The 2016 Salinas ITU Triathlon World Cup Sprint Triathlon was held on 25 September 2016. Gillian Sanders claimed a well deserved podium spot after a very strong performance. Mari Rabie finished in 6th position with Wian Sullwald finishing 28th in the Elite men’s category. In the Elite women’s race Mari Rabie was the first athlete out of the water….

Slanghoek and Jailbreak are two must-attend sporting events happening this summer   Cape Town, 22 September 2016 – Iqela Events is proud to once again be hosting some fantastic sporting events in the spectacular Western Cape winelands and surrounds. The Slanghoek and Jailbreak triathlons are much-anticipated events on the province’s sporting calendar. “The Slanghoek Triathlon…

RSA Age group athletes did South Africa proud with their performances at the Cozumel World champs over the past weekend. Kim Dovey claimed the 2016 World Championship title for 45-49 Female Age group athletes. Both Sunee Pretorius (35-39 Female AG) and Bryan Difford (30-34 Male AG) claimed fifth positions in their respective age groups. Denine van Heerden…

Rabie finished the 2016 WTS series with an 11th position in the Grand Finale and a 16th position on the WTS ranking! Rabie was 9th out of the water, 33 seconds behind Learmonth (GBR) in the lead. Sanders followed in 52nd, 1min43sec from the lead. Unfortunately Sanders did not finish the bike leg. The lead…

Nothing could have prepared the triathlon world for the drama that took place at the final race of the 2016 WTS season. A lot was said about the heat and humidity of Cozumel leading up to race and how the athletes would handle this conditions. Taking a look at history, the Brownlee brothers, being from…

After having had a very challenging season with a lot of injuries, Sullwald managed an 11th position in the U\23 category for the 2016 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Cozumel. Sullwald was out of the water in 19th position, 21 seconds from Castro Fajardo (ESP)’s lead. Sullwald came into T2 driving the 36-man main chase, 39 seconds…

After the joint decision following the recommendation from the Medical Delegate to delay the start of the U23 Men race to 16:30 today, and according to the weather forecast for the next three days, the following schedule changes will occur at the 2016 AT&T World Triathlon Grand Final Cozumel (Please add 7 hours for South…

The Aquathlon World Championships event in Cozumel on Thursday, 14 September, saw three South African Age group athletes claim podium positions. Kim Dovey claimed a silver medal in the 45-49 Age group category. Sunee Pretorius claimed silver in the 35-39 Age group category, and Natalie Van Blerk bronze in the 40-44 Age group category. South African Age…

The 2016 WTS Grand Final will be hosted by Cozumel, Mexico. The final race in the WTS series will see thousands of triathletes compete in aquathlon, sprint distance triathlon, Olympic distance triathlon as well mixed relay triathlon races. Follow this link for the full schedule (All times are local, for SA times add 7 hours):…

Cozumel, Mexico –  After eight thrilling 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) has dominated the Columbia Threadneedle Rankings and will have a chance…

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