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ITU Announces 2015 Paratriathlon Schedule

ITU has recently confirmed several dates on the 2015 Paratriathlon calendar.

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ITU has recently confirmed several dates on the 2015 Paratriathlon calendar. In the coming season, the calendar will feature ITU World Paratriathlon Events on every continent in the preparation for Paratriathlon’s debut in the 2016 Paralympic Games.

Confirmed ITU World Paratriathlon Events:

2015 East London ITU World Paratriathlon Event, (RSA): 1 March
2015 Sunshine Coast ITU World Paratriathlon Event, (AUS): 13 March
2015 Madrid ITU World Paratriathlon Event, (ESP): 10 May
2015 Yokohama ITU World Paratriathlon Event, (JPN): 16 May
2015 London ITU World Paratriathlon Event, (GBR): 30 May
2015 Besançon ITU World Paratriathlon Event, (FRA): 7 June
2015 Iseo – Franciacorta ITU World Paratriathlon Event, (ITA): 19 July
2015 Rio de Janeiro ITU World Paratriathlon Event, (BRA): 1-2 August**
2015 Detroit ITU World Paratriathlon Event, (USA): 15-16 August
2015 Edmonton ITU World Paratriathlon Event, (CAN): 5-6 September
2015 Chicago ITU World Paratriathlon Championships (USA): 15-20 September

ITU expects to add at least two races to the calendar in the coming weeks with interest from cities in Europe and Australia.

In addition to the ITU World Paratriathlon Events, three Continental Championships have been confirmed, but are expected on all five continents.

Continental Championships to date:

2015 Penrith OTU Paratriathlon Oceania Championship, (AUS): 11 January
2015 Sharm El Sheikh ATU Paratriathlon African Championship, (EGY): 10 May
2015 Geneva ETU Paratriathlon European Championship, (SUI): 11 July

The Paratriathlon season will culminate with the World Championships in Chicago, USA over the week of 15-20 in September, 2016.

** Serves as 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympics test event

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