A slew of new ITU events have been added to the 2009 season. Among these are a number of Continental Cups in Asia, Oceania, Pan America and Europe.
Continental championships have also been added to the ITU calendar for 2009:
March 3 – 2009 Gold Coast OCA Triathlon Oceania Championships, Australia
May 16 – 2009 Oklahoma PATCO Triathlon Pan American Championships, United States
July 2 – 2009 Holten ETU Triathlon European Championships, Netherlands
August 28 – 2009 Incheon ASTC Triathlon Asian Championships, South Korea
The 2009 ITU Duathlon World Championships will be staged in Concord, North Carolina this year on 26 September 2009. Another major Duathlon event has just been confirmed for Thailand on 28 March when the Mekong River ITU Duathlon World Series Event takes place.
The ITU’s new premier series, the Dextro Energy Triathlon – ITU World Championship Series kicks off in Singapore on 9 May.