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Triathlon Australia Welcomes Hall of Famer Emma Bowker (nee Moffatt) to Performance Team

Triathlon Australia is delighted to announce the appointment of Emma Bowker (nee Moffatt) as Olympic Campaign Lead in the Performance team. Bowker, who is one of Australia’s most successful triathletes, will lead performance management for podium to developing categorised athletes and play a pivotal role in the competition strategy and
Hickey Family to Lead Team Australia as Flag Bearers at 2023 World Triathlon Age Group Championships

Triathlon Australia has today announced Carmel Hickey, alongside her sons Rohan and Alistair, as the Australian flag bearers for the Parade of Nations at the upcoming 2023 World Triathlon Age Group Triathlon World Championships in Pontevedra. Carmen says being chosen as the Australian flag bearers is a source of immense
Nick Thompson and Rebecca Clarke claim maiden IRONMAN 70.3 Sunshine Coast titles

Australia’s Nick Thompson and New Zealand’s Rebecca Clarke have today added their names to the list of winners of the IRONMAN 70.3 Sunshine in the event’s 10 th edition. Nick Thompson, from Perth, secured his maiden IRONMAN 70.3 title by an impressive margin of over a minute, completing the 1.9km
Ben Hill leads Aussies home at 2023 Men’s Vinfast IRONMAN World Championships

Ben Hill has led the way for Australia at the VinFast IRONMAN World Championship men’s race, in Nice, France, crossing the line 13 th in his debut at the top level of the sport. Canberra’s Hill finished the 3.8km swim, 180km ride and 42.2km run in 8:29:41, just over a
Australian Athletes Gear Up for Historic 2023 VinFast IRONMAN World Championship in Nice, France

An elite field of professional triathletes from around the globe are preparing to descend on Nice, France for the first ever IRONMAN ® World Championship triathlon in Europe. On Sunday 10 September, the men’s edition of the 2023 VinFast IRONMAN World Championship triathlon will see professional and age-group men swim, bike,
Athletes prepare for Qatar Airways IRONMAN 70.3 Sunshine Coast this weekend

Athletes from across Australia and around the world are putting the final touches to their preparations for the Qatar Airways IRONMAN 70.3 Sunshine Coast this Sunday 10 September. This weekend will be the 10 th running of the event and will see more than 1,800 athletes set to take on
2023 WTCF Pontevedra: Australian Under 23 World Championships Team Announced

Triathlon Australia will send a seven-strong team of Under 23s into this year’s 2023 World Triathlon Championship Finals in Pontevedra, Spain on September 23 and 24, continuing a strong tradition of representation and success dating back to 2002. The all-Queensland-based team consists of four females, Charlotte Derbyshire (ex-South Australia), Ellie
Australia Stands Strong as Fifth Most Represented Nation at the 2023 VinFast IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship

Lahti, Finland will take center stage of the triathlon world when it welcomes over 6,000 registered athletes to participate in two days of racing at the 2023 VinFast IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship triathlon. Among them, Australia stands proud with a formidable contingent of 250 athletes, marking their presence as the
Countdown on with a year to go till 2024 World Triathlon Multisport World Championships Townsville

The final countdown is on until the 2024 World Triathlon Multisport World Championships Townsville with the event now just under a year away. The 2024 World Triathlon Multisport World Championships, Townsville is set to be the largest event ever held in the region, with thousands of athletes and supporters from
No Swim, No Worries For Parker and Francis In Testing Paris Para Cup

Lauren Parker and Anu Francis shone at the World Triathlon Para Cup in Paris as the City of Light hosted the Olympic and Paralympic Test Events this weekend. Parker reached for a change in mindset to conquer the slippery cobblestones of the Champs Elysees for a 13 th consecutive victory,
Para Cup Paris: Parker Headlines After Striking World Para-Cycling Gold

Saturday will see Australia’s eight-strong para-triathlon squad line up in their own World Triathlon Para Cup Test Event – although it is not a 2024 Paralympic selection race. Front and centre will be Lauren Parker , the girl from Newcastle who has arrived into Paris with a gold and silver medal in
How A Boardroom Decision Gave Two Champions Renewed Hope

Two of Australia’s most experienced Para-triathletes have reignited their careers after receiving news they wanted to hear a decade ago. Sally Pilbeam and Justin Godfrey were well placed leading up to triathlon’s introduction to the Paralympic Games at Rio 2016. Pilbeam was World Champion in 2014 and 2015 and Godfrey
Matt Hauser leads Elite Aussies into a Paris Test against the best

Triathlon Australia’s Gold Coast Performance Centre Head Coach Dan Atkins will have a simple instruction for his Tokyo Olympian, Matt Hauser before Friday’s Paris Test Event: “Back yourself!” Hauser is having the season of his life, breaking through for his maiden World Triathlon Championship Series victory in Montreal last month
Road To Paris: How Aussie triathletes will qualify for the Olympic Games

The countdown is officially on. With less than one year to go until the 2024 Paris Olympic Games, Australia’s best triathletes are looking to secure a spot on the Australian Olympic Team at this week’s Olympic Test Event in Paris. When are the Paris 2024 triathlon races? The Olympic triathlon
Townsville Triathlon Festival: Four Australian Championships and a Pathway to Townsville 2024

The Townsville Triathlon Festival promises to deliver as athletes from across Australia gather to participate in four prestigious Australian Championships Events, with the city of Townsville preparing for next year’s 2024 World Triathlon Multisport World Championships. All the pulse-pounding racing action unfolds against the stunning backdrop of Strand Park, which
Commonwealth Youth Games: Double Delight for Anderson and Latham

The Mixed Relay triathlon has concluded in stunning fashion, with Aspen Anderson (QLD) powering from behind to deliver another gold medal for Australia, alongside teammate Jack Latham (TAS). Oscar Wootton (VIC) and Hannah Pollock (QLD) also joined forces to finish in 4th place, recording a time of 42:32. With expected
Anderson claims Gold at Commonwealth Youth Games

Aspen Anderson has claimed gold in the Women’s Individual Super Sprint triathlon at the Commonwealth Youth Games, pushing through to claim her top of the podium finish in warm conditions at Buccoo Beach. Anderson (QLD) took to the picturesque course for the 375m swim, 10km cycle and 2.5km run to
Aussie Quartet set for Commonwealth Youth Games Triathlon Debut

Triathlon has quickly risen in popularity, securing its status as one of the world’s most iconic endurance events - which at this weekend’s Commonwealth Youth Games starts and concludes at Buccoo Beach Facility, Tobago. This is the first time that triathlon events have been a part of the Commonwealth Youth Games.
McShane set for WTCS Sunderland as step towards Paris Olympic Test Event

Six members of Australia’s Elite triathlon group will use Sunderland’s World Triathlon Championship Series (WTCS) debut this weekend in preparation for next month’s Olympic Test Event in Paris and the first automatic nomination race for 2024. Olympians Emma Jackson, Jaz Hedgeland and Jake Birtwhistle will be joined on the start
Latham and Pollock added to Australian Team for 2023 Commonwealth Youth Games

Following the allocation of two additional open athlete positions, Jack Latham and Hannah Pollock will don the green and gold at the Trinbago 2023 Commonwealth Youth Games with an updated triathlon team announced today. Latham and Pollock join Oscar Wootton and Aspen Anderson, who were announced in June, in the
Hauser Charges Into Third Spot On The World Triathlon Championship Rankings

For the first time, Australia’s Matt Hauser has climbed into third place overall on the 2023 World Triathlon Championship Series (WTCS) Rankings in Hamburg today. The 25-year-old finished a close-up fifth in an epic ten-strong shoot-out in the inaugural men’s World Super Sprint Final and WTCS round around the cobblestoned
Anu Francis Snatches a Sterling Silver in Swansea Para Series

Paralympic hopeful Anu Francis adapted quickly to the tricky Welsh weather, taking a hard-fought silver medal for Australia at the 2023 World Triathlon Para Series in Swansea. It came after organisers decided to drop the bike leg, 24 hours before the start, due to adverse weather conditions – making the race
Hepburn Powers Home For Top Ten Finish In Junior Worlds

Western Australian Rhianna Hepburn has picked herself up off the canvas to secure a top ten finish in the Junior Women’s World Triathlon Sprint Championship in Hamburg – storming home after an unfortunate mishap at the end of the 20-kilometre bike leg. As the 20-strong lead group dismounted, jostling for positions
World Triathlon Mixed Relay Championships: A Look Back at Team Australia's Podium Performances

Since it's introduction back in 2009, Australia has secured six Mixed Relay World Championship medals - including gold in 2017. Hatched by the ITU (now World Triathlon) to get another triathlon event on the Olympic Program and, therefore medal opportunities, The World Triathlon Mixed Relay Championships sees teams consist of four
Australia's Elites Gear Up for World Triathlon Championships in Hamburg

There will be no place to hide for Australia’s nine-strong Elite triathlon team when they hit the ground running in Hamburg this week for the first ever World Triathlon Super-Sprint World Championships. The Aussies will be headlined by Olympians Matt Hauser, Jake Birtwhistle, Jaz Hedgeland and Emma Jackson for the
From Setback to Second Chance: Hepburn Poised for World Junior Championships Debut

Western Australia’s Rhianna Hepburn has spent the past year with one goal in mind - the World Junior Triathlon Championships in Hamburg. Last year, the teenager had fulfilled automatic qualification for the Australian Junior team for the World Championships in Montreal, only to be forced to withdraw from the team after
Brad Course Ready For Redemption At The World Junior Championships in Hamburg

For Queensland’s Bradley Course , this week’s World Junior Triathlon Championships in Germany have been a long 12-months in the making. Most would be happy to get to the start line and make it successfully around Hamburg’s famed cobblestoned streets unscathed. But the teenager and his Australian teammates are preparing for
Team Australia set for World Triathlon Championships in Hamburg

The Australian team, composed of skilled juniors, elite competitors, and dedicated age group athletes, are primed to make their mark on the World Triathlon Sprint & Relay Championships in Hamburg this week. For over twenty years, the German city has been welcoming the top tier of international triathlon, with this
Unstoppable Lauren Parker Chalks Up Impressive 11th Straight Win To Kick Start Her Paris Campaign In Style

Australia’s unstoppable Lauren Parker has chalked up an extraordinary 11 th consecutive victory at the World Triathlon Para Series Montreal, giving her a flying start to Paris Paralympic Qualification. Saying she is a stronger athlete now than she was at the same time last year as she eyes places on
Australia’s Para-Triathletes Ready For A Scorcher On Montreal’s F1 Track

This weekend’s World Triathlon Para Series event in Montreal is shaping up to be a scorcher in more ways than one as competition hots up for Australia’s premier para-triathletes with Paris on their minds. Eleven Aussies will be vying for their first Paralympic Qualifying Rankings points in the Montreal race,
An update on 2023/24 Membership

Another season is just around the corner and with a full calendar of events in our sights, you won’t want to miss Season 2023/24. To help you get ready, here’s an update on membership for 2023/24 including renewals for the season ahead. Renewing for 2023/24 Triathlon Australia memberships will automatically
Triathlon Australia Announces Partnership with deboer Performance Wetsuits

Triathlon Australia has officially announced a multi-year partnership with world leading performance wetsuit manufacturer, deboer. de boer has quickly become the popular choice for many of the very top professional athletes around the globe. The wetsuits elevate performance, maximise body heat sustainability, and increase comfort and flexibility for peak performance
Team Oceania wins first Olympic Esports Week Exhibition Event 

Team Oceania took the tape at the Olympic Esports Week duathlon event in Singapore on Sunday, where the Arena Games made its Exhibition Event debut in duathlon format. Twenty athletes and five teams competed in the relay event, each completing a 750m run, 6km bike and another 750m run, where
Chris Davis Honoured as Australian Flag Bearer at World Championships in Hamburg

In a fitting tribute, Triathlon Australia has today announced the late Chris Davis will be posthumously named the Australian Age Group Triathlon Team Flag Bearer for the upcoming World Triathlon Sprint & Relay Championships in Hamburg. Tragically, Chris Davis, a dedicated triathlete, passed away earlier this year. In February, Chris
Matt Hauser Strikes Maiden World Triathlon Championship Series Gold in Montreal

Australia struck gold at the World Triathlon Championship Series round in Montreal today with the Gold Coast’s Tokyo Olympian Matt Hauser claiming his maiden WTCS victory. The 25-year-old turned a stirring silver in the last round in Yokohama into a deserved gold medal – the first Australian male since Jake Birtwhistle
Matt Hauser Draws Inspiration from Aussie Ashes Triumph ahead of WTCS Montreal

Tokyo Olympian Matt Hauser will take the same fight to the line in this Sunday’s World Triathlon Championship Series race in Montreal that won Australia the Ashes Test opener against England. Chasing 281, the Australians reached the target inside the final hour, with skipper Pat Cummins and Nathan Lyon combining
Australian Duathlon Champions Crowned in Canberra

The Australian Standard Duathlon Championships took place in Canberra on Saturday, with enthusiastic athletes gearing up for the final leg of the 2022/2023 Australian Championships season. The event held significant importance as it served as a world qualifying event for athletes aspiring to represent Team Australia in the upcoming 2024
Simpson and Currie claim IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championship Cairns Titles

Kylie Simpson and Braden Currie have claimed victory at the Cairns Airport IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championship Cairns, with both athletes setting new course best times on their way to their wins. Simpson crossed the line in 8:40:53 to take out the women’s title, with New Zealand’s Currie standing on the top
Sarah Crowley eyeing back-to-back IRONMAN Cairns victories

Sarah Crowley is eyeing back-to-back IRONMAN Cairns victories as the Race in Paradise returns to Tropical North Queensland this weekend. The 2022 Champion returns after, not only taking the top spot in Cairns last year, but also at IRONMAN Australia and IRONMAN Western Australia, a very impressive feat. She's in
Excitement builds for Cairns Airport IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championship Cairns

Athletes from across Australia and around the world are heading to Tropical North Queensland for this Sunday’s Cairns Airport IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championship Cairns. More than 2,500 athletes will take part in IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 races, with the fan favourite event celebrating its 12 th running in 2023. Geoff Meyer,
Junior duo selected in Australia Team for Trinbago 2023 Commonwealth Youth Games

Oscar Wootton and Aspen Anderson are set to don the green and gold for the triathlon at the Trinbago 2023 Commonwealth Youth Games. Competing in the men’s and women’s event respectively, the duo will also come together and compete in the Mixed Relay Triathlon as they make their Australian debuts.
Townsville 2024 Qualification up for grabs at Australian Duathlon Championships in Canberra

The Australian Standard Duathlon Championships are just around the corner, and the excitement is building as athletes gear up for the final leg of the 2022/2023 Australian Championships Calendar. Hosted by Elite Energy, the Canberra Duathlon will take place on Saturday 17 June in the nation's capital and is a
Brilliant Bradley Right On Course For History-Making World Championship Double

Teenage Gold Coaster Bradley Course kept his cool in the heat of Port Douglas on Saturday to run away with the biggest wins of his career and a slice of triathlon history to boot. Not only did he produce a remarkable victory over a field that included seasoned internationals to
Triathlon Australia support Indigenous Voice to the Federal Parliament

Triathlon Australia's Board has announced its support for an Indigenous Voice to Federal Parliament in the upcoming referendum. Marking the commencement of National Reconciliation Week tomorrow, and along with support for the Indigenous Voice to Parliament, Triathlon Australia has also announced the sport’s Reconciliation Action Plan project in partnership with
Mix of Talented Triathletes to take on Port Douglas

They'll be a thrilling mix of talented triathletes taking the start line at this weekend's Oceania Cup and Championships in Port Douglas, f rom experiences elites to the fearless juniors aiming to challenge the big names. Saturday's mens race is expected to be a real dog fight with Olympian Jake
Van Coevorden Dreaming Big in Cagliari Ahead of Paris Test Event

After a decade of racing the best on the World Triathlon Championship Series, Natalie Van Coevorden knows that things on the sport’s biggest stage don’t always go according to plan. This Saturday’s WTCS race in Cagliari will see the 30-year-old from Sydney’s south-west take another step towards what she hopes
Junior Australian Team announced for World Triathlon Championships in Hamburg

Triathlon Australia is excited to announce the Australian team selected for this year’s World Triathlon Junior World Championships taking place in Hamburg, Germany in July. The team comprises of Rhianna Hepburn, Brad Course, Gabby Jackson, Tom Feldmann, Emma Olsen-Keating, Mitchell Blackbourn, Jack Crome, and Alex Field. Hepburn, Course, Jackson, and
Jones Leads Stellar Team for 2023 World Triathlon Age Group Championships

Olympic silver medalist Michellie Jones will lead the charge on an incredible team announced to represent Australia at the 2023 World Triathlon Age Group Championships in Pontevedra. Widely regarded as one of the top triathletes of all time, Jones has left an indelible mark on the sport with her numerous
Lauren Parker Keeps Two-Year Unbeaten Record In Tact at WTPS Yokohama

Australian Paralympic star Lauren Parker has scorched around a slippery Yokohama circuit to win a 10 th straight para-triathlon gold medal, despite a hiccup which cost her valuable time in the first transition change. The Australian para team finished the day with one gold, two silver and two bronze medals
Matt Hauser Produces “Usain Bolt moment” to Snatch Silver In Yokohama 

Olympian Matt Hauser has produced “a Usain Bolt moment” to bulldoze his way to a silver medal at the World Triathlon Championship Series race in Yokohama. Seemingly out of contention, the 25-year-old produced a grandstand finish to celebrate one of his greatest ever performances after missing a month’s training due
Lauren Parker Chasing 10th Straight Paratriathlon Win In Yokohama After Stunning Cycling Debut

Three-time world champion Lauren Parker will line up in Saturday’s World Triathlon Para Series in Yokohama in a 10-strong Australian team, fresh from her spectacular UCI para-cycling Road World Cup debut in Belgium last weekend. Parker wasted no time in making her presence felt on the para-cycling stage winning the
Triathlon Australia Announce Z3R0D as Official Performance Race Suit Supplier

Triathlon Australia is pleased to announce Z3R0D as the official supplier of the high performance program. Z3R0D are at the forefront of developing high-quality, innovative performance race suits for elite triathlon, and will be the official Australian performance suit for the 2023 and 2024 international seasons, as the team builds
Sophie Linn Gears Up for WTCS Yokohama After Arena Games Triumph

Fresh from her gut-wrenching victory to clinch the Super League Arena Games World Championship in London, Australia’s Sophie Linn will revert to the traditional triathlon arena with an enormous confidence boost when she lines up in the World Triathlon Championship Series (WTCS) in Yokohama on Saturday. The Colorado-based Commonwealth Games
Callum McClusky Survives Canberra Winter & Now The Heat Is On In Yokohama 

Swimming in a freezing Canberra lake in the middle of winter is certainly not everyone’s first choice for a training session even for the toughest of triathletes. It was at the height of the pandemic and Canberra’s indoor pools were closed so Lake Burley Griffin was Callum McClusky’s only option.
2023 World Triathlon Multisport Championships Ibiza: Three New World Champions and Multiple Medals

Ten days, 79 Aussies, one beautiful island. The 2023 World Triathlon Multisport Championships Ibiza delivered an absolute festival of swimming, biking and running in all its forms! The team Age Group Aussies took to the start line across six events, battling athletes from other nations for World Championship honours and
Steve McKenna and Kylie Simpson claim IRONMAN Australia titles

Steve McKenna and Kylie Simpson have claimed the men’s and women’s professional titles in hard fought battles in Port Macquarie. McKenna took the win in 8:06:16, with Simpson winning a third IRONMAN title in 9:16:45, as both athletes stood on the top step of the podium at IRONMAN Australia for
SCODY announced as Triathlon Australia’s Official Partner

Triathlon Australia has today announced a major partnership with leading Australian-based sports apparel manufacturer SCODY. As Official Partner of Triathlon Australia, SCODY will outfit the Australian Age Group Triathlon & Multisport Teams, Triathlon’s State Teams, Technical Official program and be the Official Custom Triathlon Shop. The multi-year deal will see
Twomey set to inspire school kids across the country​

Australian para-triathlete Liam Twomey is among twelve high performance athletes from a number of sports ready to take their learnings from the field of play to the classroom after being appointed as ambassadors for The Good Village Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) Problem Solvers Program. Over the next eight months,
Willian and McShane Triumph at the Oceania Triathlon Cup Busselton

Oceania Triathlon Cup and Oceania Triathlon Para Cup racing headed West to the famous Busselton Festival of Triathlon for the first time in the events history this weekend. A much-loved event by the wider triathlon community, the SunSmart Busselton Festival of Triathlon entered into its 22nd year. On Friday, many
Competition schedule and venues announced for World Triathlon Multisport Championships Townsville 2024

Organisers of the World Triathlon Multisport Championships have today confirmed the competition schedule and venues for the event set to take place in Townsville, Australia, from 14-25 August, 2024. The 12-day event will include 19 World Championship races across five different levels of athletes, including Age Group, Para Triathletes, Junior,
Top Aussies Busselton Bound for First Time in Festival's History

Many of the Australia's top elite, U23 and junior athletes and para-athletes are Busselton bound, as Barnard Park will play host to the 2023 Oceania Cup and the 2023 Oceania Triathlon Para Cup for the first time in the Busselton Festival of Triathlon’s history this weekend. A much-loved event by
Team Australia’s Flag-Bearer prepares for ‘truly memorable’ honour

Donning the green and gold of the Australian Age Group Team has become second nature for Michael Dixon. The 61-year-old is gearing up for an incredible sixth World Triathlon Multisport World Championships in Ibiza this weekend, but he’ll have more to focus on than just racing this time around. Dixon
Junior Athletes Target International Spots at Australian Sprint Championships

There’s plenty on the line when the Australian Junior Sprint Championships hit Adelaide this weekend. Leading junior athletes are not only aiming to take home the coveted title of Australian Champion, but also have their sights set on international competition, with spots on Team Australia up for grabs. The stakes
Josh Amberger headlines Ibiza-bound elite Aussies

Professional Long Course Triathlete Josh Amberger headlines the list of elite Australians announced for the 2023 World Triathlon Multisport Championships in Ibiza later this month. The World Triathlon Multisport Championships are a major event on the triathlon calendar, attracting elite, para and age-group athletes from around the globe to compete
Inaugural Australian Super Sprint Champions Crowned in Sydney

The inaugural Super Sprint Australian Championships took place at The Redline Games at the iconic Sydney International Regatta Centre. Age Group athletes took on the exciting 200m swim, 10km bike, and 2km run in attempt to make history by securing the first ever Australian titles at the distance. Toby Croudson
Charlotte McShane Returns to New Plymouth with Unfinished Business

When Charlotte McShane left New Plymouth in 2019 she was convinced it could well be her last triathlon in what had been a distinguished international career. The then 28-year-old McShane was forced to withdraw from the World Cup event - one of nine DNFs for the day – with what would become
Jake Birtwhistle Leads Aussie Contingent Into New Plymouth

Devonport Oceania Cup winner Jake Birtwhistle will be hoping to carry on his good form at this Sunday’s all-important New Plymouth Triathlon World Cup in New Zealand. Birtwhistle, who has prepared for the 2023 season at home in Launceston, will spearhead a team of five Australians, alongside Commonwealth Games teammates,
Speed, Stamina, and Spectacle: Inaugural Super Sprint Australian Championships Set to Thrill

The inaugural Super Sprint Australian Championships are set to be held on Saturday 1 April 2023 at The Redline Games at the iconic Sydney International Regatta Centre. Athletes from across the country are eagerly anticipating the chance to compete in this exciting new event. For those looking to secure their
Murray and Thompson selected as International Technical Officials for Paris 2024

Australian’s Lyndell Murray and Michael Thompson have been selected by World Triathlon as International Technical Officials for the upcoming 2024 Paris Olympic and Paralympic Games. Murray is among the 28 Technical Officials who will officiate at the Olympic Games, while Thompson is among the 27 who will officiate at the
Australia’s Para Triathletes Dominate In Devonport’s Big Day Out

Australia’s band of para triathletes have survived all “four seasons in one day” to dominate the 2023 World Triathlon Para Series opener in Devonport today. The Series heralds the beginning of the road to Paris for many of them and next year’s Paralympics – the third time the sport has been
Jake Birtwhistle Times His Run Home To Perfection To Win Oceania Cup & Sprint Championship

Tasmania’s Tokyo Olympian Jake Birtwhistle has timed his run home to perfection to win today’s Oceania Triathlon Cup and Sprint Championship in Devonport, sealing a thrilling home-coming double. Just last month the boy from Launceston won his debut IRONMAN 70.3 title in Hobart and today it was his running pedigree
Tassie Triathlon’s Prodigal Son Jake Birtwhistle Returns to Devonport Where It All Began

Tasmania’s prodigal son Jake Birtwhistle will return to where his triathlon journey to the sport's biggest international stages first began when he lines up in tomorrow’s 2023 Oceania Triathlon Cup and Sprint Championships in Devonport. Launceston’s 28-year-old Tokyo Olympian and three-time Commonwealth Games medallist will spearhead the men’s field over
World Triathlon Para Series returns to Devonport

The 38th running of the Devonport Triathlon will host the first round of the 2023 World Triathlon Para Series, drawing some of the top para triathletes from around the globe to the Apple Isle. Tokyo silver medallist Lauren Parker will start her journey towards qualifying for two sports at next
Age Group Champions crowned in Mooloolaba

The 31st edition of the Mooloolaba Triathlon took place over the weekend, with thousands of athletes racing across a 1.5km swim, 40km ride, and 10km run in Sunday’s standard distance Australian Championship. Athletes embraced the challenge to claim Australian titles and earn qualifying points for selection to represent Australia at
Hall of Famer Mirinda Carfrae Announces Retirement

Australian triathlon legend Mirinda Carfrae has announced her retirement from professional triathlon. Carfrae has enjoyed an unparalleled Ironman career, including three victories at the Hawaiian IRONMAN World Championships. Last year Carfrae was inducted into the Triathlon Australia's Hall of Fame at the 2022 Triathlon Australia Celebration of Champions Awards night
Mooloolaba Triathlon Returns to Sunshine Coast for Australian Standard Distance Triathlon Championships

Final preparations are underway for this weekend’s Australian Standard Distance Triathlon Championships with one of Australia's most popular events, the Mooloolaba Triathlon, ready to welcome over 5,000 athletes from across the country and around the world for two days of exciting racing. The Mooloolaba Triathlon has been a premier destination
Aussies to Take on the World’s Best in Abu Dhabi

Australia's top elite athletes will line up in the World Triathlon Championships Series Season Opener tonight (Friday, 3 March) at the iconic Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi. The Aussies will face tough competition and some of the biggest names in triathlon from around the world as they aim to
Oceania Cup Taupo: Juniors and Elites to Compete in Sprint and Mixed Relay Races

The Oceania Junior Championships will kick off on Saturday, February 25, in Taupo, NZ, followed by the elites competing in the second Oceania Cup of 2023. The weekend’s racing will conclude with the Oceania Mixed Relay Championships on Sunday. Oceania Junior Championships The 2023 Oceania Junior Championships in Taupo, NZ,
Road to Townsville: Qualification Up for Grabs in Husky for Australian Long Course and Aquabike Championships

On Sunday, the Australian Championships for Long Course and Aquabike will take place on the shores of Jervis Bay Marine Park. The Australian Age Group Championships are also qualification races for the 2024 World Triathlon Multisport World Championships in Townsville , making them a crucial part of the triathlon calendar for
Aussies podium in Oceania Cup opener in Wanaka, NZ

Australia’s Callum McClusky and Emma Jeffcoat put on a stunning display at the Oceania Cup opener in Wanaka, New Zealand, claiming gold and bronze respectively in a highly competitive sprint course event. McClusky showed his strength by producing the run of the day to edge out New Zealand’s Kyle Smith
Aussies feature in Oceania Cup Wanaka Friday Night Showdown

The season’s first Oceania Triathlon Cup is set to be a thriller in a Friday Night Showdown in New Zealand with some of the best elite athletes in the Oceania region set to compete over the stunning Lake Wanaka sprint course (swim 750m, bike 18km, run 5km). In the men’s
Oceania Championships Kicks Off 2023 Season for Australia’s Top Paratriathletes

A star-studded start list headed to sunny Stockton on Sunday, with the Oceania Triathlon Para Championships kicking off the 2023 season for Australia’s top paratriathletes With the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games just around the corner, the event provided a platform for the athletes to showcase their skills and build momentum
Jake Birtwhistle and Ellie Salthouse claim IRONMAN 70.3 Tasmania Titles

Tasmania’s Jake Birtwhistle and Queensland’s Ellie Salthouse have claimed the men’s and women’s professional titles at the first ever IRONMAN 70.3 Tasmania in nipaluna/Hobart. Birtwhistle and Salthouse headed into the event as two of the favourites and lived up to the pre-race hype, impressing on their way to victory. Local
World Triathlon Multisport Championships to be held in Townsville in August 2024

Organisers of the World Triathlon Multisport Championships have today announced that the event will be taking place in Townsville, Australia, from 15-25 August, 2024. The 12-day event will include 19 World Championship races across five different levels of athletes, including Age Group, Paratriathletes, Junior, Under 23 and Elites. Thousands of
Australian Paratriathlete Clint Pickin looks to next chapter

Australian paratriathlon representative Clint Pickin has announced he's looking forward to new opportunities as he retires from international para triathlon after six years of racing in the Green and Gold for Triathlon Australia. The decision comes following a series of injury set-backs, and eight months of rehab for a shoulder
Paralympians and World Champions headline strong field for 2023 Oceania Triathlon Para Championships

The 2023 Oceania Triathlon Para Championships in Stockton is set to feature Australia's top paratriathletes kicking off the season and starting the road to the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games. The Championships will be held on Stockton Beach this Sunday 5 February with a challenging course featuring a 700m swim, 20km
Be Part Of Team Australia At Townsville 2024 World Championships

If you've ever thought about donning the green and gold tri suit and representing Australia, there's no better time than a World Championships on home soil with the 2024 World Triathlon Age Group Multisport Championships heading down under to Townsville, Queensland! With the event taking place from 15-25 August 2024,
VALE Phil Coles AM, Triathlon Australia Patron

Triathlon Australia is deeply saddened by the passing of Phil Coles AM, Patron of Triathlon Australia. A distinguished Australian representative and three-time Olympian (canoe sprint), International Olympic Committee (IOC) Honorary Member, Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) Life Member and Honorary Member of the International Triathlon Union (ITU). Triathlon join the Olympic
Olympian Jake Birtwhistle preparing for IRONMAN 70.3 Tasmania debut

Tasmanian Olympian Jake Birtwhistle is preparing to test himself at the debut of IRONMAN 70.3 Tasmania in nipaluna/Hobart next Sunday 5 February. Birtwhistle, who represented Australia at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, and medalled at the Gold Coast 2018 and Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games, will contest his first ever IRONMAN
Age Groupers Set for St Kilda and Australian Sprint Championships

The 2022/23 Australian Championships calendar continues this weekend with St Kilda set to stage the Australian Age Group Sprint Triathlon Championships on Sunday 15 th January. Based along Melbourne’s Port Phillip Bay the event kicks off at Catani Gardens. Triathlon Australia members will battle down bayside suburbs in hopes of
Super Sprint Championships set to showcase emerging Aussie talent​

The nation’s next generation of elite triathlon talent will be on show in Canberra this weekend, when the 2023 Australian Youth & Junior Super Sprint Championships hits the track at Stromlo Forest Park. The Championships are part of Grand Prix Triathlon’s Super Sprint Weekend which see athletes compete in a
A message from our CEO, Tim Harradine as 2022 comes to a close

What a year across triathlon and multisport. Recently in the annual report, I reported that I’ve always enjoyed the fact that Triathlon Australia is a values driven organisation. My reflection on 2022 is that I have never seen a clearer example of our values at work. This year, we again
Triathlon Australia Part Of United Commitment: ‘We Win Well To Inspire Australians'’

In a major milestone for Australian sport, Triathlon Australia is proud to have joined forces with the country’s peak Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games sporting organisations to launch a national strategy aimed at building success towards Brisbane 2032 and beyond. Bringing our collective vision of success immediately to life, Triathlon
Directors Cooper, Corbishley and Gosman Re-Elected to Triathlon Australia Board

Michelle Cooper has been re-elected to the Triathlon Australia Board as President, with Directors Stuart Corbishley and Alex Gosman also re-elected at Triathlon Australia's 2022 AGM held on Monday 12 December. With the full support of the Board, Michelle Cooper will continue in the role of Chair, with David Tucker
Triathlon Australia Annual Report 2021/2022

Triathlon Australia is pleased to publish the 2021/2022 Annual Report and Financial Statements – providing a report on what President, Michelle Cooper, described as a year of unparalleled collaboration and transformation. The board remained focused on best practice governance through the undertaking and investment in significant projects through a period of
Triathlon’s Finest Honoured at Celebration of Champions Awards

Some of triathlon’s greatest legends and contributors gathered at RACV Royal Pines Resort on the Gold Coast last night, as Triathlon Australia celebrated a remarkable season at the Annual Celebration of Champions Awards. It was glittering celebration of the past, present and future champions of the sport on a night
Fab Five Elevated To Triathlon Australia Legend Status

Triathlon Australia elevated five extraordinary athletes to Legends of The Sport status when the Celebration of Champions Awards returned to the Gold Coast last night. The fab five – Tim Bentley, Belinda Soszyn, Belinda Granger, Lachlan Lewis and Rad Leovic – have all had remarkable careers across all distances – and some continue
Hall of Fame Induction Certainly Something “To Crow about” for Craig Alexander OAM

Craig “Crowie” Alexander OAM could well have been running around in a Socceroos jersey if it wasn’t for a televised triathlon race in Hawaii back in the ‘80s that changed his life forever - eventually drawing him to the sacred grounds of Kona. Alexander went on to become a five-time world
Hall of Famer Mirinda Carfrae Thankful For A Dream Triathlon Life

Australian triathlon great Mirinda Carfrae has always had impeccable timing, forging an unparalleled IRONMAN career which saw her win three Hawaiian World Championships. Back in Queensland from her home in Boulder, Colorado in the US for the first time in two years with her family, Carfrae received an unexpected letter,
Triathlon Australia Elite Selection Committee Announced

Triathlon Australia is pleased to announce the Triathlon Australia Elite Selection Committee (TAESC) following the release of the revised Elite Selection Committee Terms of Reference and expressions of interest for members of the Committee. The Elite Selection Committee plays a critical role, responsible for the selection of all Triathlon Australia
2024 Australian Age Group Triathlon Team Qualifying Calendar Released

Triathlon Australia is excited to launch the qualification calendar for the 2024 World Triathlon Age Group Triathlon World Championships. The calendar features the first ever Australian Age Group Super Sprint Triathlon Championships, scheduled for 1 April 2023 at the Redline Games i n S ydney, NSW . While the destination is
A Golden End To 2022 Season For Australian Age Group Team in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island was host to thousands of Age-Group world triathletes last week for the World Triathlon Championship Finals, to mark the end of an exciting year of Age Group World Championship racing. The multi-day event crowned World Champions across Elite, U23, Para and Age-Group categories, with the UAE,
Matt Hauser Tells How He Recovered From A Rolled Ankle To Produce The Run Of His Life In Abu Dhabi

Australia’s highest ranked Elite Male triathlete Matt Hauser has revealed exactly what happened when he recovered from a “rolled ankle” on lap one of the 10km run in Saturday’s World Triathlon Championship Series Grand final in Abu Dhabi. And how a teammate from the Aussie paratriathlon team played a crucial
Matt Hauser Runs Himself To Career High Best WTCS Rankings Finish In Abu Dhabi

Matt Hauser has literally picked himself off the floor to charge his way to his best ever World Triathlon Series rankings finish in a memorable 2022 Elite Grand Final debut in Abu Dhabi. The 24-year-old Gold Coaster “hit the deck” early in the run leg, slipping on the wet road
Aussies Win History Making Paratriathlon Mixed Relay Demonstration In Abu Dhabi

Australia’s leading paratriathletes have given the immediate thumbs up for the Paratriathlon Mixed Relay event, after winning a hugely successful demonstration event in Abu Dhabi today. The Australia II team of Lauren Parker, Sam Harding (with guide Luke Harvey) and Jeremy Peacock (who completed two legs) won the first event
Natalie Van Coevorden’s Top 20 Finish In The World Triathlon Series - Now For The Road To Paris 2024

Natalie Van Coevorden will now set her sights on the road to the Paris Olympics in 2024 after finishing her second season as Australia’s top ranked female triathlete in Abu Dhabi overnight. In the testing energy-sapping UAE heat, Van Coevorden hung on for 19th against the best of the best
 Lauren Parker Wins A Dramatic History Making Third World Title In Abu Dhabi

Lauren Parker has created her own slice of Australian triathlon history in Abu Dhabi today, hanging on to win her third PT Wheelchair Paratriathlon world title in dramatic circumstances. The 33-year-old Tokyo Paralympic silver medallist from Newcastle, showed all of her tenacity and never-say-die attitude to overcome a mechanical issue
Matt Hauser Ready To Wrap Up A Stellar Year in Saturday’s WTCS Elite Men's Grand Final

A lot has transpired since Matt Hauser struggled to the finish line 12 months ago in Abu Dhabi – a victim of a sudden stomach virus two days before the WTCS race completed a year like no other. Hauser finished back in 42nd place, some four minutes behind the winner Jelle
Heat Is On As Aussie U23's and Elite Women Prepare To Sweat It Out At Abu Dhabi Worlds This Friday

Birmingham Commonwealth Games star Sophie Linn declares she’s ready to race, Charlotte McShane celebrates a new beginning and Emma Jackson reflects on a long career as Australia’s Elite Women prepare for a scorching day in the office in Friday’s World Triathlon Series Grand Final in Abu Dhabi. The girls will
Strong Paratriathlon Team To Kick-Start Australia’s World Championship Campaign in Abu Dhabi

Australia’s 15-strong Paratriathlon team has converged on Abu Dhabi to put their stamp on the 2022 World Championships – and they know it will be a case of “game on!” The Para team will kick start the Abu Dhabi campaign for Australia which will see the World Championships in all Paratriathlon
Team Australia Takes on Abu Dhabi World Championships: Your Guide to The Action

The World Triathlon Championship Finals is coming to Abu Dhabi's Yas Island from 23 - 26 November 2022. The Championship Finals is the crown jewel of World Triathlon’s annual calendar. The multi-day triathlon festival is expected to welcome thousands of local, regional and international triathletes to the UAE's capital city, and
Triathlon Australia 2022 Annual General Meeting

Triathlon Australia’s 2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held virtually on Monday, 12 December at 7:30pm AEDT. Affiliated Clubs (through a representative) and Individual Members are welcome to attend the Annual General Meeting, however please note will not be able to debate or vote (Pursuant to Rule 12.1 of
Steve McKenna And Ellie Salthouse Claim GWM IRONMAN 70.3 Melbourne Titles

Steve McKenna and Ellie Salthouse have taken victory at GWM IRONMAN 70.3 Melbourne, with both athletes impressing on their way to the top step of the podium on Sunday. Adelaide’s Steve McKenna crossed the line in 3:39:12, more than three minutes ahead of Charlie Quin, with Quin impressing on his
Excitement of IROMAN 70.3 Racing To Return To Melbourne This Sunday

A host of the region’s top professional triathletes and thousands of age-group athletes are set to line up for GWM IRONMAN 70.3 Melbourne this Sunday 13 November. More than 2,000 athletes will descend on St Kilda for Sunday’s GWM IRONMAN 70.3 Melbourne, taking on a 1.9km swim, 90km ride and
Aussie Triathletes Ready To Make History At Virtus Oceania Asia Games

A group of Aussie triathletes are ready to make history on the Gold Coast , becoming the first Australian triathlon team to compete at the Virtus Oceania Asia Games. Delivered by Sport Inclusion Australia, the Virtus Oceania Asia Games 2022 (OA Games 2022) is an international multi-sport competition in the Oceania
Natalie Van Coevorden Moves Into WTCS Top 20 As Abu Dhabi Heats Up For WTCS Grand Final

Birmingham Commonwealth Games representative Natalie Van Coevorden has pushed herself into the World Triathlon Championship Series (WTCS) top 20 after an encouraging performance on the sixth stop in Hamilton, Bermuda this morning. The world’s best triathletes gathered on the picturesque North Atlantic island and home to three-time World, Olympic and
Gardner Takes Out Australian Cross Triathlon Title

Queensland’s Brodie Gardner has claimed victory at TreX Sunshine Coast on Saturday 5th November, claiming his second Australian Cross Triathlon title in his home state in front of family and friends. Garden, who took out his first Australian Cross Triathlon title in 2017, finished the Hinterland course – 1500m swim, 28.5km
A Triathlon Career Well Raced And Well Travelled for Retiring Olympian Ryan Fisher

Ryan Fisher’s smile said it all when he stormed across the line in the Saudi Arabian desert city of Noem into the waiting arms of his Super League team mates – knowing that it would be his final finish along triathlon’s famous blue carpet. At 31, Fisher announced that the Super
Off-Road Athletes Ready To Battle It Out For Australian Championship Honours On Sunshine Coast

National Championship racing returns this weekend, with TreX Sunshine Coast set to host the 2022/23 Australian Cross Triathlon Championships on Saturday 5 November. The third race on the Australian Championship calendar sees the nation’s best off-road triathletes battling it out in Landsborough in the heart of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland.
Sophie Linn Excited For Bermuda Debut In Special Home Coming For Local Legend Flora Duffy

Colorado-based Australian triathlete Sophie Linn will always remember a special embrace after she ran herself to near collapse at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games. There waiting for her was women’s triathlon champion, Bermuda’s Flora Duffy, the world and Olympic champion who had just thrilled the Sutton Park crowd with her successful
Aussie Olympic Triathletes Stand Tall With Podium Finishes From Noosa to Neom

Australia’s Olympians were in the thick of the action in what was a huge weekend in the world of triathlon with Ashleigh Gentle, Matt Hauser, Jake Birtwhistle all on the podium and Ryan Fisher calling time on his decorated career. Gentle, a 2016 and 2020 Olympian stormed home for her
Aussie Phil Davies Named Among 26 Age Group World Champions At St George, Utah IRONMAN 70.3 World Champs

The 2022 Intermountain Healthcare IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship presented by Utah Sports Commission saw nearly 5,500 athletes ranging from 18-81 from more than 104 countries, regions and territories compete in the world-renowned event. In order to qualify for the 2022 Intermountain Healthcare IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship, more than 200,000 age-group
Ashleigh Gentle Continues Garmin Noosa Triathlon Dominance As Charlie Quin Claims First Title

Ashleigh Gentle has continued her dominance of the women’s race at the Garmin Noosa Triathlon, winning an incredible ninth title in 10 years, while Charlie Quin claimed his first win in the men’s race, setting a new course record on the way to victory. Gentle crossed the finish line on
Noosa To Kick Start The Next Chapter For Rejuvenated Charlotte McShane

When Charlotte McShane steps up to the plate at 6:15am on Sunday morning for the 2022 Garmin Noosa Triathlon it will be like starting her career all over again from scratch as she eyes the 2024 Olympics. And it's been quite the career with the 32-year-old just named on her
Experience The Order Of The Day For Australia’s Abu Dhabi World Championship Campaign

Australia will send one of its most experienced Elite and Para teams ever to this year’s World Triathlon Championship Final, U23 and Paratriathlon World Championships in Abu Dhabi next month after a busy 2022 return to racing comes to a climax. Triathlon Australia has named a 28-strong group of Elites,
Australian Triathletes Prepare To Take On The Best At World Championship IRONMAN 70.3

A group of Australia’s leading triathletes are preparing to take on the best in the world at this weekend’s 2022 Intermountain Healthcare IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship presented by Utah Sports Commission in St. George, Utah. Five Australian athletes have made their way to Utah to battle it out for World
Townsville 2024 Qualifying Race Calendar Released

Today we are celebrating the launch of our qualification calendar for the 2024 World Triathlon Age Group Multisport World Championships which are heading down under to Townsville, Queensland in 2024! Thousands of athletes from around the world are expected to take part in the 10-day festival that allows for athletes
Triathlon Australia Call for Elected Director Nominations

Nominations are open for positions of Elected Director on the Triathlon Australia Board, to be elected at Triathlon Australia’s 2022 Annual General Meeting (AGM) which will be held virtually on Monday, 12 December at 7:30PM AEDT, in accordance with the Constitution of Triathlon Australia Limited. Triathlon Australia is seeking interest
Devonport To Stage World Triathlon Para Series As International Racing Returns to Australia

The city of Devonport, Tasmania's spiritual home of triathlon, will again play host to the World Triathlon Para Series in 2023 as part of a festival of triathlon next March. The World Para Series is expected to attract Paralympic and World Champions to the Mersey Bluff precinct – which has a
Australians Join Cast Of Thousands In Kona For First IRONMAN World Championships In Three Years

It was a historical week for the 2022 VinFast IRONMAN World Championship as for the first time in the event’s history the race took place over two days on October 6 and 8. While the world saw the amazing races from Chelsea Sodaro (USA) and Gustav Iden (NOR), both first
Matt Hauser Runs Into World Triathlon Series Ranking Top Ten in Cagliari

Tokyo Olympian and dual 2022 Commonwealth Games medallist Matt Hauser has jumped into the Maurice Lacroix World Triathlon Championship Rankings top ten after another solid showing when Cagliari (ITA) hosted its first ever WTCS race. Hauser fought back to cross the line in 11th place after being in the mix
Racing Action Locked And Loaded For Day Two At The 2022 VinFast IRONMAN World Championship

After a hotly contested day one at the IRONMAN World Championships was filled with outstanding efforts, debutant successes and age group triumphs, all eyes turn to what day two on the Big Island will bring. Australians Cameron Wurf, Max Neumann, Tim Van Berkel, Nick Kastelein, Sam Appleton, Josh Amberger and
Australian Elites Line Up For World Triathlon Series Return In Cagliari (ITA)

Australia’s band of elite triathletes will return to the World Triathlon Championship Series on Saturday, when the Italian city of Cagliari hosts its eagerly awaited WTCS debut. A multiple-time World Cup venue, Cagliari throws up an almighty Olympic-distance challenge attracting two of the strongest lineups seen all year as the
IRONMAN World Championships Return To The Big Island For The First Time In Three Years

The 2022 VinFast IRONMAN World Championship returns to Hawai’i for the first time since 2019, with this year’s event to be held over two days. Thursday will see the women’s professional race take place, alongside male and female handcycle divisions, all female age-group athletes, and some men’s age-groups, while Saturday
Triathlon Australia Sustainability Advisory Group

Triathlon Australia seek EOIs to establish the Sustainability Advisory Group as part of the sport’s commitment to sustainability and reducing the impact on the environment. We’re fortunate to have amazing places to train, race and experience triathlon and multisport in Australia. Triathlon Australia recognises it has a role to play
Triathlon Australia launch aligned workforce

The launch of the new-look structure marks a major milestone towards an optimal operating model for the delivery of triathlon within Australia. Through bringing the Queensland, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Northern Territory workforces together with Triathlon Australia, services, programs and initiatives will be aligned nationally but delivered locally for
Toby Powers Awarded Sport Australia Hall of Fame Scholarship

The Sport Australia Hall of Fame (SAHOF) today announced the remaining 16 scholarships for up-and-coming elite athletes in its 2023 Scholarship and Mentoring Program, with Queensland triathlete Toby Powers receiving a grant of 2,500 plus support from SAHOF and its esteemed member base over the next 15 months. Powers was
Ashleigh Gentle Storms Home in Texan Heat To Win Second PTO Open Title

Ashleigh Gentle stormed to a PTO US Open win in Dallas to add to her stunning victory in the PTO Canadian Open in July. Her PTO Tour record for 2022 now reads: raced three, won three; after also beating Laura Philipp and Chelsea Sodaro in her Collins Cup match for
Neumann and Wilms victorious at Qatar Airways IRONMAN 70.3 Sunshine Coast

Max Neumann and Lotte Wilms have claimed victory at Sunday’s Qatar Airways IRONMAN 70.3 Sunshine Coast, with both athletes impressing on their way to the top step of the podium. Neumann won the men’s title in 3:29:47, edging out Adelaide’s Steve McKenna, with defending champion Nicholas Free third, while Wilms
Thousands Prepare For Sold Out Qatar Airways IRONMAN 70.3 Sunshine Coast This Weekend

Athletes from across Australia and around the world are putting the final touches to their preparations for the Qatar Airways IRONMAN 70.3 Sunshine Coast this Sunday 11 September. The 2022 event has sold out, with more than 2,000 athletes set to take on the 1.9km swim starting and finishing on
Double Silver For Australian Age Group Team To Round Out Zofingen World Champs

Known as one of the toughest tests for long distance duathletes, the 2022 World Triathlon Age Group Long Distance Duathlon World Championships in Zofingen did not disappoint, with seven talented Australians taking on the challenge. For the 14th time in 33 years, Zofingen, Switzerland welcomed participants from 30 nations to
Zofingen Comes Alive For Age Group Long Distance Duathlon World Championships

Seven Australian Age Group Team athletes will be back out on the race course this weekend competing in the 2022 World Triathlon Age Group Long Distance Duathlon World Championships in Zofingen, Switzerland. For the 14th time in 33 years, the duathlon world meets at Powerman Zofingen for the official Long
Small But Mighty Team Australia Takes On World Championship Action In Samorin

An action-packed week of festivities in Samorin, Slovakia saw Aquathlon, Aquabike and Long Distance Triathlon World Champions crowned for 2022, with the small but mighty Australian team making themselves known in the green and gold. Slovakia welcomed athletes with stunning conditions on day one of racing with 22.6°C recorded for
12 Magic Match-Ups Announced For The 2022 Collins Cup

Back for its second edition, the 2022 Collins Cup is coming up this Saturday, from 8:30pm AEST 20 August in Samorin, Slovakia. With the world’s best descending on the iconic x-bionic® sphere sports complex, and the event running alongside the World Triathlon Multisport Championships , we’re set for a buzzing festival
Come And Explore Townsville

Wondering what race to enter next? We’ve got you covered! Basking in more than 300 days of sunshine each year and surrounded by all of Australia's most iconic landscapes, Townsville is capital of North Queensland. With the Townsville Triathlon & Multisport Festival , featuring the Aquathlon and Sprint Duathlon Australian Championships
Aussies Set Eyes On Multisport World Championships In Samorin

20 Australians will be donning the green and gold at the upcoming World Multisport Championships this week in Samorin, Slovakia. The 2022 Aquathlon, Aquabike and Long Distance Triathlon World Championships are set to begin this Thursday for a week packed with Elite, U23, Junior, Paratriathlon and Age Group racing. Samorin
Dates announced for Paris 2024 Olympic Games Triathlon events

With two years to go before the Olympic Games Opening Ceremony on July 26, 2024, the Paris 2024 Organising Committee has announced the official competition schedule , with the Triathlon individual races taking place on Tuesday 30 and Wednesday July 31, while the much-awaited Mixed Relay will be hosted on Monday,
Get your race calendars out – Pontevedra 2023 is on the cards!

Have you ever thought about representing Australia at the Age Group World Championships? Well, 2023 might be the year for you... World Triathlon have last week confirmed the 2023 Pontevedra World Triathlon Championship Finals will take place 20-24 September, 2023 in the Spanish northern city. The 2023 Championships will see
Australia Shines in Wales for World Triathlon Para Series Swansea

Australia’s para triathletes shone in the final World Triathlon Para Series race of 2022, with Gold for Lauren Parker (PTWC) in another dominant performance and Silver for Anu Francis (PTS2) in her World Triathlon debut, as the countdown to Paris begins. A stunning day in Swansea, Wales, welcomed the world’s
Australia’s Commonwealth Games Medallists line up for World Triathlon Para Series Swansea

Six days on from Birmingham, Australia’s Paratriathlon Silver and Bronze medallists Sam Harding (with guide Luke Harvey) and Jonathan Goerlach (with guide David Mainwaring) will line up in Swansea for the last stop of the 2022 World Triathlon Para Series, following WTPS Yokohama and WTPS Montreal. They'll be joined by
Silver and Bronze for Australia in PTVI Debut

Wet conditions in Sutton Park on Sunday couldn’t dampen the Aussie team spirit for the debut of the Vision Impaired Para Triathlon at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. Sam Harding and Guide Luke Harvey will be bringing Silverware home, with fellow Aussies Jonathan Goerlach and David Mainwaring joining on the
Bronze For Australia in Mixed Relay

Australia’s mixed relay team delivered a bronzed end to the triathlon campaign in Birmingham for the final triathlon event of the 2022 Commonwealth Games. It was another strong and tactical Australian team performance as the sun came out in Sutton Park on the first Sunday afternoon of the Games. Yee
Team Australia ready to defend Gold Coast 2018 Mixed Relay Gold

After the excitement of Friday’s individual triathlon, day three of the 2022 Commonwealth Games sees the return of the Mixed Team Relay, with racing underway at 2.30pm BST (11.30pm AEST) tonight. Team Australia head into Sunday’s mixed relay race as defending champions, with two men from their Gold Coast victory
Para Triathletes set to make history at Commonwealth Games

Australia’s Commonwealth Games para triathletes are set to make history on day three of competition in Birmingham across the Men’s and Women’s PTVI Triathlon Finals this evening from 8:00pm AEST. After Para triathlon made its Commonwealth Games debut with the PTWC (wheelchair) classification at the Gold Coast 2018 Games, it
Dream Come True in Birmingham for Aussie Sophie Linn

Rising star Sophie Linn has proved once again she can execute in the big moments after Friday’s Women’s Individual Triathlon Final in Birmingham where she stormed home to finish fifth in her Games Debut. Bermuda, England and Scotland made up the women’s podium for the fifth edition of triathlon at
Hauser wins Birmingham Bronze and Australia's First Medal of Games

Australia’s Matthew Hauser produced a stunning bronze medal performance in the Men’s Individual Triathlon Final, winning Australia’s first medal of the Birmingham Commonwealth Games. It was yet another almighty showdown between England’s Alex Yee and New Zealand’s Hayden Wilde that brought the Sutton Park crowd to its feet in Birmingham
The Stage Is Set For Day One Triathlon Action

Australia’s Commonwealth Games athletes are set to shine on day one of competition in Birmingham, with six of the 14-strong triathlon and paratriathlon team ready to take aim across the Men’s and Women’s Individual Triathlon Finals this evening from 8:00pm AEST. Following the spectacular Games Opening Ceremony at Alexander Stadium
Aussie Triathletes Target Gold In Birmingham

A 14-strong Australian Triathlon Team are ready to represent their country on the world stage in Birmingham, hoping to continue their strong 2022 form, against the Commonwealth’s best. TRIATHLON Three returning Commonwealth Games Australia alumni, including two defending gold medallists, will be joined by three athletes on debut in Australia’s
Triathlon Australia Announce 2022/23 Australian Triathlon & Multisport Championships Calendar

Racing will head to Townsville QLD, Sunshine Coast QLD, St Kilda VIC, Huskisson NSW, Mooloolaba QLD and Canberra ACT for the 2022/2023 Australian Age Group Championships. The eight-race series will see age group athletes battle across triathlon and multisport disciplines in their quest to be named Australian Champion. Townsville Triathlon
Aussie Mixed Relay Team Combine For Timely Silver In Hamburg

Three members of the Birmingham-bound Commonwealth Games team have combined to spearhead Australia to a timely silver medal performance at the World Triathlon Championship Series Mixed Relay in Hamburg overnight. Matt Hauser , Sophie Linn and Natalie Van Coevorden were joined by 2018 Gold Coast team member Luke Willian to snatch
Matt Hauser’s Silver Lining In Hamburg World Championship Series As Birmingham Beckons

Australia’s Matt Hauser has given his Commonwealth Games aspirations a timely boost, claiming his first ever World Triathlon Championship Series medal with a stirring silver in Hamburg overnight. It comes after Australia’s Tokyo Paralympic silver medallist Lauren Parker, Jeremy Peacock and Justin Godfrey all claimed gold medals at the World
Golden Day In Montreal For Australia’s Paratriathlon Team

It’s been a golden day for Australia at the 2022 World Triathlon Para Series Montreal with Jeremy Peacock, Justin Godfrey and Lauren Parker all winning gold in a triumphant day for the Aussie Team. Justin Godfrey just keeps on keeping on as he sets his sights on a place on
Triathlon Australia opens expressions of interest for Elite Selection Committee

Update: Expressions of interest for the TAESC are now closed, as of 5pm AEST Sunday 24 July 2022. The Triathlon Australia Board has completed a review of the Triathlon Australia Elite Selection Committee (TAESC), providing a robust process for the selection of Triathlon Australia teams in line with relevant selection
Australia’s Commonwealth Games Triathlon Team Take To The Streets Of Hamburg For Final Birmingham Hit Out

Australia’s six-strong Commonwealth Games triathlon team will put together their final race touches for Birmingham when they join the world’s best for this weekend’s World Triathlon Championship Series round in Hamburg – for the second time in 2022. And the streets of Hamburg will be no stranger to many of the
Statement from the Triathlon Australia Board

On the advice of Sports Integrity Australia, Triathlon Australia recently entered into mediation with Emma Carney to discuss and resolve the issues Ms Carney has raised publicly. Regrettably, this mediation was not successful. As a result, Ms Carney has been advised that her membership of our organisation has lapsed and
Nic Beveridge and Justin Godfrey Spearhead Strong Aussie Contingent For Montreal Para Series

Australia will field a star-studded line up of paratriathletes when the World Triathlon Para Series returns to Montreal. Dual Paralympian Nic Beveridge (PTWC) and Paris Paralympic hopeful Justin Godfrey (PTS3) will be fresh from their wins in the opening round of the series in Yokohama. The Montreal Para Series is
Gold, Silver and Bronze to Round Out Team Australia Age Group Schedule In Montreal

A stunning line-up of the world’s best triathletes travelled to the heart of Old Montreal for the World Triathlon Sprint & Relay Championships over the weekend, where Age Group, Junior and Mixed Relay World Champions were crowned. After a two-year hiatus for Age Group athletes due to the impact of
Team Australia Continue To Build To Commonwealth Games at Montreal World Championships

For Australia, this mornings Mixed Relay provided another opportunity to build experience leading into next months' Commonwealth Games, where Australia will be the defending Champions from Gold Coast 2018. The Mixed Relay World Championships came at the end of an intense few days of action for many of the athletes
Natalie Van Coevorden and Brandon Copeland Running Into Form For Commonwealth Games In Birmingham

Birmingham bound rookies Natalie Van Coevorden and Brandon Copeland have produced confidence-boosting performances in the intense heat of Montreal today leading into next month’s Commonwealth Games. The pair both finished in 11th in their respective Elite events in the World Triathlon Championship Series gut-wrenching Super Sprint Eliminator – missing their respective
Queenslander Toby Powers In A Sterling Silver Medal Performance At World Juniors In Montreal

Queenslander Toby Powers has followed in the footsteps of some of Australia’s biggest names after a sterling performance to win the silver medal in the Junior World Triathlon Championship in Montreal overnight. Heavy overnight rain affected the water quality, forcing officials to change the format from the traditional triathlon into
Australia Well Represented In Montreal’s Super Sprint Eliminator Finals After Duathlon Qualifiers

Australia will be well represented in the World Triathlon Championship Series Eliminator finals in Montreal tomorrow following a solid, action-packed day of qualification racing after officials were forced to reduce the format to a duathlon. Heavy overnight rain saw local authorities open the flood gates in the St Lawrence River,
Aussie Elites Ready For Helter Skelter Weekend Of Super Sprint Racing In Montreal

Four members of Australia’s recently announced Commonwealth Games team for Birmingham will launch themselves into Super Sprint Eliminator mode in what will be a helter skelter three-days of racing in Montreal this weekend. Gold Coast Games hero from 2018 Jake Birtwhistle will be joined by 2022 Commonwealth Games debutants Brandon
Age Group World Championships Number Two On The Cards For Team Australia

The 2022 World Triathlon Age Group Sprint and Mixed Relay World Championships are set to begin with the Parade of Nations on Thursday 23rd June, to kick off an exciting and action-packed three days of racing. Sam Dwyer and Peter Smith will be flying the Aussie flag at the Parade
Life On The Run For Multi-Talented Queenslander Peyton Craig Who Makes His Australian Team Debut In Triathlon and Athletics

One of Australian sport’s exciting young all-rounders, Queensland’s 17-year-old triathlete Peyton Craig will experience a rare opportunity when he makes the first of his double-barreled National team debuts in the Americas this weekend. Craig is part of a seven-strong Australian team that will contest the World Junior Triathlon Championships in
Aussies Are Back On The World Triathlon Multisport Championships Stage

A week of tough, uplifting Age Group and Elite multisport racing came to a celebratory close on Sunday evening as the athletes returned to World Triathlon start lines en masse for the first time in three years. After the enforced pause of the pandemic, there was huge anticipation among those
Gold Medal Relay Combo Spearhead Triathlon Team for Birmingham

Six of Australia’s best triathletes are the latest Team Members who have booked their tickets to Birmingham where they will be bold in gold. Three returning Commonwealth Games Australia alumni, including two defending gold medallists, will be joined by three athletes on debut in Australia’s triathlon squad for next month’s
Max Neumann and Sarah Crowley Bring Home Cairns Airport Ironman Asia-Pacific Championship Cairns Titles

Max Neumann and Sarah Crowley both delivered perfectly executed races at the Cairns Airport IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championships in Cairns, taking the IRONMAN Asia-Pacific title. Neumann delivered an impressive third straight win in Cairns, breaking the sub 8 barrier in a time of 7:52.53 over the 3.8km swim, 180km ride and
Natalie Van Coevorden Climbs Up the World Triathlon Championship Series Rankings with an 11th Place Finish In Leeds

Campbelltown’s Natalie Van Coevorden remains Australia’s top ranked athlete on the World Triathlon Championship Series after a tough day of racing when the WTCS returned to Leeds over the weekend. Unveiling a new bike for the occasion, Van Coevorden, emerged from a very competitive pack to finish an encouraging 11th
Past Champions on The Hunt to Repeat at Cairns Airport IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championship Cairns

This Sunday will see more than 3,500 athletes take part in the IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 events in Cairns in the 11th edition of the event. The Tropical North Queensland climate has been a favourite for athletes which will see them going full gas over the 3.8km swim, 180km bike
Royle Occasion For Aaron Who Lines Up For Sixth Leeds Role in World Triathlon Championship Series

Veteran two-time Olympian Aaron Royle will return to the World Triathlon Championship Series in Leeds this weekend which will also see Birmingham-bound Commonwealth Games rookie Sophie Linn make her Series debut at 27. Leeds had been a regular hunting ground in the celebrated 32-year-old Royle’s stellar career after being based
Picturesque Canberra Course set for Australian Duathlon Championships

The fast flat streets and paths of Canberra will see the 2021/2022 Australian Duathlon Championships come together this Saturday 11th June, hosted by Elite Energy. The Standard Distance Duathlon race is the culmination of the Australian Championships for the 2021/22 season with qualifying points for selection on Team Australia for
Aussies Ready to Rock and Roll at World Triathlon Multisport Championships Targu Mures

The 2022 Cross Triathlon, Cross Duathlon and Duathlon World Championships are now underway in the Romanian city of Targu Mures for a week packed with Elite, U23, Junior, Para triathlon, Mixed Relay, Age Group standard and Age Group sprint distance racing. Located in the Carpathian Mountains, Targu Mures, also known
2022/2023 Membership

And just like that, the new season is fast approaching – and with events back in full swing, Team Australia heading to Germany and Spain in 2023, there’s plenty to look forward to in 2022/2023. Across the country triathlon clubs and squads are preparing for the 2022/2023 season. To help you
Triathlon Australia Announce Tim Harradine as CEO

Triathlon Australia Board appoints Tim Harradine as Chief Executive Officer following an extensive search for the sport’s new leader. The Triathlon Australia Board is pleased to announce the appointment of experienced sports leader, Tim Harradine, to the position of Chief Executive Officer to deliver the sport’s vision and strategy. Harradine
Australian Junior Team Confirmed for Montreal World Champs 2022

Montreal will host the next cohort of rising stars for the Junior World Championships from 24-26 June. The 2022 event will mark nearly three years since Australian juniors have had the chance to compete at the World Championships and represent their nation, the last being 2019 World Triathlon Grand Final
Aussies With Gold Medals and Career Bests to Kick Start WTCS & WTPS in 2022

Gold Coast triathlete Matt Hauser has produced the best ever World Triathlon Championship Series performance of his career producing a fast finishing fourth place in Yokohama on Saturday – reinforcing his run towards the Commonwealth Games. Yokohama medals for the Australian contingent came in the World Triathlon Para Series from Tokyo
Sixteen Australians On The Start Lines For Yokohama World Series Races

A seven-strong group of Tokyo Olympians and Paralympians will spearhead a wider group of 16 Australians who will line up in Saturday’s World Triathlon Series races in Yokohama. Ten Elite athletes will kick start the next phase of the WTCS season with the added incentive of automatic Commonwealth Games nomination
Four-Strong Vision Impaired Paratriathlon Team Ready To Unleash in Birmingham

Commonwealth Games Australia has today unveiled a team of four vision impaired Para-Triathletes ready to take on the Commonwealth’s best at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. The four Team Members include Queensland’s 52-year-old triple Paralympian Gerrard Gosens OAM, Tokyo Paralympic teammates 31-year-old Sam Harding (athletics) from the ACT and 39-year-old
Lauren Parker Achieves Incredible IRONMAN World Championship Goal

Australian Paratriathlete Lauren Parker has achieved the incredible feat of completing the 2021 Intermountain Healthcare IRONMAN World Championship presented by Utah Sports Commission in St. George, USA. Parker finished her first IRONMAN as a Paratriathlete in 14:00:47, with a 3.8km swim, 180km ride and 42.2km run between her and the
Wurf, Burton, Neumann, Kiley and Parker Representing the Aus Flag at IRONMAN World Championships this Weekend

The most iconic single-day endurance event in the world will bring together more than 3,000 registered athletes to compete in the 2021 Intermountain Healthcare IRONMAN® World Championship presented by Utah Sports Commission. This year is set to be a year like no other for IRONMAN, with the rescheduled 2021 IRONMAN
Triathlon Australia and State and Territory Triathlon Associations United to Enhance Sport Delivery through Triathlon’s Future Operating Model

Triathlon Australia and five State and Territory Triathlon Associations (STTAs) - Queensland, Victoria, Tasmania, South Australia and Northern Territory have formalised their commitment to adopt the future operating model. Under Service Level Agreements between TA and STTAs, a new national workforce will be formed bringing together Triathlon Australia and STTA staff,
Triathlon Australia Adopts National Integrity Framework

Triathlon Australia has finalised the adoption of the National Integrity Framework (NIF) in partnership with Sport Integrity Australia, the NIF comes into effect from Wednesday 4 May 2022. Maintaining the integrity of the sport of triathlon in Australia is of the utmost importance to Triathlon Australia and to our State
2022 Oceania Junior and Australian Youth and Junior Mixed Relay Champions Crowned at Werribee

It was a battle between country and state for the 2022 Oceania Relay and Australian Junior and Youth Mixed Relay Championships at yesterday’s Werribee South Beach Triathlon. Backing up from Saturday’s Oceania Triathlon Junior Championships and Super Sprint racing, Australia’s young guns raced with team spirit, over the 600m run,
Peyton Craig and Rhianna Hepburn Show Clean Pair Of Heels As Rain Forces Werribee Into A Duathlon

Queensland’s Peyton Craig and WA’s Rhianna Hepburn made every post a winner after officials were forced to switch Saturday’s Oceania Junior Triathlon Championship into a sprint duathlon at Werribee South Beach. Heavy rain the night before made the course unsuitable for swimming with the 750m swim leg replaced by a
Werribee Attracts “Next Gen” Juniors With Eyes On Montreal World Championships Prize

An exciting group of Australia’s “next gen” triathletes will converge on Victoria’s Werribee foreshores this weekend for two days of non-stop racing action with World Junior Championship selection on the line. Werribee South Beach Triathlon will play host to more than 100 Junior and Youth triathletes from around the country
Craig Alexander and Glenn Gorick Inducted Into IRONMAN in Australia Hall of Fame

The IRONMAN in Australia Hall of Fame has welcomed two new members, with Craig Alexander and Glenn Gorick inducted at a ceremony in Port Macquarie on Friday. Alexander and Gorick became the 19th and 20th inductees respectively, now sitting alongside those who have made a significant and lasting impact on
Triathlon’s Future Strategy Sets Platform For Success

Triathlon has taken a positive step towards future success, with a renewed high performance direction and strategy endorsed by the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) following a strategic review of the sport’s Olympic and Paralympic high performance programs. Triathlon’s Refresh process has been overseen by a Project Steering Group (PSG)
Paris 2024 Is “Justin” Time for Albury’s Paratriathlon Pioneer

Four years and four shoulder operations later and Paratriathlon pioneer Justin Godfrey is happily back in the saddle with the Paris Paralympic Games squarely in his sights. And if that dream comes true in 2024 it will be the best 50th birthday present the boy from Albury could possibly wish
Age No Barrier As Paratriathletes and Intellectual Impairment Athletes Converge on the Gold Coast

Athletes as young as 12 will join the likes of three-time World Series gold medallist Justin Godfrey when over 20 established and emerging paratriathletes converge onto the Gold Coast this weekend for the Australian Paratriathlon and Australian Intellectual Impairment Championships. Runaway Bay will again be the centre point for athlete
Triathlon Teens Toby Powers and Gabby Jackson Crowned Junior Super Sprint Champions at Runaway Bay

Queensland teenagers Toby Powers and Gabby Jackson are the toast of Australian triathlon after being crowned the inaugural Junior Australian Super Sprint Champions on the Gold Coast yesterday. Almost 200 of Australia’s finest junior, youth and rookie triathletes came together for the first time in two years at Runaway Bay
Commonwealth Games Coming Back to Australia with Victoria 2026 set to be a Games-Changer

Victoria will host the 2026 Commonwealth Games with towns across the State set to deliver the sixth Home-Games in Australia. Sixteen sports and locations have already been named in the initial phase of the 2026 Games program. The Commonwealth Games Federation (CGF) has confirmed that the 2026 Commonwealth Games will
Future Olympic Talent On Show At Runaway Bay Super Sprint Championships

Australia’s 2032 Olympians could well be on show when almost 200 of the country’s finest young triathletes kick start the 2022 Australian Youth & Junior Super Sprint Championships on the Gold Coast tomorrow (Monday). The best Youth and Junior triathletes from across the country will be vying to be become
Heart-to-Heart Talk Has Matt Hauser Ready To Run The Run

A blunt heart-to-heart between Australia’s most exciting triathlete Matthew Hauser and his coach Dan Atkins after a disappointing end to the 2021 season could be the catalyst for the 24-year-old to realise his enormous potential on the world stage. The pair spent two weeks together in isolation after returning from
Sophie’s Choice A Big Winner For “The Bolter From Boulder”

Sophie Linn, the South Australian “bolter from Boulder” in Colorado, contemplated walking away from triathlon last year when she ruptured her Achilles tendon. Yesterday, the 27-year-old, who is based in the USA where she competed as a long-distance runner at the University of Michigan, bested Australia’s top-rated triathletes to gain
Dream Run Home For Matt Hauser And A Dream Come True for Sophie Linn As Birmingham Beckons

The Gold Coast’s Tokyo Olympian Matt Hauser and 27-year-old rookie Sophie Linn have today secured automatic nominations to the Commonwealth Games Australia (CGA) for this year’s Birmingham Games. Hauser, on the day of his 24th birthday, is poised for his second Commonwealth Games while for Linn – who only started her
Jake Birtwhistle and Matt Hauser Ready For Battle To Birmingham On The Gold Coast

For Jake Birtwhistle and Matt Hauser, Sunday’s return to the Gold Coast venue where they spearheaded Australia in a triumphant 2018 Commonwealth Games Mixed Relay, will bring back some golden memories. The Broadwater Parklands is where the pair along with Ashleigh Gentle and Gillian Backhouse stormed home to take that
Commonwealth Games Automatic Nomination On The Line As Elites Reunite On The Gold Coast

Sunday’s Gold Coast Triathlon will see Australia’s leading Elite females come together for the first time since last August's World Triathlon Grand Final – a group reunited as they re-set and rebuild on the road to this year’s Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Sunday’s Oceania Cup sprint race for Males and Females
Joel Filliol Aiming To Take Australian Triathlon To Greater Heights En Route To Birmingham

A group of Australia’s re-energised elite triathletes are already climbing to greater heights in the countdown to this year’s Birmingham Commonwealth Games under Triathlon Australia’s Podium Centre Head Coach Joel Filliol . Filliol, regarded as one of the world’s most respected and successful triathlon coaches, has just overseen a four-week training
World Triathlon Multisport Championships to be held in Townsville in 2024

Organisers of the World Triathlon Multisport Championships have today announced that the event will be heading to Townsville, Australia, in 2024. The 10-day event will be held in the charming town in North Queensland in 2024, with thousands of athletes from around the world expected to take part. The World
Outcome of the Sport Integrity Australia review of complaints in relation to triathlon in Australia

Triathlon Australia has today provided an update on the outcome of the Sport Integrity Australia (SIA) review of complaints in relation to triathlon in Australia, which commenced last year. SIA is an independent Australian Government agency established to protect the health and welfare of athletes and the integrity of sport
Triathlon Australia appoints SRI to lead CEO Search

Triathlon Australia has appointed executive search and consulting firm, SRI, to lead the search for the organisation’s next Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Triathlon Australia’s CEO will be responsible for the delivery of Triathlon’s Strategic Plan 2021-2025 and will work closely with the Board and key stakeholders to guide the growth
No Rest for Matilda Offord In Mooloolaba As Sydney Star Runs Away For Second Win

Sydney’s rising triathlon star Matilda Offord had coach Liam O’Neill’s words ringing in her ears as she rode into transition before sprinting away to record her second win of the year in today’s Mooloolaba Triathlon Oceania Cup. And like Lorcan Redmond before her, Offord too claimed the first of two
Sudden Downpour Tests Paratriathletes Bike Skills in Stockton

Australia’s experienced band of paratriathletes had to call on all their technical bike skills when a torrential downpour created havoc during the Oceania Para Championships in Stockton today. Paralympic silver medallist Lauren Parker and her Tokyo team-mates David Bryant, Jono Goerlach, Nic Beveridge and track and field transfer Sam Harding
Mooloolaba Triumph for A Relaxed Lorcan Redmond And He’s Now Off To The Worlds

Newcastle’s former star junior, Lorcan Redmond, used a combination of relaxation and people power to break through for his first elite victory in today’s Mooloolaba Triathlon Oceania Cup. And it earned the 21-year-old automatic selection on the Under 23 Australian Triathlon Team for this year’s World Championships in Abu Dhabi
Lauren Parker Ready For Two Races In Two States In Two Days

Newcastle’s Tokyo Paratriathlon silver medallist Lauren Parker doesn’t do things in half measures and this weekend she’s flying 1200 kilometers for two races, in two States in two days. And unsurprisingly, Parker, fresh from her impressive display to win the PTWC race at the Devonport Oceania Cup in Tasmania a
Natalie Van Coevorden Aiming For Happy Home Coming At Mooloolaba With Sights Set On Birmingham

After a long 21 months abroad Natalie Van Coevorden will return to racing on home soil this Sunday and she hopes it will forge a pathway towards the Commonwealth Games and Paris Olympics in 2024. Van Coevorden will make her first appearance in the Mooloolaba 2022 Oceania Triathlon Cup – where
30th Anniversary Mooloolaba Triathlon Roars To Life This Weekend

Final preparations are underway for the 30th anniversary of Mooloolaba Triathlon, with two days of racing set to take place this weekend. The sell-out event will welcome triathletes from across Australia, with the popular weekend of racing providing plenty of opportunities for people to get involved in the sport. More
Triathlon Australia supports IOC, World Triathlon and AOC position on Russia and Belarus

Triathlon Australia (TA) stands in solidarity with the Ukrainian triathlon community at these unimaginably distressing times for the people of Ukraine. TA strongly supports the position of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), World Triathlon and Australian Olympic Committee (AOC) to exclude Russian and Belarusian athlete and official participation in international
Support for flood-affected Queensland and New South Wales community

As you are aware, in recent days south-east Queensland and northern New South Wales have been impacted by a significant weather event, causing a widespread flooding emergency which is continuing to unfold in many areas. The triathlon community’s thoughts are with all of those affected by the severe flooding, which
Grace Thek and Caleb Noble win Australian Long Course Championship at Husky Tri

After a week of torrential rain, the sun was shining in Huskisson, NSW for the seventeenth year of the Shimano Husky Triathlon Festival. On Sunday the coastal town three hours drive south of Sydney, Huskisson played host to just under 6,000 athletes in a weekend of triathlon, ocean swims and
Queensland State Of Origin Triathletes Motivated By Billy Moore’s Call in Maroons Mixed Team Relay Win

With Billy Moore’s famous “Queenslander” call ringing in their ears, the Maroons have won back Australian triathlon’s coveted State of Origin Mixed Team Relay crown in Devonport today. The Queensland No 1 team, led off by Tokyo Olympian Matt Hauser, never faulted with Sophie Malowiecki, Matt Roberts and Milan Agnew
Olympian Matt Hauser Rides High After Tough Hit Out To Take Oceania and Australian Sprint Titles

The Gold Coast’s Tokyo Olympian Matt Hauser pushed himself to the limit to defend his Australian Sprint Championship title in Devonport today as he mounts his campaign for a second Commonwealth Games. The 23-year-old Gold Coaster admitted he was pushed all the way over the sprint course, 750m swim, 20km
Lauren Parker Defies Her Doctors Again And Overcomes The Odds To Get The Job Done In Devonport

Never-say-die Tokyo Paralympic silver medallist Lauren Parker has again defied her doctors and overcome the odds to win her wheelchair class in today’s Oceania Paratriathlon Cup in Devonport, showing why she is one of Australia’s toughest athletes. The 33-year-old wheelchair triathlete had to ensure her recently skin grafted foot was
Commonwealth Games Hopefuls Take Aim At Devonport For Oceania Cup And Australian Championships

Commonwealth Games hopefuls Matt Hauser, Charlotte McShane, Jonathan Goerlach and guide Dave Mainwaring will all use Saturday’s Devonport Triathlon and Oceania Cup and Australian Championships as a first up hit-out towards Birmingham Games. Hauser and McShane were both members of the successful Australian triathlon team at the 2018 Commonwealth Games
Big Husky Celebrates 17 Years With Biggest Husky Yet

Seventeen years strong and not slowing down, the “Big Husky” Triathlon Festival has grown to become one of Australia’s most loved and iconic long course races and 2022 is no exception. Held on the shores of Shoalhaven, in Jervis Bay Marine Park, the much-anticipated Australian Championships for Long Course and
Oceania racing to ramp up in Australia with new events confirmed

Australia’s amended domestic performance calendar provides silver lining for Aussie Commonwealth Games and World Championship hopefuls. Following an uncertain start to the domestic season, Oceania racing will go ahead at Devonport, Stockton, Mooloolaba, Gold Coast and Werribee with automatic nomination and selection races in Australia confirmed for Elite, U23 and
Fisher, Slater take out Aussie Cross Triathlon Championships

Defending Champion Tom Fisher and Aussie Penny Slater made a cracking return to racing at TreX Snowy Mountains on Sunday 20 February, on the adventure course of off-road dreams in the heart of Kosciusko National Park. Victorian Fisher finished the Crackenback course - 1500m swim, 30km mountain bike and 10km trail
Appleton and Wilms claim victory at IRONMAN 70.3 Geelong

Sam Appleton and Lotte Wilms have claimed victory at IRONMAN 70.3 Geelong, with both athletes leading from start to finish to kick off 2022 with a win. Appleton crossed the line in 3:41:15, almost two minutes ahead of defending champion Steve McKenna, with Josh Amberger a further 30 seconds behind
Australian Championships adventure off road to Snowy Mountains

TreX Triathlon (In2Adventure) will host the 2021/2022 Australian Cross Triathlon Championships this Sunday 20 February, in the heart of Australia’s iconic Snowy Mountains. The TreX Cross Triathlon Snowy Mountains, which hosted the 2016 ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships, features some of the best fast flowing single track mountain biking, and
Miles Stewart returns to property sector, departing as long-term TA CEO

Triathlon Australia will commence its search for a new Chief Executive following the resignation of long-standing CEO Miles Stewart OAM OLY, who will be returning to the industry in which he built his professional career. Prior to taking on the CEO role with TA, Stewart was Head of Leasing with
AIS Triathlon Refresh Review Update

The comprehensive community consultation process has been completed as part of Triathlon’s Refresh Review with the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) for triathlon’s Olympic and Paralympic high-performance programs. The confidential survey received a strong response with over 100 contributions, and there were 22 one-on-one interviews led by an experienced independent
Project Clothing and Triathlon Australia announce end of partnership

Project Clothing and Triathlon Australia have today announced an end to the apparel partnership after almost three years of working together. Due to the nature of COVID-19 and restrictions on travel, it was mutually decided it was best to dissolve the agreement. Miles Stewart, Triathlon Australia CEO said: “We’ve enjoyed
Qualifying calendar for 2023 Australian Age Group Team Announced with sights set on Spain and Germany

Triathlon Australia is today delighted to announce the 2022/2023 Australian Age Group National Series, featuring World Qualifier Events and Australian Championships across the country. The Age Group National Series will provide the opportunity for Triathlon Australia members to qualify to represent Australia at the 2023 World Triathlon Age Group Triathlon
Stockton and Devonport first stop on the road to Birmingham 2022 for Australia’s top triathlon talent

UPDATE: Due to the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, some races have unfortunately been postponed/or cancelled on the 2022 Performance Calendar. View 2022 Performance Calendar for current schedule: 2022 Performance Calendar Australia’s 2022 domestic performance calendar for elite, paratriathlon, U23, junior and youth athletes features five Oceania Cups and
2021/2022 Australian National Series Calendar Update

Packed full of Australian Championships and World Qualifying Events, 2022 is shaping up to be an exciting one for the Australian triathlon community. As racing has slowly made its return across the country following a rocky 2021, Triathlon Australia is pleased to provide an update on the remaining events on
Burton and Simpson Claim GWM IRONMAN Western Australia Titles

Matt Burton and Kylie Simpson have claimed the men’s and women’s titles at GWM IRONMAN Western Australia, with both athletes storming home to victory in Busselton. Burton crossed the line in 8:01:23 to take victory nine minutes clear of Adelaide’s Steve McKenna, with Fraser Walsh third, while Simpson won in
Triathlon Australia Director Appointments at 2021 AGM

Brian McGovern and Nickie Scriven join the Triathlon Australia Board alongside returning Director David Tucker. Three Directors were elected by STTA voting delegates at the 2021 AGM, to serve for a two-year term on the Triathlon Australia Board. Newly elected Board members Brian McGovern and Nickie Scriven – who are both
2022 Noosa Triathlon Entries Open Soon

2022 is just around the corner and if you’re hoping 2022 will take you to Noosa – get ready for entries to open next week at 11am Noosa Time (AEST) on Tuesday 30 November 2021 . Good news for Triathlon Australia Premium members, in conjunction with the Noosa Triathlon team, we’ve secured
AIS and Triathlon Australia seek community input for Triathlon Refresh Review

The triathlon community is encouraged to contribute to the Triathlon Refresh Review through a confidential, independently facilitated survey. As part of Triathlon Australia’s ongoing commitment to a comprehensive review of the sports’ Olympic and Paralympic high performance (HP) programs, Triathlon Australia and the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) have launched
COVID-19 Vaccine Position Statement

Triathlon Australia (TA) is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for everyone involved in the sport in Australia. To that end, TA supports and encourages vaccinations against COVID-19 within the triathlon community including athletes, coaches, volunteers, technical officials, administrators, race presenters and supporters to enable a safe and
Katie Kelly Calls Time On A Remarkable Career

Celebrated Australian paratriathlete, Katie Kelly OAM, who went from full time professional executive and recreational triathlete to Paralympic golden girl, has today officially called time on her stellar seven-year career. Kelly, who will turn 46 in February, knew when she crossed the line in a gallant sixth place at the
Triathlon Australia 2021 Annual General Meeting

Triathlon Australia’s 2021 Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held virtually on Monday, 22 November at 7:30pm AEDT. Members wishing to attend can RSVP to Triathlon Australia by emailing before 9am AEDT Monday, 15 November 2021. Affiliated Clubs (through a representative) and Individual Members are welcome to attend the
An Emotionally Charged Lauren Parker Powers To Second Para World Crown In Abu Dhabi

The 32-year-old wheelchair paratriathlete scored an impressive win in her PTWC classification at the 2021 World Triathlon Para Championships staged in oppressive conditions in and around the Abu Dhabi Formula 1 circuit, to take the gold medal by almost four minutes. The smile on Parker’s face when she crossed the
Jonathan Goerlach elected to World Triathlon Athletes Committee

World Triathlon this morning confirmed the newly elected Athletes Committee comprised of 10 representatives from ten different countries, including Australian paratriathlete and Tokyo Paralympian Jonathan Goerlach. World Triathlon thanked all athletes for their time on voting for their peers to represent them at the Athletes Committee, and of course thank
Lauren Parker, Aaron Royle and Matt Hauser headline Aussie contingent for Abu Dhabi

Inspirational Paralympic silver medallist Lauren Parker will be joined by Tokyo Olympians Aaron Royle and Matt Hauser in a nine-strong Australian contingent on the final start lines of what has been a hectic year of racing in Abu Dhabi this weekend. Parker will headline a field of six as she
Ashleigh Gentle Claims Record Eighth Noosa Triathlon Crown

Ashleigh Gentle has shown once again why she’s the Queen of the Noosa Triathlon, coming from behind to win a record eighth title. The two-time Olympian did not have it all her own way on Sunday, with Milan Agnew and Sophie Malowiecki pushing Gentle all the way to join her
Gerrard Gosens Blind Faith Still Bringing Home The Chocolates As Birmingham Beckons

Australian paratriathlete and triple Paralympian Gerrard Gosens joins around 9,000 athletes on the Sunshine Coast for the world-renowned Noosa Triathlon. There’s been no stopping Gerrard Gosens OAM ever since he walked proudly into Yeppoon State High aged 15 with his first trusty guide dog by his side – defying everything and
Australia's Leading Triathletes Prepare To Return To Noosa

Australia’s top triathletes are preparing to return to the Noosa Triathlon this weekend, with a star-studded field to line up for the iconic event on Sunday 31 October. After a hiatus in 2020 the Noosa Triathlon returns for its 38th running this week, with more than 40 of the country’s
TRIX3: The Easiest Way To Do Your First Triathlon

The easiest way to do your first Triathlon! The TRIX3 event is back for 2021 and it is the perfect way to kick start your triathlon journey. Perform each event from the safety of a leisure centre. The swim leg will be held in the pool, the ride will be
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
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
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
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
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
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,
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
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 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
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
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
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 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

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Triathlon Australia Member COVID-19 Update

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Aussies romp home to major medal haul in Devonport

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Amberger and Thek run down Australian titles in Geelong

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Clash of the Long Course Titans in Geelong

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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
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Triathlon Australia and State and Territory Triathlon Associations Member Protection Policy

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Golden Day for Aussie Paratriathletes in Banyoles

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Parker crowned World Champion in Lausanne

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Parker crowned World Champion in Lausanne

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Emma Snowsill Inducted into Sport Australia Hall of Fame

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Aussies give all in demanding Grand Final

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Aussie Paratriathletes eye up medal haul in Lausanne

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Aussies take on world-class competition at ITU Grand Final

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Triathlon Australia Anti-Doping Policy

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Paralympics Australia celebrates one year to go until the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games

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Jackson best Aussie in Tough Tokyo Test

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Paratriathletes ready to test out Tokyo

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Olympic selection up for grabs as Aussies hit Tokyo

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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
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Paralympic, World and Commonwealth medallists headline team for Lausanne World Championships

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Hedgeland and Jackson eye up Edmonton

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Australian squad named for Tokyo Test Event & World Championship

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Aussies shine in Tiszy

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Aussies dig deep for bronze in Hamburg

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Birtwhistle strikes gold in Hamburg

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Australian Ticket Sales for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games to Launch Wednesday, 10 July 9:00am AEST

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Aussies ready to reclaim World Championship title

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Aussies shine in Montreal

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A golden race for Tapp in Montreal

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Energised Aussie squad ready to take Montreal

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Parker sets sights high ahead of Montreal WPS

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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

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WTS racing steps up a gear with Mixed Relay in Nottingham

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Birtwhistle wins maiden World Triathlon Series title in Leeds

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Eyes on Willian as WTS fires up in Leeds

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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

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Luke Willian stamps his intention for Tokyo 2020 at WTS Yokohama

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Strong Australian contingent line up for Yokohama

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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

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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Tickets Available

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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
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
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
The federal election is being held on Saturday 18 May.

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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
Nat’s hat back in the ring with top 10 finish in Bermuda

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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
Mum’s the word for multi-tasking Kate Doughty

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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

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Kim Edwards Triathlete – A personal journey

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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

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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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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,
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
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
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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
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
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
Job Opportunity: Media & Content Producer

Triathlon Australia Media & Content Producer Position Role based on the Gold Coast. A hands-on role responsible for leading the creative direction, production and execution of multimedia, branded digital assets and content in line with marketing and content strategies, along with excellent writing skills. Some overseas and domestic travel involved,
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
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
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
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
TA Position Available: Technical & Events – Administrative Assistant

Position Title: Technical & Events - Administrative Assistant Reporting to: National Manager, Events and Technical Primary Job Purpose: Essential Role of Administrative Assistant for Events and Technical has opened up in Triathlon Australia. Key purpose of the job is to provide support to the National Events & Technical Manager and also
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
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
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
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
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
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,
“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
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
TA Triathlon Clubs - Marquee/Branding Exclusive Offer

Hello Tri Clubs, Congratulations to all the clubs with athletes who represented Australia at the 2018 World Championships and a massive congrats to the 2018 crowned World Champions, medal winners, finishers and award winners! What a week for Triathlon. As a proud sponsor of Triathlon Australia, we have been cheering
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
Foundation Coach

The Foundation Coach accreditation will allow coaches to prepare for, deliver and review pre-designed triathlon coaching sessions for participation focused triathletes in a range of controlled environments. The Foundation Coach Training Program content includes: Strategies for creating and maintaining a safe coaching environment. Preparing for, delivering and reviewing triathlon sessions.
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
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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Triathlon Australia (TA) is seeking invitations for suitably qualified organisations to submit an EOI for the Provision of Sports Apparel, Race Suits, Accessories and Corporate Uniforms for Triathlon Australia and State & Territory Triathlon Associations (STTA’s) for a three (3) year period. CLICK HERE FOR EOI FORM >> Triathlon Australia
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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 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
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

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
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
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

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
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
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
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
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
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

“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
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
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
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
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
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
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
VIDEO: Elite Men's Highlights ITU World Championship Cozumel

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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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,
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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

With the world focusing on the Rio Olympics, Australia’s Dan Wilson will be happy just to be back on the start line again when the World Triathlon Series kick-starts again in Stockholm on Saturday. Wilson, the 31-year-old Commonwealth Games representative and one of Australia’s most experienced Olympic distance triathletes will
Preventing Running Injuries in the Lead up to an Event

By Dr David Hughes,Chief Medical Officer Australian Institute of Sports Running-induced injuries are common; depending on the population of runners studied and the definition of running related injuries used incidence rates range between 18.2 and 92.4 %, and prevalence rates range between 6.8 to 59 injuries per 1,000 hours of running.
Aussies in Action

This weekend 12 Australian's featured on podiums across three continents. This is how it happened. Europe Ironman champion Mirinda Carfrae returned to racing with a record breaking performance at Ironman Austria . Rinny produced some impressive times to win her first title in Austria and secure and automatic qualifier start for
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ITU confirms 2017 ITU World Triathlon Series Calendar

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) is pleased to confirm the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Series (WTS) calendar, as well as the opening of bids for the 2020 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final. “The World Triathlon Series is the pinnacle of elite triathlon racing,” said ITU President and IOC Member Marisol
Turia Pitt to Race Ironman World Championship

IRONMAN® is proud to announce that Turia Pitt will race at the 2016 IRONMAN® World Championship, Kailua-Kona Hawaii on October 8. Considered the toughest one day endurance event on the planet, Pitt will further test the limits of her resolve as she battles the heat of the Big Island over
Skill Improvement For Triathletes During the Off Season

From our partner Training Peaks After a long year, the body and mind do need a bit of a break, or change in focus. Top athletes are always looking for opportunity to improve. I like to refer to the months of November to January as the “shoulder season”, transitioning from
Partriathlon Paralympic qualification opportunities close

While qualification for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games officially ends June 30, the final race of the one-year Paralympic qualification period was contested over the weekend in Besançon, France on June 19, closing opportunities to earn qualification points for Rio. During the Paralympic qualification period, seven athletes in
2016 Australian Paralympic Team officially launched

The Prime Minister of Australia, the Honourable Malcolm Turnbull, together with the Federal Minister for Sport, the Honourable Sussan Ley and the Shadow Minister for Sport, Dr Jim Chalmers joined the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) today to officially launch the Australian Team set to compete at the Rio 2016 Paralympic
Aussies in Action

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

With less than 100 days to go until the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games , the Royal Australian Mint (the Mint) has announced that it has partnered with the Australian Paralympic Committee to support the team heading to Rio and help create awareness among the general public. To help share the paralympic
Aaron’s Royle ride to bronze behind Britain's Brownlee brothers

Aaron Royle has given his Rio Olympic triathlon hopes a huge boost with a stirring bronze medal finish behind Britain’s Brownlee brothers in front of 100,000 people in Leeds earlier today. The 26-year-old Newcastle-born Royle formed part of what turned out to be a successful bike breakaway that set the
Australia's Ironman Domination

Australian’s finished on top of the podium at two Ironman 70.3 races and claimed a major win at Ironman. This is how it unfolded. Ironman Asia-Pacific Championship Cairns race produced more twists and turns then the infamous Captain Cook Highway in the men’s race but it was Tim Van Berkel
Rio Olympic trio headline Aussies as Leeds makes WTS debut

Rio-bound Olympic triathletes Ryan Bailie, Aaron Royle and Emma Moffatt will be joined by inform Jake Birtwhistle and Charlotte McShane when the World Triathlon Series resumes in Leeds this weekend for the first time. Also Joining Moffatt and McShane in a strong women’s line up will be emerging stars Gillian
2016 Australian Paralympic Team uniform unveiled

The Australian Paralympic Team uniform for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games was officially unveiled today at Sydney’s Doltone House, with 21 Paralympic athletes on hand to model the range. The uniform features ceremonial wear designed by iconic Australian brand R.M. Williams , as well as competition and casual wear by leading
From Ratings Smash The Block to IRONMAN

Cairns, Queensland (Monday, June 6, 2016) – Caroline Tahana is accustomed to taking on feats of endurance. Along with her husband Kingi the 32-year-old mum from Hyde Park in Queensland was on the most recent season of the Channel 9 ratings juggernaut, The Block. Even while she was in the midst
Miles of passion, performance and mass participation on every triathlon starting line

People often ask Sydney 2000 Olympic triathlete Miles Stewart: “Why have you taken on the role as the CEO of Triathlon Australia?” “You had a successful business career and you also kept an eye on the sport you love and being on the board – you had the best of both
Rio bound men talk on debut Olympics

Our Rio bound men's team of Aaron Royle, Ryan Bailie and Ryan Fisher share their thoughts and feelings about what it means to each of them to make the Olympic team.
Emma, Erin & Ashleigh talk about being Olympians

Triple Olympian's Emma Moffatt and Erin Densham tell us what it means to them to have another opportunity, while Ashleigh Gentle reflects on her first Olympic team inclusion.
Six triathletes selected for the Rio Olympic challenge

TRIATHLON: A six strong triathlon section has been announced in Sydney, featuring two Olympic bronze medallists and a handful of fresh talent eager to make their Olympic debuts. A duo of Ryans, Ryan Bailie and Ryan Fisher will be joined by Aaron Royle in the men’s event, while Beijing bronze
Aussies in Action

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

BREAKING NEWS | The Australian Olympic Committee’s Chef de Mission Kitty Chiller today announced the Australian Olympic Triathlon team for Rio. Triathlon Australia would like to congratulate all the athletes their coaches, family and supporters – so much effort is invested by everyone. We’re incredibly proud of you, and will be with
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X-Tri World Champs six months away from making history

Just six months until Australia hosts the ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships in a series of firsts for off-road tri’s to debut Down Under in 2016… BRISBANE - A lot has happened since the International Triathlon Union (ITU) announced last year it had awarded Australian off-road sports event company In2Adventure the
Chaffey and Doughty grab Yokohama gold potentially en-route to Rio

Australia’s Paratriathletes Bill Chaffey and Kate Doughty had to overcome individual hurdles before continuing their winning streaks at today’s World Paratriathlon Event in Yokohama. Five-time ITU world champion Chaffey overcame a penalty on the bike leg which he served just before the finish on the run but still managed to
Aussie triathletes stand and deliver in Yokohama

With the final ITU World Triathlon Series round inside the Rio Olympic selection period on the line in Yokohama today Australian triathletes stood and delivered. In the women’s race, Gold Coaster Ashleigh Gentle stormed home to win silver behind Rio favourite, American world champion Gwen Jorgensen. While former Under 23
Our mighty Para's take on the world at WTS Yokohama

Australia has the strongest group of athletes in the world in the PT1 class with 5 time World Champion Bill Chaffey (pictured) dominating men’s racing and newcomer Emily Tapp, silver medallist in the 2015 World Championships. Supporting Bill and Emily are Scott Crowley and Nic Beveridge who are contesting for
Yokohama next port of call for Australia’s WTS triathletes

Australia’s elite triathletes will be looking to build on their form from last month’s Gold Coast round when they line up in the fourth leg of the ITU World Triathlon Series in Yokohama on Saturday. Emma Moffatt, who gained automatic nomination for her third Olympic team for Rio with her
Aussies in Action

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
Australia's oldest female ironman competitor Karla McKinlay heading back to world championships

ABC Gippsland By Laura Poole Karla McKinlay is not simply fit and healthy; she is an extremely determined 70-year-old — and Australia's oldest female ironman triathlete. On the walls of her home in the central Gippsland town of Maffra is a whiteboard broken down into columns, outlining her goals, and the
One step closer to safer bike riding in Australia

One step closer to safer bike riding in Australia Australia is one major step closer to being a safer place for bike riders following a Senate committee recommendation to amend the Australian Model Road Rules to enshrine a metre matters into law. The Federal Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport
Records Tumble in Busselton

The flat and fast conditions on the back made for an exciting finish in Busselton. by Andrea Gee Two-time IRONMAN 70.3 World Champion, Craig Alexander broke the course record in his win at the SunSmart IRONMAN 70.3 Busselton in 3:42:59. It marked his third consecutive IRONMAN 70.3 win in as
Tim Reed and Beth Gerdes Claim Ironman Australia Titles

PORT MACQUARIE, NSW (May1, 2016) – Tim Reed had to dig deeper than before to claim his maiden IRONMAN victory at IRONMAN Australia in Port Macquarie today. Reed was greeted by family and friends after his come-from-behind win, made more challenging with the passing of one of his closest friends this
Ironman Australia Champions Back to Defend Titles

PORT MACQUARIE, NSW (April 29, 2016) – Defending champion Paul Ambrose will be challenged by a who’s who of Australian IRONMAN triathlon in Port Macquarie on Sunday while defending champion New Zealander Michelle Bremer faces three challengers from her home country and two from America. Ambrose, who won his first IRONMAN
World Class Athletes set to take on Sunsmart Ironman 70.3 Busselton

Busselton, Australia – A string of world class names are set to line up at SunSmart Ironman 70.3 Busselton on Sunday 1 May, 2016. Five times World Champion Craig Alexander headlines a stellar field for the 2016 SunSmart Ironman 70.3 Busselton triathlon. Alexander won’t have it all his own way however
Malowiecki and Hauser to lead Australian Junior Team to Mexico

Australian Junior Triathlon Series champions Sophie Malowiecki and Matt Hauser will spearhead a six strong junior team named by Triathlon Australian today for this year’s ITU World Triathlon Championships in Cozumel, Mexico in September. For 18-year-old Queenslander, Malowiecki it will be the fourth time she has been named on a
National Technical News - Celebration of Champions Award Winners

For a lot of officials this time of year is when events start winding down or have finished for this season. Except for our friends in Queensland where their season is still in play. As such we are reaching out to seek Expressions of Interest (EOI) for them as a
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
Three Aussies nominated for Paralympics at Penrith

It was a great day for the Australian's at the 2016 Penrith ITU World Paratriathlon winning six gold medals, two silver, one bronze and topping the medal tally. For five-time ITU World Champion Bill Chaffey (PT1); 2015 ITU World Championship bronze medallist Kate Doughty (PT4) and 2015 ITU World Championship
Matt Roberts and Jaz Hedgeland claim swag of medals at Penrith

Brisbane’s Matt Roberts and Jaz Hedgeland have secured the Oceania and Australian Elite and Under 23 Titles at the 2016 OTU Sprint Triathlon Oceania Championships at the Penrith Regatta Centre today. Roberts and Hedgeland are National Talent Academy members who both surged in the late stages of the run to

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
4 Tips For a More Productive Off Season

Off season months are for building greater aerobic endurance, a stronger core, better form, and greater leg strength. The more aerobically conditioned you are throughout the entire body, the faster you will recover from intense workouts and race day efforts. This will allow you to work harder, more often, though
Paralympic nomination on the line at WPE Penrith

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

Two-time Olympian and 2015 Oceania Cross Triathlon champion Courtney Atkinson headlines stellar elite start lines that include Ben Allen, Brodie Gardner, Max Neumann, Jacqui Slack and Renata Bucher on the Sunshine Coast this weekend… BRISBANE—The elite men’s pro field at the Queensland TreX Championships received a last minute surge with

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

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

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

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

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

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