London Olympian Emma Jackson will be part of an 11-strong Australian contingent of five women and six men a the ITU World Triathlon Series circuit in Yokohama.
The World Triathlon Grand Final was held in Edmonton over the weekend and it was a tough end to the elite season for the Australian athletes.
TRIATHLON: Ongoing health issues have forced Australia’s two-time World champion Emma Moffatt to withdraw from this year’s ITU World Triathlon Championships
Australian triathletes Emma Jackson and Ryan Bailie have both produced fighting fifths in their Commonwealth Games debuts at Strathclyde Park, in Glasgow.
TRIATHLON: Emma Jackson produced a brilliant finish to take the silver medal behind dominant American Gwen Jorgensen in the World Triathlon Series sprint race in Hamburg on Saturday.
TRIATHLON: Australia’s Emma Jackson served notice on her Commonwealth Games rivals when she produced the second fastest run of the day to grab a stirring bronze medal in the ITU World Triathlon Series event in London overnight.
TRIATHLON: With the Rio Olympic Games just over two years away the Olympic qualification period opens Saturday with racing in Yokahama, Japan.
TRIATHLON: Australia’s Commonwealth Games triathlon medal hopeful Aaron Royle is quickly gaining respect on the international circuit
TRIATHLON: Olympians Emma Moffatt and Emma Jackson and a new breed of men will spearhead a six-strong triathlon team for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games.
It was a breakthrough day for Australian men’s triathlon in Auckland on Sunday when Aaron Royle claimed his first ITU World Triathlon Series podium