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International athletes arriving for Ironman (Oct. 12)

MEDIA RELEASE Hiromu Inada, an 80-year-old man from Yachiyo, Japan, and Harriet Anderson, 79, of San Carlos, Calif. — along with triathletes as young as 18 and hailing from 52 countries around the globe — are among the 2,000 elite competitors who will tackle the annual Ironman World Championship on Oct. 12. The 2013 field […]

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WADA, WTC team up for ‘Say No! To Doping’ day

MEDIA RELEASE The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) will join forces at the Ironman World Championship presented by myList in Kailua-Kona, this week to promote anti-doping and to raise awareness for clean sport. Tuesday, Oct. 9, was designated as the ‘Say NO! To Doping’ day, while the anti-doping activities throughout the […]

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WTC introduces new age group ranking system

WTC introduces new age group ranking system

MEDIA RELEASE To further showcase the unique talent of its athletes, World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) today introduced phase one of the new Age Group Ranking system (AGR). The trial run of the program will recognize the best age group competitors at Ironman, Ironman 70.3 and 5150 Triathlon Series races in Europe.
 “We’re extremely enthusiastic about […]

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Lance Armstrong Foundation, Ironman announce partnership

Lance Armstrong Foundation, Ironman announce partnership

MEDIA RELEASE The Lance Armstrong Foundation has announced a partnership with Ironman to help raise more than $1 million for people affected by cancer. Lance Armstrong, cancer survivor, champion cyclist and the foundation’s founder and chairman, will compete as a professional athlete in several Ironman and Ironman 70.3 races including Ironman 70.3 Panama, Memorial Hermann […]

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2012 Ironman lottery opens Nov. 1

2012 Ironman lottery opens Nov. 1

MEDIA RELEASE World Triathlon Corporation has announced the launch of the 2012 Ironman Lottery. Opening Nov. 1, the Lottery will feature two enhancements, including the new Ironman Legacy Program. One hundred general age group athletes, 100 Legacy athletes and five physically challenged athletes will be selected to compete in the 2012 Ironman World Championship in […]

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Ironman promotes 'I AM TRUE' anti-doping campaign

Ironman promotes ‘I AM TRUE’ anti-doping campaign

MEDIA RELEASE On Saturday, Oct. 8, approximately 1,850 athletes will embark on a 140.6-mile journey that presents the ultimate test of body, mind and spirit to earn the title of “Ironman.” World Triathlon Corporation (WTC) will be testing professional and elite age-group athletes following the event, but the organization’s work to ensure fair and clean […]

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WTC names Messick as new CEO

WTC names Messick as new CEO

MEDIA RELEASE World Triathlon Corporation, owner and organizer of Ironman, Ironman 70.3, 5150, Iron Girl and IronKids branded-events, has announced it has named Andrew Messick Chief Executive Officer. Messick joins WTC from AEG, where he has served as president of AEG Sports since 2007. He previously served as senior vice president of NBA International. He […]

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