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Dame Flora Duffy In Race For Full Fitness

Dame Flora Duffy In Race For Full Fitness

[Written by Stephen Wright] Dame Flora Duffy says she is in a race against time to be fully fit for the Olympic Games in Paris next month. Duffy, who will defend her title in the women’s triathlon on July 31, said she is making the most of every day as she builds towards Paris. “Now it feels like I am really training!” Duffy wrote on Instagram... Read more of this article

World Triathlon Names Qualification Slots

World Triathlon Names Qualification Slots

World Triathlon has released the Olympic qualification slots for Paris, with Bermuda securing two women’s spots for Dame Flora Duffy and Erica Hawley and one men’s place for Tyler Smith. Duffy will defend the title she won at the rescheduled Tokyo Games in 2021 after returning to action last month following an 18-month lay-off due to injury. Meanwhile,... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy On Comeback And Medal Hopes

Flora Duffy On Comeback And Medal Hopes

[Written by Stephen Wright] Dame Flora Duffy said she never gave up hope of defending her Olympic title as she prepares to challenge for another medal at the Paris Games. The Olympic champion returned to action after an 18-month lay-off at the recent World Triathlon Championship Series [WTCS] Yokohama in Japan, finishing seventh before racing again... Read more of this article

Dame Flora Duffy Counting Down To Paris

Dame Flora Duffy Counting Down To Paris

[Written by Stephen Wright] Dame Flora Duffy believes she is edging closer to top form after finishing eighth at the World Triathlon Championship Series Cagliari, Italy, yesterday [May 25]. Duffy, who came seventh at the WTCS Yokohama in Japan this month – her first race in 18 months because of a knee injury – completed the standard-distance course... Read more of this article

Dame Flora Duffy Finishes Eighth In Cagliari

Dame Flora Duffy Finishes Eighth In Cagliari

Dame Flora Duffy continued her omeback from a lengthy injury lay-off by finishing eighth in the elite women’s race at the World Triathlon Championship Series [WTCS] Cagliari, Italy, today [May 25]. Duffy, who finished seventh at the WTCS Yokohama in Japan earlier this month – her first race in 18 months – completed the standard-distance course... Read more of this article

Dame Flora Duffy On ‘Project Paris’ Hopes

Dame Flora Duffy On ‘Project Paris’ Hopes

[Written by Stephen Wright] Dame Flora Duffy says “Project Paris” is back on after her superb return to action after an 18-month injury lay-off at the World Triathlon Championship Series [WTCS] Yokohama in Japan last Friday [May 10]. Duffy, competing for the first time since clinching a record fourth world title in Abu Dhabi in November 2022, finished... Read more of this article

Racing Return Delights Dame Flora Duffy

Racing Return Delights Dame Flora Duffy

[Written by Stephen Wright] Dame Flora Duffy admits it was a relief to return to the “blue carpet” following an 18-month injury lay-off after her superb seventh-place finish at the World Triathlon Championship Series event in Yokohama, Japan, on Friday [May 10]. Duffy, who had not raced since clinching a record fourth world title in Abu Dhabi in... Read more of this article

Dame Flora Duffy Places 7th In Yokohama

Dame Flora Duffy Places 7th In Yokohama

Dame Flora Duffy made a strong return after an 18-month injury lay-off after coming seventh at the World Triathlon Championship Series event in Yokohama in Japan yesterday [May 10]. Duffy, who had not raced since clinching a record fourth world title in Abu Dhabi in November 2022, completed the standard-distance course [1.5-kilometre swim, 40km bike... Read more of this article

Dame Flora Duffy Excited To Race Again

Dame Flora Duffy Excited To Race Again

[Written by Stephen Wright] Dame Flora Duffy admits her return to competition has seemed like a “never-ending road” as she prepares for her first race in 18 months at the World Triathlon Championship Series [WTCS] Yokohama in Japan tomorrow [May 11]. Duffy, who hopes to defend her Olympic title at the Paris Games this summer, wrote on Instagram... Read more of this article

Duffy Set For Long-Awaited Return In Japan

Duffy Set For Long-Awaited Return In Japan

Dame Flora Duffy will make her long-awaited return to competitive action in the World Triathlon Championship Series [WTCS] Yokohama in Japan on Saturday [May 11]. Duffy has not raced for 18 months because of a serious knee injury and will hope to come through the standard distance race [1.5-kilometre swim, 40km bike and 10km run] unscathed as she builds... Read more of this article

Dame Flora Duffy Unveils New Triathlon Kit

Dame Flora Duffy Unveils New Triathlon Kit

Flora Duffy has modelled the new kit for professional triathlon team Specialized as she builds towards the Olympic Games in Paris this summer. Duffy, who did not race last year because of a knee injury, will look to become a two-times Olympic champion in Paris, having become the first Bermudian to win an Olympic gold medal at the rescheduled Tokyo Games... Read more of this article

Dame Flora Duffy Joins T100 Triathlon Tour

Dame Flora Duffy Joins T100 Triathlon Tour

Dame Flora Duffy will line up alongside the top 15 women’s triathletes in the rebranded T100 Triathlon World Tour this year. Jointly launched by the Professional Triathletes Organisation [PTO] and governing body World Triathlon, the T100 will feature eight 100-kilometre races and include a prize pot worth $7 million, with each race having a $250,000... Read more of this article

Duffy Commits To Reducing Carbon-Footprint

Duffy Commits To Reducing Carbon-Footprint

Dame Flora Duffy said she is committed to going carbon-neutral after undergoing a carbon-footprint assessment to measure her environmental impact based on her 2022 calendar. Duffy, who won the gold medal in the women’s triathlon at the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2021, said on Instagram that with the support of the Apex Group, she has been on an “enlightening... Read more of this article

Dame Flora Duffy Provides Update On Injury

Dame Flora Duffy Provides Update On Injury

Dame Flora Duffy has provided an update on the knee injury which has affected her triathlon season. TRI247 reported, “Flora Duffy, the reigning Olympic Games triathlon champion, has provided an update on the knee injury which kept her on the sidelines for the entirety of the 2023 short-course season. “The Bermudian, who won the Olympic gold medal... Read more of this article

Journey From IronKids Winner To Olympic Winner

Journey From IronKids Winner To Olympic Winner

Before she was a multiple time world champion, Commonwealth champion and Olympic gold medalist, Dame Flora Duffy was an Ironkids winner, and she spoke at the event this weekend and noted that the event was an important piece of her journey growing up doing triathlon in Bermuda. “This was my first triathlon many years ago. I did it when I was... Read more of this article

Duffy Pulls Out Of Olympic Test Event In Paris

Duffy Pulls Out Of Olympic Test Event In Paris

[Written by Stephen Wright] Dame Flora Duffy has pulled out of the World Triathlon Olympic Test Event in Paris, France, this week. The test event for the Olympic Games next summer will be held tomorrow and Friday. Duffy, the Olympic champion, is still recovering from a long-term knee injury but has been in Paris this week to view the course. “Not... Read more of this article