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ITU 2020 World Triathlon Series Schedule

ITU 2020 World Triathlon Series Schedule

The ITU 2020 Season calendar has been released, one that will see the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, along with 7 World Triathlon Series to crown the World Champions at the Edmonton Grand Final and 15 World Cups. “I am absolutely thrilled with the new calendar, it’s a perfect mix between new additions to our portfolio of events, classic... Read more of this article

Triathlon: BTA Labour Day Home Event Results

Triathlon: BTA Labour Day Home Event Results

Geoff Smith won the Bermuda Triathlon Association Labour Day Home Event in Harrington Sound. Smith was clocked at 1.01.16 over the approximate Sprint Distance of a 700m Swim, 18K Bike and 4.6K Run distance, Steve Smith finished second and Will Green finished third with a time of 1.06.05. Approximate Sprint Distance [700m swim; 18K bike - 4.6K run]1.01.16... Read more of this article

Triathletes Compete In World Championships

Triathletes Compete In World Championships

Several Bermuda athletes took to the course for the 2019 World Championships in Laussane, Switzerland for the Age Group Championships. Becky Shepherd competed in the Women’s 45-49 Age Group finished 50th stopping the clock in a time of 2:51:10, she clocked 33:12 during the Swim, 1:21:50 on the Bike Course and then 51”03 on the Run Course. Lea Osbourne... Read more of this article

Triathlon: Flora Duffy Finishes 5th In Lausanne

Triathlon: Flora Duffy Finishes 5th In Lausanne

Bermudian triathlete Flora Duffy finished 5th in the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Lausanne this weekend. Triathlon.org reported that “Katie Zaferes became ITU World Champion on Saturday evening in the Olympic Capital Lausanne, sealing the greatest season of her career with a fifth WTS gold of the year. “Second for Learmonth ensured... Read more of this article

Smith Finishes 25th In Triathlon European Cup

Smith Finishes 25th In Triathlon European Cup

Bermuda’s Tyler Smith finished 25th competing in the 2019 Kecskemét ETU Sprint Triathlon European Cup Elite Men race in Hungary. Racing in a field of 70 elite competitors, Smith was clocked across the line in a time of 53.12. He recorded a time of 9:14 on the swim, 26:24 on the bike and closed out with a time of 16:23 on the run course. The... Read more of this article

Triathlon: Flora Duffy Wins Gold Medal In Tokyo

Triathlon: Flora Duffy Wins Gold Medal In Tokyo

[Updated with video] Marking her competitive comeback after taking time off due to injury, Flora Duffy has won the gold medal at the World Triathlon Olympic Qualification Event in Tokyo. The Bermudian crossed the line in third, however was moved up to the gold medal position after the first two competitors were disqualified by the race officials for... Read more of this article

ESPN Feature Flora Duffy’s Olympic Goals

ESPN Feature Flora Duffy’s Olympic Goals

ESPN W — the division of leading international sports media ESPN that focuses on top female athletes — has featured Flora Duffy, with the Bermudian triathlete shown prominently on the publication’s homepage under a title of “Bermuda’s Next Great Hope.” Screenshot from their website homepage:ESPN reported,“Duffy... Read more of this article

Bermuda Carifta Triathlon Team Announced

Bermuda Carifta Triathlon Team Announced

Sixteen Bermuda triathletes will head to Jamaica to compete in the third Carifta Triathlon, Aquathlon and Mixed Relay Championships. Fenella Wightman, Jackson Langley, Ava Gabai-Maiato, Myeisha Sharrieff, Taylor White, Zoe Hasselkuss, Jasmin Hasselkuss, Nico Davis, Jessie Marshall, Nick Pilgrim, Alex Pilgrim, Liana Medeiros, Callum MacFarlane, Rory... Read more of this article

Smith Competes In European Cup In Sweden

Smith Competes In European Cup In Sweden

Bermuda’s Tyler Smith has competed in the 2019 Malmö ETU Sprint Triathlon European Cup in Sweden, finishing 28th in a field of 71 starters. Smith clocked a time of 55.29, finishing one minute and thirty-three seconds behind the winner Constantine Doherty from Ireland. He recorded a time of 9:18 on the swim, then clocked 29:28 on the bike course... Read more of this article

Report: Triathlon Contributed $4.7M To GDP

Report: Triathlon Contributed $4.7M To GDP

This year’s MS Amlin World Triathlon Series [WTS] event in Bermuda “generated an estimated $4.7 million for the island’s economy, along with another $9.3 million in projected future tourism,” according to a study by PricewaterhouseCoopers [PwC]. “The April 28 event—one of three annual International Triathlon Union [ITU] World... Read more of this article

Tyler Butterfield Finishes 2nd In Ironman 70.3

Tyler Butterfield Finishes 2nd In Ironman 70.3

Bermuda’s Tyler Butterfield made a strong showing at the Ironman Boulder 70.3 in Colorado, racing to a second place finish in a time of 3:44:40. The Bermudian triathlete clocked 25:42 on the swim, then recorded a time of 2:03.42 on the run, before closing out with a time of 1:11.56 on the bike course.“Chris Leiferman overcame a 2:31 deficit... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy To Compete Next Month In Tokyo

Flora Duffy To Compete Next Month In Tokyo

Flora Duffy announced that she will compete next month, which will mark her first race in over a year, with the Bermudian triathlete having been out of action as she recuperated from an injury. In a post on Instagram, Ms Duffy said, “I’m on a start list! Excited to race in this little number at the Tokyo test event in a few weeks! It has been over... Read more of this article

Hawley Finishes 21st In Pan Am Games Triathlon

Hawley Finishes 21st In Pan Am Games Triathlon

Erica Hawley finished in 21st place during triathlon event at the Pan American Games  in Peru. The event took place under rather trying conditions, with the competitors facing swells between four to six feet as they entered and exited the water. Hawley recorded an overall time of 2:15.44. She came out of the water in 25th in a time of 21:37, she... Read more of this article