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Photos: The 8 Stops on ITU’s 2018 World Triathlon Series Calendar

In its 10th season, the World Triathlon Series will feature eight stops, with one city debuting for the first time in the calendar. The WTS will again get underway in Abu Dhabi on March 3, to then move onto a new addition to the calendar, Bermuda. The beautiful Atlantic Ocean island will host its very first WTS race on April 21.

Next stop will be Japan for one of the longest running events on the calendar, Yokohama, where triathletes will be performing on May 12 to then move over to Europe for the third edition of WTS Leeds, which will take place on June 10.

The series will continue its journey through Europe for again another classic Series, Hamburg, not only for a WTS race, but also one of the most spectacular events on ITU’s calendar, the Mixed Relays World Championships. The excitement and emotions of the team event will be showcased again in front of thousands of spectators on the weekend of July 14-15.

For the second year in a row, two Canadian cities will host a WTS race. First, triathletes will stop in Edmonton on July 28-29 for a fast an exciting race on a challenging course. The last stop before the ITU Grand Final will be Montreal, ready to welcome athletes to the old port on Aug. 25-26.

The golden beaches of the Gold Coast will host the Grand Final, as well as the Junior, U23 and Paratriathlon World Championships Sept. 12–16.