Tag Archives: Triathlon

XTERRA Réunion, the Promised Land for South Africans!!

April 26 was the day for XTERRA Réunion and Bradley Weiss was the man to beat. With two victories already on the XTERRA World Tour this year, namely Philippines and Buffelspoort, Bradley dreamt of a third one, and it turned out that way; mission accomplished! “It’s a great thing to win here. I’ve experienced many special things since I arrived ...

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Discovery World Triathlon Cape Town a huge success

The age group participants in the sprint distance of the Discovery World Triathlon Cape Town enjoyed a beautiful day whilst completing the 500m swim, the 20km cycling and 5km running. Winners in each of the categories were on top of the world, with many looking forward to participating again next year. Winner of the 16 to 24 age group and ...

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The Durbanville Triathlon – Why it matters

The Durbanville Triathlon has become an institution in the past few years. The main reason is that traditionally, it was the last triathlon of the season, and maybe it still is. After Ironman and the ITU Cape Town race, this is where all triathletes get together to end the season. If there are other triathlons lurking around, that would be ...

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Holland wins her first WTS race

Under foggy skies and a slight chill in the air, Great Britain’s Vicky Holland announced her return from injury in style with her first ever World Triathlon Series win. A late surge on the run gave the Brit just what she needed to hold off the USA’s Katie Zaferes and Switzerland’s Nicola Spirig. With silver, Zaferes moved into the top spot on the Columbia Threadneedle ...

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Murray raced his heart our for home fans

South African Richard Murray gave it his all in a bid to finish on the podium at Sunday’s Discovery World Triathlon Cape Town. In the end Murray finished fourth after being passed by Vincent Luis in the final kilometer of the 10km run. Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee won in his first race back after injury and Spain’s Javier Gomez, the current ...

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Learners team up for “Trifecta” in triathlon

Learners from Holy Cross High and Lavender Hill High will soon be experiencing the adrenalin rush of a triathlon as they team up to compete in a relay event at this year’s Discovery World Triathlon in Cape Town. As part of the Virgin Active Future Crew Triathlon team these nine learners – aged between 15 and 18 – will be ...

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Reigning Olympic champion set to open his season in Cape Town

His brother is the inform athlete in the World Triathlon Series at present, but in the absence of Jonathan older brother Alistair Brownlee will be flying the family flag at the Discovery Cape World Triathlon on Sunday. While Jonathan has won two of the three races in the World Triathlon Series thus far, Cape Town will be Alistair’s first World ...

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