The fifth round of the ITU World Triathlon Series takes place in Yokohama, Japan on Saturday (16 May). The race marks the mid point in the Series, and features the Olympic Champion, Alistair Brownlee and former ITU World Champion, Non Stanford.
Yokohama this weekend marks the fifth race and halfway stage in the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Series, in a season that has so far provided great contrast between the men and women in regards the competitive nature of the Series.
It could well develop into a partnership born in triathlon heaven when vision-impaired paratriathlete Katie Kelly teams up with her newly appointed guide, World Champion and Olympic silver medallist Michelle Jones in Yokohama this weekend.
British Triathlon has put forward eleven athletes for the start list of the Rio test event, 1-2 August. The test event will allow athletes to experience what the Olympic triathlon course will be like in 2016
The current Adventure Racing World Champions Team Seagate are in their final preparations for round three of the Adventure Racing World Series. The team won round one at Godzone in NZ and are using Spain
The Chengdu World Cup delivered American Renee Tomlin and Australian Ryan Fisher their first wins in China on Saturday. In very warm conditions both Tomlin and Fisher claimed their victories in a sprint-to-the-finish fashion.