A team of 12 Junior RSA Triathletes raced the European Junior Cup in Tabor on Sunday. In the Junior men’s race both Jamie Riddle and Ben de La Porte managed to get themselves into the top 20 over the finish line. Riddle crossed the finish line in a very solid 11th position, with de La Porte…

Edmonton, Canada, hosted the 6th event of the 2017 World Triathlon Series over the past weekend. With an air temperature of  21,1 degrees Celsuis and water temperature of 23,1 degrees Celsius the weather was quite hot and humid for a very tough and hilly course. Murray was the 29th athlete out of the no wetsuit swim,…

Three of South Africa’s Elite Triathlon ladies tackled the hilly course in WTS Edmonton on Saturday. Simone Ackermann was the 13th athlete out of the water, 17 seconds after Summer Cook in the lead. Anel Radford followed in 20th, 7 seconds later and Gillian Sanders another 43 seconds down in 28th position. Radford , Ackermann…

TSA Junior athletes Riddle, Williams, Schlebusch and Vermaas made it into the finals for the Tiszaujvaros Junior European cup this past weekend. These Junior athletes got some excellent results showing great promise for the future of Triathlon South Africa. After a 5th place finish in the semi-finals TSA’s Junior male athlete, Jamie Riddle, was the…

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) is pleased to announce that the ITU World Triathlon Series will return to the city of Leeds for a third successive year on 9 and 10 June 2018. Leeds joins Bermuda, Abu Dhabi, Yokohama and the Grand Final on the Gold Coast as host locations confirmed for 2018 ITU World Triathlon…

ITU is pleased to announce that dates have been confirmed for WTS Abu Dhabi and WTS Yokohama for 2018. The season will head over to the UAE again to start the ITU World Triathlon Series, with WTS Abu Dhabi taking place on March 2-3, while WTS Yokohama will take place on the weekend of 12-13 May. For…

It was no surprise to see RSA’s Henri Schoeman exit the water in 5th position, within 14 seconds from the Australian lead by Hauser, who managed to put himself 10 seconds ahead of the entire field in the swim leg. Richard Murray followed in 37th with a 27sec deficit. From the Bike leg both Murray…

In the WTS Hamburg event for Elite ladies over the past weekend Anel Radford started the race off with a solid swim exiting the water in 12th position, 11 seconds from Brazil’s Vittoria in the lead. Sanders and Fischer followed 21 and 38 seconds there after in 44th and 55th positions respectively. Gillian Sanders entered…

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) is pleased to announce that Executive Board member, Debra Alexander, is running for a position at the International Paralympic Committee Governing Board. The IPC announced the names of the candidates who will stand for election on 8 September at the IPC General Assembly in Abu Dhabi, UAE. A total of…

Athletes representing 46 nations will be competing at Southport Broadwater Parklands, the site of the highly successful Jewel ITU World Triathlon Gold Coast and home to the 2009 ITU World Championships. The 2018 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final will celebrate the diversity of the sport of triathlon with athletes competing in Elite, Under 23, Junior…

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