On a glorious Friday afternoon in the UAE, the USA’s Katie Zaferes delivered a brilliant run to win the fifth WTS Abu Dhabi and claim a precious second World Series gold of her career as she looks to build her 2019 title challenge. Second overall last year, Zaferes put together a near-perfect race, followed over the line by a delighted Taylor Spivey (USA) and Jessica Learmonth (GBR).Watch the full race replay on https://www.triathlonlive.tv/
efending ITU World Champion Mario Mola made the most of near-perfect conditions at Yas Marina to take the tape at WTS Abu Dhabi and begin the 2019 season with the kind of majestic display to which we have become accustomed. Great Britain’s Alex Yee impressed hugely on his WTS debut, sticking with Mola for much of the run to grab a brilliant silver, Spain’s Fernando Alarza summoning a powerful finish for the bronze. Watch the full race replay on https://triathlonlive.tv/
A series of moments from the elite women's 2018 World Triathlon Grand Final on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.
Hungary’s Csongor Lehmann continued his family’s rich triathlon tradition on Saturday afternoon on the Gold Coast, coming home to win the 2018 Junior World title in grand style. Lehmann’s father and coach Tibor was a National Champion in the ‘90s, and today watched his son crowned World Champion. Well-placed out of the water and again through T2, it was a devastating run - 20 seconds quicker than anyone else in the field - that saw him home for gold.
Destination: Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
Having another best run of the season, Spaniard Mario Mola had a blistering come-from-behind performance to become the victor for the fourth time this season after his win at the 2018 ITU World Triathlon Montreal.Leaving the second transition with a deficit of over a minute, Mola flipped on his switch to chase down Norwegian Kristian Blummenfelt, who led for the entire leg until the final kilometre of the race when the Spaniard took control.
Increasing her 2018 World Triathlon Series gold medal tally to three, Great Britain’s Vicky Holland won her third WTS race of the season after claiming victory at the 2018 ITU World Triathlon Montreal. Winning her second Olympic-distance race of the year, the Brit advanced 805 points in the overall Series rankings after the Penultimate event to put her in a strong contention position for the World Championship Crown at the Gold Coast Grand Final next month. Starting off on the wrong foot with a late start off the pontoon, the Brit clawed herself back in the game by catching up to the leaders on the bike, then breaking away on the run to eventually win the race.
Final preparations are being done on the race course for the 2018 ITU World Triathlon Montreal event!Women will race on Saturday, August 25 at 13:30 local time with the men following on Sunday at 13:30. Watch the race LIVE or on demand on https://triathlonlive.tv/
In the final Mixed Relay event of the 2018 series, Australia broke the tape ahead of the 22 other countries that toed the line on Saturday afternoon in Edmonton, Canada. The largest field of the season included three countries racing the unique Mixed Relay format for the first time: China, Hong Kong and Poland. The race was hot in temperature and scorching in competition, with the top teams in the Mixed Relay standings showing up to earn valuable points in the Olympic Qualification Ranking.
Collecting his third win of the 2018 WTS season, Spaniard Mario Mola claimed gold in WTS Edmonton in the last sprint-stance race of the year. Check out the full men's race replay on https://triathlonlive.tv/