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09/07/12 - DEXTRO ENERGY TRIATHLON SYDNEY COMES TO AN END

It is with much regret that USM EVENTS advises the tenure of the Dextro Energy Triathlon Sydney has come to an end, after the principal funding body, the NSW Government have not taken the option to extend the agreement. Despite the best efforts of all parties involved, the International Triathlon Union and Triathlon Australia were unable to convince the...

15/04/12 - NO BRIDGE TOO FAR AS SYDNEY TURNS ON PICTURE PERFECT MORNING FOR TRIATHLON’S BIG DAY OUT

SYDNEY,  Australia (April 15, 2012) - It was billed as the triathlon where you could swim the Harbour, ride the Bridge and run the city and that’s just what almost 2,500 triathletes ticked off their bucket list today on a picture perfect morning for the Sydney Triathlon.   The general message amongst the athletes was: “If you get the chance to do this race...

14/04/12 - DEXTRO ENERGY TRIATHLON SYDNEY - WHAT THEY SAID

ERIN DENSHAM  (AUS)   On the win….“It’s good to get the job done.  I am keeping the emotions out of it and just focussing on what I have to do. I have a few days off now so I am excited about that.” “Mooloolaba was the first step and proved what I could do.” “There was more pressure today in knowing what I could do that and coming to do it again, I am...

14/04/12 - HOMECOMING HERO DENSHAM HAS LONDON IN HER SIGHTS

SYDNEY, Australia (April 14, 2012) - The kid from Campbelltown, Erin Densham (pictured) arrived back into Sydney this week from her new home in Melbourne, without a care in the world. Australia’s bravest triathlete will now leave with a maiden Dextro Energy ITU Triathlon World Championship Series win under her belt and a real shot at her second Olympics. The...

12/04/12 - OLYMPIC WHO’S WHO LINE UP FOR ITU WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP OPENER IN SYDNEY

A who’s who of Olympic triathlon were front and centre in Sydney today for the official press conference for Saturday’s opening round of the Dextro Energy ITU Triathlon World Championship Series. The birthplace of Olympic triathlon in 2000, Sydney is being transformed into a picturesque course in and around Farm Cove, Circular Quay, the Royal Botanical Gardens...

11/04/12 - Pro tips right before the race from Maik Petzold

Via a video clip German professional triathlete Maik Petzold will give useful hints on the topic of “transition”, and reveal his latest preparation-, training- and nutrition- insights in his text blog. Also featured in this new issue: answers from our specialists regarding your most burning questions, last race preparations from the perspective of an age...

14/03/12 - Sydney’s Spectacular Triathlon Returns

Event to be held over two days – 14 & 15 April, 2012 Sydney will play host to the first round of the 2012 ITU World Triathlon Series, with a revised course on 14 and 15 April 2012. The triathlon will take on added importance this year, as it will provide one of the final opportunities for athletes to qualify for the London 2012 Olympic Games. Following a...

10/04/11 - World Champion shows his class in Sydney

World champion Javier Gomez has mastered horrible conditions to take out the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship in Sydney. The two-time world champion Spaniard overcame a nasty fall on the bike leg to power away in the final stages of the run leg to post a comfortable victory over Great Britain’s Jonathan Brownlee in a time of 1:50.22, with Swiss...

10/04/11 - Canadian star provides upset in Sydney

Canada’s Paula Findlay has surprised everyone, especially herself, to win the opening round of the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Sydney. Findlay charged ahead in the final 200 metres of the run leg to defeat defending champion Barbara Riveros Diaz of Chile in a time of 2:01.21 with New Zealand’s Andrea Hewitt in third. It was a disappointing...

10/04/11 - Clark & Summerer conquer spectacular Sydney age group course

Sydney’s David Clark and Germany’s Marion Summerer both celebrated victory at the inaugural Dextro Energy Triathlon Sydney age group race in perfect conditions earlier today. The event marked the first ever Olympic distance triathlon where competitors had the unique opportunity to swim 1500m in Farm Cove, alongside the Sydney Opera House , cycle 40km on an...

08/04/11 - Field of dreams for Sydney’s World Championship opener

Australian stars to take on the best in Sunday’s spectacular ITU triathlon  Australia’s triathlon team is confident of setting a hot pace in the opening round of the 2011 Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series this Sunday, despite hosting one of the best fields ever seen in the country. Reigning world champion Emma Moffatt and 2008 Olympic...

08/04/11 - Athletes look forward to Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series opener

As athletes converge on Sydney for the opening round of the Dextro Energy  ITU Triathlon World Championship Series, Australia’s Emma Snowsill, Emma Moffatt and Brad Kahlefeldt along with Germany’s Jan Frodeno, Spain’s Javier Gomez and Sweden’s Lisa Norden, spoke about training, the first race of the Dextro Energy ITU World Championship and the season ahead at...

06/04/11 - Sexton & Jackson sets sights on Olympic journey

Aussie young guns to push established stars on spectacular Sydney course The squeeze for Olympic berths in Australia’s star-studded triathlon team ensures a number of sub-plots during the opening race of the 2011 Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series in Sydney. And it seems Brendan Sexton and Emma Jackson are best placed to push the...

30/03/11 - Aussies to unleash womens dream team in Sydney

World’s best triathletes Down Under for ITU World Championships opener  Australia will field an intimidating women’s dream team when Sydney hosts the opening race of the 2011 Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series on April 10. Reigning world champion Emma Moffatt will be joined by Olympic champion Emma Snowsill and last year’s rapidly...

25/02/11 - Train Like A Champ

Get free triathlon training programs from the coaches of Jan Frodeno and Javier Gomez at Movescount.com Behind every champion triathlete is a person who pushes them on, motivates them, and keeps them focused on the finish line - the coach. Now the coaches of ITU World Champion Javier Gomez and Olympic Gold Medalist Jan Frodeno have created several training...

23/02/11 - Spectacular Sydney Course Offers Sydney Treat

ITU World Series triathlon to test world’s best and weekend warriors Athletes of all shapes and sizes have the chance to experience what is arguably the world’s most spectacular triathlon course when Sydney hosts the opening round of the 2011 Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series. Some individual age group places still exist for the April 10...

31/01/11 - Register to be a part of the Action in Sydney and Volunteer

As we are nearing the beginning of the Series opener in Sydney we are looking to recruit volunteers to help stage this spectacular event in the hear of Sydney, with the finish line on College St at Hyde Park. Be a part of the atmosphere and have the best view on course. Follow this link to find out how to become involved.

04/01/11 - Limited Entry release

Due to a percentage of offers not accepted in the Ballot registration process, limited entries have gone on sale today. Participants will be able to enter through the Event Information/Age Group/Entry tab above. We do recommend you enter sooner rather than later to avoid disappointment.  

10/11/10 - Entry Ballot to open 1 December 2010

This ultimate race with a course for Age Group competitors that includes the Sydney Harbour Bridge will open for ballot entries at 9am (QLD time) on Wednesday December 1, 2010. Entry fees and categories are now available.

05/10/10 - ITU Unveils Schedule for 2011 Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has announced the 2011 dates and cities for the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series.  The world’s finest triathletes will vie for the title of 2011 World Champion along with 2012 Olympic qualifying points. 2011 Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series: April  9-10  Sydney, Australia May...

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