Category Archives: ITU

Brits head to South America

ITU World Cup action continues this weekend in Colombia with Emma Pallant and Tom Bishop representing Great Britain. Chris Frost competes in the Manaus ITU World Paratriathlon event in Brazil.

Bronze for Learmonth in Madrid

Jessica Learmonth achieved her first international podium finish at the Madrid ETU European Cup. She won bronze on the tough, hilly Casa de Campo course in the Spanish capital.

British triathlon and paratriathlon squad line up in Madrid‏

British elite triathletes and paratriathletes are involved in international action in Madrid this weekend at the ETU European Cup and ITU World Paratriathlon events.

Racing takes pace at Casa de Campo park, host to memorable ITU World Triathlon Series wins by Non Stanford, Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee. The tough, hilly course will see British athletes, including paratriathlon world champion, Lauren Steadman, and former Under 23 world champion, Matt Sharp, in pursuit of valuable ranking points to take into next season.

Alistair Brownlee ends season on a high with win at World Triathlon Grand Final Edmonton

Alistair Brownlee broke away on the bike to set up a lone victory at the TransCanada Corp. World Triathlon Grand Final in Edmonton Canada. Starting over a minute ahead of the chase group, which included Javier Gomez, Mario Mola and Jonathan Brownlee, Alistair ran to a courageous victory.

Jodie Stimpson takes 1st gold of the Commonwealth Games

Vicky Holland in 3rd

Jodie Stimpson banished the disappointment of missing out on the London Olympics with this glorious win on (almost) home soil at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.

Stimpson stayed with the main pack on the bike before executing the strongest run of the day to claim gold. Coming in silver from Canada was Kirstine Sweetland and third was taken by fellow Brit Vicky Holland.

Team GB wins ITU Mixed Relay World Triathlon Gold

Great Britain won the Mixed Triathlon Relay world title at the ITU World Triathlon Series race in Hamburg. In a nail biting neck-and-neck race, Alistair Brownlee brought the team home for gold just ahead of the French team.

Lucy Hall, Jonathan Brownlee, Vicky Holland and Alistair Brownlee worked exceptionally well together to lift the title for the third time, having previous won in 2011 and 2012.

Alistair Brownlee back to winning ways at ITU World Triathlon Series Hamburg

Olympic champion, Alistair Brownlee, won gold at the ITU World Triathlon Series in Hamburg, his first Series win of the year. Younger brother, Jonathan finished third, demonstrating good form with twelve days until the Commonwealth Games triathlon in Glasgow.

Hamburg provides perfect Commonwealth Games preparation

The sixth round of the ITU World Triathlon Series heads for Hamburg this weekend with two exciting city-centre sprint races and the Mixed Relay world title being contested infront of one of the biggest crowds the sport ever sees. Athletes including the Brownlee brothers, Jodie Stimpson and Helen Jenkins will use this as their final preparation race before the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games.