2016 WTS Calendar Revealed

2016 WTS Calendar Revealed

International Triathlon Union confirms full 2016 World Triathlon Series calendar

Following the release of the 2016 ITU World Triathlon Series calendar last month, ITU is pleased to confirm dates and distances for each race.

The 2016 WTS schedule is now complete with the addition of Cape Town to the 2016 schedule, and also contains confirmed dates for both Gold Coast and Edmonton.

The 2016 Series will stop in nine cities across five continents, with six races featuring Olympic distance races, while three events will offer sprints.

Yokohama remains the last WTS event to score Olympic Qualification Points, while Hamburg will serve as the final WTS event ahead of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics. The German city will also host the Mixed Relay World Championships.

Abu Dhabi, UAE – March 4-5 - OLYMPIC
Gold Coast, Australia – April 9-10 - OLYMPIC
Cape Town, South Africa– April 23-24 - SPRINT
Yokohama, Japan – May 14-15 - OLYMPIC
Leeds, England – June 11-12 - OLYMPIC
Stockholm, Sweden – July 2-3 - OLYMPIC
Hamburg, Germany – July 16-17 - SPRINT
Edmonton, Canada – September 3-4  - SPRINT
Cozumel, Mexico – September 11-18 - OLYMPIC