In the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Series season opener in Abu Dhabi, Spaniard Javier Gomez returned to competition with his 13th career WTS win after almost a year break from the Series.
The 2017 World Triathlon Series debuts this weekend, bringing the top triathletes from all over the world to compete in the most prestigious event for the sport.
We look a little deeper into the statistics and stories from Leeds from our partners at Columbia Threadneedle.
In front of a home crowd and on the streets where he was born and raised, Alistair Brownlee was able to score the first-ever 2016 Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon Leeds title and his first WTS victory of the season.
The World Triathlon Series will welcome a new host city to the family this weekend as the elites begin the European leg of the nine-part journey in Leeds, England.
The Columbia Threadneedle Rankings Report is back to bring you insight into the key performers during the Olympic year as we kick off action this weekend.
For the past 15 days we have been listing off the top "Best of 2015" moments from the year, here is the final moment on our countdown.
It was the perfect way to end the WTS season.
Javier Gomez became the most successful man in ITU World Championship history when he completed a drive for five world titles as the overall winner of the World Triathlon Series with a second-place finish at the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago.
The 2015 World Triathlon Series has been fast and historical, and as the Chicago Grand Final gets underway with the paratriathlon and elite races on Friday and Saturday, the Series finale will most likely be one that the triathlon world will never forget.