Selection Race for Age Group World Champs

Tri Auckland's Standard Distance triathlon is also a selection race for the 2015 Age Group World Champs, with 10 spots available per age group.  

To be eligible for selection you must complete the selection nomination form by midnight 28 March 2015. Go here to complete the selection nomination form.  

Triathlon is one of the few sports where no matter what age you are, you get the opportunity to pull on the black singlet and represent your country to compete against the worlds best. The International Triathlon Union (ITU) hold these World Championship events every year in different locations around the world, these competitions are the pinnacle events for Elite and Age Group Athletes each year. The championships are a great way to see the world by mixing travel and sport and regardless of your age or ability gaining a place in a Age Group World Champs team is acheivable for those that are willing to train hard.  In 2015 the City of Chicago will host the Grand Final.  

 

Triathlon NZ's selection policy for the Grand Final 

All the information you require about the Age Group World Championship events including Triathlon NZ's selection policy, can be found here at Tri NZ.   

 

Chicago ITU World Triathlon Grand Final

 The City of Chicago will host the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final and World Championships during 15 -20 September 2015.  Chicago is the third-largest city in the United States, is located on the shoreline of beautiful Lake Michigan in northeastern Illinois.  Grant Park will  serve as the main venue for the Grand Final, featuring 150 of the top elite men and women in the sport vying for a world title. Other world championship events to be contested over five days in Chicago include age-group sprint and Olympic-distance triathlon races, paratriathlon, juniors, under-23, U23/junior mixed team relay and aquathlon. Nearly 6,000 athletes from around the globe are expected to descend on Chicago for a thrilling week of multisport.  For more information on the 2015 Chicago Grand Final and destination Chicago Click here.