ITU Duathlon World Championships

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The ITU Duathlon World Championships have been held annually since 1990. The championships involve a continuous run-cycle-run, with the format since 1994 being a first run of 10 km, a cycle of 40 km and a second run of 5 km (distances varied prior to 1994). The championships are organised by the International Triathlon Union (ITU).

Champions[edit]

Elite[edit]

Year Male Female Reference
1990  Kenny Souza (USA)  Thea Sybesma (NED) [1]
1991  Matt Brick (NZL)  Erin Baker (NZL) [1]
1992  Matt Brick (NZL)  Jenny Alcorn (AUS) [1]
1993  Greg Welch (AUS)  Carol Montgomery (CAN) [1]
1994  Normann Stadler (GER)  Irma Heeren (NED) [1]
1995  Oscar Galíndez (ARG)  Natascha Badmann (SUI) [1]
1996  Andrew Noble (AUS)  Jackie Gallagher (AUS) [1]
1997  Jonathan Hall (AUS)  Irma Heeren (NED) [1]
1998  Yann Millon (FRA)  Irma Heeren (NED) [1]
1999  Yann Millon (FRA)  Jackie Gallagher (AUS) [1]
2000  Benny Vansteelant (BEL)  Stephanie Forrester (GBR) [1]
2001  Benny Vansteelant (BEL)  Erika Csomor (HUN) [1]
2002  Tim Don (GBR)  Corine Raux (FRA) [1]
2003  Benny Vansteelant (BEL)  Edwige Pitel (FRA) [1]
2004  Benny Vansteelant (BEL)  Erika Csomor (HUN) [1]
2005  Paul Amey (GBR)  Michelle Dillon (GBR) [1]
2006  Leon Griffin (AUS)  Catriona Morrison (GBR) [1]
2007  Paul Amey (GBR)  Vanessa Fernandes (POR) [1]
2008  Rob Woestenborghs (BEL)  Vanessa Fernandes (POR) [1]
2009  Jarrod Shoemaker (USA)  Vendula Frintová (CZE) [2]
2010  Bart Aernouts (BEL)  Catriona Morrison (GBR) [3]
2011  Roger Roca (ESP)  Katie Hewison (GBR) [4]
2012  Emilio Martin (ESP)  Felicity Sheedy-Ryan (AUS) [5]
2013  Rob Woestenborghs (BEL)  Ai Ueda (JPN) [6]
2014  Benoit Nicolas (FRA)  Sandra Levenez (FRA) [7][8]

Venues[edit]

Year Date Location Race distances (kilometres)
Run 1 Cycle Run 2
1990 24 November Cathedral City, CA, United States 10 60 10
1991 30 November Cathedral City, CA, United States 10 60 10
1992 7 June Frankfurt, Germany 10 60 10
1993 17 October Arlington, TX, United States 5 50 5
1994 19 November Hobart, Australia 10 40 5
1995 3 November Cancún, Mexico 10 40 5
1996 14–15 September Ferrara, Italy 10 40 5
1997 13 September Guernica, Spain 10 40 5
1998 23 August St. Wendel, Germany 10 40 5
1999 17 October Huntersville, NC, United States 10 40 5
2000 8 October Calais, France 10 40 5
2001 11 September Rimini, Italy 10 40 5
2002 20 October Alpharetta, GA, United States 10 40 5
2003 31 August Affoltern, Switzerland 10 40 5
2004 30 May Geel, Belgium 10 40 5
2005 25 September Newcastle, NSW, Australia 10 40 5
2006 29 July Corner Brook, Canada 10 40 5
2007 19 May Győr, Hungary 10 40 5
2008 27 September Rimini, Italy 10 40 5
2009 26 September Concord, NC, United States 10 40 5
2010 3—5 September Edinburgh, United Kingdom 10 38.4 5
2011 24—25 September Gijón, Spain 10 40 5
2012 22—23 September Nancy, France 10 40 5
2013* 26—27 July Cali, Colombia & Ottawa, Canada 10 37 5
2014 31 May—1 June Pontevedra, Spain 10 40 5
2015 14-18 October Adelaide, Australia 10 40 5

*ITU Duathlon World Championships for Under23, Junior, Paraduathlon and Age-Group athletes will take place in Ottawa, Canada, while Elite level competition will occur at the World Games 2013.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s "Duathlon ITU World Champions 1990—2008". International Triathlon Union. Retrieved 29 September 2011. 
  2. ^ "Shoemaker, Frintová claim duathlon world titles". Universal Sports. Retrieved 29 September 2011. 
  3. ^ "Morrison, Aernouts Take Duathlon World Titles In Scotland". Competitor Group, Inc. 5 September 2010. Retrieved 29 September 2011. 
  4. ^ "Hewison And Silva Crowned ITU Duathlon World Champions". Competitor Group, Inc. 26 September 2011. Retrieved 29 September 2011. 
  5. ^ "Martin & Sheedy-Ryan Crowned Duathlon World Champions". Competitor Group, Inc. 23 September 2012. Retrieved 2 October 2012. 
  6. ^ Schwartz, Eric (27 July 2013). "Elite Duathlon World Championship Results". duathlon.com. Retrieved 10 September 2013. 
  7. ^ Peddie, David (31 May 2014). "French delight as Nicolas powers to ITU World Duathlon Championship". ITU. Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
  8. ^ Peddie, David (31 May 2014). "Levenez finally lands World Duathlon title". ITU. Retrieved 2 June 2014.