tokyo. The following categories will be included in Tokyo, with women’s wheelchair athletes and
Tokyo 2020 Unveil Triathlon, Mixed Relay & Paratriathlon Courses

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) and the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) today announced the courses for the Tokyo 2020 individual triathlon, mixed relay and Paratriathlon events. The races will start and finish in Odaiba Marine Park in Tokyo Bay, an urban resort with
Aussies shine at ITU Multisport World Championships

Team Australia has executed another successful campaign at the recent ITU Multisport World Championships in Fyn, Denmark. Penny Slater and Justin Godfrey successfully defended their world crowns in the Cross Triathlon event. Slater, the 22-year-old Canberra University student was a comfortable winner in the Under 23 Cross Triathlon (1km swim:40km
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Green and gold Mixed Team relay glory for Aussies in Edmonton

Australia has staged a perfectly timed come from behind victory to claim the ITU World Triathlon Mixed Relay Series gold medal in Edmonton earlier today. Triathlon’s man-of-the-moment Jake Birtwhistle, winner of a brilliant bronze in yesterday’s World Triathlon Series round in the individual sprint race, anchored the team to a
Gentle and Jake lead medal charge for Aussies in Edmonton

Rio Olympian Ashleigh Gentle and a man with his eyes on Tokyo 2020 Jake Birtwhistle have returned to World Triathlon Series medal podium in style in Edmonton today. Earlier today there was further success for the Australian paratriathletes with Jonathan Goerlach winning gold in the PT Vision Impaired and Commonwealth
Ryan Fisher returns to WTS for Rio reunion in Edmonton

Queenslander Ryan Fisher will complete a Rio reunion with men's team mates Aaron Royle, Ryan Bailie and Ashleigh Gentle, when he returns for his 2018 World Triathlon Series debut In Edmonton this weekend. The Canadian capital will host the men’s and women’s WTS round seven over the sprint course as
Triathlon Australia announce NormaTec as Official Recovery System provider

Triathlon Australia is pleased to announce a new partnership with NormaTec, the leader in rapid recovery for athletes, as their ‘Official Recovery System’ provider. The Normatec Recovery Systems are widely used by triathletes around the world to aid recovery between sessions to produce uninterrupted training patterns, ensuring better quality workouts.

Two years from today, Australia’s Olympic Team will walk into the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony. The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will feature a record 33 sports and 339 events across 42 venues. Ian Chesterman, Chef de Mission of the Australian 2020 Team, says planning is well underway to
Swell time in Atlantic City as Gold Coast Tritons grab silver in Major League Triathlon debut

The Gold Coast Tritons have mastered big swells to take home the silver medal in their debut appearance in the Major League Triathlon Mixed Relay in Atlantic City. In extremely testing conditions the Tritons finished behind the Carolina Gliders with the San Diego Stingrays third in the nine team event.
Jake Birtwhistle anchors Australia to stirring silver in Mixed Relay Worlds in Hamburg

Defending champions Australia showed their “never say die spirit” to come from behind with a blinding finish to snatch silver in the ITU Triathlon World Mixed Relay Championship in Hamburg last night. And it was 23-year-old Commonwealth Games silver medallist Jake Birtwhistle who anchored the Australians home, outsprinting the USA’s
Natalie Van Coevorden earns Mixed Relay World Championship debut

Wollongong’s Natalie Van Coevorden has been rewarded for her consistency in 2018 and will make her debut in Australia’s team to defend its ITU Triathlon Mixed Relay World Championship in Hamburg tonight. The 26-year-old opened her WTS season with a bronze medal in Abu Dhabi and came back yesterday in
Bella’s fairytale bronze in Denmark

Australia’s Annabel Luxford has turned back the clock at the Multisport World Championships in Denmark’s home of Hans Christian Andersen with a hard fought bronze medal in the Long Distance event in Fyn. Danish triathlete Camilla Pederson led the field through the three-kilometre swim in the Odense Harbour and through
Cronulla’s Nathan Breen takes gold and silver in world Aquathlon

Nathan Breen, the boy from Cronulla, the breeding ground of so many Australian triathlon greats has finally landed himself an Aquathlon world title in Denmark overnight. The 22-year-old Mick Delmotte coached Breen, claimed gold and silver in the one race at the 2018 Multisport Aquathlon World Championships, part of the
Australia’s top 10 line up for individual honours and relay spots in Hamburg

Ten of Australia’s elite triathletes will return to the home of some of their greatest triumphs on the cobblestone streets of Hamburg for this weekend’s World Triathlon Series round and Mixed Relay World Championship. Last year saw the Australians win their first ever Mixed Relay World crown after Jake Birtwhistle
Slater and Godfrey grab Cross Tri world championship gold in Fyn

Australia’s Penny Slater and Justin Godfrey have successfully defended their world crowns at the ITU Fyn Multisport World Championships in Denmark overnight. Slater, the 22-year-old Canberra University student was a comfortable winner in the Under 23 Cross Triathlon (1km swim:40km bike:10km run), finishing seventh in the Elites overall in a
Sheedy-Ryan’s brave fourth in World Duathlon

Australia’s dual world champion Felicity Sheedy-Ryan has finished a close up fourth in the 2018 Fyn Duathlon World Championships in Denmark overnight. The 33-year-old West Australian was always in the hunt after the opening 10km run and 36km bike until the final 4.9km run leg on the opening day of
WA duo Felicity Sheedy-Ryan and Matt Smith chasing third Duathlon world crowns in Denmark

The pride of WA, Felicity Sheedy-Ryan and Matt Smith will be chasing their third World Duathlon titles when the 2018 Multisport World Championships start in earnest in Fyn, Denmark tonight. All eyes will be on the two-time and defending Duathlon (10km run/36 bike/4.9 run) champion Sheedy-Ryan in the Elite Women
Tritons unveiled as Gold Coast’s latest franchise for US Major League Triathlon

Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate has today unveiled the region’s latest sporting franchise – the Gold Coast Tritons triathlon team. The Tritons – made up of some of the biggest names in Triathlon Australia’s National squad – will compete in the expanding Major League Triathlon (MLT) in the USA. Mayor Tate said the
Rio Olympian Ryan Bailie moves to 6th on the WTS World Rankings

It was a case of survival of the fittest in yesterday’s energy-sapping World Triathlon Series Leeds round with Australia’s Rio Olympian, "Mr Consistent" Ryan Bailie the best of the Aussies, moving up the ITU WTS World Rankings to sixth after his 10 th place finish. His Olympic team mate Aaron
Aussies just short of Mixed Relay podium after Aaron’s Royle run

Despite the fastest leg of the day by Olympian Aaron Royle, Australia still fell agonisingly short of a podium finish in today’s opening race of the World Triathlon Mixed Relay Series in Nottingham earlier today. The reigning ITU World and Commonwealth Games champions over the 4 x (600m swim; 7
Aussies keep cards close to chest for World Mixed Relay Series debut

Australia’s Olympic and Commonwealth Games triathletes will be front and centre in the north of England over the next five days with the debut of the World Triathlon Mixed Relay Series and round four of the World Triathlon Series. Tomorrow morning (03:35 AEST) will see Australia line up in Nottingham
Jeffcoat aims for trifecta in Italia

Eyes will be on Emma Jeffcoat this weekend in the women’s field at the ITU Cagliari World Cup following wins in Mooloolaba and Chengdu – can she make it a trifecta? We’re going with yes! Jeffcoat joins a strong Australian contingent on the Italian island of Sardinia for the sprint-distance course
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Walkington bags silver in Astana World Cup Debut

It was Astana’s debut on the ITU World Cup stage on the weekend, with three of our Australian athletes lining up in the Kazakhstan capital. With temperatures dropping overnight (water temperature at 11.9C and air temperature 2C) World Triathlon and the LOC ruled that the women’s race would be a
STATEMENT: Matt Hauser and Kye Wylde involved in cycling accident

Commonwealth Games Mixed Relay Gold Medallist Matt Hauser and training partner Kye Wylde were involved in a cycling incident on Thursday while training on the Gold Coast. They were part of a group training ride with other members of their Gold Coast Performance Squad. Riding in the cycling lane the
Sarah Crowley and Melissa Hauschildt spearhead 21-strong Australian team for Multi-Sport World Championships

If life begins at 40 then long distance triathlon specialist Sarah Crowley has an exciting five years to prepare for the best years of her life after a 2017 that ticked some big boxes. The 35-year-old professional triathlete has been competing around the world for the past decade in what
Jake Birtwhistle finds the tiger in his tank for stunning Yokohama silver

Tasmania’s Commonwealth Games hero Jake Birtwhistle has continued his outstanding form to charge home for a stirring silver medal in today’s World Triathlon Series race in Yokohama. The 24-year-old who won Australia’s first medal of the Games - silver in a frantic finish on day one on the Gold Coast before
Yokohama calling strong Australian contingent as Olympic cycle begins

The cream of Australia’s ITU triathletes and paratriathletes will converge on Yokohama this Saturday for the resumption of the World Triathlon Series and start of the World Paratriathlon Series in Japan’s second largest city. The event also herald’s the start of the road to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games and
Back to back wins, records set and history made

Great Britain’s Laura Siddall and Belgium’s Marino Vanhoenacker were the stars of a day of high drama and intense racing at IRONMAN Australia that saw course records broken and history made. Siddall went back to back at Port Macquarie and in defending her IRONMAN Australia crown she joined former multiple
Sydney nurse Emma Jeffcoat sprints to impressive Chengdu World Cup victory

Sydney’s graduating nurse Emma Jeffcoat stole the show in China yesterday to win her second World Cup win of the season in Chengdu’s ITU Triathlon World Cup. The two-day super sprint format comprising semi-finals on day one and a final on day two is racing over a 400-metre swim; a
QLD takes 13th consecutive School Sport Title

After three huge days of events, the Australian Schools Triathlon Festival incorporating the School Sport Australia Triathlon Championships, as well as the Australian Schools Open Triathlon, concluded on Friday at Sydney International Regatta Centre in Penrith. With State and Territory colours on show and pride on the line, fast and
A word from our Commonwealth Games athletes

From the moment our 2018 Commonwealth Games athletes crossed the finish line, they have been in high demand with media and supporter appearances. Now they are back to a bit of ‘normality’ and getting on with training and life – and of course, whatever is the ‘next goal’ for our phenomenal
Ryan Bailie’s brave ninth as Bermuda makes spectacular WTS debut

WA’s Rio Olympian Ryan Bailie produced one of the toughest runs of his career for a hard fought top 10 finish in this morning’s World Triathlon Series race debut in Bermuda. The 27-year-old had spent a month training in Waitara, in the Taranaki Region of New Zealand for the bulk
Aussie boys Bailie and Royle back together for Bermuda WTS debut

Rio Olympians Ryan Bailie and Aaron Royle have joined forces again in the lead up to this weekend’s Bermuda debut – the second leg of this year’s World Triathlon Series. The former training partners have spent their time together preparing in Clermont, Florida as they set themselves to join the 52-strong
2018 Commonwealth Games - a technical perspective

By Kelly Bennett-Allan After passing the selection criteria, I was very honoured to be put forward to the International Triathlon Union (ITU) for a Technical Official (TO) role at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, and to have my selection approved by the ITU. I was one of only ten
Australian Schools Triathlon Festival returns to Penrith

This week the 2018 Australian Schools Triathlon Festival will return to Penrith for three days of racing from Wednesday 25th April to Friday 27th April. The 2018 Festival will include the School Sport Australia Triathlon Championships, as well as the Australian Schools Open Triathlon, with triathlon, aquathlon and mixed relay
Aussie triathlon team score runaway Games gold in Mixed Relay

With the electric support of a raucous home crowd Australia’s Mixed Team Relay produced a flawless performance to bring home a stunning gold medal in the final Commonwealth Games triathlon event at the Broadwater Parklands today. It was a stirring victory which saw the young Aussie foursome upset the favourites
Paratriathletes survive spills to deliver two silver and two bronze medals in Games debut

Australia’s hardy band of Paratriathletes survived the spills of a thrilling day’s racing to win two silver and two bronze medals on the final day of Commonwealth Games triathlon with England grabbing double Games gold. Rio 2016 teammates Nic Beveridge (1:03.28) and Bill Chaffey (1:04.13) claimed silver and bronze for
Paratriathletes and Mixed Relay ready to turn silver into gold

Australia will arrive at the Broadwater Parklands, Southport tomorrow determined to turn their turn their day one Commonwealth Games triathlon silver into day two gold in the Paratriathlon and Mixed Relay events. Tasmanian tiger Jake Birtwhistle ran from the clouds to win silver in the elite men’s race with both
Silver streak from Tassie boy Jake claims Australia’s first medal of the Games

Alan Birtwhistle summed up his son Jake’s extraordinary run to win Australia’s opening medal of the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast with “we knew he’d have to have his running shoes on today!” His boy Jake has always been a good runner, in fact a very good runner,
Declan’s fight back favours the brave as Gillian produces strong Games trial in New Plymouth World Cup

Canberra’s Declan Wilson held off a strong field to score a break through victory in the ITU New Plymouth World Cup today after Gillian Backhouse had earlier produced a strong “final hit out” for next month’s Commonwealth Games. In an eventful weekend in Taranaki, Commonwealth Games representative Luke Willian was
Geared up for Games and now for one last hit out in New Plymouth World Cup

It’s already been an exciting week for Australian Commonwealth Games debutants Luke Willian and Gillian Backhouse and they are hoping Sunday will put the icing on their preparations at the ITU New Plymouth World Cup in New Zealand. Willian and Backhouse, joined team mates Charlotte McShane, Ashleigh Gentle and Matt
Matthew Sharpe right to finish to spearhead Canada/USA to historic Mixed Relay win

Long striding Canadian Matthew Sharpe saved his best till last to out-sprint the USA’s emerging star Morgan Pearson in a thrilling finish to today’s Triathlon Australia Mixed Relay Invitational at Runaway Bay. Sharpe, 25 held off his training partner as the pair ran shoulder to shoulder in the closing stages
Mixed Relay Invitational now a key in countdown to the Games

Four members of Australia’s Commonwealth Games triathlon team will continue to put the finishing touches to their preparations at this weekend’s innovative Triathlon Australia Mixed Relay Invitational at Runaway Bay. The Australians – Matt Hauser, Ashleigh Gentle, Charlotte McShane and Gillian Backhouse will be among nine Games athletes from Australia, Canada
Super League Triathlon and ITU Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Super League Triathlon (SLT) and the International Triathlon Union (ITU) have announced a pivotal memorandum of understanding (MOU) unveiling a partnership that covers key areas of the sport, with the overarching shared goal of further building triathlon around the world at many levels including youth development, fan building and audience
Ferny Hills pair plugged into Cam Watt’s high voltage coaching

Brisbane training partners Max Neumann and Kerry Morris are the toast of the Sunshine Coast today after breakthrough victories in the Mooloolaba Triathlon and Australian Age Group Championships. A born-again Neumann praised new coach Cam Watt for breathing life into his swim as he also overcame a toe injury that
Maiden World Cup win for Emma Jeffcoat as Matt Hauser turns in sterling Games trial

Aussie hopefuls to light Commonwealth Games fuse at Mooloolaba World Cup

Australia’s Commonwealth Games hopefuls Luke Willian, Matt Hauser and Charlotte McShane will have one of their final hit outs at this Saturday’s sprint distance Mooloolaba ITU Triathlon World Cup. Defending champion Willian and World Junior Champion Hauser will have an all-star cast waiting for them with South African Richard Murray,
World champions to feature in Triathlon Mixed Relay Invitational debut at Runaway Bay

World champions and Commonwealth Games representatives Ashleigh Gentle, Charlotte McShane and Matt Hauser will headline a new Triathlon Mixed Relay Invitational at Runaway Bay on the weekend of March 17 and 18. It is an initiative by Triathlon Australia to give Australian athletes an opportunity to compete in a Mixed
Natalie Van Coevorden survives chaotic day in Abu Dhabi to claim first WTS podium

AUSTRALIA’s Natalie Van Coevorden produced her best ever career result surviving a day of carnage on a treacherous rain drenched course when she placed third in the opening race of the 2018 ITU World Triathlon Series in Abu Dhabi. In a race marred by a series of dangerous crashes on
Showdown in the West this weekend

This weekend the spotlight turns to Western Australia for the third and final round of the Australian Youth and Junior Triathlon Series, incorporating the Youth and Junior Australian Championship along with the Mixed Relay event at the City of Armadale Way Out West Triathlon. The fast pace and action will
Chaffey declared he will be ready for the Games despite spectacular crash

Paratriathlon daredevil Bill Chaffey has given an ironclad guarantee he will be fit to make his Commonwealth Games debut on April 7 despite almost crashing out in the Australian Triathlon Sprint Championship Luke Harrop Memorial on the Gold Coast today. It was a day that saw the Championships switched to
Six Paratriathletes named on Commonwealth Games team for Gold Coast

Commonwealth Games Australia has today announced a six-strong paratriathlon team for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games (GC 2018). The team of Bill Chaffey (NSW), Scott Crowley (SA), Nic Beveridge (QLD), Emily Tapp (QLD), Sara Tait (QLD) and Lauren Parker (NSW) – all in the PTWC (wheelchair athletes) class will complete

Queensland Commonwealth Games representatives Matt Hauser and Luke Willian and inform Sydney nursing graduate Emma Jeffcoat will headline Sunday’s Gold Coast Triathlon/Luke Harrop Memorial and Australian Sprint Championships at Southport. The biggest domestic race on the Gold Coast is dedicated to the life and times of one of the Coast’s
Bill Chaffey throws caution to the wind in Games countdown

Five-time World Champion Bill Chaffey will go into April’s Commonwealth Games in the best shape of his life after using all his experience to master today’s windswept conditions in the inaugural ITU Paratriathlon World Cup in Devonport. The 42-year-old Gold Coaster made a spectacular return to elite racing for the
Copeland overcomes Devonport curse as Jeffcoat defends her crown

Kingscliff young gun Brandon Copeland has broken his Devonport curse, producing a winning kick to take out today’s OTU Oceania Sprint Triathlon Championship. The 21-year-old has overcome a flat tyre and illness in his previous starts to continue what has been a flying start to the season. Copeland, who spent
Snowsill inducted into Gold Coast HOF, Gentle wins coveted Sports Award

Rio Olympian and World ranked number 2 Ashleigh Gentle added to her list of accolades last night, winning the Mayor’s Sports Award. Presented at the Gold Coast’s Annual Sports Star of the Year Awards Gentle was honoured at being recognised with such an honour in her home city. The City
It's on in Geelong this weekend

The City of Greater Geelong is widely recognised as the spiritual home of triathlon in Victoria, and since the mid 1980's the famous Geelong Waterfront has been the scene to some of the world’s biggest and most prestigious multi-sport events. That tradition continues on Sunday 18 February when the best
Ryan Bailie and Charlotte McShane ready for hill of a climb in Devonport

Saturday’s 2018 Oceania Sprint Triathlon Championships in Devonport will feature an Olympian keen to get back on his bike, the hill-climbing Commonwealth Games debutant and a host of youngsters determined to keep the stars honest over the telling, wind-swept sprint course. In what will be a huge day’s racing with
McShane, Copeland secure silver at OTU Sprint Champs

Commonwealth Games bound Charlotte McShane secured the silver in a sprint finish with New Zealanders Andrea Hewitt and Nicole van der Kaay. The trio came into the finish as one but it was Hewitt with the leg speed to grab gold on the line at the 2018 Glenelg OTU Sprint
Charlotte McShane’s “high hopes” for Commonwealth Games tilt

Charlotte McShane will start her Gold Coast Commonwealth Games campaign on a high after returning from the AIS “altitude house” for her first hit out of the year in Saturday’s 2018 Glenelg OTU Sprint Triathlon Oceania Cup. The 27-year-old Scottish-born Wollongong-based triathlete from Bairnsdale is one of six Commonwealth Games
Commonwealth Games stars on show in Abu Dhabi WTS opener

Ashleigh Gentle will dive straight into the eye of the tiger in the opening round of the World Triathlon Series in Abu Dhabi on Friday night (Australian time). After her break-out year in 2017 which saw Gentle finish the WTS in her best ever second place after notching her first
Newly Accredited Performance Coaches | Class of 2017

Paratriathlon medal boost for Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

The International Paralympic Committee has announced that Paratriathlon will have eight medal events –four men and four women- at the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. In the same meeting, the IPC Governing Board has also confirmed that 80 paratriathletes will compete in the Games, suggesting that each medal event will
Lauren Parker ready to inspire the nation in her quest for Commonwealth Games

Twenty-eight-year-old Newcastle triathlete Lauren Parker could well become the inspiration of the nation in the countdown to this year’s Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. The former Ironman triathlete, who was second in her age group in the Ironman World Championship in 2015, is now confined to a wheelchair after
Commonwealth Games selection for paratriathletes on the line in St Kilda

Final places on this year’s Gold Coast Commonwealth Games paratriathlon team will be on the line for Australia’s wheelchair athletes in Sunday’s Paratriathlon OTU Continental Championships in St Kilda. It is their final chance for the PTWC athletes to impress selectors inside the selection criteria dates which finish on January
Exciting times ahead for Australia’s elite Paratriathletes

Triathlon Australia has been a world leader when it comes to Paratriathlon and 2018 will once again see the sport continuing to lead the way on the international circuit. Our Elite Paratriathletes will debut on the Commonwealth Games stage on the Gold Coast on April 7 and then at the

This month we were pleased to welcome Keith Flory to our National Team program in the position of Performance Programs Manager. With extensive experience in the cycling industry, most recently as the Director of Performance for the Cannondale-Drapac Professional Cycling Team, Keith has been responsible for the performance planning process
Australia’s talent school survives hot and humid Super Sprint weekend

ITU announce significant rule changes for 2018

The International Triathlon Union Executive Board, met in Edmonton, has approved some significant changes in the competition rules for the 2018 season. The changes, which include withdrawals, penalties, quotas, qualifications and paratriathlon rules updates, will be applied from January 10, 2018. “Our Technical Committee along with various other committees and
Australia’s top young triathletes chase $10,000 travel and sponsorship support

More than 250 of Australia’s most exciting young triathletes will converge onto the Gold Coast this weekend to kick start the 2017-18 Australian Junior Triathlon Series as they vie for 10,000 in travel support and sponsorship. The popular and unique Super Sprint Race Weekend at Runaway Bay, with the support
ITU launches the Triathlon Mixed Relay Series

ITU is pleased to announce the launch of the new Mixed Relay Series, with two events in 2018. The Series will make its official debut in Nottingham on June 7, as part of the Leeds World Triathlon Series, with the athletes having another chance of earning points for the Mixed
Aussie girls conquer Kona for their little slice of Ironman history

Emily Loughnan and Nancy Cullen have conquered triathlon’s holy grail, winning their respective Ironman World Championships in Kona this year and in spectacular fashion. October 14, 2017 was a red-letter day for the two Australians with 29-year-old Perth-based physiotherapist Loughnan powering away to win first amateur female overall and her
Triathlon Australia extends partnership with TrainingPeaks

Triathlon Australia is pleased to announce an extension to our successful partnership with TrainingPeaks as our exclusive training software provider. The TrainingPeaks platform has been specifically developed with endurance athletes in mind, resulting in an eco-system of web, mobile and desktop training solutions that can be used by athletes and
New look triathlon team unveiled for 2018 Commonwealth Games

A new look Australian Commonwealth Games triathlon team has been unveiled on the Gold Coast today – heralding an exciting era for the sport that made its Games debut in Manchester in 2002. Joining automatic nominations Jake Birtwhistle (Tasmania), Ashleigh Gentle (Queensland) and Charlotte McShane (NSW) in the six-strong team will
Gentle equals record, Birtwhistle's breakthrough win at Noosa Tri

Commonwealth Games team members Ashleigh Gentle and Jake Birtwhistle used their exceptional leg speed to shut down all challengers and record stunning victories in the 35th running of the iconic Noosa Triathlon. Gentle made it four Noosa titles in a row and five overall, equalling Emma Snowill’s record, while Birtwhistle
Aussie triathletes face a feast of hometown racing in 2017-18

Australia’s triathletes are setting themselves for the biggest international and domestic 12 months on record with all roads leading to the Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast and Devonport in Tasmania for a feast of major events. The Gold Coast will play host to the XXI Commonwealth Games (April 5 and 7
Triathlon included at 2018 Australian Deaf Games

For the first time in history of the Australian Deaf Games, triathlon will be included in the program at the 2018 Games in Albury-Wodonga. The inclusion of triathlon as an exhibition sport is also a world first for any Deaf sporting event. Deaf Sports Australia and Triathlon Australia with Triathlon
Devonport Triathlon to Host Paratri World Cup

The Goodstone Group Devonport Triathlon has been allocated a World Cup Paratriathlon, one of only six of its kind on the global Triathlon calendar. Up to 60 of the best paratriathletes from around the world will race in Devonport during a bumper day of triathlon racing on Saturday 17th February.
Australian Brigade ready to tackle the Big Island

Australian Sarah Crowley will head into the 2018 Ironman World Championship as a real contender for a podium after just two short years as a full-time professional. A 15th place in 2016 seemed to be a springboard that unleashed a career best year in 2017 that included two regional Ironman
Sprint Triathlon to provide fast and furious start to GC2018

The first gold medal of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) will be won in a sprint format Triathlon announced at the Southport Broadwater Parklands today. For the first time in Commonwealth Games history, sprint courses will be utilised for the Individual and Para Triathlon races, set to provide
ITU announces the 2018 WTS, World Cup and Paratriathlon calendar

Following the ITU Executive Board meeting held in Rotterdam, and the Annual Congress, the International Triathlon Union (ITU) is pleased to announce the calendar for the 2018 season. With 7 ITU World Triathlon Series (WTS) events plus the ITU Grand Final; 18 ITU World Cups, 3 ITU Paratriathlon World Series
ITU World Triathlon Grand Final – Age Group Wrap

AUSTRALIA'S Age groupers were on fire in Rotterdam today and looking at the final medal tally the green and gold army has collected 14 medals including seven gold in a great result with four silvers and three bronze and 34 top ten finishes with the Dutch Port City turning on
Gold Coast return for triathlon legend they call MJ

Australia’s US-based triathlon legend Michellie Jones will celebrate 30 years in the sport next year and she would like nothing better than to return home and win another World Championship on the Gold Coast. Jones, just turned 48 and known affectionately throughout the triathlon world as MJ, has shown over
Gentle’s silver surge after coach Turner’s words of wisdom

With the words of her coach ringing in her ears triathlete Ashleigh Gentle reached deep down in Rotterdam today to reap the rewards of a move she knew she had to make after last year’s Rio Olympics. Her move to coach Jamie Turner changed her pathway in the sport she
Redemption in Rotterdam as Matt Hauser continues Aussie gold rush

Queensland's rising triathlon star Matt Hauser has continued Australia's golden run at the ITU World Championships Grand Final with a stunning world junior title win in a rainy Rotterdam earlier today. Hauser, 19, secured Australia’s third gold medal of the Championships, coming 24 hours after paratriathletes Katie Kelly and Emily
It was a case of “your number’s up” even for cool hand Luke

Cool headed triathlete Luke Willian is hoping his “never say die” attitude will be enough to earn him a place on next year’s Gold Coast Commonwealth Games triathlon team. Even if there were any doubts about the 21-year-old’s ability to rise to the occasion, dig deep or to overcome adversity
Golden day for Aussie paratriathletes in Rotterdam

Australia has had a golden start to the ITU World Triathlon Championships in Rotterdam today, with its all-conquering paratriathletes grabbing two gold and two silver medals on the opening day. Vision impaired Rio gold medallist Katie Kelly added a second World crown to her Paralympic win from last year and
Australia’s finest triathletes hit the roads in Rotterdam

More than 270 of Australian triathletes have converged on Rotterdam this week for the ITU World Triathlon Championships Grand Final. From Olympians Aaron Royle, Ryan Bailie, Ashleigh Gentle, Emma Jackson in the Elites to unstoppable 2000 Olympic silver medallist Michellie Jones and 2016 Paralympians Katie Kelly, Kate Doughty, Brant Garvey
Car park turns could lead to podium places for paratriathletes

A large contingent of Australia’s Elite, Under 23s and Juniors as well as the fast improving paratriathletes have been preparing together in Spain – a first for Triathlon Australia. But it’s a plan that is already showing that the integration of Australia’s triathletes is proving to be hugely successful. Under the
Expect big things from these small packages in Rotterdam

This weekend’s World Triathlon Championships in Rotterdam will be a family reunion for the Scottish-born Australians that make up “Team McShane.” Elite Australian team member Charlotte McShane has certainly made a name for herself on the international triathlon scene wearing the green and gold of Australia. The former Under 23
Miles Stewart, Jackie Fairweather inducted into ITU Hall of Fame

Triathlon Australia has reason to celebrate today with the induction of two of its legends Miles Stewart and Jackie Fairweather into the International Triathlon Union’s Hall of Fame overnight. The Australians were amongst six award inductees for the fourth edition of the Hall of Fame dinner on board the James
Michellie Jones has a two-pronged World Championship attack for Rotterdam

Australia’s two-time World Triathlon Champion and 2000 Olympic silver medallist Michelle Jones, is preparing for a two-pronged attack at next week’s ITU World Triathlon Championships in Rotterdam. There is no stopping the 47-year-old Californian-based Hall of Famer who will again act as the guide for her vision impaired Paralympic champion
IPC increases the quota of paratriathlon athletes for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) announced today the medal events programme and athlete quotas for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. The decision followed a thorough review of the proposals from each of the 22 sports on the Tokyo programme submitted to the IPC. ITU is pleased to announce that the
Gillian backs herself with solo World Cup win in Czech Republic

It was a case of “catch me if you can” as Australian World Championship Triathlon hopeful Gillian Backhouse laid it all on the line to score a runaway victory in the inaugural 2017 ITU Karlovy Vary Triathlon World Cup in the Czech Republic yesterday. A race the 26-year-old Queenslander dominated
Sarah has a lot to crow about

Queensland’s Sarah Crowley has won the prestigious Long Course title at the ITU Multi Sport World Championships in Penticon after executing a phenomenal run leg to catch Denmark’s Helle Frederiksen on the final lap of the run. “It is pretty unreal. I didn’t go into today expecting that at all,
Gentle runs like gazelle for brave bronze in Stockholm

Gold Coast Commonwealth Games hopeful Ashleigh Gentle has been dubbed ‘the gazelle’ after running from a seemingly impossible position to produce a brilliant bronze medal performance at the World Triathlon Series race in Stockholm tonight. The 26-year-old from the Gold Coast produced by far the fastest 10km run split of
More green and gold success at Cross Tri Worlds in Penticton

Australia’s success has continued at the ITU Multi-Sport Festival in Penticton with three gold, one silver and two bronze medals added to the team’s tally in the spectacular Cross Triathlon World Championships. Gold went to Penny Slater (ACT) in the under 23 women; Alec Davison (WA) in the Junior Men’s
It’s now a lucky break for Brandon Copeland after bike fall

This Saturday’s World Triathlon Series round in Stockholm is a day Brandon Copeland probably thought wasn’t going to happen in 2017. Particularly after a training ride in Springbrook in the Gold Coast hinterland went horribly wrong for the 21-year-old from Kingscliff. But just a week after earning his place on
Flick go the cheers as brave Sheedy-Ryan steals world duathlon gold

Western Australian Felicity Sheedy-Ryan has won Australia’s first gold medal of the ITU Multi-Sport World Championships in Penticton, Canada today after a brave and at times scary solo effort on the bike sealed her second Duathlon world crown. The “never-say-die” 32-year-old rode the tough, hilly, technical 40km bike leg, featuring
The inaugural 2017 Penticton ITU Multisport World Championships kicks off it's 10-day festival

The 2017 Penticton ITU Multisport World Championship s kicks off today as over 3,000 athletes from across the globe have arrived in Penticton, Canada to compete in five different World Champion Multisport events over the course of 10 days. With sport categories ranging from elites to age group racers, 41
Ironman 70.3 World Championship Pro Start List For Chattanooga Announced

Triathlon’s top talent will come together in Chattanooga, Tennessee for the 2017 IRONMAN ® 70.3 ® World Championship taking place on September 9 and 10. Boasting one of the most competitive professional fields in the sport, the event will make history in the Southeastern U.S. this September with the women’s field racing
A case of blind faith for triathlon’s tandem dream team

This is a triathlon marriage born in Busselton – and as it turned out for John Domandl and Paul McGlynn – it was in fact triathlon heaven. Two 57-year-old bald blokes from Newcastle – one of them blind - on a tandem push bike riding down the triathlon aisles of the world as fast
Olympic foursome lead elites into Rotterdam World Championships

Olympians Aaron Royle, Ryan Bailie, Ashleigh Gentle and Emma Jackson will spearhead an exciting eight-strong Australian elite triathlon team named today for next month’s ITU World Championship Grand Final in Rotterdam. They will be joined by the in-form Jake Birtwhistle on the men’s team and consistent female trio Charlotte McShane,
Aaron Royle keeps Commonwealth Games hopes on track

The 27-year-old was a late starter in this year’s WTS after spending time out, recovering from plantar fasciitis. Royle started his season with a 12th place finish in Leeds – his new training base – before a 25th place finish in Hamburg and 16th in Edmonton. He will now line up in
Tough Gentle climbs out of sick bed for glorious gold in Montreal

A last minute decision to start has paid golden dividends for Australia’s Ashleigh Gentle with a brilliant breakthrough victory in today’s ITU World Triathlon Series round in Montreal. The 26-year-old Rio Olympian ran away from defending world champion and Commonwealth Games favourite, Bermuda’s Flora Duffy in a brilliant final 10km
Game changer Duffy may hold the aces but Aussie women lead the chases

Bermuda’s Commonwealth Games favourite Flora Duffy has taken the World Triathlon Series by storm in 2017 as she lines up chasing a fifth straight victory on the circuit when Montreal makes its WTS debut this weekend. Australia will field five of its top six women with only London Olympian Emma
GARTH PROWD OAM 1952 - 2017

GARTH PROWD OAM 1952 - 2017 Garth Prowd OAM, the man affectionately known as the’ Godfather’ of Australian triathlon, a pioneer of sport tourism in Queensland and passionate athletes advocate, has died after a tragic accident in Spain. It is with deep sorrow and sadness today that Garth’s family announce his
Jake Birtwhistle hurdles his way to World Triathlon Series silver medal in Edmonton

Tasmania’s Commonwealth Games triathlon hope Jake Birtwhistle has literally hurdled his way to a stirring silver medal in today’s World Triathlon Series round in Edmonton after miscalculating the number of run laps. In a dramatic turn of events the 22-year-old charged down the finish chute believing he was about to
Gold to Katie Kelly and Emily Tapp as Aussies taste success in Edmonton

Australia has tasted success at the ITU World Paratriathlon Series event in Edmonton today with Rio golden girl Katie Kelly and Commonwealth Games nominee Emily Tapp leading the way with gold medals. The small but select Australian contingent finished with two gold, one silver and one bronze with WA’s two-time
Aussie ‘Young Guns’ team up to take on the world

Triathlon Australia is excited to announce our ‘young guns’ team that will be among 20 international teams to contest the inaugural British Triathlon Mixed Relay Cup in Nottingham on 2 September 2017. 2016 Australian and Oceania Champion Matt Hauser is one of our biggest young talents. He was recently part
Aussie paratriathletes ready to rock Edmonton in WPS

Paratriathlon golden girl Katie Kelly and her 2016 Rio team mate Kate Doughty will spearhead a six-strong Australian team into this weekend’s World Paratriathlon Series round in Edmonton. They will be joined by two-time ITU world champion Sally Pilbeam (PT4) and Queensland trio Commonwealth Games nomination Emily Tapp (PTWC) Paralympic
Birtwhistle and Hauser ready for blue carpet bolt in Edmonton

There is no rest for young guns Jake Birtwhistle and Matt Hauser, the male stars of Australia’s break through Teams Relay World Championship triumph in Hamburg two weeks ago. Birtwhistle, 22 and Hauser 19, will line up in Saturday’s sixth World Triathlon Series round in Edmonton which has attracted an
Tim hopes “Auld Lang Syne” will be final top 40s hit in Penticton

Newcastle’s Tim Lang heads off to Penticton in Canada next month in defence of his ITU World Cross Triathlon title and he has already tapped into the local intelligence to help him finish the fabulous 40s on top. The 49-year-old has an Aussie expat known as the “Triathlon Warrior” in
Triathlon Australia supporting ATEC

Triathlon Australia is thrilled to again partner with the Australian Triathlon, Endurance & Cycling Show (ATEC). Now into its third year the show has firmly established itself as Australia’s premier event celebrating the endurance lifestyle. ATEC will take place at the Royal Hall of Industries in Sydney’s Moore Park Precinct
Luke Willian and Emma Jeffcoat to lead Under 23s into Rotterdam

In-form duo Luke Willian (Queensland) and Emma Jeffcoat (NSW) will spearhead the Australian Triathlon Under 23 team of five athletes and one reserve for this year’s ITU World Triathlon Championships in Rotterdam in September. They will be joined by Matt Roberts (Queensland), Brandon Copeland (NSW) and Jaz Hedgeland (Western Australia)
Aussies breakthrough world championship gold in triathlon’s Olympic teams relay

Triathlon's "Tassie tiger" Jake Birtwhistle has produced the run of his life to lead Australia to its first ever gold medal in the ITU Triathlon Teams Relay World Championship in Hamburg over night. Fresh from his individual silver medal in yesterday’s World Triathlon Series round, the 22-year-old from Launceston came
Silver lining for Gentle and Birtwhistle as McShane seals Commonwealth Games berth

Australia has had a stellar day at the World Triathlon Series round in Hamburg with both Ashleigh Gentle and Jake Birtwhistle claiming silver medals and Charlotte McShane joining the pair on the Australian Commonwealth Games Team. Rio Olympian Gentle produced the fastest five kilometre run time of the day (16
Commonwealth Games heat on in Hamburg

Saturday’s World Triathlon Series men’s race in Hamburg will see former training partners, Rio Olympians Aaron Royle and Ryan Bailie and rising star Jake Birtwhistle resume rivalries from different corners of the globe – with another automatic Commonwealth Games nomination on the line. In the lead up to the 2016 Olympics
Nurse Jeffcoat looking for perfect prescription in Hamburg

Emerging Australian triathlete Emma Jeffcoat will line up in this weekend’s Commonwealth Games selection race over the sprint distance in Hamburg with a prized possession already tucked away in her resume. The 22-year-old from Sydney’s Northern Beaches completed her Bachelor of Nursing degree last month before heading over to Vitoria
Gold Coast to Host ITU World Triathlon Grand Final_12-16 September 2018

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) is pleased to announce that the 2018 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final will be hosted between 12-16 September on the Gold Coast. More than 5,000 of the world’s best elite and age group triathletes will be heading to Queensland for the final race of the
Justin Drew appointed Triathlon Australia’s new National Performance Director

Former triathlete and NSW Institute of Sport (NSWIS) triathlon coach Justin Drew has been appointed as the new National Performance Director at Triathlon Australia. Drew, who has a celebrated career in triathlon coaching and High Performance sport, comes back to triathlon after working with Baseball Australia. The 44 year old

Near perfect conditions made for super-fast racing with Queensland athletes and training partners Josh Amberger and Sarah Crowley smashing both the men’s and women’s course records at the Cairns Airport IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championship Cairns. It was also a double for Brisbane based coach Cameron Watt, steering both Amberger and Crowley

A determined Gillian Backhouse has dug deeper than ever to produce her second top 10 finish of the World Triathlon Series season with another stirring performance to finish seventh in the fourth round in Leeds overnight. Backhouse ran on strongly over the final 10km in front of a packed Yorkshire

ITU is pleased to announce that the Triathlon Mixed Relays has been included on the Programme for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The International Olympic Committee announced on Friday June 9 the new events added for the next Olympics, which will be Triathlon Mixed Relays, Basketball 3x3, Archery Mixed Team

For Newcastle Olympian Aaron Royle, his 2017 World Triathlon Series campaign could well be a case of “if you can’t beat ‘em them join ‘em” after the 27-year-old linked up with arch rivals, Britain’s Brownlee brothers to help further his career. Royle was Australia’s best performed men’s triathlete at last
Passing of Nick Munting shocks triathlon world

Today Triathlon Australia honours one of its true pioneers following the sudden passing yesterday of popular race director Nick Munting – a man who dedicated his life to triathlon. Triathlon Australia’s CEO, Olympian and former ITU World Champion Miles Stewart spoke on behalf of the triathlon community when he paid this

Five Olympians, including London bronze medallist and triple Olympian Erin Densham and fellow Rio trio Aaron Royle, Ryan Bailie and Ashleigh Gentle have today been named in a 10-strong team for Triathlon Australia’s second 2018 Commonwealth Games selection race in Hamburg next month. Densham, at 32, will join a second

Triathlon Australia today announced the National Calendar of events chosen as selection races to qualify for the 2018 Australian Age Group World Championship Teams. With the 2018 World Triathlon Championships (Sprint, Standard and Open Paratriathlon) to be held on the Gold Coast there has been a heightened interest in this
2018 Australian Age Group Team Selection Events Announced

Triathlon Australia today announced the National Calendar of events chosen as selection races to qualify for the 2018 Australian Age Group World Championship Teams. With the 2018 World Triathlon Championships (Sprint, Standard and Open Paratriathlon) to be held on the Gold Coast there has been a heightened interest in this
2017-2018 Triathlon Australia Membership Renewals Information

It’s that time of the year again when membership renewals are upon us. We hope that you had a great 2016-2017 season and enjoying some off-season. 2017-2018 will be another big year for triathlon with so many major events in Australia. Key Dates 17 June 2017 All existing annual members
Kate’s triple treat on the streets of Yokohama

Melbourne’s Rio Olympian Kate Doughty has continued her outstanding early season form, chalking up her third consecutive victory in the World Paratriathlon Series race in Yokohama today. The former Para Equestrian star, born without her right hand, threw her arms in the air to claim the gold medal – her second
Gentle does it the hard way for brave top ten in Yokohama

Gold Coast Commonwealth Games nomination Ashleigh Gentle has run from the clouds for an extraordinary top 10 finish in today’s World Triathlon Series race in Yokohama. The 26-year-old was well towards the back of the field after the 1.5km swim and still facing a huge task after the 40km bike.
Aussie girls with “food for thought” in Yokohama

Australia’s leading female triathletes are hoping a month-long training block at the AIS in Canberra will give them some “food for thought” in their preparations for Saturday’s World Triathlon Series (WTS) third round in Yokohama. Ashleigh Gentle, Charlotte McShane and Natalie Van Coevorden were part of a special nutritional study
Six Aussie paratriathletes to fly the flag in Yokohama

Six of Australia’s leading Paratriathletes will be flying the Aussie flag in the second World Paratriathlon Series (WPS) round in Yokohama on Saturday (7.55-9.10.10am AEST). Rio Paralympians, five-time world champion Bill Chaffey and Nic Beveridge (Hand Cycle class), Kate Doughty (S5) and Brant Garvey (S2) will be joined by two-time
Aussies in Action

Ironman 70.3 St George, North American Pro Championships saw a British double with Holly Lawrence and Alistair Brownlee dominating. It was Brownlee’s first real test in a stacked field and the double Olympic champion not only beat home the best in the world, Lionel Sanders second and Sebastian Kienle third,
Matt Hauser’s breakthrough World Cup win in Chengdu

Hauser then conquered the super sprint distance (400m swim; 10km bike and 2.5km run) to earn the winner takes all prize of standing on his first WC podium with the silver medal going to Rostislav Pevtsov to (AZE), who for the third year in a row finished with the silver.
Olympian Brendan Sexton to guide next generation of Aussie triathletes

Wollongong-based London Olympic triathlete Brendan Sexton is taking the sport back to its grass roots in an all-out effort to develop Australia’s future Olympians and Commonwealth Games stars. The 31-year-old Maitland-born Olympian has been appointed as Triathlon Australia’s new Development Coach at the Wollongong International Performance Centre. In what is
2017 Australian Schools Triathlon Festival - Outstanding performances and sportsmanship

The nation’s best young triathletes shined in the Individual Events at the 2017 School Sport Australia Triathlon Championships yesterday in Penrith. Not only were there outstanding race performances, but fantastic displays of sportsmanship and camaraderie between participants from all states and territories. The supporter-friendly course, calm waters and glorious weather
Triathlon’s next generation inspired by Emma Snowsill & Loretta Harrop

Triathlon’s next generation of stars were given an insight into the life of an Olympic Champion today, as Emma Frodeno (nee Snowsill) and Loretta Harrop inspired budding triathletes with their tales of triumph and defeat at the Olympic Games. The 2017 Australian Schools Triathlon Festival (ASTF) played host to an
Luke McKenzie and Melissa Hauschildt headline Multisport World Championship team

Ironman stars Luke McKenzie and Melissa Hauschildt and former world duathlon world champion Felicity Sheedy-Ryan will spearhead a 28- strong Elite team named today by Triathlon Australia for the inaugural Penticton 2017 ITU Multisport World Championship Festival in Canada from August 18-27. The Festival will feature Long Distance triathlon, Cross
Rio golden girl Katie Kelly and Ironman Tim Reed scoop Triathlon Australia Awards

Paralympic golden girl Katie Kelly, with legendary guide Michellie Jones and Ironman Tim Reed stole the show at Triathlon Australia’s Celebration of Champions Dinner on the Gold Coast tonight. It was a glittering affair at the QT Hotel at Surfers Paradise with the cream of Australia’s triathletes, paratriathletes, coaches and
Paratriathletes Bill Chaffey and Emily Tapp the first nominations for the 2018 Commonwealth Games

Paratriathletes Bill Chaffey and Emily Tapp will be the first nominations onto the Australian team for next year’s 2018 Commonwealth Games following outstanding performances in today’s first World Paratriathlon Series race on the Gold Coast. Five-time ITU world champion and Rio Paralympian Chaffey and Tapp, who was forced off the
Gentle and Birthwhistle grab Games nominations on the Gold Coast

Rio Olympian Ashleigh Gentle and the boy who just missed the boat, Jake Birtwhistle, have gatecrashed their way to automatic triathlon nominations for next year’s Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast. Firstly Gentle, the 26-year-old Gold Coaster and then Birtwhistle, the 22-year-old “boy most likely”from Launceston ticked the selection nomination
Paratriathletes chase first Games spots en-route to World Championships

Australia’s paratriathletes will begin an exciting build up for this year’s ITU World Championships in tomorrow’s first ever World Paratriathlon Series race on the Gold Coast with Commonwealth Games places on the line for the Hand Cycle triathletes. As a team, the green and gold Paratri group came together for
Aussies vying for automatic 2018 Commonwealth Games nomination on the Gold Coast

Thirty-three Australian athletes will be out in full force in Saturday’s World Triathlon and World Paratriathlon Series races, with Commonwealth Games automatic nominations for 2018 on the line. They will all debut the newly unveiled Scody race suits, displaying the names of every Australian World, Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games

Triathlon Australia holds a special place in the annals of the sport around the world – a country that has played such a huge part in developing triathlon in its journey from suburban beachside streets to Olympic cities Sydney, Athens, Beijing, London, Rio and now Tokyo. A sport that started out
A Statement From Super League Triathlon's Managing Director

Super League Triathlon focuses on creating sporting superstars of our athletes and highlighting their stories and personalities to the public. We’re committed to placing the world’s best professional athletes back where they belong, on a pedestal, as heroes to a generation of fans and athletes. We’ll build the Super League
ASICS Rising Stars Discovering the Talent of Tomorrow

The ASICS Rising Stars Youth Development Program is a partnership between IRONMAN Oceania, Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) and Triathlon Australia (TA) to encourage youth participation and nurture the up and coming stars of Australian triathlon. If you are an athlete aged 13 to 15 years (at December, 2017) and
Birtwhistle and Murray the big winners on Day 3 of Super League Triathlon

New faces and a triathlon warhorse steal the Oceania show in Devonport

Australian triathlon welcomed two new faces to the top of the OTU Oceania Championship podium in Devonport today while an unstoppable warhorse showed all the toughness that has made him a five-time world champion. Former champion Dee Why surf lifesaver 21-year-old Emma Jeffcoat provided an eye-catching solo performance to lead
Proud father Matthew and ‘Super Mum’ Melissa charge home for Devonport wins

Today’s 32nd running of the Devonport Triathlon turned out to be a special occasion in more ways than one for age group winners Matthew Rundle and Melissa Clark. Originally from Devonport the 30-year-old Hobart-based Rundle scorched the 40km bike and 10km run course after admitting to an average swim to
Worlds await Emma and Kate with sights on Rotterdam

Australia’s elite triathletes have converged on Tasmania’s picturesque seaside town of Devonport ready to put themselves through the pain barrier in tomorrow’s Devonport OTU Oceania Triathlon Championships. Devonport will be an important stop in the push towards Commonwealth Games selection for some and the chance to chase all-important rankings points
Commonwealth Games selection countdown continues in Devonport

The 2017 Devonport OTU Triathlon Oceania Championships in Devonport on Saturday is another important part of Australia’s elite triathletes and paratriathletes preparation in the countdown to Commonwealth Games nomination for Gold Coast 2018. Melbourne-based training partners, defending champion Marcel Walkington and Matt Baker and impressive pair from last year Gillian
Dan’s the man in Mooloolaba as Annelise Jefferies breaks through

Celebrated Australian triathlete Dan Wilson showed there is still “plenty of bark in the old dog” after chalking up another first to win the open class Mooloolaba Triathlon on the Sunshine Coast today. The 31-year-old from Brisbane, who has chalked up a decade-long ITU career, a Commonwealth Games in 2014
Jackson beats Gentle in triathlon’s battle of the Olympians

Queensland's Emma Jackson has won the battle of the Olympians over Ashleigh Gentle in today's ITU Mooloolaba Triathlon World Cup on the Sunshine Coast. London Olympian Jackson was second out of the water behind rising Sydney-sider and former champion lifesaver Emma Jeffcoat after the 1500m surf swim and rode on
WTS Gold Coast spots up for grabs for Aussie trio in Mooloolaba

Queensland-based triathletes Drew Box, Declan Wilson and Luke Willian will all have an extra incentive when they line up in Saturday’s ITU Mooloolaba World Cup – a place on the Australian team for next month’s World Triathlon Series race on the Gold Coast. The WTS Gold Coast on April 8 will
bcu Coffs Tri held at Coffs Harbour

(Coffs Harbour, 5 th March 2017), A record number of 930 competitors and 3,000 spectators turned out for the bcu Coffs Tri held at Coffs Harbour’s Jetty foreshores this weekend. The event was an Age Group ITU World Championship Qualifying Race as well as the NSW State Championship race to
Walkington back and in career best form

Defending champion of the Goodstone Group Devonport Triathlon Marcel Walkington is a confirmed starter for the March 18 Olympic distance event. Fresh off his debut performance at his first World Triathlon Series event in Abu Dhabi on the weekend, Walkington said his confidence was high after his 13 th placing.
Backhouse back for 2017

2014 Goodstone Group Devonport Triathlon winner Gillian Backhouse is in rare form and can’t wait to return to one of her favourite events on the calendar, despite being ‘horrendously jetlagged.’ “I love Devonport, I’ve raced there maybe 6 times. It’s also generally a course that suits me, the bike is
First Gold Coast Commonwealth Games spots up for grabs

The world’s best triathletes will converge on to the Broadwater precinct for race two of the WTS on Saturday, April 8 – the first of two automatic nomination races for the 2018 Gold Coast Games. The first top ten finishers in both the men’s and women’s races will secure the first
Walkington and Baker make strong WTS debuts but with lessons learnt

Australian triathlon young guns Marcel Walkington and Matt Baker stepped up to the plate with solid first up showings in the opening round of the World Triathlon Series in Abu Dhabi overnight. It was a race where the young Victorians mixed it with some of the biggest names in ITU
Juniors shine at Way Out West Triathlon

There was some hot action at this weekend’s City of Armadale Way Out West Triathlon which hosted Race 4 of the Australian Junior Triathlon Series (Youth/Junior/U23), and the 2017 OTU Triathlon Junior Oceania Championships and Mixed Relay Championship. Queenslander’s Joanne Miller and Matt Hauser took out the OTU Triathlon Junior
Gillian back in the house with Abu Dhabi top 10 finish

Queensland’s Gillian Backhouse has started her campaign for a place on Australia’s Commonwealth Games team with an encouraging top ten finish in the opening World Triathlon Series round in Abu Dhabi overnight. The 25-year-old produced her best WTS result in two years in the countdown to next months Gold Coast
WTS kick off in Abu Dhabi as all roads lead to Gold Coast

WTS kick off in Abu Dhabi as all roads lead to Gold Coast

Victor Harbor quadriplegic Sid James about to tackle Hawaii Ironman with help from triathlete Kevin Fergusson

TWENTY-THREE years after becoming a quadriplegic and left without the use of his arms and legs, Victor Harbor man Sid James is on the verge of doing the impossible — the Hawaii Ironman. He had the entry form for his first Ironman triathlon on the bench at home in 1993 but
Way out West Host final of AJTS

This weekend’s City of Armadale Way Out West Triathlon hosted by Triathlon WA is Race 4 of the Australian Youth/Junior/U23 Series. It will be the first time an Australian Junior Series Race has been held in Western Australia. For ITU Junior and ITU Youth athletes, Way Out West is the
Matt Bury adds touch of class to Sheldon College Triathlon

Marketing and advertising executive and respected elite triathlon coach Matt Bury is hoping to add his own special touches to the Sheldon College school of triathlon excellence program over the next four years. Bury has taken over the role as head coach at the Brisbane Bayside College – in the unique
Australian Schools Triathlon Festival

Triathlon Australia, in conjunction with School Sport Australia, is happy to announce that registrations for the inaugural Australian Schools Triathlon Festival have officially opened. The Australian Schools Triathlon Festival is new multi-sport initiative presented jointly by School Sport Australia and Triathlon Australia scheduled for 18-21 April 2017 at the Sydney
A winning start to 2017 for Luxford and Appleton

Australians Annabel Luxford and Sam Appleton opened their 2017 seasons on a winning note at IRONMAN 70.3 Geelong. Both took advantage of the chilly and windy conditions to make telling breaks on the 90km bike to set up their respective victories. Luxford, who lives in Melbourne, started 2017 where she

Emma domination continues . . . it’s not the first time we’ve seen Aussie Emma’s grace a podium but it is a first for these two – Emma Jackson and Emma Jeffcoat went 1:2 at Kinlock OTU Sprint Triathlon Oceania Championships. Jeffcoats’ second place in the elite category also secured her the U23 championship

The world’s best triathletes including two-time Olympic gold medallist Alistair Brownlee (GBR), dual Olympic medallist Jonathan Brownlee (GBR), five-time ITU Triathlon World Champion Javier Gomez Noya (ESP) and reigning ITU Triathlon World Champion Mario Mola (ESP) are among twenty-three superstar athletes that have signed lucrative Super League Triathlon contracts for

Queensland’s oldest long distance triathlon event, the ‘Hell of the West’, which this year doubles as Triathlon Australia’s National Elite Long Course Championship was won today by Tim Reed and Sarah Crowley. The two champions raced a strong field to add the title to their already impressive list of achievements.
Devonport Events Combine to Make Massive Weekend

Two of Devonport’s biggest sporting events have merged to create a blockbuster weekend of fitness action on March 18 and 19. The world reknown Goodstone Group Devonport Triathlon, supported by Events Tasmania and Devonport City Council and the community focussed Devonport Sportspower Run Devonport will now be showcased together. Event
International Triathlon Union & IRONMAN agree to historic partnership

ITU and IRONMAN, a Wanda Sports Holding company, announced today that they have agreed to a historic cooperation framework to further develop and grow triathlon. After a week of meetings at IRONMAN headquarters in Tampa, Florida, senior leaders from both organizations, including ITU President and IOC Member Marisol Casado and
Paralympians recognised in Australia Day awards - Katie Kelly & Michellie Jones honoured

The Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) would like to congratulate the Australian Paralympians who have today been named on the Australia Day honours list by His Excellency General the Honourable Sir Peter Cosgrove. Named on the list for their services to sport, 18 members of the 2016 Australian Paralympic Team who
2016 Ironman All World Athlete Champions Announced

2016 IRONMAN ALL WORLD ATHLETE CHAMPIONS ANNOUNCED IRONMAN introduces new achievement designation All Country Athlete TAMPA, Fla. (Jan. 25, 2017) – After a successful year of competition, IRONMAN, a Wanda Sports Holding Company, is proud to announce the overall IRONMAN All World Athlete™ (AWA) Champions for each Age Group category. IRONMAN®
Paratriathletes and emerging stars show golden form at Robina

Australia’s finest paratriathletes and emerging triathlon stars rubbed shoulders at Robina over the weekend knowing that all roads will lead to the Gold Coast over the next two years. Rio paratriathlon gold medallist Katie Kelly and guide, triathlon legend Michelle Jones, along with their Paralympic team mates Bill Chaffey and
Coast triathlon watch starts this weekend at Robina

The Gold Coast has attracted triathletes young and old from all over Australia this weekend who will take to the flat and fast Robina course for two full-on days of racing at the Gatorade Queensland Tri Series. The Series is sold out with 1700 entries for events including the Australian
McCoach and Miller crowned Super Sprint Champions

WA raider Liam McCoach and Brisbane’s Joanne Miller have followed in the footsteps of some triathlon’s biggest names after being crowned National Junior Super Sprint champions on the Gold Coast today. The 18-year-olds put on a show of strength as the future of the sport unleashed at the Sports Super
Next Gen Triathletes converge onto Gold Coast

More than 250 of Australia’s finest young triathletes have converged onto the Gold Coast for three intensive days in the opening round of the Australian Junior Triathlon Series at the Sports Super Centre at Runway Bay. The youngsters – in the Youth (13-16 years) and Junior (17-19 years) age groups – represent
Triathlon Australia’s sweeping changes in High Performance re-structure

Triathlon Australia has today unveiled an exiting, ground-breaking re-structure of its High Performance program, aimed at maximising its coaching and athlete talent in the build-up to 2020 and beyond. Just one month into his new role, newly appointed Performance Director Ben Gathercole, has wasted no time implementing the appointments of
Nominate a local sporting hero and win

Inside Sport is giving back to the unsung heroes of Australian sport by offering 10,000 in prizes though The Clubbies awards. Grassroots sport is the heartbeat of so many Australian communities, bringing people together in healthy competition and The Clubbies aim to make sure these special people are recognised. The
Loretta Harrop & Brad Beven inducted into ITU Hall of Fame

ITU today announced four inductees for the third Hall of Fame. These athletes were inducted into the ITU Hall of Fame at a gala held as a part of the ITU Congress in Madrid on December 9. “It is with great pleasure that I welcome these four inductees into the
Annabel Luxford goes back to back in Ballarat

Despite a hard-fought fifth placing at IRONMAN Western Australia last weekend, Chevrot found enough fuel in the tank to claim the victory at the IRONMAN 70.3 Ballarat triathlon. “It was a big week, I have never done this before, so I was not sure how it would work out, but
Records fall at Ironman Western Australia

They achieved that in spades with the 31-year-old Bozzone claiming the men’s honours in 7:51:25, nearly five minutes inside Luke McKenzie’s record set last year, while Hauschildt fought cramps in the second half of the run to finish in 8:54:39, just over two minutes ahead of Kiwi Britta Martin’s 2014
Women take centre stage at Ironman Western Australia

A 57 strong professional field will contest the 2016 SunSmart IRONMAN ® Western Australia. For the first time in IRONMAN Asia-Pacific history, the women’s field have been seeded first. Australia’s Mel Hauschildt and defending women’s champion Sarah Piampiano (USA) head a 15 strong female field featuring Sweden’s Asa Lundstrom (8th 2016
Athletes with disabilities taking on Ironman Western Australia

Triathlon Australia’s National Manager Paratriathlon, Kathryn Perriac is delighted to see the number of people with disabilities challenging themselves with participating in an Ironman competition, and appreciative of the great support Ironman Asia-Pacific are providing. There are eight people with different physical and sensory impairments known to be entered to

“On behalf of Triathlon Australia and the entire triathlon community our deepest sympathies go to Cheryl Battaerd, his wife, their two sons Nick, Lex and the extended family of Hans who was tragically killed in an accident on Wednesday 23 November.” A talented athlete, he regularly graced the age group
Big wins for Annabel Luxford and Dan Wilson Ironman 70.3 Western Sydney

Melbourne based Annabel Luxford went back to back at IRONMAN® 70.3® Western Sydney today while Brisbane-based Dan Wilson claimed his first 70.3 title. Luxford produced a dominant performance exiting the swim with Natalie Van Coevorden over two minutes ahead of a chase pack that included Kirralee Seidel. Onto the bike

Craig Redman, a man who has been synonymous with the sport of triathlon in Australia for the past 30 years, is moving on. Triathlon Australia has reluctantly accepted Redman’s resignation from one of its longest serving and popular High Performance figures. Redman has resigned his busy post as National Manager,
Aussies in Action

Kate Bevilaqua Ultraman World Championship The Ultraman World Championship is the ultimate test for any endurance athlete, and 2016 was the 32nd anniversary of this unique event held over three days and limited to just 40 athletes - Australia’s Kate Bevilaqua was one them. Kate not only won the women’s event
Golden finish for Team Australia at Cross Tri World

Gold Coast Commonwealth Games hopeful Charlotte McShane has finished off 2016 on a gold medal moment in Lake Crackenback today – although she did have a little help from her friends. McShane, who stormed home to take the bronze medal in this year’s World Triathlon Series grand final in Cozumel in
McShane and Allen top placed Aussies in World Cross Tri

Top placed Australians Charlotte McShane and Ben Allen put their bodies on the line in the Snowy Mountains today when the elites put on a spectacular showing at the ITU Cross Tri World Championships. McShane, who has established herself as one of Australia’s future Olympians this year, finished a busy
Young Kiwis and Beggs-French push the limits in Cross Tri shoot out

Canberra’s New Zealand-born Rowan Beggs-French pushed his younger Kiwi rivals to the limit when some of Australia’s toughest off-road age group triathletes conquered the Snowy Mountains terrain around Lake Crackenback today in search of a world title. As hard as the experienced 28-year-old tried it was the younger legs of
Kim leads ladies on a cracking Cross Tri day

It was age group ladies day at Lake Crackenback today for the historic opening day’s competition of the ITU Cross Tri World Championships in the Snowy Mountains. And the 80-strong Australian contingent, aged between 20 and 68 all conquered the wilds of Lake Crackenback’s “trails and tribulations”, rocky creek beds
Ben Allen back for a cracken day out at World Cross Tri Championships

Australia’s leading off-road triathlete Ben Allen can’t wait to showcase his second home to the world at this weekend’s 2016 Snowy Mountains ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships at Lake Crackenback. The man who has made his life out of the rugged, gruelling, dirty work of Cross-Tri is as excited as
Don’t cross these fathers and daughters in Snowy's historic off-road triathlon

It could well be a case of “father knows” best this weekend at the historic 2016 Snowy Mountains ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships at Lake Crackenback - the first time the Championship has been held in Australia. ITU Triathlon Grand Final bronze medallist Charlotte McShane and her father Frank and former
Reigning champs return to reclaim titles at 2016 Snowy Mountains ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships

Reigning ITU World Champion Flora Duffy (BER) turns to her attention to cross triathlon this weekend as she hunts for her second ITU world title in two months, and her second consecutive Cross Triathlon World Title. In the men’s race, two-time ITU Cross Triathlon World Champ Ruben Ruzaf a (ESP)
Aussies in Action

Salthouse and Wilson cap off season with wins at Shepparton Ellie Salthouse capped off a strong 2016 season that included 70.3 wins at Boulder and Miami and titles at Challenge Melbourne and Rev 3 Knoxville. Salthouse had to fight off a fierce challenge from fellow Australian Andrea Forrest across all
Triathlon Australia’s’ TRYstars program partner up with Sanitarium Weet-Bix

Triathlon Australia is proud to announce an exciting new partnership with Sanitarium Health & Wellbeing which will help more Aussie kids discover the lifelong fun, fitness and friendships offered by the sport of triathlon. Weet-Bix Kids TRYstars is the new name for Triathlon Australia’s national junior participation program. It aims
Battle of the Elite – Experience Vs New Talent

Some of the biggest names in international triathlon are set to sizzle at CHALLENGESHEPPARTON on Sunday 13 November 2016. CHALLENGESHEPPARTON includes a 1.9km swim in the stunning Victoria Park Lake, a two-lap 90km bike course on flat and fast roads and a three-lap 21.1km run encompassing the lake, Goulburn River
Aussies in Action

Aaron Royle onto the podium in Paradise The Island House Triathlon is the brainchild of Luke McKenzie and wife Beth Gerdes . This year they tweaked the already popular three-day event designed to bring together the world’s best short and long course athletes and on Friday 40 of the very best
Craig ‘Crowie’ Alexander to defend his record at Busselton

Following his record breaking performance in his debut at the 2016 SunSmart IRONMAN 70.3 Busselton, the 5 x World Champion Triathlete, Craig ‘Crowie’ Alexander has confirmed he will be returning in 2017 to defend his title. This is the first time that Alexander has committed to a race so early
Ashleigh Gentle wins fourth - Dan Wilson first Noosa Tri title

Rio Olympian Ashleigh Gentle soothed the sting of a disappointing Olympic campaign with her fourth Noosa title, and third on the trot. Dan Wilson twice the bridesmaid in Noosa finally added Australia’s most coveted title to his trophy cabinet. "To finally win, after not only being so close before, but
How to get involved in the Australian Schools Triathlon Festival

School Sport Australia (SSA) and Triathlon Australia (TA) are excited to be jointly hosting the inaugural Australian Schools Triathlon Festival (ASTF) from 18-21 April, 2017 at the International Regatta Centre in Penrith, New South Wales. The partnership will deliver an innovative new triathlon multi-sport festival to provide pathways for our
Six Aussies Take On The World At Island House Tri

The Island House Triathlon kicks off tomorrow with 40 of the world’s best triathletes from short and long course racing to test themselves over new formats and race the clock set against the stunning backdrop of the Bahama’s. It will be final time we see Emma Moffatt race as a
Bathurst And Coolongatta Gold Champion To Compete At Noosa Triathlon

Two champions in their chosen sport will step out of their comfort zone at the Noosa Triathlon. Melbourne, VIC/Noosa Queensland (26 October, 2016) – In the last two weeks Surf Ironwoman Courtney Hancock and V8 Supercar driver Will Davison recorded career defining wins with Hancock winning the Coolangatta Gold and Davidson
Ben Gathercole’s return as Triathlon Australia’s new Performance Director a real gain

Rugby Union’s loss will very much be triathlon’s gain with today’s announcement of Ben Gathercole’s appointment as Triathlon Australia’s new Performance Director. Gathercole leaves the role as Team Director of the ACT Brumbies Super Rugby franchise to head up Triathlon’s National High Performance Program over the next four years in
Aussies in Action

Xterra Off Road World Championships Aussie off-road legend Benny Allen finished third at the Xterra World Championships in Maui matching his results from 2013 and 2014. Bronze seems to be his colour in the off-road world championships but gold is on his mind next month when he lines up for
Birtwhistle’s bike leg paves way for Nepean triathlon victory – next stop Noosa

Time on his time trial bike back home in Tasmania over the past three weeks has been time well spent for prospective Commonwealth Games triathlete Jake Birtwhistle in Sydney today. The 21-year-old from Launceston, considered unlucky not to make it to this year’s Rio Olympics, has broken through for a
One month to go until the 2016 ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships

ONLY one month to go until the 2016 ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships and athletes from around the world are currently in the final stages of training ready to take on the challenges of the world championships course in Australia’s spectacular Snowy Mountains, New South Wales. As the clock ticks
Charlotte McShane chasing season ending high after Cozumel confidence booster

Fresh from her gritty third place finish behind Bermuda’s newly crowned ITU World Champion Flora Duffy and US Olympic champion Gwen Jorgensen in Mexico last month, McShane has headed home to her parents’ property in East Gippsland, Victoria. But there has been no rest for the Jamie Turner coached McShane
One Month to go until the 2016 ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships

ONLY one month to go until the 2016 ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships and athletes from around the world are currently in the final stages of training ready to take on the challenges of the world championships course in Australia’s spectacular Snowy Mountains, New South Wales. As the clock ticks
Aussies in Action

Runaway wins for Kahlefeldt, Vodikova in China There’s celebration in the Sunshine Coast home of Brad Kahlefeldt and Radka Vodickova after the partners claimed the honours at the first IRONMAN 70.3 Hefei in China. Both winners used their running skills to fine effect to gain their wins that looked anything
Emma Carney was a fierce competitor and took triathlon to new levels of speed, power and athleticism

Her competitiveness took her to two world titles, three year-ending world number one rankings and nine Australian titles. During the 1995, 1996 and 1997 seasons Carney won all but three races as she dominated the sport. Tomorrow night, Emma Carney will be honoured with induction into the Sport Australia Hall
GC2018 Sport Pictograms

GOLDOC Chairman Peter Beattie AC will officially launch the GC2018 Sport Pictograms on Tuesday morning and we’d like to invite you to participate. With a cumulative broadcast audience of 1.5 billion and more than 1,000 hours of live sport, the pictograms will provide an eye-catching identifier for each of the
Mirinda Carfrae continues Australia's 12 year podium streak at Kona

On a day that saw two Europeans become IRONMAN ® World Champions for the second time, it was three time world champion Mirinda Carfrae who salvaged something for Australia. Germany’s Jan Frodeno and Switzerland's Daniela Ryf produced dominant performances to claim back to back IRONMAN® World Championship titles at Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Aussies ready to dance in Kona

A win at the 2016 IRONMAN® World Championship this weekend would place Australian Mirinda Carfrae in an exclusive club, of which she is the only member. A title would add to her legacy in Kona and bring her tally to four, one more than Australian triathlon legend Craig Alexander, making
2016 Ironman World Championship brings elite athletes together to battle on the toughest stage

TAMPA, Fla. (Oct. 3, 2016) — More than 2,300 of the world’s top athletes will unite in Kailua-Kona, Hawai`i on October 8 for the most iconic one-day endurance event in the world - the 2016 IRONMAN® World Championship. IRONMAN, a Wanda Sports Holding company, has produced this world class event since 1978.
Athletes will descend upon Kailua-Kona, Hawai`for World’s Most Iconic Endurance Event

More than 2,300 of the world’s top athletes will unite in Kailua-Kona, Hawai`i on October 8 for the most iconic one-day endurance event in the world - the 2016 IRONMAN® World Championship. IRONMAN, a Wanda Sports Holding company, has produced this world class event since 1978. The largest international athlete field
Olympian Ryan Bailie takes out National Duathlon Champs in front of home crowd

22-year-old Olympian Ryan Bailie has won the National Duathlon Championships, held today at the City of Armadale Duathlon at Champion Lakes Regatta Centre. It was Ryan’s first race in his home state since the Rio Olympics where he finished tenth. “It was great to race back in Perth, it’s always
Triathlon Australia Job Opportunities Available - Coaching

Triathlon Australia is the official National Sporting Organisation responsible for the management and delivery of the sports of triathlon, duathlon, aquathlon and multisport within Australia. It is a member of the International Triathlon Union (ITU) and is recognised by the ITU and the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) as the National
Less than two months to go until the 2016 ITU World Cross Triathlon Championships!

ANNOUNCING - World Champions Ruben Ruzafa and Flora Duffy announce their attendance at 2016’s ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships held in the Snowy Mountains. Flora Duffy, from Bermuda, will travel to Australia in November to participate in the ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships just two months after winning the 2016 ITU
Aussies in Action

ITU Long Distance World Championships The ITU Long Distance World Championships in Oklahoma threw up some tough conditions for competitors but victories went to the strongest swim, bike, runners’ in 2016. The Frenchmen dominated, Sylvain Sudrie claimed gold, and Cyril Viennot the silver, both former title holders. Sudrie set himself
Craig Alexander to lead Aussies into world champs battle

43-year-old Alexander has shown great form this season producing a top ten finish at the recent Ironman 70.3 World Championships. In 2016 he has claimed wins at Ironman 70.3 Putrajaya, Huskisson Long Course and a record breaking win at Ironman 70.3 Busselton, but for Alexander the world long course has
Aussie Age Group gold to the old and bold in Cozumel

There’s just no stopping Keith Pearce – Australia’s remarkable 79-year-old triathlete who has not only conquered all but one of his opponents this week but also the oppressive heat that has wreaked havoc here in Cozumel for the ITU World Triathlon Championships. Pearce was the last man standing today after a
Breakthrough for Bailie only just around the corner says Savage

Five years ago Ryan Bailie was a young gun making up the numbers on the World Triathlon Series, a youngster learning the ropes in the helter skelter world that is ITU racing. In 2012 in London Brad Kahlefeldt, Courtney Atkinson and Brendan Sexton were representatives on the Australian Olympic team
VIDEO: Elite Men's Highlights ITU World Championship Cozumel

McShane turns up the heat for bronzed Aussies in Cozumel

Scottish-born Charlotte McShane has burst through for Australia’s first major ITU World Triathlon Series Grand Final podium since 2010 taking bronze in the brutal heat of Cozumel late this afternoon. The 26-year-old, who migrated to Bairnsdale in rural Victoria with her family in 2005, produced an inspirational final 10km run
Aussie kids now primed for relay action in Cozumel

Australia’s young triathletes will be back on show tomorrow in the Under 23/Junior Mixed Teams Relay after another tough day in the office in the oppressive heat that has been the feature of the 28th ITU World Triathlon Championships in Cozumel. As idyllic as the resort island is, the heat,
Oppressive conditions takes toll on under 23 men

Australia’s Under 23 men had a challenging day in Cozumel's oppressive heat which saw officials delay the start of the race by an hour and a half from 3pm top 4.30pm. Melbourne-based bronze medallist in this event in 2013, Declan Wilson , was the best of the Australians finishing in 10th
New world age champion Nathan Breen inspired by “Macca and Crowie”

Budding Cronulla triathlete Nathan Breen grew up idolising Australian triathlon royalty – two of its crown princes in Chis McCormack and Craig Alexander . Cronulla was the birthplace of triathlon in Australia – a breeding ground for some of the sport’s greats – and none better than World Ironman champions “Macca and Crowie.” And
Moffatt and Wilson hand over the ITU reins to the next generation

Triathlon Australia stalwarts Emma Moffatt and Dan Wilson have announced their retirement from the ITU World Championships on the eve of the 28th edition of the ITU Worlds in Cozumel . The pair will line up in their farewell ITU World Championship – Moffatt on Saturday and Wilson on Sunday. Three-time Olympian
Elle Leahy, the golden girl from Goondiwindi

Elle Leahy , the girl from Goondiwindi, who came to Brisbane 12 months ago to further her triathlon career, has won Australia’s first gold medal of the ITU Triathlon World Championships in Cozumel. The 19-year-old, who just missed selection on the Australian Junior Triathlon team with twin sister Zoe, was one
One step closer to ‘a metre matters’ in Victoria

The Amy Gillett Foundation today welcomes the report of the Parliamentary Inquiry into minimum overtaking distance laws in Victoria, which recommends that the Victorian Government adopt a metre matters laws. The Economy and Infrastructure Standing Committee unanimously supported adoption of such laws in Victorian in its report tabled in the
Aquathon gold for Ali Brownlee and Australia’s 79-year-old Keith Pearce

Even at 8am Cozumel was a sweat box as triathletes of all shapes and sizes, ages and abilities gathered for the opening day of the 28th ITU Triathlon World Championships. It was the traditional Aquathlon day – a 2.5km run, followed by a 1km swim and another 2.5km run. The heat
Olympians Bailie and Royle the final arrivals for Cozumel finale

The arrival of Olympians Ryan Bailie and Aaron Royle will complete the Australian contingent of 236 athletes who have converged on the Mexican island of Cozumel on the Caribbean Sea this week for 28th ITU World Triathlon Championships. Bailie and Royle and fellow Jamie Turner squad members Jake Birtwhistle, Charlotte
2016 ITU World Triathlon championship titles on the line in Cozumel

Cozumel, Mexico - After eightthrilling ITU World Triathlon Series races this year, the men's and women's elite World Championship titles will be decided in heated battles this week at the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Cozumel from September 14-18. In the women's race, Flora Duffy (BER) hasdominated the Columbia Threadneedle Rankings
Dream gold for Katie Kelly with historic Rio victory

What seemed like an untouchable dream when she was struggling with injuries just three months ago, turned into a reality for an elated Katie Kelly at Copacabana Beach in Rio today when she won the gold medal in the women’s PT5 para-triathlon. Kelly and sighted guide, Sydney 2000 Olympic triathlon
Aussies in Action

Beijing International Ashleigh Gentle has polished her preparation off for the ITU Triathlon World Championships in Cozumel next weekend with a second place behind newly crowned Ironman 70.3 champion Holly Lawrence (GBR). Gentle was over a minute down after the swim, but matched the pace on the bike with Lawrence,
Claire McLean faces her fear and now going for Rio Gold

Claire McLean never learnt to swim as a youngster and, as the years went by, she developed what she describes as “an enormous phobia of water”. “It became really an ingrained dread for being even near a swimming pool,” she says. “Just the smell of chlorine would make me feel
Aussie boys in courageous paratriathlon debut in Rio

Australian trio Bill Chaffey, Brant Garvey and Nic Beveridge showed extraordinary courage and determination to overcome the pain barrier and do their country and their sport proud when paratriathlon made a stunning debut at the 2016 Paralympic Games on Rio’s iconic Copacabana Beach today. Gold Coaster Chaffey, at 40 years
Revolutionary ‘Cyclists Ahead’ warning signs deployed

The Amy Gillett Foundation today deployed its revolutionary ‘Cyclist Ahead’ electronic warning signs to improve the safety of road users along the Deans Marsh-Lorne Road. The Minister for Roads and Road Safety, the Hon Luke Donnellan, was on hand to cut the ribbon and officially commission the ‘Cyclist Ahead’ warning
2017 ITU Triathlon World Cup schedule released

Following the ITU Executive board meeting in Rio de Janeiro last week, and on the heels of the completion of the 2017 World Triathlon Series calendar, the International Triathlon Union (ITU) is pleased to announce the schedule for the 2017 World Cup races. “The ITU World Cup races create an
Rio’s historic day has arrived for Australia’s paratriathletes

Seven Australian triathletes will create history in Rio this weekend when paratriathlon makes its ground breaking Paralympic debut on Rio’s Copacabana Beach. The Australians will be led by the Gold Coast’s 40-year-old five-time ITU world champion Bill Chaffey, who summed up the journey for the team when he said: “When
2017 ITU World Triathlon Series calendar complete

Following the ITU Executive Board Meeting in Rio de Janeiro, ITU is pleased to confirm the addition of Montreal to the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Series, which completes the 2017 WTS calendar. Montreal debuted on the 2016 World Cup schedule earlier this month with great success as thousands of spectators
Fresh team of rookies ready for Paralympic berth

Out of the 177 athletes who will represent Australia at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games, more than half will be doing so for the first time. With three days to go until the Opening Ceremony, Australia’s first-timers have settled into the Paralympic Village, and are counting down the days until
Tim Reed - Ironman 70.3 World Champion

Australian Tim Reed capped a perfect Father’s Day by becoming the first Australian to claim an IRONMAN ® 70.3 ® World Championship on home soil. The popular Aussie was welcomed over the finish line by his wife and two children, after a titanic battle on the run with two-time IRONMAN 70.3 World
Australia’s great day out – IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships

Australia’s team of 838 athletes was the largest team ever team represented at the Ironman 70.3 World Championships and they proudly raced with team pride and some extraordinary results. It topped off a great day for Australia, Tim Reed winning an epic battle with German Sebastian Kienle to win his
Royle back in saddle for WTS Edmonton sprint race

It hasn’t taken Aaron Royle long to get himself back in the saddle as the Australian Olympians prepare for this month’s WTS Triathlon Grand Final in Cozumel in Mexico. Next stop for many of them will be Sunday’s final WTS round in Edmonton (Women: 4am and Men: 6am Monday morning
Delly Carr Wins 2016 AIPP Sports Photographer Of The Year Award

Australia’s preeminent sport specialist photographer, Delly Carr has scooped the prestigious ‘Sports Photographer of the Year’ Award at the annual Australian Professional Photography Awards in Melbourne overnight. His successful folio of Australian sport throughout 2016 won him the most sought after award for Australian Professional Sports Photographers. “I felt very
Mother knows best

MOOLOOLABA, Qld. (August 31, 2016) – As a mother, Allison Appleton has guided, given advice to and raised her four sons to believe they can achieve anything in life. On Sunday at the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Sunshine Coast, she will be the one after some guidance as she and
Paratriathlon Paralympic start lists posted

With paratriathlon set to debut at the Paralympic Games for the first time in under two weeks on September 10-11, ITU confirms the start lists for the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games. “Debuting at the Paralympic Games is a cornerstone moment for our sport, one that we have long awaited, and
Aussies in Action

Ironman 70.3 Bintan Kate Bevilaqua led home an Australian clean sweep of the podium at Ironman 70.3 Bintan. The only time Bevilaqua trailed was a 10 second deficit out of the swim to Alise Selsmark, that was quickly vanquished in transition. Her class showed in the bike and run, eventually
City of Armadale Duathlon to host Australian Championship

On Sunday 2 nd October over 700 competitors will participate in the City of Armadale Duathlon as part of their bid for Australian Champion Status and selection into the 2017 Australian World Duathlon Team. The race, which is held at Champion Lakes Regatta Centre is a run-bike-run format and includes
Triathlon Australia enrols with School Sport Australia

Triathlon Australia today announced a new partnership with School Sport Australia to deliver an innovative new triathlon multi-sport festival to provide pathways in shaping our future champions. The Australian Schools Triathlon Festival (ASTF) is new multi-sport initiative presented jointly by School Sport Australia (SSA) and Triathlon Australia . The inaugural ASTF
Triathlon’s 2020 vision after impressive Rio results

There may not have been medals won but in the competitive world that is Olympic triathlon Australia has certainly continued to confirm its presence on the world stage. Two top ten finishers in the men from Games debutants Aaron Royle (ninth) and Ryan Bailie (10th) and brilliant performances by triple
Aussies in Action

With the focus on the Olympic triathlon events the past few days and samba overload at the closing ceremony, there was still races being run and won! Just 7 weeks out from the biggest dance in our sport at Kona, Miranda Carfrae grabbed her own gold at Ironman 70.3 Timberman
Moffatt and Densham end Olympic careers in Rio

Australia’s triple triathlon Olympians Emma Moffatt and Erin Densham can walk tall after conquering a torture test in their final Olympic race around Fort Copacabana in Rio earlier today. They spoke glowingly of their final Olympic race and their celebrated careers as they made their way through the competition zone
Gentle joins bronzed Aussie teammates

Triple Olympic triathletes Emma Moffatt and Erin Densham have “been there done that” – two of five Australian women to have medalled at the Games. In fact the Australian women are the most successful nation when it comes Olympic medals with - 1 Gold; 2 Silver and 2 bronze. Here’s the history
Brave Aussies run into Rio top ten

Training partners and Olympic debutants Aaron Royle and Ryan Bailie have given Australia a dual top ten finish in men’s triathlon race at Copacabana today. Newcastle’s Royle hung on gamely for ninth and Bailie, the boy from Bunbury in WA, had to work from the chase pack on the bike
Aussies ready to shake up Rio

The fifth Olympic triathlon will get underway tonight at Ipanema Beach, Rio and the Australian debutants Aaron Royle, Ryan Bailie and Ryan Fisher have declared they are ready to race and shake it up. Australia’s next generation of Olympic male triathletes Aaron Royle, Ryan Bailie and Ryan Fisher have arrived
Men's Olympic Triathlon Preview

The men's 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic triathlon is set for a showdown as 55 men line up for Olympic glory on Copacabana Beach on Thursday, August 18 at 11a.m. BRT. PREVIEW: Up until a few weeks ago it wouldn’t have been crazy to suggest that the same men who
Women's Olympic Triathlon Preview

The women's 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic triathlon will see the fastest women in the world battle for Olympic gold on Saturday, August 20 at 11a.m. BRT on majestic Copacabana Beach. PREVIEW: Over the past three years, there has been barely a blip on Gwen Jorgensen’s ITU race record. The
Aussies in Action

Ironman 70.3 European Championship, Wiesbaden Melissa Hauschildt pieced together a superb race to easily claim the Ironman 70.3 European Championship. Her second European title, after winning the Ironman Championship in Frankfurt and first athlete to win both. Trailing race leader Jodie Swallow by 3mins 30sec after the swim, she had
2016 Tønsberg ETU Sprint Triathlon European Cup

The very heavy rains over the past few days ruined plans for the swim here in Tønsberg. A Government ban on swimming in the bay of Oslo confirmed the concerns of the Technical Delegate who had checked the water quality tests and seen record levels. The weather conditions suggested that
How to watch triathlon at the Olympics

Via ITU The 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games open today! In our fifth edition in the Olympic Games, we couldn’t be more pumped to see the world’s fastest triathletes swim, bike and run their way to Olympic glory. To help you stay up to date with the latest on
Excitement Grows with 100 Days until Australia hosts the ITU Cross Triathlon World Champs

Wednesday 10th August marks a significant milestone in the build up to the 2016 ITU World Championships. Only 100 Days now remain until the opening ceremony and the countdown has well and truly begun. SNOWY MOUNTAINS— In just over three months’ time the very best of the world’s ‘off road
Rio 2016 Olympic Games - Triathlon by the Numbers

The Rio 2016 Olympic Games will host the fifth edition of the triathlon competition at the Olympics. Here is your preview, stats-style. 173 – Seconds. The biggest deficit that any Gold medallist has had to make up from T2. Austria’s Kate Allen was this far behind the leader when she started
APC welcomes new partnership with the John Maclean Foundation

Australia’s preparations for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games have received a significant boost, thanks to the work of the John Maclean Foundation. The Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) today announced a new partnership with the John Mclean Foundation (JMF), which will provide funding for equipment required by athletes striving for gold
IPC suspends Russia from Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Russia has been banned from the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games after the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) confirmed it has suspended the membership of the Russian Paralympic Committee. The IPC announced its decision at a media conference overnight in Rio, two weeks after opening suspension proceedings in response to what the
Aussies in Action

ITU World Cup Montreal Ashleigh Gentle has produced silver at the ITU World Cup in Montreal this morning behind the in-form Flora Duffy (BER) over the Sprint Distance race. The result is a confidence boost for Gentle that all is on track for her debut in Rio. In promising signs
Anna Meares address to the Australian Olympic Team

Your excellencies, Chef Kitty and to our Australian Olympic Team. Welcome to Rio. In just a few days time the Games will kick off and like me you're all probably feeling a mixture of emotions. Nerves, anxiety, pressure and excitement. What lies ahead for us no one knows, it's unwritten
Sprint stop for Olympic bound Gentle and Densham

The Rio Olympics are already underway but our Australian Olympic bound triathletes Ashleigh Gentle and Erin Densham are making a sprint stop at this weekend’s ITU Triathlon World Cup in Montreal. After a 17-year hiatus Montreal returned back to the ITU family to host its first-ever World Cup event. Serving
Rio Olympic Course Preview

What to Watch For If the sea is rough, athletes will need to manage the swells in order to stay with the front pack on the swim. The Olympic Games bike course is notorious for its climbs, primarily over the main hill into Lagoa, which is on the far side
Reed and Berkel Resume battle in Cebu

The dual resumes with Tim Reed and Tim Van Berkel at IRONMAN 70.3 Phillipines this weekend, doubling up as the Asia-Pacific Championship. Reed just edged out Berkel in a sprint finish but the deepth of the field this year might have something to say about who finishes on the podium
Debutant paratriathletes put icing on the Rio cake

They have come from all walks of life and overcome amazing hurdles to reach the top of their sport and today the official announcement of our Australian team. The Australian Paralympic Committee has put the icing on its 2016 Rio team with the announcement of its first ever paratriathletes. A
Olympic triathlon start lists revealed

With the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games set to start this week, the International Triathlon Union has released the men’s and women’s triathlon numbered start lists. The men’s Olympic triathlon will be contested on August 18, while the women will take to Copacabana Beach on August 20. “Congratulations to
Australian Commonwealth Games Association backs Triathlon's NextGen

Six World Championship bound junior triathletes have been named in Australia’s NextGen AusComGames 2016 Squad, announced today by Triathlon Australia in conjunction with the Australian Commonwealth Games Association. The athletes are: Men - Matthew Hauser (QLD), Liam McCoach (WA) and Kye Wylde (QLD) and women: Sophie Malowiecki (QLD), Jessica Claxton (WA)
Aussies in Action

EUROPE Dan Wilson took another positive step in his return to racing, winning the short course race at the 2016 Alpe d’Huez Triathlon. The 1.2km swim, 30km bike, that features the infamous 21-bend mountain climb used as part of the Tour de France and 7.3km run. “It is an incredible
In2Adventure names Para Triathlete Justin Godfrey as ambassador for TreX

In2Adventure are proud to announce that three times ITU World Para Triathlon Gold Medalist Justin Godfrey will take on the role as Para Triathlon Ambassador for the TreX series as he chases a fourth world title at the ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships to be held in Australia in November.
The Accidental Coach - Stephen Moss

I got involved in triathlons by accident. I was an aspiring track athlete originally but was injured in 1988, so took up triathlons for a bit of fun and fitness. Ironically, my original injury was from riding a push bike. I went over the handle bars and the front chain
Rio team headline world championship squad for Cozumel

Australia’s six-strong Olympic triathlon team will headline Triathlon Australia’s 12-member Elite team announced today for next month’s ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in Cozumel, Mexico. All-up Australia will send a team of 25 – with seven athletes named on the Under 23 team, and six in the Junior division. Rio-bound Elite
Aussies in Action

NORTHERN HEMISPHERE Josh Amberger returned to the top spot on the podium at Ironman 70.3 Calgary and wrote himself into the record books with a new course record. with a dominating performance. After 20 months without a win, Amberger led from the front, put down the fastest bike split (1:58:57)
Aussie Paratriathlon Team out to conquer the world

While much of the focus in 2016 is on the Rio Paralympic Games in less than 2 months, paratriathlon, being the new kids on the block in Paralympic Games, has only 3 out of the 5 classes that compete currently on the Rio program. For those athletes who don’t have
ITU launches fan engagement initiative ahead of Rio Olympics

ITU launches fan engagement initiative ahead of Rio Olympics With 30 days to go until the first triathlon race at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, ITU has today launched the social media campaign “ThisIsTriathlon” to get the world talking about triathlon. While ITU will be releasing videos, photos,
Aussies in Action

Some huge performances from Aussies around the globe this weekend - led by Gen Next athletes. Europe Jake Birtwhistle produced his best ever World Triathlon Series result, winning silver in dramatic circumstances in Hamburg. Eventually collecting the silverware after a dramatic finish that saw him go from a near certain bronze
Cool and calm Bailie’s blue carpet fever takes Aussies to stunning relay silver

A never-say-die finish by Bunbury’s Rio-bound Ryan Bailie has sealed Australia a stirring silver medal with one of the greatest comebacks in the history of the ITU World Mixed Teams Relay Championship behind the USA in Hamburg today. While the Gwen Jorgensen led Americans were deserved gold medallists, the fighting
Jake’s surprise silver lining to dramatic Hamburg finish

Australia’s Jake Birtwhistle has produced his best ever World Triathlon Series result, winning silver in dramatic circumstances in Hamburg earlier today. The 21-year-old Tasmanian produced the race of his life followed by an emotionally charged finale that saw him go from a near certain bronze medal to fourth and eventually
ITU Triathlon Mixed Teams Relay World Championship

In what is always a premier Series stop, Saturday will feature both the men and women over a sprint distance (750m swim; 20km bike and 5km run) while Sunday will see the ITU Triathlon Mixed Teams Relay World Championship (300m swim; 6.6km bike; 1.6km run). Australia, second to France in
2017 SunSmart IRONMAN 70.3 Busselton

Following the announcement by IRONMAN that Busselton will play host to IRONMAN 70.3 Western Australia in conjunction with IRONMAN Western Australia on the 4 December 2016, Triathlon WA would like to confirm that SunSmart IRONMAN 70.3 Busselton will continue to be held in May as part of the SunSmart Busselton
Katie Kelly - Clear Line of Sight to Rio

Katie Kelly is on the threshold of being announced in Australia's first Paratriathlon Team to compete in Rio. Her story is truly amazing, and her steely determination to make the most of every opportunity that comes her way since the diagnosis of Usher Syndrome, a degenerative disease causing hearing loss
2016 ITU XTri World Champs

Snowies ‘Ready to Rock’ at the ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships In breaking news, it has been announced that Adam Thompson , lead singer of Aussie 90s band ‘Chocolate Starfish’, and former Triple M Melbourne’s Sports Reporter Lachlan Wills will host the ITU World Cross Triathlon Championships in the Snowy Mountains
Aussies in Action

At the ASTC Sprint Triathlon Asian Cup it was double gold for our National Talent Academy (NTA) athlete's Jaz Hedgeland (WAIS) and Matthew Hauser (QLD) winning the 2017 ASTC Sprint Triathlon Asian Cup. The sprint distance race threw up 33 degree temperatures compounded with 80 percent humidity. The excellent support
Paralympic Team receives boost for Rio

Australia’s Paralympic triathlete’s received a boost overnight with the announcement of an additional three athletes nominated under the International Triathlon Union Bipartite Selection Panel. The athletes nominated are, Nic Beveridge (PT1), Claire McLean (PT4) and Jack Swift (PT4) . These athletes, together with Katie Kelly, Kate Doughty, Bill Chaffey and Brant
Snowies Prepare to Shine on the World Stage

As the very best of the world’s off road athletes prepare to #GetDirtyDownUnder at the ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships , the Snowy Mountains are putting final preparations in place to shine on the world stage, with locals preparing to be a part of the international explosion of culture, colour and
Aussies in Action

The 2015 Ironman Asia Pacific Champion Melissa Hauschildt is now the 2016 Ironman European Champion after winning at Ironman Frankfurt overnight. Hauschildt had battled injury and illness since winning the title in 2015 but in February this year rebounded with wins at Ironman 70.3 Geelong and Huskisson Long Course races.
McShane and Birtwhistle maintain rankings rage in Stockholm

Next generation triathletes Charlotte McShane and Jake Birtwhistle are sitting pretty on the WTS World Rankings after further encouraging performances in last night’s round in Stockholm. The two Under 23 world champions, who narrowly missed selection on the Rio Olympic team, have continued their rankings rise after the sixth race
Triathlon Australia announce 2016-2017 National Calendar

Triathlon Australia today announced their National Calendar of events for the 2016-2017 membership season. The National Calendar is made up of seven National Qualifying Series, our Australian Championship title races, Elite and OTU Series and the Australian Youth, Junior and Under 23 Triathlon Series. Miles Stewart, CEO of Triathlon Australia
ASADA issues supplement warning

With five weeks until the Rio Games, ASADA has today repeated its warning to athletes about the risk of using supplements which may contain banned substances not listed on product labels. The warning follows new research released today which found that, of 67 common Australian supplements analysed, almost one in
Dan Wilson back for Stockholm after 12 months on the sideline

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Preventing Running Injuries in the Lead up to an Event

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Turia Pitt to Race Ironman World Championship

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Skill Improvement For Triathletes During the Off Season

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ITU confirms 2017 ITU World Triathlon Series Calendar

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Partriathlon Paralympic qualification opportunities close

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2016 Australian Paralympic Team officially launched

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Charlotte McShane wore the Txapela (beret) for a third time, winning the Lekeitio Triathlon in her seventh appearance at the event. National Talent Academy athlete Emma Jeffcoat also graced the podium for a bronze in her first taste of racing this tradition in the beautiful Basque country they both call
Royal Australian Mint partners with Australian Paralympics and unveils Coin Program ambassador Kate Doughty

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Aaron’s Royle ride to bronze behind Britain's Brownlee brothers

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Australia's Ironman Domination

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Rio Olympic trio headline Aussies as Leeds makes WTS debut

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2016 Australian Paralympic Team uniform unveiled

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From Ratings Smash The Block to IRONMAN

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Rio bound men talk on debut Olympics

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Emma, Erin & Ashleigh talk about being Olympians

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Six triathletes selected for the Rio Olympic challenge

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Mitch Robins kicked off the weekend with a win at Pattaya Triathlon, a sprint race in Thailand from Fredrik Croneborg who didn’t have the leg speed after his win at Challenge Taiwan just two weeks ago. The French Gran Prix Dunkerque race looked like a WTS start list with the
Australian Olympic Team Announced

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X-Tri World Champs six months away from making history

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Chaffey and Doughty grab Yokohama gold potentially en-route to Rio

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Aussie triathletes stand and deliver in Yokohama

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Our mighty Para's take on the world at WTS Yokohama

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Yokohama next port of call for Australia’s WTS triathletes

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Mother Nature couldn’t have thrown up more diverse conditions for the two premier races that Aussies were lining up for this weekend. In the Northern Hemisphere amongst the majestic Canyon’s of St George, Utah where the course is renowned as one of the toughest, Mother Nature served up wet and
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Records Tumble in Busselton

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Tim Reed and Beth Gerdes Claim Ironman Australia Titles

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Ironman Australia Champions Back to Defend Titles

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Malowiecki and Hauser to lead Australian Junior Team to Mexico

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National Technical News - Celebration of Champions Award Winners

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Aussies in Action

There were three Paralympic dreams realized after the 2016 Penrith ITU World Paratriathlon – ticking the box in winning their categories Kate Doughty (PT4), Bill Chaffey (PT1), and second for Brant Garvey (PT2) saw him join the club that will be nominated to the Australian Paralympic Committee. Image: Jeff Ackers It
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Matt Roberts and Jaz Hedgeland claim swag of medals at Penrith

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The nation’s best junior triathletes have put on a show for Hervey Bay locals competing in the 2016 School Sport Australia Triathlon National Championships. Western Australian triathlete Luke Bate put up a remarkable performance in the school sport senior boy’s triathlon crossing the line with a time of 59:12. Queensland
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Three Australians are on the verge of ticking the final selection box for nomination to the Australian Paralympic Committee for this year’s Rio Games when they line up in Sunday’s World Paratriathlon Event (WPE) at Penrith. Paratriathlon will make its debut in Rio with six medal events on the program.

Hosted by Queensland School Sport The School Sport Australia (SSA) Triathlon National Championships kick-off in Hervey Bay on Tuesday, April 19 with around 190 students aged 13 - 19 competing in one of the most exciting school sport competitions in the country. Australia’s best boy and girl junior triathletes from Victoria,

The season may be winding down in Australia but there was still some off road racing that took place and some great performances in Asia! Here’s the weekend wrap of Aussies in Action. It was a big weekend for the VIS and coach Danielle Stefano with her young charges featuring

SUNSHINE COAST, QLD—Only five seconds separated two-time Olympian Courtney Atkinson and current national under-23 champion Max Neumann at the finish of the elite men’s long course cross triathlon race at the Queensland TreX Championships on the Sunshine Coast on Saturday. The 36-year-old Atkinson, who made a last minute decision to

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Australian pro triathlete Ben Allen could become first elite male in six years to claim an Australian Dirt Master Title with a win at the Queensland TreX Championships and Dirt Fest on the Sunshine Coast… BRISBANE—With the Victorian and Australian titles already decided, only the Queensland championships remain as the

PORT MACQUARIE, NSW (April 13, 2016) – Australian Paul Ambrose and New Zealand’s Michelle Bremer will both return to the scene of their 2015 triumphs when they attempt to go back to back at the IRONMAN Australia triathlon on 1 May. Ambrose won his first IRONMAN Australia title in 2012, but

Rio bound triathlete Ryan Bailie has tonight capped the biggest weekend of his career, winning the Best Male Athlete and the coveted Athlete’s Athlete of the Year Awards at the 2016 Triathlon Australia Celebration of Champions Dinner on the Gold Coast. Saturday saw the South African-born Bailie capture Australia’s second

Australia’s Ryan Bailie had a career best year in 2015 but his fourth place finish today at the Jewel WTS Gold Coast delivered him an elusive automatic Olympic nomination place for Rio. It was a Spanish 1-2 as the all-conquering Mario Mola kept his winning streak alive in 2016. It

Australian triathlete Emma Moffatt has booked a spot on the Olympic team to Rio de Janeiro after a seventh-place finish at her hometown race at the WTS Gold Coast today. The 2008 Beijing bronze medallist has also created history as the only female Australian triathlete to attain a third Olympic

Triathlon Australia has today announced the reappointment of its National Performance Director Bernard Savage for another four years as it plans to take the sport to 2020 and beyond. It is a major vote of confidence for Savage who was appointed to the role following the London 2012 Olympics. He

This is what the three Australian's had to say at the Official Press conference today ahead of the WTS Gold Coast race on Saturday. Ashleigh Gentle "I haven’t’ I guess thought too much about this year past Saturday and past Yokohama, which is the race after that we get fully

Australia’s elite triathletes face a tough automatic Olympic nomination task on the Gold Coast on Saturday with the world’ best fronting up for race two of the ITU World Triathlon Series . Southport will be the hub of the international triathlon world as athletes line up to continue the helter skelter

Quick thinking Australian triathletes Aaron Royle and Ryan Bailie saved what could have been a dangerous situation for swimmers at popular Fitzroy Beach in New Plymouth, Taranaki (NZ) this week. Newcastle’s Olympic qualifier Royle and WA’s Rio aspirant Bailie were training on the beach with the star-studded Jamie Turner Wollongong-based

Queensland pair Matt Hauser and Sophie Malowiecki will be crowned the Scody Australian Junior Triathlon Series winners at Triathlon Australia’s Celebration of Champions Annual Awards Dinner on the Gold Coast on April 10. The pair wrapped up their titles, Hauser, the 2014 winner, for the second time and Malowiecki her

Australia dominated the Gisborne Oceania Junior races with the green and gold race suits taking out five of the six podium spots across the two races in what was the final event of the Scody Australian Junior Triathlon Series. The Junior Women saw WA’s rising star Jessica Claxton power home

Dual Olympian Emma Moffatt and rising star Marcel Walkington have led an Australian clean sweep at the Gisborne Oceania Triathlon Championships in New Zealand today – as the Aussies secured its all-important wildcard spots for this year’s Rio Olympics. Moffatt led an Emma 1-2 finish from 21-year-old Sydneysider Emma Jeffcoat and

Australia’s ITU Under 23 World Champion Jake Birtwhistle will take the hard-earned lessons of Abu Dhabi into Saturday’s Oceania Triathlon Championships in Gisborne on New Zealand’s North Island Birtwhistle, who has this week been training in New Plymouth with team mates, Olympic Team nomination Aaron Royle and Australia’s top placed

ACGA thrilled with expansion of the para-sport program. The Australian Commonwealth Games Association welcomes the news of the expansion of the para-sport program. ACGA Chief Executive Officer Craig Phillips said since the full integration of para-sport events in Manchester in 2002 para-sport athletes have been a key part of Australia’s

A coaching change and the desire help a mate achieve his Olympic dream has helped Brisbane Town Planning student Ben Cook reconstruct his triathlon career in Mooloolaba today. The 21-year-old who admitted he had a last start shocker in Noosa last year has come from behind to score an impressive

It’s a reign that Spanish triathlete Mario Mola hopes keeps rolling along to Rio after the 26-year-old from Majorca displayed all his moves in Mooloolaba today. Mola maintained his recent unbeaten record to race away with his second ITU Mooloolaba World Cup in two years from fellow Spaniard Vicente Fernandez

Commonwealth Games gold medallist Jodie Stimpson admitted she felt right at home after winning today’s ITU Mooloolaba Triathlon World Cup in hot, humid conditions on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Stimpson, the 27-year-old from Oldbury in the British Midlands, calls Australia her second home and was more than comfortable in the sweat-box

Australian marathon great Steve Moneghetti will lead the Australian team at the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, following his appointment as Chef de Mission. It will be Moneghetti’s third Games as head of the Australian delegation, having led the Australian team in both Delhi in 2010 and Glasgow

Rio Olympic hopeful Ashleigh Gentle will rely on a combination of recovery and a relaxed race preparation as she prepares for this Saturday’s ITU Mooloolaba Triathlon World Cup. Her Gold Coast team mate and dual Olympian Emma Moffatt will be hoping to put her new bike skills into play in

Gold Coaster Ashleigh Gentle will take enormous confidence into next month’s Olympic selection race in her home city after a hard-earned silver medal winning performance in the opening World Triathlon Series round in Abu Dhabi over night. One automatic nomination to the Australian Olympic Committee for Rio will be decided

He is one of Australia’s most exciting young talents and yesterday's second place at the OTU Wollongong Oceania Cup just another step. He claimed the Australian Junior Championship in Devonport which also doubled as an automatic qualifying race to compete at the ITU World Triathlon Championships in Cozumel, Mexico in

The spoils may have gone to US world champion Gwen Jorgensen and Germany's rising star Franz Loeschke but it was an encouraging day for Australia at the 2016 OUT Oceania Triathlon Cup in Wollongong today. Both Jorgensen and Loeschke ran away with their victories over the sprint distance - 750m swim,

Meanwhile Bailie’s training partner, Aaron Royle, will line up in a “home race” against Canadian training partner Alexis LePage and Spain’s Nan Oliveras and a host of young Australians, many who have been on the National Talent Academy camp in Wollongong this week. “I’m happy that it’s a sprint format

Australia’s elite band of ITU triathletes will begin their first steps towards the Rio Olympics when they line up at races in Abu Dhabi and Wollongong this weekend. The majority of the Olympic hopefuls will tackle the opening round of the World Triathlon Series (WTS) in the United Arab Emirates

This Saturday (March 5th), the Seven Network will host the Weekend Sunrise Parathon to help raise funds for the 2016 Australian Paralympic Team and we would be delighted if you could be part of it! We’re inviting all of our valued partners and supporters to join us for this exciting

Ben Allen (AUS) and Renata Bucher (SUI) highlight Australian TreX Nationals, with Allen and compatriot Penny Hosken (VIC) now set to wear Aussie ‘Green and Gold’ at the upcoming ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships in the Snowy Mountain. With the highly sought after Australian ‘Green and Gold’ stripes on the

South Australian triathlete Charlotte Derbyshire and New Zealander, Dylan McCullough have wrapped up the Scody 2016 Australian Youth Triathlon Series after emphatic wins at the 2016 Australian Youth Triathlon Championships in Tasmania last weekend. Derbyshire and McCullough made it a clean sweep, three wins from three races. Just 15-years-old they

International off-road specialists and multi-time Xterra champions Ben Allen (AUS) and Jacqui Slack (GBR) share a few tips for success ahead of this weekend’s Australian TreX Nationals at Lake Crackenback. SNOWY MOUNTAINS, NSW—With more than 20 combined Xterra wins between them, as well as the 2016 Victorian TreX state title

Courtesy of ITU If you were to look at the ITU career of Australia’s Katie Kelly , it would look like a storybook debut. In just her first year competing at the elite ITU level for paratriathlon, she not only won every single race she contended in, but she also ended

Thomas Doering 1 , Peter Reaburn 1 , Gregory Cox 2,3 and David Jenkins 4 1 CQUniversity, 2 Australian Institute of Sport, 3 Triathlon Australia, 4 University of Queensland. In late 2014, and early 2015, an online survey was sent out to all Triathlon Australia members. This survey was designed to see

While the race for Rio is locked safely away for Chile’s two-time Olympic triathlete Barbara Riveros the journey is just heating up for Queensland Games hopeful Gillian Backhouse. Riveros, the 28-year-old, adopted by Australia in her Wollongong training-base for much of her elite career, nailed her third Olympic team with

Melbourne Engineering student Marcel Walkington has come back from the triathlon racing wilderness to win today’s OTU Oceania Cup and Australian Standard Distance Championship in Devonport. The 22-year-old, who admits he can’t remember when he last put together a good race, also scored automatic selection on to the Australian team

Matt Hauser arrived into Devonport in search of some redemption and Sophie Malowiecki was just relieved she had a trouble free day in the office as Tasmania’s most established triathlon turned on a red-letter day for the sport. And two of Australia’s most exciting young talents will leave for Queensland

Australia’s all-conquering paratriathlon troops were on show at the Devonport Triathlon today and for one of this year’s Rio Paralympic hopefuls he was just pleased to get through his race “without snapping his blade.” Western Australian Brant Garvey, a 30-year-old congenital above knee amputee won his PT2 category at the

18 FEBRUARY 2016 - Olympic hopeful Gillian Backhouse wasn’t a pretty sight when she crashed onto the track at Brisbane’s Lakeside Velodrome in a massive pile up during a Criterium bike race last Sunday at the Pine Rivers venue. Apart from some cuts and bruises, some major repairs to her bike

Australia’s paratriathletes will take another step towards this year’s Paralympic Games in Rio when they line up in the 2016 Devonport OTU Oceania Championships in Devonport on Saturday. Reigning world champions Bill Chaffey and Katie Kelly have already ticked one major selection box with their victories in Chicago last year

Scody Australian Junior Triathlon Series leader Sophie Malowiecki will take winning triathlon and athletics form into Devonport this weekend as she chases her maiden Australian Junior title. The 19-year-old from Brisbane produced an IAAF World Junior Championship qualifier when she won the Girls 5000m Queensland Under 20 title at Nathan

Geelong, VIC. (February 7, 2016) - For the first time in the IRONMAN ® 70.3 ® Geelong triathlon’s history, the men’s race was won by someone whose name was not Craig Alexander, with young gun Jake Montgomery claiming his first 70.3 win. Melissa Hauschildt took the women’s win in a new course record
Australian Nationals to serve as ITU X-Tri Worlds elite, U23, U19 and paratriathletes selection race

(February 4, 2016) Elites, under-23s, under-19s and paratriathletes gear up for the only Australian qualification race for the 2016 ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships, with up to six spots up for grabs to represent Australia in each elite category. Photo credit: Courtesy In2Adventure Early entry for the Australian Cross Triathlon

Geelong, VIC. (February 5, 2016) - Five-time world champion Craig Alexander will be aiming to keep his perfect record intact at IRONMAN 70.3 Geelong. Alexander, with three IRONMA® and two IRONMAN® 70.3® world titles to his credit, is four from four in Geelong after winning in 2009, 2010, 2014 and 2015.

2015 Noosa Triathlon becomes the largest Olympic distance triathlon in the world. NOOSA, Australia (February 3, 2016) – Noosa Triathlon can now lay claim to being the world’s largest mass participation triathlon. Established in 1983 and hosted in Noosa Heads, Queensland, last year’s Olympic distance (1.5km swim, 40km ride and 10km
Rising Stars Youth Development Program – discovering the triathlon talent of tomorrow

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TriathlonLIVE season pass now on sale

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Bill Chaffey “slows down” as pace hots up for Rio spot

Five-time ITU Paratriathlon champion Bill Chaffey knows he’ll be ready to go as fast as he can in Rio later this year, if he slows down. Chaffey, the remarkable 40-year-old wheelchair triathlete from the Gold Coast, lost his chain coming out of transition in Triathlon Australia’s National Paratriathlon Championships at
Stay calm and run fast is Sophie’s secret to success

Keeping calm could well be the secret of success for Sophie Malowiecki as she sets her sights on unfinished business at this year’s ITU World Triathlon Championships in Mexico. Forced out of the 2014 Junior Worlds in Edmonton in 2014 on the bike and forced to fly home with an
Australia’s leading juniors and paratriathletes flock to the Gold Coast

2016 AJTS Pointscore - Update - Round 1 AJTS Start List Saturday’s second round of the Scody Australian Junior Triathlon Series on the Gold Coast has attracted over 180 athletes including the cream of Australia’s crop and a host of internationals. While Sunday will see the Australian Paratriathlon Championships, led by ITU
The SCODY Australian Junior Champs kicks off in Canberra

TWO-TIME world championship representative Sophie Malowiecki has edged out training partner Brittany Dutton in a frantic fight to the finish in the opening round of the Scody Australian Junior Triathlon Series in Canberra. And in the men’s race it was Hervey Bay’s two-time Oceania champion Matt Hauser who cleared out

Over 150 of Australia’s hottest young triathletes will assemble in Canberra this weekend for the opening round of the Scody Australian Junior Triathlon Series. Triathlon Australia has received record entries in both the Junior and Youth categories for tomorrow’s racing, which begins at 8:30am with the Youth Females; followed by

Sydney Olympian Craig Walton has today become the first triathlete inducted into the Tasmanian Sporting Hall of Fame at a function in Burnie. Walton, 40, joined Richmond AFL legend Matthew Richardson among seven new inductees – a list that includes the likes of cricketers David Boon and Max Walker, footballers Peter

At today’s SunSmart IRONMAN Western Australia Luke McKenzie etched his name in triathlon history by recording the fastest ever time for an IRONMAN on Australian soil. The previous record of 7:57:44 was set by three time world champion Craig Alexander at IRONMAN Melbourne in 2012. ‘It’s a huge goal in

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) is pleased to announce that Pontevedra has been awarded the 2019 ITU Multisport World Championships. “Creating the Multisport World Championships has been incredibly successful in terms of bidding for events,” said ITU President and IOC Member Marisol Casado. “We’ve had a massive interest in hosting

Australia’s Luke McKenzie and American Sarah Piampiano are pre-race favourites looking to bring their 2015 seasons to an end on a high note at SunSmart IRONMAN ® Western Australia on Sunday. McKenzie hopes to bank some qualifying points for next year’s IRONMAN World Championship in a Hawaii, which would enable him

Former Australian Rules footballer Beau Waters knows what it is like to play sport at the highest level. On Sunday at SunSmart IRONMAN Western Australia, he will test himself in a very different sport. The West Coast Eagles 2006 premiership player retired last year after 12 years and 103 games.

Caroline Steffen and Tim van Berkel will be hoping for a happy repeat in IRONMAN 70.3 Western Sydney this Sunday. Swiss-born Steffen and Australian van Berkel both enjoyed commanding victories in September’s IRONMAN 70.3 Sunshine Coast and will be hoping their good fortune continues in Penrith at the foot of

A mass professional field of 42 athletes will head to picturesque Ballarat, all chasing gold IRONMAN 70.3 Ballarat, an historic gold mining city in Victoria on 13 December. Leading the charge on the December 13 race will be event ambassador Luke Bell and former IRONMAN World Champion Pete Jacobs Melbourne

Only a month removed from competing at the 2015 Xterra World Championships in Maui, Hawaii, and off-road power couple, Ben Allen (AUS) and Jacqui Slack (GBR), are already set to kick off the TreX series at the Victorian Cross Triathlon (X-Tri) Championships this weekend (November 28-29). The 2015/16 TreX series

The one-year march to the ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships in the Snowy Mountains starts in Bendigo in November with the first of three TreX qualifiers… When a loaded field of elite men and women athletes line up for the start of the TreX Victorian Cross Triathlon (X-Tri) Championships next

IRONMAN today announced that the 2017 IRONMAN ® 70.3 ® Asia-Pacific Championship triathlon will be held in Western Sydney. As a result of the substantial growth of triathlon and the IRONMAN brand in the Southern Hemisphere, IRONMAN began an annual rotation of the IRONMAN 70.3 Asia-Pacific Championship throughout the Asia-Pacific region starting

AQUATHLON QUALIFYING RACE, KAWANA Saturday 14 November 2015 The Gatorade Queensland Triathlon Series presented by Scody (Gatorade QTS) returns to the Sunshine Coast with Round 3 at Kawana Waters this weekend with a huge weekend of events planned. The Kawana Aquathlon is a World Championship Qualifying event for the 2016

Triathlon Australia and the entire Triathlon world are deeply saddened by the sudden loss of Laurent Vidal who passed away peacefully while sleeping at his home in France. Laurent is well known to Australian triathlon fans winning the ITU Mooloolaba World Cup & OTU Geelong Oceania Cup in 2012 before

Athletes from across Australia remembered Jackie Fairweather in style with some epic racing in the heart of the nation’s capital today. Local athletes Nuru Somi and Ellie Hoitink showed their class and patience early on in the Elite Junior Draft-Legal race and then stepped it up a gear on the

A busy weekend of racing ahead with age group qualifiers for 2016 ITU World Championships, 70.3 and Challenge races, and the inaugural Jackie Fairweather Memorial Triathlon. Good luck to everyone racing, officiating, volunteering and spectating! Sunday 8 November Sprint distance qualifying race 2 Jackie Fairweather Memorial Triathlon It's going to

Competitors are now making their way to the traditional homeland of Australian triathlon in Forster , the coastal town in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales to compete at the Challenge Forster Triathlon Festival returns this Sunday. With a strong line up of professionals there is one very

IRONMAN announced today that due to circumstances beyond our control, the 2016 IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championship Melbourne which was scheduled to take place in March, has been cancelled. This cancellation decision is a result of challenges that have arisen due to a scheduling conflict with another major event in the Melbourne

2015 NOOSA TRIATHLON Sunday 1st November Competitors and Spectators will flock to the Queensland shores this weekend to take part in Australia's largest Triathlon event! Held as part of the Noosa Triathlon and Multi Sport Fesitival, the Noosa Triathlon is considered the pinnacle event of the racing season and this

Rio bound triathlete Aaron Royle has been forced to cut his season short with a crippling calf tear which will see him miss this weekend’s Noosa Triathlon – robbing him of a third straight victory in one of Australia’s most popular triathlons. The 25-year-old had already gained an automatic nomination for

Olympian-in-waiting Aaron Royle and two dual Olympians in the hunt for an historic third Games were very much in the spot light over the weekend as the Australian season hotted up and as the ITU season wound up in Korea. Twenty-five-year-old Royle showed why he is Australia’s number one choice

PORT MACQUARIE, NSW (Oct 18, 2015) – Australian Tim Reed produced the fastest run split to claim his first IRONMAN 70.3® Port Macquarie title while Czech star Radka Vodickova ran her way to successfully defend her women’s crown. Reed ruined Josh Amberger’s dream of a three-peat in this compatriot on the

Australia has dominated the 2015 ITU Duathlon World Championships in Adelaide today winning a total of 33 gold medals but there was no joy for triathlon legend Emma Carney. Adelaide 2015 ITU World Duathlon Championship Highlights from an amazing weekend at the 2015 ITU World Duathlon Championships in Adelaide. Thanks

Australia has finished second on the overall medal tally to Great Britain after a spirited day’s racing at the ITU Duathlon World Championships in Adelaide today. The Australian team topped the medal tally with five, winning one gold, two silver and two bronze medals but it was Great Britain who

For live race updates, follow us on Twitter @TriAustralia and Facebook ELITE AND U23 MEN - 2:45PM Lead pack onto bike #duathlon #Adelaide2015 — Triathlon Australia (@TriAustralia) October 17, 2015 Race Start Elite & U23 Men #duathlon #Adelaide2015 — Triathlon Australia (@TriAustralia) October 17, 2015 Elite MALE RESULTS Emilio Martin (ESP)

IRONMAN announced today that the 2016 IRONMAN 70.3 Port Macquarie triathlon will take place concurrently with the 2016 IRONMAN Australia triathlon. These two iconic Australian events will be held on May 1, 2016 in Port Macquarie, New South Wales. “We are excited about bringing these two historic events together,” said

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the 2015 Annual General Meeting of Triathlon Australia Limited will be conducted at the following time and location: Time: 9:00am Date: Saturday 7 November 2015 Location: East Hotel, Daily Chronicle Room, Canberra Notice Pursuant to Rule 48 of the Constitution of Triathlon Australia, notice of

Rio Olympic triathlon hopeful Gillian Backhouse will arrive in Adelaide today relieved she won’t have to get wet for once when she lines up in the ITU World Duathlon Championships. It will be the third time Australia has hosted the ITU Duathlon World titles after Newcastle in 2005 and Hobart

The world’s best multi-sport athletes are set to descend on the streets of Adelaide next week with the South Australian capital hosting the 2015 ITU Duathlon World Championships from the 15-18 October. At the elite level duathlon is high heart rate, high pressure, redline racing that actively involves the spectators

On a day that saw a German and Swiss athlete become IRONMAN® World Champions, it was Liz Blatchford who salvaged something for Australia. The Sunshine Coast-based Jan Frodeno and Swiss star Daniela Ryf produced dominant performances to claim their first IRONMAN World Championship titles at Kailua-Kona. Blatchford kept alive Australia's

2015 IRONMAN WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, KAILUA-KONA, HAWAI'I Saturday 10th October Triathlon's most iconic event is on again this Saturday, the 2015 IRONMAN Kona World Championship! Tomorrow we will see Triathlon's top IRONMAN competitors battle it out for World Championship glory on the tropical shores of Kailua-Kona. Over 2000 athletes will embark

SARDINIA, Italy—The 2015 International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Cross Triathlon (X-Tri) Championships may be done and dusted, but the road to next year’s event has already begun with the official invite from In2Adventure at this year’s post-race presentation in Sardinia, Italy last week (26-27 September). Australia’s premiere off-road event specialists,

London Olympic bronze medallist Erin Densham has surprised even herself to find a second wind and storm home for her first ITU World Cup placing of the year in Cozumel, Mexico. The 30-year-old dual Olympian, who is now based in Victoria, Canada, was able to race conservatively over the sprint

The Gold Coast will stage the final “automatic” Rio Olympic Games qualifying race for Australia’s elite triathletes it was announced today. Triathlon Australia has scheduled the second round of the ITU World Triathlon Series on April 9, 2016 at Southport as the final chance for triathletes to book an automatic

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Miles Stewart as the new CEO of Triathlon Australia. Miles had an extremely successful career as an elite athlete in the sport of triathlon, achieving two World Championships, numerous ITU World Cup wins and a Commonwealth Games silver medal in Manchester in

SARDINIA, Italy—The 2015 International Triathlon Union (ITU) Cross Triathlon (X-Tri) World Championships is less than 24 hours away and TreX ambassadors Ben Allen (AUS) and Jacqui Slack (GBR) are primed to contend amongst a stellar field in Sardinia, Italy on Saturday, September 26. “I’m here to win,” said Allen, who

Fresh off the back of his ITU World Championship Under 23 win, Jake Britwhistle has been recognised as one of the brightest stars of our sport, receiving the Sport Australia Hall of Fame Scholarship and Mentoring Program. Jake is one of five young athletes to receive the award, and will

Following a week of ITU World Championship racing at the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago today, ITU announces the schedule for the 2016 World Cup and 2016 World Paratriathlon Event races. The 2016 World Cup calendar will cover a minimum of 10 cities and includes a variety of

Australia’s three-time Ironman triathlon world champion, Mirinda Carfrae is one of 12 nominations announced today for the prestigious “Don Award” regarded as the highest individual honour that can be bestowed on a current Australian athlete. The winner will be announced at this year’s Sport Australia Hall of Fame Induction and

Aaron Royle has picked up his Olympic Team nomination and run with it as hard as he could through the streets of Chicago today to again show the rest of the world he’s on his way. The 25-year-old from Newcastle finished a close up seventh with Ryan Bailie 10th and

There was an Australian gold rush at the ITU World Triathlon Championships in Chicago today with our paratriathletes winning three gold, two silver and two bronze medals. The Australians, under head coach Corey Bacon, showed why they are quickly becoming a major international force with the team making its presence

Australia’s Matt Hauser and Luke Willian have finished fifth and sixth respectively with strong finishes in today’s ITU Junior World Triathlon Championship in Chicago - converted to a duathlon after a wild electrical storm forced organisers to drop the swim leg. The race was scheduled to start at 4.30pm but a

Australia’s Age Groupers have collected a total of eight medals in today’s ITU Age Group World Triathlon Sprint Championships in Chicago – winning three gold, four silver and one bronze. Geelong training partners Kate Bramley and Shari-Ann Livingston led the way in the morning, taking the gold and silver quinella in

Tasmania’s Jake Birtwhistle has become only the third Australian male in history, overcoming a grade one hamstring tear, to win the coveted ITU Under 23 world triathlon championship in Chicago earlier today. Birtwhistle joins the first ever under 23 world champion– 2008 Olympian Brad Kahlefeldt, who won in 2002 in

Queensland’s Louisa Abram has kept the family flag flying at the ITU World Triathlon Championships in Chicago today, winning gold in the Age Group Aquathlon. The mother of 2003 ITU World Junior triathlon champion Felicity Abram who also won bronze behind Emma Snowsill in 2003 in Queenstown was the toast

Australia’s elite triathletes will put it all on the line in Chicago this weekend when the world comes together for the ITU World Triathlon Series grand final. Ten elite athletes – including four Olympians – will step up to the plate in Chicago, hoping to finish the season on a high and

The cream of Australia’s elite, paratriathlon and age group triathletes will hit the ground running in Chicago this week, some with Rio on their minds and others who will just be happy to cross the finish line holding the Australian flag. Built up around Lake Michigan in Illinois, Chicago, will

Australia has a vision of being the most successful nation at the World Paratriathlon Championships by 2020 and will field a very strong team in the Elite Paratriathlon race (7am Local Time and 10pm AEST on Friday 18th) at this year’s ITU World Championships in Chicago. Australia has 14 athletes

Australia’s elite triathletes will be featured LIVE on FOX SPORTS this weekend as the best of the bestconverge on Chicago for the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Grand Finals. Australia will be represented by Olympians Emma Moffatt, Erin Densham, Emma Jackson, Courtney Atkinson and thefirst 2016 Rio nomination Aaron Royle. Add

Australian triathlon legends Michellie Jones, Emma Snowsill and Peter Robertson – who won eight world championships between them - have been inducted into the International Triathlon Union (ITU) Hall of Fame, it was announced today. In a celebrated day for Triathlon Australia, the decorated trio are among seven new inductees who will

Emerging Queensland triathlon star Gillian Backhouse has scored an emotionally charged bronze medal to claim her first ITU World Triathlon Series podium finish in freezing conditions in Edmonton earlier today. The ITU World Championship under 23 silver medallist from last year over the same course returned to the Alberta capital

Australia’s first Olympic qualifier for Rio Aaron Royle knows that every time he races he just can’t escape the distinctive blue red and yellow race suit of Spain. It will be no different when he lines up in Edmonton this Monday morning (AEST) for the pentultimate round of this year’s

SYDNEY—Switzerland’s Renata Bucher has stormed back with stellar second half of the season after capturing second place in England at the Xterra European Championships just ahead of Jacqui Slack (GBR). The impressive result is just one of many that solidified her selection as the European ambassador for the 2015/16 TreX

Mooloolaba, Queensland. (September 1, 2015) — A huge field of more than 50 professionals will assemble for the IRONMAN ® 70.3 ® Sunshine Coast triathlon on September 13, making it the largest IRONMAN 70.3 professional field in IRONMAN Asia-Pacific history. The classy field is brim full with Asia-Pacific triathletes keen to get a

London Olympians Erin Densham and Emma Jackson have produced their best performances of the year to claim top ten finishes in the ITU World Triathlon Series race in Stockholm overnight. Densham finished a gallant sixth after surging into third place early in the run and admitted it had been three

Olympic qualifier Aaron Royle has capped an Australian triathlon resurgence on the cobblestoned streets of Stockholm overnight, with a brilliant bronze medal performance behind Spain’s four-time world champion Javier Gomez. The 25-year-old from Newcastle, Australia’s first Olympic qualifier for next year’s Rio Games, arrived onto the start line with the

New Pathway Partner program opens door for Australian athletes to race the 2016 ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships in the Snowy Mountains… While this year’s International Triathlon Union (ITU) Cross Triathlon World Championships in Sardinia, Italy in September has yet to commence, the countdown to the 2016 event in the

Classification for Athletes with a Vision Impairment Thursday 17th September 2015 and Tuesday 22nd September Enfield, Sydney Vision Australia in conjunction with the APC are conducting a classification day for athletes with a vision impairment in Sydney and surrounding areas. Vision Impaired classification is generally required for competition in Para-sports

2015 ITU WORLD TRIATHLON SERIES STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN 22nd-23rd August With just three races left on the 2016 ITU World Triathlon Series calendar, the points race for World Championship crowns has heated up as the World Triathlon Series heads to Stockholm. This year the course will feature a new swim start

Tasmanian triathlete Jake Birtwhistle has certainly experienced the ups and downs of his first year on the ITU World Triathlon Series which continues in Stockholm this weekend. The 20-year-old from Launceston is one of 10 Australians who will line up in the Swedish capital for the eighth race of the

Aaron Royle, triathlon’s first Olympic nomination for Rio, will be joined by established Olympians Erin Densham, Emma Moffatt, Emma Jackson and Courtney Atkinson in Australia’s ITU World Championship team in Chicago next month. Royle is amongst a 10-strong Elite team and five in the Under 23s who will join the

The ‘First Couple’ of cross triathlon Ben Allen (AUS) and Jacqui Slack (GBR) will serve as official TreX race ambassadors for 2015/16. Fresh off his fourth Xterra World Tour win of the season, Australian pro triathlete Ben Allen, along with his longtime partner and fellow pro Jacqui Slack (GBR), have

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) is pleased to announce the 2016 ITU Paratriathlon World Championships have been awarded to Rotterdam, The Netherlands, to be held on July 23-24, 2016. The Championships, slated for July 23-24, will take place at the same venue as the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Series Grand

“Hello Florida….here we come!! ” is the catch cry from the first members of the Australian Paratriathlon team who have arrived into the USA’s “Sunshine State” this week after contesting the World Paratriathlon Event in Detroit. The Australians are preparing for next month’s ITU World Championships in Chicago and most have

Australia will send a four-strong team into Sunday’s World Paratriathlon Event in Detroit, USA in the lead up to this year’s ITU World Championships and next year’s Rio Paralympics. The team includes PT4 athletes, 2012 London Paralympic track and field representative Jack Swift and former Australian para-equestrian star Kate Doughty

A recent update occurred to the Triathlon Australia Race Competition Rules which has meant athletes will now be shown a “ BLUE ” card if they have breached a rule which incurs a time penalty. Previously athletes would have been shown a yellow card. This means that if you are shown a

Australia’s Peter Kerr has scored a confidence boosting victory in the AJ Bell London Triathlon with Olympic hopeful Charlotte McShane taking silver in the women’s Elite race. Kerr, who was on Welsh triathlete Liam Lloyd’s tail for much of the race, eventually passed Lloyd on the final lap of the

Australian Felicity Sheedy-Ryan timed her race to perfection to win the elite women´s triathlon final at the Tiszaujvaros ITU World Cup. Audrey Merle (FRA) took the silver medal and Sara Dossena (ITA) the bronze, both making the podium in a World Cup race for the first time. Having emerged from

We remember a remarkable woman, Jackie Fairweather, at the annual Jackie Fairweather Memorial Triathlon and Retro Run on November 7-8 th in Canberra. Jackie, the current Australian record holder for the 50km running record, was one of Australia’s most talented endurance athletes winning three World Championship titles in Triathlon and

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”

Australia’s Aaron Royle sealed his early nomination onto the Australian Olympic team for Rio with a rousing sixth place finish at the 2016 Rio Test Event in very tough conditions. The Newcastle born, Wollongong Wizard, Royle is Australia’s most consistent male over the past few years and again produced a

It was not the day Australia’s elite women triathletes would have hoped for at the 2016 Rio Test Event at the iconic Copacabana Beach over night but they will live to fight another day as they chase their Olympic dreams. On a day when Australia’s most experienced triathletes struggled it

Australia’s Bill Chaffey has been chasing an Olympic dream for years and today took a step closer claiming one of his toughest wins at the 2016 Rio test over his two biggest rivals on the Olympic course at one of the world most famous tourist destinations, Copacabana Beach. The four-time
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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

Australia’s leading ITU triathletes will converge on the Olympic city of Rio de Janeiro this weekend, chasing the first opportunity to qualify for next year’s Games. Two-time Olympians, Erin Densham, Emma Moffatt and Courtney Atkinson and their London team mate Emma Jackson will headline the 11-strong Australian team over the

Australia’s triathletes have combined to produce a sterling performance to win silver behind the strong French team in an exciting Mixed Teams Relay World Championship in Hamburg today. The Australian team of Gillian Backhouse, Aaron Royle, Emma Jackson, and Ryan Bailie combined to deliver Australia their best performance yet in

Thanks to her travelling mechanic, Canberra paratriathlete Katie Kelly along with guide Michelle Jones have almost certainly secured a start at this year’s ITU Paratriathlon World Championships in Chicago in September. Despite last minute hiccups on the eve of the 2015 Iseo - Franciacorta ITU World Paratriathlon Event in Italy, Kelly

Hamburg did not prove a happy hunting ground for Australia’s Elite women at World Triathlon Series sprint race today although Queenslander Gillian Backhouse had plenty to smile about. On a day that saw the USA’s Gwen Jorgensen storm to an unprecedented 11th consecutive victory it was Backhouse, who produced the

FORMER Under 23 World Champion, Aaron Royle was the best of the Australians in today’s WTS Hamburg event, with an encouraging fifth place in an explosively fast run leg over the short course distance. Royle, who has had battled a foot injury most of the year, will now lead the

Australia’s elite ITU triathletes are back in the saddle this weekend on their road to Rio when they line up in the next round of the World Triathlon Series in Hamburg. One of the world’s iconic triathlon venues, Hamburg is a happy hunting ground for Australians – including 2012 Olympian Emma

World Triathlon Series, Hamburg 18-19 July 2015 Get ready for the fastest racing you'll watch all year - It’s round 7 of 10 of the Series and also the Mixed Relay World Championships. The ITU are actively campaigning to get the Mixed Relay discipline into the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Elite

Australia’s budding Paratriathlon star Katie Kelly will add a further twist to the saying “have bike will travel” when she lines up in Saturday’s ITU World Paratriathlon Event in Iseo-Franciacorta, Italy. Canberra-based Kelly, who suffers from Ushers Syndrome, is legally blind and she has embarked on a journey that she

Following the release of the 2016 ITU World Triathlon Series calendar last month, ITU is pleased to confirm dates and distances for each race. The 2016 WTS schedule is now complete with the addition of Cape Town to the 2016 schedule, and also contains confirmed dates for both Gold Coast

Triathlon Australia has formed a new partnership with the John Maclean Foundation (JMF), a charity that aims to change the lives of young Australians who use wheelchairs through sport and fundraising opportunities. The Foundation’s mission is to inspire, motivate and enable kids in wheelchairs to chase their dreams, and this

Triathlon Australia has launched its Australian National Calendar website featuring events from up coming ITU World Championships to its extensive schedule of National multisport events over what will be an action packed 18 months of racing. Australia will host: • The 2015 ITU World Duathlon Championships; • The 2016 ITU World Cross

Triathlon Australia’s Chief Executive Officer of five years, Anne Gripper will be leaving the role in mid-September this year. Over the last five years under Anne’s leadership, triathlon in Australia has grown and flourished. Annual membership has increased from just over 9,000 in 2010 to its current historical high of

The ITU Long Distance Triathlon World Championships return to Sweden for the third time this weekend, with the town of Motala debuting as the host of an all-star list of athletes. Camilla Pedersen (DEN) returns to defend her crown over the likes of Mary Beth Ellis (USA) and Asa Lundstrom

ITU is pleased to confirm the 2016 ITU World Triathlon Series calendar. In its eighth season, the World Triathlon Series will feature at least eight stops, with two cities debuting for the first time. The WTS will again get underway in Abu Dhabi after successfully kicking off the Series this

Olympic bronze medallists Erin Densham and Emma Moffatt are among four Olympians nominated for the 2015 Rio de Janeiro ITU World Olympic Qualification Event on August 2. Triathlon Australia has today named a team of 12 – six men and six women to contest the Rio Test Event – the first step

The student handed out a lesson to his teachers when Sam Appleton dominated today’s Flight Centre Active Travel IRONMAN 70.3 Cairns. Meanwhile the Australian-based Swiss star Caroline Steffen was in a class of her own claiming her 17th IRONMAN 70.3 title in Cairns today. Men’s Race Appleton, 24, produced a

2015 Huatulco ITU Triathlon World Cup (June 14) Huatulco, Mexico The halfway mark of the 2015 ITU World Cup series has arrived with the elites crossing the Pacific to North America on to Huatulco, Mexico. The fourth stop of the eight-part circuit will see local favourites and international notables in

CRONULLA’S Craig Alexander, Australia’s greatest long distance triathlete, has been justly rewarded for his service to sport and to the community with an Order of Australia Medal (OAM). ‘Crowy’ praised the Cronulla Triathlon Club and his early association with the club based in Gunnamatta Park, for his drive to success,

Triathlon Australia’s National Talent Academy athletes have dominated today’s OTU Oceania Triathlon Sprint Cup on Denaru Island in Fiji. Queensland’s 2014 Youth Olympic gold medallist Brittany Dutton was victorious in the women’s race while fellow Maroon Matt Hauser from Hervey Bay, won the men’s race. Hauser is very much on

Australia’s Olympic triathlon bronze medallist Erin Densham has produced her best performance of the season, finishing 12th, in the WTS London overnight, revealing she had carried a torn gluteal muscle for two months. The 30-year-old, who won her bronze in London in 2012, was unaware of how serious the problem

Australia’s Ryan Bailie has fallen agonisingly close to his first World Triathlon Series podium finish in London overnight. The 24-year-old from Wollongong finished fourth – his best ever WTS finish – after a dramatic final lap sprint with Spain’s Fernando Alarza and Frenchman Vincent Luis. Bailie finished in 50 minutes 58 seconds

Gold Coaster Bill Chaffey may well be a four-time ITU Paratriathlon world champion but he knows the only way to achieve his ultimate sporting goal is to get tougher. Chaffey ticked another box on his journey to next year’s Paralympics in Rio with a stunning performance to win his second

Olympic bronze medallist Erin Densham, four-time Paratriathlon world champion, Bill Chaffey and former Under 23 world champion Charlotte McShane will return to the scene of their greatest triumphs when the ITU World Triathlon Series stops in London this weekend. LIVE VIDEO Watch the race live >> Australian Team Elite Male

A group of six Australian triathletes have been identified as future Commonwealth Games stars for 2018 and 2022. Triathlon Australia, in consultation with the Australian Commonwealth Games Association (ACGA) have identified four boys – Matthew Hauser, Calvin Quirk, Matt Roberts and Luke Willian and two girls Brittany Dutton and Sophie Malowiecki

Queensland athletes have dominated the athletes named on the 2015 National Triathlon Academy roster by Triathlon Australia today. Nine of the 11-strong squad hail from Queensland with the remaining two – the Hedgeland sisters, Jaz and Kira from Western Australia although Jaz has relocated to the Gold Coast under National Performance

World champions Felicity Sheedy-Ryan, Jacob Birtwhistle and Gillian Backhouse and Olympian Emma Jackson will spearhead a 31-strong Australian team named by Triathlon Australia today for this year’s ITU World Duathlon Championships in Adelaide in October. Birtwhistle (TAS), who won the ITU World Junior title in Ponteverde last year, will this

Adventure event specialist In2Adventure secures ITU Cross Tri Worlds for Snowy Mountains in 2016. Just three months after Australian Olympians Courtney Atkinson and Erin Densham took out the winner’s share of the 40,000 Oceania Triathlon Union (OTU) Cross Triathlon Championships in the Snowy Mountains, the International Triathlon Union (ITU) has

Queensland has won the rights to host the 2018 ITU World Triathlon Series Grand Final and World Championships on the Gold Coast. Minister for Tourism, Major Events and the Commonwealth Games Kate Jones said the triathlon events were a significant win for Queensland. “The Gold Coast’s international reputation as a

Tasmania’s WTS debutant Jacob Birtwhistle produced his best performance yet on the international stage with a brilliant top ten finish, while Ryan Bailie continued his great form at the ITU World Triathlon Series in Yokohama today. The 20-year-old “Tassie tiger” has just emerged from the junior ranks, where he won

Gold Coasters Ashleigh Gentle and Emma Moffatt have returned Australia to the ITU World Triathlon podium in style claiming silver and bronze medals in Yokohama today. The unstoppable American, Gwen Jorgensen racked up her ninth consecutive victory in the Japanese city where it all started for this triathlon superstar in

Canberra’s Katie Kelly took a step closer to her dream of competing in next year’s Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro today with a gold medal performance at the Yokohama ITU World Paratriathlon Event guided by World Champion and Olympic silver medallist Michellie Jones. In just her second World Paratriathlon Event

It’s been a long haul but London Olympian Emma Jackson is ready to rumble on her return to the ITU World Triathlon Series circuit in Yokohama this Saturday. Jackson will be joined by her fellow QAS Moss Squad training partner Gillian Backhouse who has also been sidelined for most of

Jones, now 45 and the reigning ITU World Champion in her age category, answered the call from Triathlon Australia’s Paratriathlon head coach Corey Bacon and will act as Kelly’s guide on what will be an exciting road they hope will see them both in Rio next year. The two-time International

Triathlon Australia has further reinforced its commitment to ensuring triathlete safety, forming a new partnership with well-known national charity the Amy Gillett Foundation (AGF). The AGF’s mission is to ensure safer bike riding in Australia, with a vision of zero bike rider fatalities. They work with G overnment, road authorities,

Emerging Australian triathlete Ryan Fisher has backed himself to win a dramatic sprint finish in today’s third ITU Triathlon World Cup in Chengdu, China. The Queensland-born Victorian based Fisher stood tall when he burst from the pack to win only his second ever World Cup event that saw almost the

The ITU World Cup Series moves to Chengdu, the capital of China’s southwest province of Sichuan. Chengdu hosts a World Cup race for the second time this weekend and with Olympic ranking points up for grabs has attracted large international fields for racing on Saturday before age group events take

Perfect weather conditions set the scene for 2015 SunSmart Ironman 70.3 Busselton. Australia’s Sam Appleton put together a perfect race, coming home in a winning time of 3h44m28s. It was New Zealand’s Guy Crawford who lead Appleton and World Champion, Terenzo Bozzone, out of the swim. Once on the bike

(Port Macquarie Sunday 4, 2015) - As befits the 30th anniversary celebrations, the honours were hard and bravely fought at the Toyota IRONMAN Australia in Port Macquarie today. The men’s race came down to the wire with the 2013 champion Luke Bell within grasp as he ran down the leader, but

During the swim leg of the team’s category in Ironman 70.3 Busselton held on 2 May 2015, a patient was identified as needing assistance in the water. The individual was attended by qualified surf lifesaving personnel who treated the patient in accordance with their procedures and administered CPR under the

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) is pleased to announce it has extended its World Triathlon Series (WTS) contract with Lagardère Unlimited until 2020. “Continuing our partnership with Lagardère Unlimited is a very positive move for triathlon, as it further solidifies the World Triathlon Series as a major sporting event on

Australians are fittingly the hot favourites to win the 30th anniversary of the Toyota IRONMAN Australia at Port Macquarie this weekend. The men’s race is shaping as a battle between previous champions in Australians Pete Jacobs (2011), Paul Ambrose (2012) and Luke Bell (2013). Meanwhile in the women’s race the

London Olympian Brendan Sexton produced a courageous performance to secure a top 20 finish in the ITU World Triathlon Series event in Cape Town overnight. The 29-year-old had six stitches inserted in a wound to his right index finger in a pre-race accident two days before the race but decided

Australia’s London Olympic bronze medallist Erin Densham has continued her comeback to the ITU World Triathlon Series circuit with a pleasing performance in foggy, chilly conditions in Cape Town overnight. Despite the fact she struggled to get her wetsuit off after a shortened swim (due to the cold water conditions)

London Olympic bronze medallist Erin Densham will continue her odyssey for a third Olympic team at this weekend’s ITU World Triathlon Series in Cape Town. Densham returned to the ITU circuit for the first time since 2012 when she finished a respectable 18th in the Gold Coast round a fortnight

National Talent Academy athletes Matthew Hauser and Brittany Dutton have been selected to share their story with Colonial First State (CSF), going into the running for a cash sports boost that would go a long way in helping them to achieve their Olympic triathlon dreams. The CSF Sports Boost program

YOUTH Olympic Games gold medallist Brittany Dutton and the stars of the Devonport dead-heat Matt Roberts and Luke Willian will spearhead a six-strong Australian Junior Triathlon team to this year’s ITU World Championships in Chicago in September. Dutton, Roberts and Willian lead an all-Queensland team of four males and two

The Byron Bay Triathlon is returning on 9 May for its 20th anniversary edition. Traditionally the last race in the Queensland and New South Wales triathlon calendar, the Byron Bay Triathlon is a celebration of the sport with a great party atmosphere. Steeped in history, the triathlon has a proud

April 18, 2015 (Callala Beach, NSW) - Braden Currie and Flora Duffy won the men’s and women’s elite titles at the 2nd annual XTERRA Asia-Pacific Championship race at Callala Beach in Jervis Bay, New South Wales, Australia this afternoon. After a wet Friday that soaked pre-riders and runners, the clouds and

GATORADE QUEENSLAND TRIATHLON SERIES: ROUND 7 (SUNDAY APRIL 19TH) After 6 highly successful events now completed, the Gatorade Queensland Triathlon Series will be heading back to Raby Bay for the 2014-2015 season grand finale this Sunday 19th of April. Fittingly, Round 7 is shaping up to be the largest event

Callala Beach, Jervis Bay, NSW (April 16, 2015) – Some of the biggest names in multisport are in New South Wales, Australia for Saturday’s second annual XTERRA Asia-Pacific Championship race at Callala Beach in Jervis Bay. Two-time Olympian Courtney Atkinson, the runner-up last year, is the top returning men’s elite competitor

Busselton, Australia – A string of world class names are set to line up at SunSmart Ironman 70.3 Busselton on Saturday 2 nd May 2015. “The men’s field is the strongest we have ever had at SunSmart Ironman 70.3 Busselton and one of the largest in the Australia for the 2014/15

Australia’s queen of Kona Mirinda Carfrae has dominated the major awards at tonight’s Triathlon Australia Celebration of Champions Dinner on the Gold Coast for the second year running. The 34-year Carfrae achieved the extraordinary feat of back-to-back Ironman World Championship victories in Hawaii in 2014 after breaking through to capture

There was no stopping former world champion Jonathan Brownlee who scored back-to-back World Triathlon Series wins on the Gold Coast this afternoon as Aussie boys Ryan Bailie and Courtney Atkinson hung on gamely to finish in the top 10. The 24-year-old Olympic bronze medallist from London, who admitted he started

The US triathlon juggernaut led by defending world champion Gwen Jorgensen showed the world’s best triathletes that the road to Rio is very much up the road as the Olympic selection countdown starts to hot up. The seemingly unbeatable Jorgensen even survived her first ever 15 second penalty to run

AUSTRALIA’S elite triathletes will be hoping the hometown advantage will play a major factor when the ITU World Triathlon Series stops on the Gold Coast on Saturday. Twelve of Australia’s finest ITU triathletes – including Olympic bronze medallists Erin Densham and Emma Moffatt and fellow Olympians Courtney Atkinson and Brendan Sexton

After more than three years carving a niche in the Queensland market, Multisport Magazine is launching its New South Wales edition this month. Renowned as the uniquely local voice of multisport and triathlon, Multisport Magazine branches into the southern markets with a Victorian edition following hot on its heels in

Arguably the most picturesque cycling event in the world, Wiggle Amy’s Gran Fondo is gearing up for the fifth edition of this unique event. With last year sold out, on Sunday 13 September 2015 over 5,000 recreational and competitive cyclists are expected to descend on the Colac Otway and Surf

Sydney Olympian, former World Champion and Commonwealth Games bronze medallist Nicole Hackett will become the latest inductee into the Triathlon Australia Hall of Fame at this year’s Celebration of Champions Dinner on the Gold Coast on April 12. Hackett joins her fellow Sydney Olympians Loretta Harrop, Michellie Jones and Miles

Two-time Olympian Emma Moffatt and young West Australian Ryan Bailie who has his sights on his first Olympic Games have produced encouraging top ten finishes in today’s World Triathlon Series race in Auckland. The torturous Auckland layout is described by many experts as having a bike climb as close to

The cream of Australia’s paratriathletes will start to prepare for the world stage after yesterday’s successful National Paratriathlon Championships at Redcliffe. The stars of the recent ITU Paratriathlon Event on the Sunshine Coast were again out in force as the domestic season wound up before most athletes scheduled in a

Triathlon Western Australia (TWA) is excited to announce the addition of World Champion Triathlete, Terenzo Bozzone to the Professional start list for the SunSmart IRONMAN 70.3 Busselton, Saturday 2nd May 2015. Auckland-based Bozzone who won the 2008 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championships, will head to Busselton in preparation for the 2015

Triathlon Australia in conjunction with the Australian Commonwealth Games Association has today announced an exciting 22-strong squad to prepare for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. The 2018 Gold Squad of 11 men and 11 women represents the future of Australia’s emerging triathlon talents and is led by four members

ITU AUCKLAND (NZ) WORLD TRIATHLON SERIES (MARCH 29) AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND The second stop of the ITU World Triathlon Series touches down in Auckland this Sunday, which includes a roster of the highest star-studded potential all vying to take home the next circuit title in the season’s first standard distance

Australia’s Commonwealth Games trio Dan Wilson, Ryan Bailie and Aaron Royle will return to a happy hunting ground when Auckland hosts round two of the World Triathlon Series on Sunday. Twelve moths ago Royle, Bailie and Wilson staged an exciting final 10km charge to the finish to place third, fourth

Triathlon Australia has hailed the commercial partnership between the Australian Paralympic Committee and the Seven Network as “another monumental step forward for Paratriathlon and Paralympic Sport in Australia.” The Australian Paralympic Committee and the Seven Network today confirmed the signing of an historic agreement for an all-encompassing coverage of next

Triathlon Australia is thrilled to announce the induction of triathlon great, Nicole Hackett, into the Hall of Fame this year. Nicole will be formally inducted at the Celebration of Champions Annual Awards dinner, hosted by Triathlon Australia on the Gold Coast on Sunday 12 April following the WTS race. Nicole

A dramatic stop to tend to painful blisters could not prevent a dramatic victory for Queensland’s Melissa Hauschildt in the IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championship in Melbourne today. The former Australian steeplechase champion turned triathlete has transformed from a two-time IRONMAN 70.3 world champion to claim one of the biggest titles on

IRONMAN ASIA-PACIFIC CHAMPIONSHIP MELBOURNE Melbourne, Victoria Debuting in 2012, IRONMAN Melbourne has since attracted the world's finest competitors. Athletes begin their day in the town of Frankston, south of Melbourne. The one-loop, 2.4-mile swim course leaves from the south side of the Frankston pier and heads north, before turning south

MELBOURNE (March 20, 2015) Champions galore, led by three-time world champion Miranda Carfrae, will line up in a remarkable women’s field for Sunday’s IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championship in Melbourne. It is arguably the strongest professional women’s field outside of the world championship in Hawaii for the first of the five global

Gold Coast training partners Dan Coleman and Kelly-Ann Perkins have broken through for career best performances with impressive victories in their respective OTU Oceania Cup races at Mooloolaba today. The two National Triathlon Academy athletes, out of the Dan Atkins Triathlon Performance Centre at Pizzey Park, showed the benefit “of

Tasmanian Jake Birtwhistle has emerged as Australia’s latest triathlon young gun and today in Mooloolaba he took another step forward with a fast finishing silver medal winning performance in only his second ever ITU World Cup in Mooloolaba. The 20-year-old, born in Launceston, who trains in Wollongong, stormed home in

Dual Olympian Courtney Atkinson shared his aspirations for a third Olympics in Rio while 20-year-old young gun Jacob Birtwhistle was just happy to be sitting on the end of the table, attending his first International World Cup (ITU) press conference for this weekend’s Mooloolaba ITU Triathlon World Cup. Joining them

Australia has a goal of becoming the number one Paratriathlon nation in the world by the year 2020 and yesterday in the hot, energy-sapping conditions of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast they showed they are well and truly on their way. The 15-strong Australian team dominated nine of the 10 categories and

The heat was on and spoils were shared across four States when Australia’s finest young triathletes strutted their stuff at Twins Waters on the Sunshine Coast today at the 2015 Australian Triathlon Youth Championships. Queensland won three of the six age groups with Western Australia, Victoria and South Australia also

Come 1:30pm Saturday afternoon, two-time Olympic triathlete Courtney Atkinson admits he will be both “anxious and excited” when the gun goes to start this year’s ITU Triathlon Mooloolaba World Cup. For the 36-year-old veteran of Beijing and London and a name synonymous with Australian triathlon across two decades it will

A multi-talented mixture of old faces and new, of world champions and debutants will line up for a history-making World Paratriathlon event at Twin Waters on the Sunshine Coast on Friday. The 2015 Sunshine Coast ITU World Paratriathlon Event will only be the second ever event of its kind staged

With the recent spate of news reports about integrity failures in other sports, it is important that we renew our commitment to protecting the integrity of triathlon in Australia. This is a two way partnership between Triathlon Australia as the governing body of the sport, and you as a member

Commonwealth Games triathlete Ashleigh Gentle has been happy to leave her passport in the bottom draw for now until she is ready to take on the world in this year’s World Triathlon Series as she chases her Olympic dream in Rio. The 24-year-old Gold Coaster will make her 2015 season

More than 150 of Australia’s next generation triathletes will strut their stuff at the annual Australian Triathlon Youth Championships at Twin Waters on Thursday and Friday. The two days of racing will feature the cream of Australia’s Youth triathletes in the 13/14 years; 15/16 years and 17/18 years in an

Olympic bronze medallist Erin Densham will be released from hospital today after a nasty fall from her bike on a training ride in Sydney on Sunday. Densham, 29, suffered a nasty abrasion to her elbow and was taken to Campbelltown Hospital where doctors had to put the two-time Olympian under

Due to a system failure with our website hosts, all of our website data has been lost and we are currently beginning the process to get a new Triathlon WA and Busselton Festival of Triathlon website up and running. For information regarding team entries and team changes, volunteer registration and

Tasmania’s favourite triathlon son Jake Birtwhistle completed a clean sweep of Triathlon Australia’s major National Championships at the 2015 Wollongong OTU Sprint Triathlon Oceania Cup yesterday. The 20-year-old joins Queensland’s Under 23 ITU world championship silver medallist Gillian Backhouse who completed the Elite/Under 23 double-double last year. Officials believe Birtwhistle

Queensland’s Dan Wilson has out-run fellow Commonwealth Games team mates Ryan Bailie and Aaron Royle to start his 2015 World Triathlon Series campaign with an encouraging 12th place in a star-studded field in Abu Dhabi overnight. The 29-year-old was well placed over the entire Sprint course – a 750m swim, 20km

Australia’s Charlotte McShane has produced the finest World Triathlon Series performance of her short career with a fast finishing sixth in the opening race of the 2015 series in Abu Dhabi tonight. The former ITU Under 23 world champion from Wollongong crossed the finish line in the UAE capital with

ITU ABU DHABI (UAE) WORLD TRIATHLON SERIES (MARCH 6, 7) SPRINT DISTANCE (750m; 20km; 5km): On March 6-7, 2015, the ITU World Triathlon Series - the world’s pinnacle triathlon circuit contested by the best Olympic competitors - comes to Abu Dhabi city, the capital of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The exclusive

Rising triathlon star Jake Birtwhistle will line up for his second “home game” of the season when he chases his second National Elite title in the space of three weeks at the 2015 Wollongong OTU Sprint Triathlon Oceania Cup on Sunday. The 20-year-old Launceston-born Birtwhistle showed all his class when

Olympians Emma Moffatt and Brendan Sexton will spearhead a six-strong Australian team into triathlon’s “land of the unknown” when the ITU World Triathlon Series (WTS) kicks off in a new frontier in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates (Saturday night, Australian time). The opening round in Abu Dhabi will show

Two-time Olympian Courtney Atkinson and 2012 bronze medallist Erin Densham take to the trails and win the Oceania Cross Triathlon Championship in the Snowies… SNOWY MOUNTAINS, NSW—With a 40,000 prize purse up for grabs, it was a dominate performance from Australian Olympians Courtney Atkinson and Erin Densham over a red-hot

AUSTRALIA’S elite band of triathletes and paratriathletes are preparing for what will be their busiest year ever on the International Triathlon Union (ITU) circuit – with next year’s Rio Olympics and Paralympics squarely in their sights. With the countdown on to the opening round of a record 10 World Triathlon Series

Western Australia’s rising triathlon star Kira Hedgeland and Queensland’s Mr Persistent Matt Roberts have been crowned Triathlon Australia’s 2015 Australian Junior Triathlon Series Champions following Saturday’s Australian Championships in Devonport. In a thrilling finale, Hedgeland joins big sister Jaz – a three-time Australian Junior Series champion – as the Series winner after

Australian Triathlon’s generation next, led by Tasmania’s Jacob Birtwhistle and Western Australian Jaz Hedgeland came of age in Devonport today. Birtwhistle, 20 and Hedgeland 19, broke through to win their first major senior titles when they scored convincing wins in the Oceania and Australian Elite Championships in ideal conditions to

The 30-year honour role reads like a who’s who of Australian and international triathlon so to have your name on the list of winners at the Devonport Triathlon is like adding your name to the sport’s royalty. Men like Hall of Famers, four-time winner Stephen Foster and Brad “The Croc”

The rising stars of Australian triathlon will kick start this weekend’s 30th Anniversary of the Devonport Triathlon on Saturday. While the Olympians – led by 2012 London team mates Courtney Atkinson and Brendan Sexton, will headline the Elite races, the next generation will be going all out in the Junior and

Australian MTB specialist Kyle Ward set to celebrate 23rd birthday this weekend with a week of mountain bike racing and off-road triathlon in the Snowy Mountains… SYDNEY—Fresh off a men’s pairs win on Sunday with his younger brother Jayden (18) in the opening round of the Evocities MTB Series in

Australian Olympian Erin Densham to race for a share of the 40k prize purse at the Oceania Cross Tri Champs in the Snowies... SNOWY MOUNTAINS, NSW — Less than a week after two-time Olympian Courtney Atkinson signed on to race the Oceania Cross Triathlon Championships in the iconic Snowy Mountains of

Geelong, Victoria (Sunday,8 2015) - Five-time World Champion Craig Alexander has made it four from four at IRONMAN 70.3 Geelong today. Arguably Australia’s greatest ever triathlete dialled back the clock, holding off Sam Appleton , who at 24 is 17 years Alexander’s junior. New Zealand 25-year-old Mark Bowstead finished in third. “It

Two-time Australian Olympic triathlete Courtney Atkinson signs on to race the Oceania Cross Triathlon Championship in the Snowies. SNOWY MOUNTAINS, NSW—Less than a month after announcing his bid for a historic third Olympic Games, 35-year-old Australian triathlete Courtney Atkinson has signed on to go off-road and race the Oceania Cross

One of Australia’s most popular triathletes, Luke Bell will be literally waltzing for Matilda in his opening race of the year at IRONMAN 70.3 Geelong this weekend. IM 70.3 Geelong is the 2015 Australian Long Distance Championships for Age Group and Elite athletes. Bell, a double IRONMAN champion and winner

A brilliant finish from rising star Jaz Hedgeland and the continued comeback of Luke Willian highlighted Australia’s performances at yesterday’s Oceania Sprint Triathlon Championships in Kinloch. Western Australian Hedgeland finished runner up overall to New Zealand’s Sophie Corbidge (Auckland) in the Elite women’s race and took out the U23 Oceania

Geelong, Victoria (Thursday, 29 2015) - Five-time world champion Craig Alexander will be aiming to keep his perfect record going at IRONMAN 70.3 Geelong. Alexander, with three IRONMAN and two IRONMAN 70.3 world titles to his credit, is three for three in Geelong after claiming the title in 2009, 2010 and

Pure joy for Amy’s family as South Australia says a metre matters Amy Gillett’s home state of South Australia has declared itself a leader in bike rider safety, becoming the third jurisdiction to commit to legislating a minimum overtaking distance of one metre for drivers overtaking bike riders. Premier Jay

SNOWY MOUNTAINS, NSW—With an industry leading AU 40,000 prize purse on offer, TreX has announced pro triathletes and off-road specialists Ben Allen (AUS) and Jacqui Slack (GBR) will be racing the Oceania Cross Triathlon Championships over the weekend of February 28 to March 1 at the Lake Crackenback Resort &

Fifteen (15) of some of the best triathletes in the world will be lining up at the Kamay Botany Bay National Park for Race 3 of the Triathlon NSW Sprint Series. To be held February 15 th , the ‘Wollongong Wizards’ including Australian and International elite athletes will be using the

The heat was on at the ACT Sprint Triathlon Champs today at Acton Ferry Terminal. A clear and calm morning greeted 500 athletes as the battled for the regional title as well as spots on the Australian Team for the World Sprint Championships to be held in Chicago, USA in

On the go race 3 Canberra, ACT- Sunday 18 th January 2015 On the Go Race 3 is based in the heart of Canberra with the course being completed around Rond Terrace. This race is the 4th of the Qualifying series for the 2015 Sprint Distance World Championships to be

Leading sports headwear brand Headsweats has become the official headwear partner for Triathlon in Australia. The partnership with Triathlon Australia and the State and Territory Associations will provide headwear for Technical Officials, Coaches, athletes and staff, ensuring comfort and sun protection while they are out in the field. Age group

Australia’s hardy band of Paratriathletes led by ITU World Champions Bill Chaffey and Sally Pilbeam braved and then conquered atrocious conditions at today’s OTU Oceania Paratriathlon Championships at Penrith. A group of 35 Paratriathletes gathered at the Nepean Regatta Centre and weathered the storm of pelting rain that confronted them

Australia’s star studded juniors upset defending champions New Zealand to take out the prestigious Oceania Teams Junior Relay in Penrith yesterday. The team of Matt Hauser, Calvin Quirk, Kira Hedgeland and Dimi Coventry each completed the 400m swim, 5km bike and 1.5km run in a helter-skelter battle with the defending

An intensive ten-day training camp on the Gold Coast had emerging Hervey Bay triathlete Matt Hauser primed for a successful defence of his OTU Oceania Championship at Penrith today. Hauser, who dominated round one of the Australian Junior Series at Runaway Bay in December, joined Dan Atkins’s Gold Coast Performance

Australia’s four-time ITU Paratriathlon world champion Bill Chaffey will make his return to competition at the 2015 Oceania Paratriathlon Championships in Sydney on Sunday. The 39-year-old Chaffey was forced out of last September’s World Championships in Edmonton, Canada after a freakish training accident on the NSW north coast left him

Australian Junior Series leaders Matt Hauser and Sophie Malowiecki will only need to look over their shoulders to know they won’t be resting on their laurels in Penrith on Saturday. The cream of Australia and New Zealand’s emerging triathlon talent will converge on the western Sydney venue on the Nepean

We are pleased to kick off 2015 with a New Member Special Offer. Join now for 40% off the cost of 2014-2015 annual membership to Triathlon Australia. If you plan to train and compete over the last 6 months of the 2014-2015 season, then sign up now and take advantage

From everyone at Triathlon Australia we want to wish you all a very Merry Christmas. We have created an album looking at some of our favourite moments of 2014 - have a look here >> Thank you for supporting us and we look forward to a successful year ahead.

The enormous growth of the sport of triathlon in Australia has led to the formation of the Australian Professional Triathlon Race Directors Association Incorporated (APTRDA). The formation of APTRDA will allow for a formal/officially recognised group to negotiate with stakeholders on a range of issues in the interests of all

ITU today announced that Mexico will host the 28th edition of the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in 2016. Additionally, ITU also revealed Rotterdam, Netherlands will organize the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final. Mexico has been a long-time host of ITU events, having organised the World Championships in 1995

Queenslanders Matthew Hauser and Sophie Malowiecki have kept their unbeaten records in tact with impressive victories in today's Junior Super Sprint Race Weekend Grand Finals at the Sports Super Centre on the Gold Coast. The pair scored ru naway wins in the non-stop six-race three-day Race Weekend format which is

Newcastle's Lorcan Redmond and Brisbane's Samantha Whitting have been crowned the Triathlon Australia Super Sprint Race Weekend Youth Champions for 2014. Following two hectic days of racing at the Sports Super Centre at Runaway Bay on the Gold Coast, which involved five races, both Redmond and Whiting showed a clean

Tre-X Australian Cross Triathlon Championships, Bendigo, VIC Saturday 13 th December The Australian Cross-Triathlon Championships and MultiSport Weekend is based in Victoria's Gold Region in the City of Greater Bendigo just 90mins from Melbourne airport. Located in the Murray Darling Basin, Bendigo is surrounded by parkland and nature reserves and

The cream of Australia’s junior triathletes will converge onto the Gold Coast this weekend for the 2014 Super Sprint Race Weekend at Runaway Bay. More than 200 triathletes from every State in Australia and a New Zealand contingent will vie for the coveted title of ITU Super Sprint champion. It

A combination of the weather conditions and strong international fields led to some fast racing that meant only the strong survived at today’s SunSmart IRONMAN Western Australia. In the men’s race Frenchman Denis Chevrot was the last man standing, while the women’s race honours went to New Zealand’s Britta Martin

Sunday’s SunSmart IRONMAN Western Australia has attracted one of the biggest professional fields of the year with nearly 60 pros lining up for the last major race before Christmas. With 27 women and 29 men on the start line, the two athletes lucky enough to take the title will have

Penrith, New South Wales (Sunday, 30 November) - It was a case of "catch me if you can" in both the men’s and women’s races at the inaugural IRONMAN 70.3 Western Sydney won emphatically by Josh Amberger (AUS) and Anja Beranek (GER) respectively at Penrith today. Australian Amberger produced his third

(Penrith, Australia) - Red-hot competition is set to add to the warm temperatures in the Western Sydney region at Sunday’s inaugural IRONMAN 70.3 Western Sydney. In-form professional triathletes Josh Amberger (AUS) and Anja Beranek (GER) have used strong swim-bike leg combinations to put themselves at the pointy end of recent races.

Franklin Island Triathlon Sunday 30 th November The ASICS Victor Harbor Triathlons will be the biggest and most successful triathlon event in South Australia catering for all ages and fitness levels. It is the first qualifying race for the 2015 Sprint Distance World Championships to be held in Chicago, USA

Australia’s junior triathletes have made a significant impact internationally throughout 2014 thanks largely to funding made available from the Australian Commonwealth Games Association. In summing up the past 12 months and looking towards 2015 and beyond, Triathlon Australia’s National Manager High Performance Pathways, Craig Redman is excited with the talent

Madrid, Spain (18 November 2014) - ITU has recently confirmed several dates on the 2015 Paratriathlon calendar. In the coming season, the calendar will feature ITU World Paratriathlon Events on every continent in the preparation for Paratriathlon's debut in the 2016 Paralympic Games. Confirmed ITU World Paratriathlon Events: 2015 East London

IRONMAN 70.3 Ballarat Sunday 16 November The 1.9km swimming leg takes in the 1956 Olympic rowing course of Lake Wendouree, which this year will also host the in October. The 2 lap, 90km bike course is steeped in history, encompassing the majestic Avenue of Honour and Arch of Victory. The

Ballarat, Victoria (Thursday,13 November 2014) - German Michael Raelert’s winning performance at last weekend’s SunSmart IRONMAN 70.3 Mandurah has heightened speculation that his own world record could be under threat at Sunday’s IRONMAN 70.3 Ballarat. He was a full minute under world record pace for much of the race in Mandurah,

A service to celebrate the life of Jackie Fairweather will be held on Thursday 13 November commencing at 11:30am. The service will be at the AIS Arena (Leverrier Crescent, Bruce, ACT - ent