The Female ‘Elites to Watch’ are here…
The Elites are slowly arriving in the Snowies! Get ready to see some of the best Triathletes in The World compete for the title of the 2016 Cross Triathlon World Champion.
The 2016 ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships are proud to have some extremely talented elite athletes competing in this year’s competition.
The female elite competitors to watch at this year’s ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships are:
Flora Duffy, representing Bermuda, is the reigning Women’s Cross Triathlon World Champion. Duffy is the 2016 ITU World Triathlon Series World Champion she also came in eighth place at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.
Chilean, Barbara Riveros, was the silver medallist at the 2015 ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships. Riveros also placed fifth at the 2016 ITU World Triathlon in Leeds, sixth at the 2016 ITU World Triathlon in Hamburg and fifth at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games.
Representing Great Britain, Jacque Slack came in fourth at the 2015 Sardegna ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships. Slack also came in sixth place at the 2014 Zittau ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships and is a regular In2Adventure TrexTri competitor.
Renata Bucher from Switzerland, is a world class athlete who came in Seventh place at the 2014 Zittau ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships, Bucher then came in eighth place at the 2015 Sardegna ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships.
The Official Elite female starting list is:
- Flora Duffy (BER)
- Jacqueline Slack (GBR)
- Renata Bucher (SUI)
- Elizabeth Orchard (NZL)
- Belinda Hadden (AUS)
- Holly Khan (AUS)
- Catherine Sterling (USA)
- Myriam Guillot Boisset (FRA)
- Erin Densham (AUS)
- Anne-Sophie Marechal (BEL)
- Suzanne Snyder (USA)
- Charlotte McShane (AUS)
- Jessica Richards (AUS)
- Penny Hosken (AUS)
- Jessica Simpson (AUS)
- Barbara Riveros (CHI)
The ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships and MultiSport Festival is proudly supported by the NSW Government through its tourism and major events agency Destination NSW and sanctioned by the International Triathlon Union the sole worldwide governing body of the sport of triathlon.
For more information and full event details go to TreXTriathlon.com.au
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UPCOMING EVENTS (2016):
- ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships: Snowy Mountains, NSW |18-20 November, 2016
- Snowies MTB Festival: Snowy Mountains, NSW | 25-27 November, 2016
- TreX X-Tri 2017 QLD Championships & Multisport Festival: Sunshine Coast Hinterland, QLD |11-12 February 2017
- Australian Cross Triathlon Champs, NSW Aquathlon Champs & Snowies Ultra Trail Run: Snowy Mountains, NSW | 18-19 March 2017
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