Triathlon News

European Games 2023 - List of Sports Agreed

September 14, 2020
EOC, Krakow-Małopolska agree on preliminary list of sports for European Games The European Olympic Committees (EOC) this weekend welcomed a delegation from Poland to the CONI headquarters in Rome for discussions on the 3rd edition of the European Games (EG), which are scheduled to take place in Krakow-Małopolska in summer 2023. The meeting was led […]

Disappointing Day One for Team Ireland at Triathlon World Champs

September 7, 2020
Ireland’s elite triathletes will set their sights on tomorrow’s (Sunday) Mixed Team Relay after a disappointing day for the team at the World Championships in Hamburg. Carolyn Hayes was the best of the five athletes competing across two events today (Saturday), finishing in 48th place in the women’s event. Maeve Gallagher finished 60th in the […]

High Performance Corner - Triathlon Ireland

December 22, 2017
Stephen Delaney, a native of Sutton, Co Dublin, is Triathlon Ireland's new Performance Director. He is a former international cyclist and winner of Rás Tailteann, and has worked full-time with Triathlon Ireland for the last five years, most recently as National Development Coach. Triathlon, by its nature, is a multi-disciplinary sport that needs extremely versatile […]

Rio Recap: Team Ireland's Day 15/16

August 20, 2016
Live updates and reaction from the penultimate day for Team Ireland at Rio 2016

Rio Recap: Team Ireland's Day 13/16

August 18, 2016
National records, olympic bebuts, In-form golfers and sword-wielding Irish athletes - It's been a memorable Day 13 at Rio 2016

Rio 2016 - Team Ireland Profile

August 5, 2016
Pictures and Profiles of all 77 athletes competing for Ireland at the Olympic Games Rio 2016

Keane 11th in Mexico Triathlon World Cup

May 9, 2016
Bryan Keane moved closer to Olympic qualification following his 11th place finish at World Cup Huatulco in Mexico on Sunday morning. In a race which High Performance director Tommy Evans described as the toughest on the international circuit, Keane came home 1min 15secs behind winner Eitienne Demunsch. Keane's haul of 229 points sees him drop slightly […]

Rio 2016 Test Events Continue

August 14, 2015
Team Ireland Olympic sports continue to gain a performance advantage by familiarizing themselves with the environment they will experience at the Olympics next year by in the Rio Test Events. Following on from recent involvement by Horse Sport Ireland performance staff and Triathlon Ireland athletes and performance staff, Irish Sailing are next up in the Aquece Rio […]

Triathlete White performs well

June 14, 2015
A fascinating men’s triathlon unfolded at the Baku European Games with Great Britain’s Gordon Benson going on to claim victory in a time of 1:48:31. Joao Silva of Portugal posted the fastest run of day to claim silver after starting the final discipline from the chase pack. Local man, Rostyslav Pevtsov delighted the hometown supporters […]

Reid 6th in Baku 2015 Triathlon

June 13, 2015
Ireland’s Aileen Reid has finished sixth in the triathlon at the inaugural European Games in Baku. Reid, who currently sits sixth - making her the leading European competitor - in the World Triathlon Series,  finished the race in two hours three minutes and 58 seconds, three minutes and 30 seconds behind winner and Olympic champion Nicola […]

Reid ready to challenge for medal

June 13, 2015
Three women are set to dominate the Triathlon, with Reid to challenge London 2012 rivals. More than 50 women will plunge into the Caspian Sea at 12:30 on Saturday seeking European Games medals in Triathlon, the sport's first-ever international contest in Azerbaijan, with Swiss Olympic champion Nicola Spirig facing Sweden's silver medallist Lisa Norden for the […]

Triathlon prepare for busy weekend

June 11, 2015
Its been a busy the last 2 days since Team Ireland Triathlon arrived in Baku. Led by Technical Director Tommy Evans, the focus has been on course familiarisation and coach and athlete briefing. There are some uncertainties around the swim due to possible problems with the wind which could effect the currents. Evans said " […]

Bryan Keane's "Road to Rio"

April 21, 2015
Olympic Council of Ireland Rio 2016 Scholarship athlete Bryan Keane gives an update on his progress this season on the #roadtorio. “This time last year I had a lot less racing done this early in the season, so far had 4 races and I have had a very mixed start to my season. It’s hard coming […]

World Ranking Boost for Shaw

February 16, 2015
Rio Olympic Games hopeful Ben Shaw opened his season with a solid result at the Takapuna Sprint Triathlon Oceania Cup in New Zealand this weekend. Raced over a super sprint distance comprising of a 300m swim, 9.6km bike and 2.6km run, it was set up for the sprint specialists. Shaw cruised into the finals as […]

Keane 4th in Continental Cup Triathlon

February 2, 2015
Olympic hopeful Bryan Keane missed out on a second podium finish in successive weekends as he had to settle for fourth in the Puerto Rico Continental Cup Triathlon. The 1500m swim strung out the field with USA’s Ian Boggs emerging from the water first in 19mins 15secs. Keane was a short way back in 19mins […]

Keane entered for Continental Cup

January 30, 2015
Ireland's Bryan Keane is in action again this weekend as he continues his tour of the Caribbean, moving from last weekend’s race site in Cuba to the Puerto Rico Continental Cup this Sunday. While this sounds glamorous it's far from it as the long hours of training combined with long haul flights to make for a […]

Rio Scholarships Announced

September 30, 2014
The Olympic Council of Ireland, in association with the IOC’s Olympic Solidarity programme, has announced scholarship support worth over €100,000 to help selected Irish athletes prepare for the Rio Olympic Games. Eight athletes in seven sports will benefit from the scholarship scheme, which will give the nominated athletes a monthly grant towards vital training and […]

Reid 8th in World Triathlon Rankings

September 3, 2014
Aileen Reid’s 5th place finish in the World Triathlon Series Grand Final was one of the highlights of the weekend in Edmonton, Canada as 6 elite triathletes and 24 age groupers represented Ireland in the Grand Final and World Championships. A lacklustre 1500 meter swim by Aileen’s standards may well of cost her a second […]

Reid 5th at World Triathlon Final

September 1, 2014
Aileen Reid pulled out the second fastest run of the day to finish 5th in the World Triathlon Series Grand Final. Reid missed the lead pack out of the swim and had to work hard during the bike to keep in contention. The 17 up front had over 1 minute of an advantage at the […]

Triathlon World Championships

August 28, 2014
Six elite triathletes and 24 age groupers will compete in the biggest race of the year this weekend in Edmonton, Canada. Ranked 15th in the World Triathlon Series and 9th on the Olympic Points list, Aileen Reid is gunning for a big performance to end the season on a high. Reid has fond memories of the 2013 […]

Irish Team Ready for Worlds Biggest Triathlon

July 11, 2014
Aileen Reid using world’s biggest triathlon as Commonwealth Games preparation Aileen Reid, Bryan Keane and Ben Shaw are guaranteed starts for the ‘world’s biggest triathlon’, the Hamburg World Triathlon Series on Saturday. The festival of triathlon will see 10,000 age group athletes racing alongside the top elites with 300,000 spectators and a global TV audience […]

Cork’s Bryan Keane 22nd in Chicago

June 30, 2014
Javier Gomez of Spain claimed his 4th World Triathlon Series victory of the season with a brilliant all round performance in Chicago late Sunday night Irish time. The 2013 World Champion, Gomez, posted a front pack swim and strong bike leg before running away from the competition over the final 10 kilometres. Portugal’s Joao Pereira […]

Irish Duo Head To World Triathlon Series

June 27, 2014
Ireland’s top ranked men, Bryan Keane and Ben Shaw will be competing in the 5th leg of 8 in the World Triathlon Series this Sunday. With the absence of Britain’s Brownlee brothers victory is likely to be fought out between Spanish World Champion Javier Gomez and world number 3 and 4 ranked training mates Mario […]

Reid 8th at Triathlon World Cup

June 3, 2014
Aileen Reid was back to her best with a top 10 finish at the London leg of the World Triathlon Series at the weekend. The Derry native has been getting better as the season progresses following an interrupted winters training. Today’s 8th place finish is her best result of the season and an encouraging sign […]

World Triathlon Series in London

May 29, 2014
4 Irish triathletes will take part in the 4th round of the World Triathlon Series this Saturday as the global series touches down in London's Hyde Park. 67 men and 66 women will do battle over a sprint distance course comprising of a 1-lap 750 meter swim, 4-lap 20km bike and 2-lap 5km run. The […]

Reid and Shaw 22nd in Japan

May 19, 2014
There was fierce competition at the opening race of the Rio 2016 Olympic Qualification period in Yokohama, Japan at the weekend.   Aileen Reid got off to a super start in the 3rd round of the World Triathlon Series as she came out of the water in a brilliant 5th position, ideally placed for the […]

European Games Baku 2015 Sport Qualification Systems

February 2, 2014
We are pleased to attach the Sports Qualification Documents (version 1.0) for 16 of the sports which are confirmed for the inaugural European Games in Baku 2015. These documents may be liable to some small changes and clarifications by the European Federations and we will inform you of these as they happen. Update: Please click […]

Silver lining for Reid

September 16, 2013
Aileen Reid produced a fantastic performance at the weekend to win silver at the World triathlon champions grand final.  She did so on the London olympic triathlon course where she had crashed out of contention on last summer. It started out with a fast swim in the Serpentine lake, where Aileen was 5th after the opening 750m […]

World Cup Silver for Aileen Reid

August 12, 2013
Aileen Reid claimed a brilliant silver at the Tiszaujvaros World Cup in Hungary, her first World Cup podium of the season.   Reid safely negotiated Saturday’s semi final with a controlled effort which saw her finish 5th and well inside the top 14 who would automatically progress from each heat.   Sunday’s elite women’s race […]

Reid climbs world series rankings

July 22, 2013
Aileen Reid dipped under the hour for a 12th place finish at the Hamburg leg of the World Triathlon Series. 250,000 spectators turned out to cheer on home favourite and eventual winner Anne Haug who sprinted clear in the final 800 meters. Ireland’s top ranked triathlete Aileen Reid was looking for a fast start, hoping […]



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