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With nine races on the ITU World Triathlon Series calendar, both Olympic qualification and World Championship crowns are on the line.
The ITU World Triathlon Series kicks off with the elite men scheduled to start at 1 p.m. local time on March 5 in Abu Dhabi, and the women set to start at 4 p.m. local time. The Series will then stop in an additional eight continents, with six races featuring Olympic distance races, while three events will offer sprints.
Yokohama remains the last WTS event to score Olympic Qualification Points, while Hamburg will serve as the final WTS event ahead of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. The German city will also host the Mixed Relay World Championships.
How To Watch
The ITU is offering its 2016 All-Access Season Pass for €19.99 (~$21.75 USD), which includes live and on demand access to the nine World Triathlon Series events and a few other fun features. Learn more here.