WORLD TRIATHLON PRESS RELEASE World Triathlon extends the suspension of activities until June 30 The World Triathlon Executive Board, met via teleconference this Friday morning, has decided to extend the suspension of all activities of the International Federation until June 30th, due to the current situation worldwide with the COVID-19 outbreak. This suspension includes WTS…

Health and safety paramount as IOC Executive Board agrees to step up scenario-planning for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 To safeguard the health of all involved and to contribute to the containment of COVID-19, the Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that the IOC will step up its scenario-planning for…

NOTICE OF CANCELLATION OF Cape Town World Cup The 2020 Cape Town World Cup, 15/16 February 2020, has unfortunately been cancelled.   Further details will follow. Keep an eye on the web site. Yours in Tri William Walton Events Administrator Triathlon South Africa

Please note that the A/G registration has changed to Killarney Race Track same as the Elite’s

Super League Mallorca 3-4 November 2018 After two intense days of racing at the Nadal institute for sport in Mallorca, Schoeman walks away with a current ranking of second and a great race to enter his off-season break. Just one week after the racing in Malta, the Super League racing in Porti Cristo. The race…

South African triathlete Simone Ackermann closed off her season with a 12th place finish at the Miyazaki World Triathlon Cup in Japan on 10 November 2018. Ackermann’s swimming was to her usual strong standards, coming out the water of the non-wetsuit 1500m swim in 7th place, with a time of 19:34; 39 seconds after lead-out-the-water…

Pulling together the perfect race to round off her 2018 season, South African triathlete Gill Sanders was crowned the winner of the Agadir standard distance African Triathlon Cup race held in Morocco on 4 November 2018. With the leading three swimmers 9 seconds ahead of the rest of the bunch, Sanders, Emmie Charayron from France…

Three South African triathletes took to the southern coast of South Korea’s countryside to race the Tongyeong triathlon World Cup. In the women’s race, New Zealand based Simone Ackermann was among the 46 to toe the startline. Diving into a wetsuit-legal 750m swim, Ackermann found herself just 15 seconds off the leaders out of the…

At 17 years old, Amber Schlebusch has had a phenomenal triathlon season. To end off a great international year, Schlebusch pulled out all the stops to win the 2018 Buenos Aires Youth Olympic Games triathlon on the 7 October in Argentina. This is South Africa’s first Youth Olympic Games gold medal in the triathlon. This…

Fast forward one week after Henri Schoeman’s 3rd place at the Beijing International Triathlon and two weeks since the Gold Coast Grand Final which saw Richard Murray finish 3rd on the day and Schoeman 6th, the two prove yet again they are among the cream of the crop of the world’s best triathletes. Superleague triathlon…

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