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All athletes eligible to represent the United States must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen OR
  • Be a U.S. national – someone who has resided in the US for three consecutive years and has not competed for their country of citizenship in the prior year.

Team USA eligible athletes must not have competed for their country of citizenship in the prior year. Athletes who choose to be recognized as nationals who have competed for their country of citizenship in the last year may get dispensation by obtaining a letter from the National Federation of their home country allowing competition as a USA athlete.

Standard Course Distance World Championship

Location: Ottawa, Canada
Date: August 10-11, 2013

Qualification

  • Double Oak Duathlon (Standard Distance: 10k Run, 40k Bike, 5k Run)
    April 6, 2013
    Pelham, Alabama
    Qualification: The top six finishers in each age group (rolling to 10th place) in the standard event will qualify for Team USA for the Short Course Duathlon World Championship
                  
  • Orange County Duathlon (Standard Distance: 2k Run, 40k Bike, 10k Run)
    May 19, 2013
    Mission Viejo, California
    Qualification: The top six finishers in each age group (rolling to 20th place) will qualify for Team USA in their choice of race distance — standard or sprint. Six athletes per age group will accepted for the standard-distance event and six athletes per age group will be accepted for the sprint-distance event.
    Note: Transition is limited to 300 athletes. Register now at www.octriseries.com to claim your spot to attempt to qualify for the World Championships.
     
  • Apple Duathlon (Standard Distance: 5k Run, 33k Bike, 5k Run)
    May 25, 2013
    Sartell, Minnesota
    Qualification: The top six finishers in each age group (rolling to 20th place) will qualify for Team USA in their choice of race distance — standard or sprint. Six athletes per age group will accepted for the standard-distance event and six athletes per age group will be accepted for the sprint-distance event.

  • USAT Rankings Qualifier (below)
    Date: Spring 2013

    Qualifying Process Info
    Rankings Qualifier Info
    Rankings FAQ

Sprint Distance Duathlon World Championship

Location: Ottawa, Canada
Date: August 10-11, 2013

Qualifying

  • Double Oak Duathlon (Sprint Distance: 5k Run, 20k Bike, 5k Run)
    April 6, 2013
    Pelham, Alabama
    Qualification: The top six finishers in each age group (rolling to 10th place) in the sprint event will qualify for Team USA for the Sprint Duathlon World Championship              
  • Orange County Duathlon (Standard Distance: 2k Run, 40k Bike, 10k Run)
    May 19, 2013
    Mission Viejo, California
    Qualification: The top six finishers in each age group (rolling to 20th place) will qualify for Team USA in their choice of race distance — standard or sprint. Six athletes per age group will accepted for the standard-distance event and six athletes per age group will be accepted for the sprint-distance event.
    Note:
    Transition is limited to 300 athletes. Register now at www.octriseries.com to claim your spot to attempt to qualify for the World Championships.
  • Apple Duathlon (Standard Distance: 5k Run, 33k Bike, 5k Run)
    May 25, 2013
    Sartell, Minnesota
    Qualification: The top six finishers in each age group (rolling to 20th place) will qualify for Team USA in their choice of race distance — standard or sprint. Six athletes per age group will accepted for the standard-distance event and six athletes per age group will be accepted for the sprint-distance event.

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