Need to know what’s been going on in swim-bike-run land for the past 7 days? From Japan to Australia via Chile, we’ve got all the latest races covered in the third edition of World Triathlon Weekly, as well as some ideas on how to enjoy yourself this weekend …
Miyazaki World Cup: Milner and Seregni strike gold
52nd place in Tongyeong a week earlier may not have meant what was to come from Miyazaki’s Hugo Milner, but one look at his run from Korea suggests there are fireworks ahead. And so the 25-year-old Briton hoovered over a 1m12s deficit from the bike to climb to his first World Cup gold just two years after taking up the sport. In the women’s race, Bianca Seregni (ITA) held off a rampaging Gwen Jorgensen to win an incredible third World Cup gold in just two months. Watch the races back on TriathlonLive.tv
The 2023 Pan American Games Santiago
Rueda and Hidalgo took Pan Am Games glory in Vina del Mar
The 2023 edition of the Pan American Games may be centered in Santiago, but triathlon events are taking over the coastal city of Vina del Mar, 120km west of the Chilean capital. A chilly 1.5 kilometers into the Pacific Ocean to kick things off, Brazilian swimming star Vittoria Lopes took off early and rode solo for 40 km only to be caught by the pace of Lizeth Rueda Santos (MEX ) who pulled away to take the gold lead. Maria Carolina Velasquez Soto (COL) and Rosa Maria Tapia Vidal (MEX). Recap the race here and see pictures.
The men’s race saw a three-way break with Chase McQueen (USA), Diego Moya (CHI) and Seth Rider (USA) before things got more tense on the run, Brazil’s Miguel Hidalgo eventually giving the decisive kick for gold, Matthew McElroy (USA) and Crisanto Grajales (MEX) with silver and bronze. Read how the race went, and see the best images.
World Triathlon Para Cup Taranto: The Para season is almost over in Italy
The Italian city of Taranto in beautiful Puglia hosts the final World Triathlon Para racing in 2023, where valuable Paris 2024 Paralympic qualification points as well as prestigious titles and medals are on the line. The French team is as strong as it continues to start the game at home, Paul Lloveras B2 and Heloise Courvoisier B3 won the PTVI golds, Giuseppe Romele H1 just beat Giovanni Achenza H1 in the PTWC gold in the battle of Italians. See photos of the day.
Something for the weekend?
WATCH: Pan American Games Mixed Relay
Can Team Chile do something significant to stop the likes of USA, Brazil, Canada and Mexico in Vina Del Mar? After the individual races on Thursday, it’s the Mixed Team Relay’s turn to take to the streets of the coastal city, and you can watch all the action on the official PanAm Games channel.
LISTEN: World Triathlon Podcast #83 with Hugo Milner
Fresh from his Miyazaki efforts, Great Britain’s 25-year-old talent Hugo Milner dialed in from his Derby home to reflect on THAT performance in Japan’s run that comes at the end of a It’s been a tumultuous two years since he joined the game, including the steep one. learning curves, tragic crashes and Olympic ambitions. At 193cm tall, is he the Next Big Thing in British Triathlon?
Listen on Apple, Spotify, Google or wherever you get your podcasts.
WATCH: The Tri world descends on Noosa, Australia this weekend
Going for an incredible TENTH win at the 2023 Noosa Triathlon is none other than Australia’s stalwart Ashleigh Gentle, who has excelled on the middle distance racing circuit with PTO spending most of the year in the ranks. which is top spot. As she returns to short-course action she will be joined by a cast of World Triathlon stars in Queensland, Australia, including Natalie Van Coevorden, Charlotte McShane, Hayden Wilde, Henri Schoeman and Jamie Riddle and Jake Birtwhistle! Watch live via the Noosa Tri Facebook page or download the Noosa Tri app on apple or android and watch the livestream.