JP Burger and Magda Nieuwoudt are two of the stand-out triathletes that will be toeing the line this coming Sunday in Villiersdorp at the 2ndinstalment of the MiWay Cape Ultra. The racing will be fast and frantic this Sunday as over 1000 triathletes take to the dam at Theewaterskloof for the Sprint and Ultra Triathlon to win…

43 Triathlon South Africa age group triathletes had the honour of participating in the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in Rotterdam. Bryan Difford claimed his first gold medal in the 30-34 age group after finishing in 5th position in the 2016 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in Cozumel, Mexico. The competition was fierce with many…

49 elite female triathletes lined up in cold and wet conditions for the final WTS race of the season. A surprise name on the startlist was Nicola Spirig, 2012 olympic gold and 2016 Olympic silver medalist, making a comeback after having her second child. South Africa was represented by Gillian Sanders and Simone Ackermann. Jessica…

Rotterdam hosted their first ever major Triathlon event on Saturday with the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Rotterdam. The cold rainy weather conditions in Rotterdam on Saturday together with a very technical course made for a challenging race day. The Elite Men’s race started out with a 1.5km wetsuit legal swim. Henri Schoeman was the…

Four of TSA’s long distance athletes that were selected to take part in the 2017 Zofingen ITU Powerman Long Distance Duathlon World Championships on 3 September 2017, all got excellent results. 56 Year old Annemarie Lemmon claimed a silver medal in the 55-59 Agegroup category. Jacques Bouwer managed a very respectable 10th position  in the 30-34…

33 elite women dove from the pontoon at WTS Stockholm. During the choppy swim, Jessica Learmonth shot to the front and led the rest of the field out of the swim with Lucy Hall, Flora Duffy and Katie Zaferes right on her heels. After being side lined for a couple of months due to a…

Sullwald improves his World Series-ranking by 16 positions with 10th place finish in Stockholm Wian Sullwald put in a gutsy performance yesterday to finish 10th in the Stockholm World Series Triathlon-race. . Only 50 seconds separated the top ten athletes. Britain’s Jonathan Brownlee won the 1.5km swim, 40.5km cycle and 10km run in 1:49:10. Kristian…

In cool and windy conditions, 53 male elite triathletes dove into the choppy water for the 1500m swim. Both South Africans had a very good swim and after the first 1000m loop Schoeman was in 5th  7 seconds from the lead and Sullwald in 14th 15 seconds down from the lead. At the swim exit…

The penultimate race in the 2017 WTS season will take place on 25 and 26 August in Stockholm. This unique course will feature 2 transition areas, T1 near the swim exit and T2 in the city centre, and will be an Olympic distance race. The swim will be 1500m with the first lap 100m and…

On Wednesday the TSA Cross Triathlon team managed 9 top ten positions, under which two silver medals  as well as a gold medal. All 6 of TSA’s junior Elite athletes managed to get a top 10 position. 15-Year-old Bridget Theunissen claimed the silver medal in the Junior Elite women’s category. With this being Theunissen’s first international…

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