Tag Archives: Triathlon

Biathlon – In what it consists and what are its origins?

No, it has nothing to do with swimming, cycling and running (Triathlon) or just cycling and running (Duathlon). Biathlon is a Winter Olympic Sport which combines cross country skiing with precision target shooting. It is a combination of alternating skiing and rifle shooting abilities that requires balance between shooting accuracy and skiing skills and stamina.

Triathlon – Portuguese João Silva ends 2012 ITU’s World Cup Inside Top10

Portuguese athlete Joao Silva finished the 2012 International Triathlon Union World Cup in 9th place. In 2011 he had finished 13th overall and in 2010 he recorded the best result ever of a male Triathlete: 5th place Despite only finishing 21st in the last race held in Auckland, New Zealand, under very cold and damp weather,

Triathlon – Portuguese ‘Sporting Clube de Portugal’ João Silva Wins World Cup Race in Yokohama

Portugal’s Joao Silva reigned under the Yokohama sun today, beating Spain’s Javier Gomez on the final lap of the run to take his second consecutive ITU World Triathlon Yokohama win. Russia’s Dmitry Polyanskiy followed close behind for bronze just one week after winning the Tongyeong ITU Triathlon World Cup. A breakaway on the last lap of