From February to December, the world of Triathlon competes endlessly, with races such as World Cups, Triathlon World Series, Mixed Relay, Paratriathlon y Multisport Festivals among others.
This 2018 was full of very exciting endings, of those that are to bite the nails. Although it is difficult to reduce all the emotion to only ten moments, from the ITU they have selected the best Moments that stood out in their opinion and made 2018 one of the best seasons of its history.
The Triplet of Mario Mola
The Spanish Mario Mola It has been unstoppable for the past few years and 2018 has been no different. He won four WTS races and a silver medal at the Gold Coast Grand Final, earning him his third consecutive World Championship crown, becoming the second man in WTS history to win 3 world titles.
The dance of Vicky Holland
Seeing Vicky Holland dancing on the podium of the World Championship is one of the best 10 2018 ITU Moments. He had a SPECTACULAR season accumulating wins at WTS Leeds, Edmonton and Montreal, he made his dream of winning the World Championship for the first time
Final WTS Bermuda Katie Zaferes - Vicky Holland
Who does not love a sprint end to bite their nails? At the WTS in Bermuda, the women's race had the most exciting end of race of the season, when Katie Zaferes from the USA. UU And Vicky Holland of Great Britain ended up so blue together that finally she had to resort to the Photo Finish. Ultimately, it was Holland who came forward for second place.
Norwegian triplet in WTS Bermuda
The inaugural race of the Bermuda WTS was historic for many reasons. However, one of the best moments came when Norway became the first country to occupy the top three places in a male WTS. Casper Stornes took the victory, followed by his compatriots Krisitan Blummenfelt and Gustav Iden
The excitement is only building as this form of triathlon prepares to debut at the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020. In 2018 to kick off the Olympic qualification period, he began a series of mixed relays, with races in Nottingham, Hamburg and Edmonton. It was an exciting first season with Team France winning the World Championship.
Gold Coast Commonwealth Games
The 2018 triathlon season was huge when it came to exhibiting the sport in some of the biggest sports venues in the world. The first was the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, where Flora Duffy (BER) and Henri Schoeman (RSA) won the individual events followed by the Paratriathlon and the mixed relays that were also in the event.
Youth Olympic Games of Buenos Aires 2018
The future of the sport was presented during the Youth Olympic Games of Buenos Aires 2018. Dylan Mccullough (NZL) and Amber Schlebusch (RSA) were the champions!
Asian Games Palembang 2018
Indonesia hosted the Palembang 2018 Asian Games, where Japan dominated the event when Jumpei Furuya and Yuko Takahashi won the individual titles.
Multisport Festival Denmark
In 2017, the Multisport Festival debuted in the world of Triathlon. However, the success of the event continued at 2018 as Fyn, Denmark hosted the second edition of the event.
The victory of Flora Duffy in WTS Bermuda
Flora Duffy ABSOLUTELY CRUSHED the women's race and basically made a solo career. We can still hear the crowds chasing her and she came in to grab the goal tape.
13 wins new World Cups
The ITU World Cup circuit is always an opportunity to see many outstanding athletes shine. In 2018, there were 13 of those athletes and 13 different triathletes from around the world who won their first race in a World Cup.
The inspiration of Paratriathlete Lauren Parker (AUS), who in a bicycle accident was paralyzed from the waist down. In less than a year, he started competing in Paratriathlon and has won the bronze medal in the Commonwealth Games and the Gold Coast World Championships