Last three events for triathlon's Paralympics debut at Rio 2016 confirmed

By Zjan Shirinian

There will be an even split of men's and women's events when triathlon makes its Paralympics debut at Rio 2016 ©Getty ImagesThe final three of six medal events in triathlon when the sport makes its debut at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games has been announced.

United States claim three Paratriathlon gold medals at World Grand Final

By Gary Anderson

Krige Schabort was one of three Americans to pick up gold in Edmonton ©Getty ImagesThe United States emerged as the dominant nation during the Paratriathlon events at the World Triathlon Grand Final in neighbouring Canada as Aaron Scheidies, Krige Schabort and Kendall Gretsch all claimed gold medals in Edmonton.

ITU announces three of six medal events for Rio 2016 as triathlon prepares for Paralympic debut

By Paul Osborne

The ITU has announced three of the six medal events for the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio ©Getty ImagesThe International Triathlon Union (ITU) today announced three of the six medal events to be contested as Rio 2016 as triathlon gets set to makes its debut on the Paralympic programme.

Hometown triumph highlights ITU Para-triathlon in Chicago

By Duncan Mackay

Hailey Danesewicz was one of seven Americans to win their category at the ITU World Triathlon Series event in Chicago ©USA TriathlonNearly 60 competitors in five categories took in the International Triathlon Union (ITU) Paratriathlon Chicago event today, with the highlight being the victory of local athlete Hailey Danesewicz over countrywoman Melissa Stockwell, the three-time world champion, who also comes from the Windy City. 

"Superman" Plat widens Rio 2016 options with European Para-triathlon win

By Mike Rowbottom

Jetze Plat of the Netherlands (centre) celebrates his paratriathlon gold medal in the PT1 event at the European Championships in Kitzbuhel today ©ETUHandbiker Jetze Plat from The Netherlands has only recently discovered triathlon, but he bolstered his fast-growing reputation in Kitzbuhel today as he won the European Para-triathlon title in the PT1 section by more than six minutes.

McClelland's three-year unbeaten run ended by British teammate

By Nick Butler at Hyde Park in London

Lauren Steadman upset three-years unbeaten British rival Faye McClelland to win in Hyde Park ©TwitterFormer swimmer Lauren Steadman produced the performance of the day here to upset British teammate Faye McClelland and win the International Triathlon Union (ITU) London World Series Para-triathlon.

Top Para-triathletes head to London for next event in World Series

By Paul Osborne

The world's best Para-triathletes will travel to London this weekend as the ITU World Series event gets underway in Hyde Park ©Getty ImagesBritain's top competitors will be gunning for gold in London tomorrow as they look to impress the home crowds with strong performances in the International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Para-Triathlon event.

World champion Martin Schulz among winners at Besancon Para-triathlon

By Paul Osborne

Martin Schulz ran to victory in the ITU Besancon Para-triathlon event in France today ©ETUWorld champion Martin Schulz was among 10 victors at the 2014 International Triathlon Union (ITU) Besancon Para-triathlon event, as the German strode to victory in the PT4 competition in France.

Top triathletes gearing up for Word Championships in latest stop in ITU series

By Gary Anderson

Clare Cunningham is aiming to secure qualification for the upcoming European and World Championships ©Getty Images Britain's Clare Cunningham will be one of 60 athletes competing at the International Triathlon Union (ITU) Besancon Para-triathlon event in France tomorrow as the season gathers pace ahead of the European and World Championships later this year.
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