Triathlon News

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 […]

Irish duo set for World Triathlon Series

May 10, 2013
Top Irish triathletes Aileen Reid and Bryan Keane are set to race the Yokohama leg of the World Triathlon Series this weekend.   In previous years the Yokohama course has been infamous for its hot and humid conditions however this weekend may suit the Irish competitors with temperatures set to be a pleasant 20 degrees. […]

Keane's World Cup Silver

April 16, 2013
Bryan Keane claimed his first World Cup podium in Ishigaki, Japan despite crashing on the bike while fellow Irishman Conor Murphy also hit the tarmac but got back up to finish 14th. The podium finish was just deserts for Keane who suffered bad luck last weekend at the Auckland World Triathlon Series where he was […]

Triathlon Ireland Coaching Series

November 28, 2012
Triathlon Ireland has announced the launch of a new coaching initiative starting in January 2013. The aim of the programme is to deliver a progressive series of workshops that offer a high level of learning around all areas of performance endurance sport. Delegates will be presented with the most up to date material, detailed training plans and […]

Morrison links up with new coach

November 21, 2012
Irelands top ranked triathlete Aileen Reid, formally Aileen Morrison will be changing more than just her surname for 2013 and beyond. Reid, who recently married on the island on Waiheke just off the coast of New Zealand will also be changing coaches. Reid, who was indentified and coached by High Performance Director Chris Jones since […]

Morrison competes in World Series

September 28, 2012
Aileen Morrison will line up for the Yokohama leg of the World Triathlon Series which gets underway during the early hours of the morning. The region is currently in the grips of a typhoon but race organisers are hopeful conditions will have settled in time for Saturday mornings action. Morrison had a strong start to […]

Spirig edges out Norden

August 4, 2012
Nicola Spirig of Switzerland edged out Swede Lisa Norden in a photo finish in a dramatic end to the women's triathlon in Hyde Park. Britain's Helen Jenkins was in a leading pack of five on the 10km run before being dropped by Spirig, Norden, Australia's Erin Densham and Sarah Groff of the United States in […]

Last Stop before London

July 18, 2012
Aileen Morrison and Gavin Noble will test themselves for the final time before the London Olympics, at the Hamburg leg of the ITU World Triathlon Series. The sprint distance race should prove the perfect preparation for the duo who are coming off the back of 3 weeks altitude training. Morrison was using the state of […]

Morrison focus on Kitzbuhel

June 21, 2012
With just over a month until the best triathletes in the world descend upon Hyde Park for the London Olympics, qualification is sealed and national federations have made their selections. The Kitzbühel World Triathlon Series in Austria this weekend provides an ideal opportunity to lay down a marker in what for many will be their […]

Silver Medal for Morrison

May 28, 2012
Aileen Morrison achieved the best result by an Irish triathlete to date after her second place finish at the Madrid ITU Triathlon World Series on Saturday afternoon. Morrison, already confident of Olympic qualification, was using the race to sharpen her fitness and test herself against the best triathletes in the world ahead of the Olympic […]

Triathlon World Series

April 16, 2012
Aileen Morrison placed 28th out of 69 starters in the first ITU World Triathlon Series race of the season in Sydney, Australia. The race was Morrison’s first major hit out of the season in the build up to the London Olympics and contained arguably a stronger field than will be present in Hyde Park on […]

Triathlon World Series

April 11, 2012
Aileen Morrison and Gavin Noble will compete in the first ITU World Triathlon Series race of the year in Sydney this weekend. Morrison gets underway at 10:30 pm Friday night while Noble and the men’s race start at 01:25 am Saturday morning Irish time. Sydney is the first of eight rounds in the ITU World […]

Noble to defend ranking

March 22, 2012
Triathlon Ireland’s Olympic hopeful Gavin Noble faces stiff competition at the ITU Mooloolaba World Cup in Australia this Saturday 24th. 68 athletes take to the beach at 3pm local time for the 1500m open water swim, 40km bike and 10km run. Among the starters is 3 time winner Brad Kahlefeldt, world no. 6 David Hauss, […]

Triathlon World Cup

February 10, 2012
Olympic Hopeful Gavin Noble kicks off the 2012 triathlon season at the Bridgetown ITU Pan American Cup in Barbados this Sunday 12th February. Under the guidance of Triathlon Ireland’s High Performance Director, Chris Jones, Noble along with the rest of the squad have spent a number of weeks training in Aguilas Spain followed by a […]

Triathlon World Cup

November 4, 2011
Gavin Noble is competing is one of the final World Cup races of the 2011 season this Saturday 5th November. The Guatape ITU World Cup takes place in Columbia where a strong field of 61 men will tackle a 1,500 meter swim in a manmade lake, followed by a hilly 40km bike and 10km run […]

Morrison's significant form

October 17, 2011
Aileen Morrison made a significant step towards reaching her goal of qualifying for the London Olympics after finishing second in the latest World Cup event in South Korea. Morrison took second behind France's Jessica Harrison at the World Cup event in Tongyeong. Her performance moves her up to 15th in the International Triathlon Union rankings. In her two […]

Morrison 4th in Mexico

October 10, 2011
Elite triathletes Aileen Morrison and Gavin Noble raced in the blistering heat of the Huatulco World Cup in Mexico on Saturday afternoon while Conor Murphy travelled to Kenya. Morrison swam well to exit with the leaders before being joined by a number of other athletes to form a lead group of 14. Morrison’s hard work […]

Morrison 4th in Japan

September 23, 2011
Ireland’s Aileen Morrison put in a stunning performance in the last World Championship Series race of 2011 placing 4th in Yokohama, Japan. Morrison beat some of the world’s best on her way including 2011 World Champion Helen Jenkins.   The 1500m swim in Yokohama bay was led by Lucy Hall and World Champion Helen Jenkins […]

Morrison 18th in Beijing

September 12, 2011
Aileen Morrison has finished a consistent 18th in the World Championship Series Final in Beijing at the weekend. The result comes after her 18th place finish in the London test event in Hyde Park last month, and further advances her claim for Olympic qualification. The most pleasing aspect of the result is Morrison's strong showing […]

Triathlon test Lensbury

August 8, 2011
Performance Director Chris Jones on the 2012 Test Event and the pre 2012 Games training  base venue. Click here Sonia O'Sullivan , Stephen Martin and Giles Warrington meet with Triathlon Ireland performance staff in London to test out pre 2012 games options. Triathlon Ireland athletes Conor Murphy, Gavin Noble, Aileen Morrison and Bryan Keane with Performance […]

Crash spoils Noble's day

August 7, 2011
Gavin Noble had a frustrating London 2012 Triathlon test event today. After a great swim that saw Gavin amongst the front runners in the bike, Noble and three other athletes went down on the greasy road surface folowing a downpour of heavy rain on the tight and technical London Olympic course. Noble however completed the race, albeit as the […]

Triathlon Test Event

August 6, 2011
Aileen Morrison produced a solid performance and gathered good ranking points this morning in London's Hyde Park. She finished 18th of the worlds best 67 starters.

European Triathlon Championships

June 27, 2011
Morrison 14th in Spain

Morrison's silver in Japan

April 18, 2011
Another impressive World Cup performance

OCI support for Morrison

February 4, 2011
Irish Triathlete Aileen Morrison was in Olympic House to discuss her Olympic Scholarship for London 2012.
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