The International Triathlon Union (ITU) is pleased to announce it has expanded its development programme for the 2017 triathlon season.
Next year, athletes from developing and emerging National Federations will have the opportunity to apply for funded travel assistance and coaching support at seven ITU Triathlon World Cups, which is an increase of three races from 2016.
2016 ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships was held in the Snowy Mountains, New South Wales, Australia on 18th November.
Located in the heart of Australia’s High County, and starting at an altitude of 1100m with Australia’s highest peak, Mt Kosciusko as the backdrop, this course will both delight and challenge athletes of all levels. 6 age group Japanese athletes completed the exciting course.
For Elite women’s race, the title was taken by Flora Duffy (BER) who has got a triple crown of ITU world championship title in 2016. For men’s race, Ruben Ruzafa (ESP) claimed Three-Peat.
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For the second week in a row Ai Ueda, Summer Cook (USA) and Renee Tomlin (USA) sweep the podium in 2016 Miyazaki ITU Triathlon World Cup on 29th October.
Four Japanese athletes, Sena, Yuko and Yuka made a Top 10 finish out of 12.
Uxio Abuin Ares(ESP) captured back to back win while the other two podium spots were earned by Joao Silva (POR) and Gregory Billington (USA).
11 Japanese male athletes competed in the race held in their home country on Saturday, 29th October.