ITU Duathlon World Championships

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The ITU Duathlon World Championships have been held annually since 1990. The championships involve a continuous run-cycle-run, with the format since 1994 being a first run of 10 km, a cycle of 40 km and a second run of 5 km (distances varied prior to 1994). The championships are organised by the International Triathlon Union (ITU).

Duathlon athletic event

Duathlon is an athletic event that consists of a running leg, followed by a cycling leg and then another running leg in a format similar to triathlons. The International Triathlon Union governs the sport internationally.

International Triathlon Union international triathlon governing body

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) is the international governing body for the multi-sport disciplines of triathlon, duathlon, aquathlon and other nonstandard variations. The ITU host the top level international race series the ITU World Triathlon Series and the ITU Triathlon World Cup. More recently, the ITU created a long distance race circuit with official world championships. Long Distance Triathlon races are closer in length to Ironman Triathlon races owned and organized by the World Triathlon Corporation.

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Champions

Elite

YearMaleFemaleReference
1990 Flag of the United States.svg  Kenny Souza  (USA)Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Thea Sybesma  (NED) [1]
1991 Flag of New Zealand.svg  Matt Brick  (NZL)Flag of New Zealand.svg  Erin Baker  (NZL) [1]
1992 Flag of New Zealand.svg  Matt Brick  (NZL)Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Jenny Alcorn  (AUS) [1]
1993 Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Greg Welch  (AUS)Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Carol Montgomery  (CAN) [1]
1994 Flag of Germany.svg  Normann Stadler  (GER)Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Irma Heeren  (NED) [1]
1995 Flag of Argentina.svg  Oscar Galíndez  (ARG)Flag of Switzerland.svg  Natascha Badmann  (SUI) [1]
1996 Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Andrew Noble  (AUS)Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Jackie Gallagher  (AUS) [1]
1997 Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Jonathan Hall  (AUS)Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Irma Heeren  (NED) [1]
1998 Flag of France.svg  Yann Millon  (FRA)Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Irma Heeren  (NED) [1]
1999 Flag of France.svg  Yann Millon  (FRA)Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Jackie Gallagher  (AUS) [1]
2000 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Benny Vansteelant  (BEL)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Stephanie Forrester  (GBR) [1]
2001 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Benny Vansteelant  (BEL)Flag of Hungary.svg  Erika Csomor  (HUN) [1]
2002 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Tim Don  (GBR)Flag of France.svg  Corine Raux  (FRA) [1]
2003 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Benny Vansteelant  (BEL)Flag of France.svg  Edwige Pitel  (FRA) [1]
2004 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Benny Vansteelant  (BEL)Flag of Hungary.svg  Erika Csomor  (HUN) [1]
2005 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Paul Amey  (GBR)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Michelle Dillon  (GBR) [1]
2006 Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Leon Griffin  (AUS)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Catriona Morrison  (GBR) [1]
2007 Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Paul Amey  (GBR)Flag of Portugal.svg  Vanessa Fernandes  (POR) [1]
2008 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Rob Woestenborghs  (BEL)Flag of Portugal.svg  Vanessa Fernandes  (POR) [1]
2009 Flag of the United States.svg  Jarrod Shoemaker  (USA)Flag of the Czech Republic.svg  Vendula Frintová  (CZE) [2]
2010 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Bart Aernouts  (BEL)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Catriona Morrison  (GBR) [3]
2011 Flag of Spain.svg  Roger Roca  (ESP)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Katie Hewison  (GBR) [4]
2012 Flag of Spain.svg  Emilio Martín  (ESP)Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Felicity Sheedy-Ryan  (AUS) [5]
2013 Flag of Belgium (civil).svg  Rob Woestenborghs  (BEL)Flag of Japan.svg  Ai Ueda  (JPN) [6]
2014 Flag of France.svg  Benoît Nicolas  (FRA)Flag of France.svg  Sandra Lévénez  (FRA) [7] [8]
2015 Flag of Spain.svg  Emilio Martín  (ESP)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Emma Pallant  (GBR) [9] [10]
2016 Flag of South Africa.svg  Richard Murray  (RSA)Flag of the United Kingdom.svg  Emma Pallant  (GBR) [11]
2017 Flag of France.svg  Benoît Nicolas  (FRA)Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Felicity Sheedy-Ryan  (AUS) [12]
2018 Flag of Denmark.svg  Andreas Schilling  (DEN)Flag of Austria.svg  Sandrina Illes  (AUT) [13]
2019 Flag of France.svg  Benjamin Choquert  (FRA)Flag of France.svg  Sandra Lévénez  (FRA) [14]

Venues

YearDateLocationRace distances (kilometres)
Run 1CycleRun 2
199024 November Cathedral City, California, United States 106010
199130 November Cathedral City, California, United States 106010
19927 June Frankfurt, Germany 106010
199317 October Arlington, Texas, United States 5505
199419 November Hobart, Australia 10405
19953 November Cancún, Mexico 10405
19961415 September Ferrara, Italy 10405
199713 September Guernica, Spain 10405
199823 August St. Wendel, Germany 10405
199917 October Huntersville, North Carolina, United States 10405
20008 October Calais, France 10405
200111 September Rimini, Italy 10405
200220 October Alpharetta, Georgia, United States 10405
200331 August Affoltern, Switzerland 10405
200430 May Geel, Belgium 10405
200525 September Newcastle, NSW, Australia 10405
200629 July Corner Brook, Canada 10405
200719 May Győr, Hungary 10405
200827 September Rimini, Italy 10405
200926 September Concord, North Carolina, United States 10405
20103—5 September Edinburgh, United Kingdom 1038.45
201124—25 September Gijón, Spain10405
201222—23 September Nancy, France10405
2013*26—27 July Cali, Colombia & Ottawa, Canada 10375
201431 May—1 June Pontevedra, Spain10405
201514-18 October Adelaide, Australia10405
201604-05 June Avilés, Spain10405
201719 August Penticton 1040.55
20186 July Fyn, Denmark 10405
201927 April Pontevedra, Spain 10405

*ITU Duathlon World Championships for Under23, Junior, Paraduathlon and Age-Group athletes will take place in Ottawa, Canada, while Elite level competition will occur at the World Games 2013.

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