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Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Hamburg Wasser World Triathlon Registration Open

The Hamburg Wasser World Triathlon is now open for Registration,

Due to the postponement of the event from 2020 to 2021, we can only offer a limited number of starting places.

This event is scheduled to take place two weeks prior to the Olympic Games, on July 10th and 11th.

Competitors will compete over a Sprint Distance of (0,5km/20km/5km) on July 10th, or the Olympic Distance (1,5km/40km/10km) set to take place on July 11th.

www.islandstats.com will bring you any updates once the registration period has closed to see if any of Bermuda’s Triathletes enter.
Friday, January 15, 2021
World Triathlon is Welcoming Bids for the 2023 and 2024

World Triathlon Championship Finals, the 2023 and 2024 World Triathlon Sprint & Relay Championships and the 2024 World Triathlon Multisport Championships.

Host Cities, with the endorsement of their respective National Federation, can bid to host a World Triathlon Championship Finals in 2023 or 2024, the crown jewel of World Triathlon’s annual calendar. Previous hosts have included such cities as London, Budapest, Beijing, Auckland, Chicago, Gold Coast and Lausanne, with the next ones planned in Edmonton in 2021 and Abu Dhabi in 2022.

The World Triathlon Championships Finals creates an instant economic impact by bringing in a significant number of international tourists to the Host City, consisting of over 5,000 competitors, support teams, officials, family and friends. With the addition of local races, the number of competitors can exceed 10,000. The occasion of a World Triathlon Championship Finals brings together athletes of all levels, from future stars and Olympic medalists to every aspect of the mass participation market. Triathlon is one of the fastest growing mass participation sports in the world and Host Cities can benefit from major sports tourism activation.

The World Triathlon Championship Finals Host City will also welcome the annual World Triathlon Congress with delegates from up to 173 countries, making decisions on the future of the sport. The World Triathlon Championship Finals Host City can expect to attract an audience of millions of people from around the world. This includes international TV distribution of the live coverage, international mainstream TV and print media distribution, full coverage on Triathlonlive.tv and extensive social media presence.

Host Cities have a unique opportunity to host a World Triathlon event on a multi-year basis. This long-term approach brings major benefits, including greater potential to attract sponsors, increased athlete and spectator participation, improved organizational structure, greater media profile, a more engaged community and the opportunity for creating local and national health initiatives. National Triathlon development initiatives and creating a genuine sporting legacy can also result from hosting a successful international World Triathlon event.
Saturday, January 09, 2021
Duffy Begins to Build for Olympic Year Part 2

Flora Duffy is back in Stellenbosch and back to training.

Duffy via social media said, “I had a much needed long off-season break, I am excited to build for Olympic year part 2.”

Triathlon World released a video, Closing 2020. Playback the year in World Triathlon highlights as we reset for 2021.

Tuesday, December 29, 2020
Bermuda Elite Triathletes Prepare for Mixed Team Championships

It was back on November 2nd during a Press Conference it was revealed that Bermuda will host the 2021 World Triathlon Sprint & Relay Championships October 15th – 17th, 2021.

It was revealed during the Press Conference that Bermuda would enter a Mixed Team.

www.islandstats.com can reveal that the Bermuda Team will consist of Flora Duffy, Erica Hawley, Tyler Smith, and Nicholas Pilgrim, with Tyler Butterfield standing-by if needed.

Duffy who has been on the island over the Christmas period spent her final day in doing some Swim/ Bike / Run with Hawley and Smith.

In a social media post, Duffy wrote, “We have a Mixed Team Relay on October 17th, 2021 to get ready for.”

Also posting on social media was Hawley who wrote, “Nice to have team Bermuda back in action. Now time to get ready for the Mixed Team Relay Championships here in October.”
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
Bermuda Victories 1996 & 1997 Feature in Carney’s Book

Emma Carney is an Australian two-time ITU World Triathlon Champion. She was ITU world-rank world number one in 1995, 1996, and 1997, and achieved 19 World Cup wins, second only to Vanessa Fernandes’ 20 wins.

Carney is the author of a book, Hard Wired – Life, Death and Triathlon, the book highlights her victory in Bermuda back in 1996 and 1997.

With seven wins in 1996, including a win in Bermuda, she also holds the record for the greatest number of ITU World Series wins in a single season.

Emma Carney (AUS), two-time World Triathlon champion.

Emerging as one of Australia’s future distance running stars, Emma Carney found the sport of triathlon and it was never the same again.

Emma Carney takes readers through how World Triathlon has developed in her experiences and highlights equality for women in the sport that has laid a solid foundation for the International Federation.

Defined by a relentless pursuit of sporting excellence, Emma was known to detest losing more than she loved to win.

Click Here to see How to order Hard Wired – Life Death and Triathlon

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