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Sunday | Business Wire

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Top female professional Ashleigh Gentle from Australia took first place among the women. More than 1,000 professional and amateur athletes from more than 40 countries participated in the third annual Beijing International Triathlon, on Sunday, September 14. This year's new race location started and finished inside the Garden Expo Park, in the eco-friendly Fengtai district of Beijing.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Javier Gomez, Ricarda Lisk, Mario Mola, Yi Zhang, Laura Bennett

Sunday | Inside Triathlon

Photos: 2014 Beijing International Triathlon

Mario Mola's bike stands at-the-ready in the pro transition area at the 2014 Beijing International Triathlon. It's been quite a three-week stretch for Javier Gomez.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Javier Gomez, Summer Olympic

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Monterey County Herald

Pacific Grove Triathlon: About 1,600 athletes expected to compete

Women's winner Radka Vodickova of Czechoslovakia crosses the finish line during the Elite Race at the Pacific Grove Triathlon in Pacific Grove in 2013. PACIFIC GROVE >> Cold water, lots of kelp and the appealing intimacy of a big event in a small city along the Pacific Ocean all await about 1,600 athletes beginning Friday in the Triathlon at Pacific Grove.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Radka Vodickova, Triathlon, Outdoor Recreation, Swimming

Wed Sep 10, 2014

IcNetwork

Amateur athlete sets up insurance business to provide cover for triathletes and cyclists

Pedalcover combines bike insurance with a single home insurance policy to provide cover for multiple bikes and accessories during training, leisure and competition time Darren Thomas, keen amateur triathlete and cyclist and founder of Pedalcover Insurance, which specialies in providing insurance cover for multiple bicycles and accessories and combining it with home insurance A© WALES NEWS SERVICE The growing popularity of triathlon competitions has inspired one amateur athlete to set up a niche insurance business to meet the demand for specialist cover.

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Related Topix: Sports, Outdoor Recreation, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Summer Olympic, Triathlon, Helen Jenkins

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Inside Triathlon

How Stand-Up Paddleboarding (SUP) Can Benefit Triathlon Training

From time to time during your training year, it's important to give your muscles and supporting tissues a break from the swim, bike and run routine.

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Related Topix: Triathlon, Outdoor Recreation, Sports, Summer Olympic, Simon Whitfield, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Swimming

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Mixed relay race 'nice way' to finish World Triathlon Series Grand Final

On Sept. 1, Alberta's minimum wage rises from $9.95 to $10.20 per hour. Based on a 40-hour work week with unpaid holidays, a full-time minimum wage earner will make $21,216 annually.

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Related Topix: Gwen Jorgensen, Sports, Paula Findlay, Summer Olympic, Mario Mola, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Alistair Brownlee, Javier Gomez

WHO-TV

Special Win for Hy-Vee Elite Triathlete

After coming in second for the last three years running, an elite Hy-Vee triathlete finally crossed the finish line first at Gray's Lake.

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Related Topix: Sports, Hunter Kemper, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Stuff.co.nz

Another day to forget for Kiwi triathletes

It was a day to forget for New Zealand's elite men's triathletes at the World Championships in Edmonton, Canada.

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Related Topix: Sports, Ryan Sissons, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Alistair Brownlee

Edmonton Journal

MacKinnon: Plenty of triathlon talent coming down the pipe for Canada

Tyler Mislawchuk was upchucking just a bit during the bike portion of the men's U-23 race at the World Triathlon Series Grand Final on the weekend, but he's dealt with far worse, so he shrugged it off.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Simon Whitfield, Olympics, Kyle Jones, Summer Olympics, Triathlon, Outdoor Recreation, Charles

Sun Aug 31, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Inductees swim, pedal and run their way into inaugural triathlon hall of fame class

Twenty-five years after its first world championship, the International Triathlon Association opened its first hall of fame at its signature event of the season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Simon Whitfield, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Swimming, Olympic Winter Games

Brandon Sun

Britain's Brownlee races to triathlon gold, Canada's Jones finishes 18th

The British triathlete, a gold medal winner at both the 2012 London Olympics and the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, broke away from the field at the ITU World Triathlon Series Grand Final on Sunday to win by a 20-second margin.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Simon Whitfield, Mario Mola, Olympics, Kyle Jones, Summer Olympics, Javier Gomez, Triathlon, Outdoor Recreation

Ananova

Gomez denies Brownlee

Britain's Jonny Brownlee had to settle for third place as Spaniard Javier Gomez won his fourth World Triathlon Series on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Alistair Brownlee, Summer Olympic

CBC News

Britain's Alistair Brownlee races to triathlon gold in Edmonton

Alistair Brownlee of Great Britain collapses after crossing the finish line for a first-place win in Sunday's race at the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final in Edmonton.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Alistair Brownlee, Mario Mola, Kyle Jones, Javier Gomez, Triathlon, Outdoor Recreation

Sat Aug 30, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Andrew Alderson: Finals vital for funding

Silver and bronze medals to Andrea Hewitt, above, and Nicky Samuels respectively at the Stockholm world series last weekend were encouraging, writes Alderson.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Nicky Samuels, Andrea Hewitt, Summer Olympics, Cricket, New Zealand, Kate McIlroy, Ryan Sissons, Opinion

Edmonton Journal

MacKinnon: With support of adoring hometown crowd, triathlete Findlay finishes 15th

Edmonton's booming growth saw a population the size of St. Albert move in over the last two years.

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Related Topix: Sports, Paula Findlay, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Gwen Jorgensen, Nicky Samuels, Andrea Hewitt

Inside Triathlon

Gwen Jorgensen Wins Grand Final And World Championship

American Gwen Jorgensen ran her way to her fifth WTS victory of the season and the world championship title in Edmonton.

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Related Topix: Summer Olympic, Sarah Haskins, Sports, Olympics, Andrea Hewitt, Summer Olympics, Nicky Samuels

BleacherReport

Triathlon World Series Grand Final 2014: Daily Results, Schedule, Prize Money

The 2014 ITU World Triathlon Series comes to a climactic end in Edmonton on Monday, with a picturesque Canadian setting playing host to the last of eight stops on this year's slate.

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Related Topix: Gwen Jorgensen, Sports, Summer Olympic, Simon Whitfield, Olympics, Jonny Brownlee, Summer Olympics, Sarah Groff, Swimming

Edmonton Journal

Developing depth objective for Triathlon Canada

One medal at these world championships is not going to delineate Triathlon Canada as far as Libby Burrell is concerned.

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Related Topix: Sports, Paula Findlay, Summer Olympic, Simon Whitfield, Olympics, Kyle Jones, Summer Olympics, Triathlon, Outdoor Recreation

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Inside Triathlon

Strong Pro Field To Race Hy-Vee Elite Cup

The start list for the Hy-Vee 5150 U.S. Championship Elite Cup has been released, and it features some speedy short- and long-course stars.

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Related Topix: Matt Reed, Summer Olympic, Sports, Olympics, Emma Moffatt, Bevan Docherty, Summer Olympics, Javier Gomez, Laura Bennett, Brad Kahlefeldt

DurhamRegion.com

Sweetland peaking for triathlon's Grand Final

There was a time when Kirsten Sweetland didn't believe the saying 'You get out of something what you put into it.'

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Related Topix: Gwen Jorgensen, Sports, Paula Findlay, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Kyle Jones, Summer Olympics, Javier Gomez, Triathlon, Outdoor Recreation

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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