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Best of 2012: Top USA Triathlon News Items

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Take a look back at USA Triathlon's top multisport headlines of 2012.

 

January 2012

Bob Wendling Re-Elected President of USA Triathlon

Race Directors Gain Knowledge, Insight at Symposium

USA Triathlon Launches Online Multisport Education Program

Wolfe, Dussault Claim Winter Triathlon National Titles 

 

February 2012

USA Triathlon Century Club Launched to Recognize Multisport Veterans

USA Triathlon Announces First-Ever Multisport Award Winners

Six Multisport Pioneers Named to USA Triathlon Hall of Fame

USA Triathlon Announces Age Group Athletes of the Year, Presented By Garmin

Melissa Stockwell, JP Theberge Named USA Paratriathlon Athletes of the Year

National Champions Verzbicas, Whitley Claim 2011 USA Triathlon Junior Honors

 

March

USA Triathlon Selects 2011 Elite Athletes of the Year

USA Triathlon National Challenge Competition Winners Announced

Hedgecock, Arthur Race to USA Triathlon Elite Duathlon National Titles

 

April

USAT Develops Youth Splash & Dash Aquathlon Series

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Ferrante, McLarty Earn USA Triathlon Collegiate National Titles

Top Athletes Race to National Titles, Team USA Berths at Duathlon Nationals

 

May

USA’s Laura Bennett Races to Olympic Berth at ITU World Triathlon San Diego

Triathlon Pioneers Inducted into USA Triathlon Hall of Fame

Age-Groupers Soak in the Sun, Excitement of Historic San Diego

Kemper, Huerta Shine in San Diego to Earn U.S. Olympic Triathlon Spots

USA Triathlon’s First-Ever Book, “Complete Triathlon Guide,” Available Now

Americans Take 18 World Titles at Second ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships

Top Paratriathletes Earn USA Paratriathlon National Titles

 

June

Slavinski, Yetman Race to Long Course Duathlon National Titles

Luscan, Hall Earn Overall Wins at USA Triathlon Aquabike National Championship

U.S. Women Take Team Gold at FISU World University Triathlon Championship

 

July

Sarah Groff Races to Third in Hamburg in Final Olympic Triathlon Tune-Up 

Slavinski, Wilkinson Lead U.S. at ITU Long Distance Triathlon Worlds

Groff Leads U.S. with Fourth-Place Finish at Olympic Games

Hunter Kemper Takes 14th to Pace U.S. in Olympic Games Triathlon

Demarest, Hill Win National Aquathlon Titles

August

Farkas, Hemming Top Fields at USA Triathlon Junior National Championship

Haley Chura, Brian Duffy Claim USA Triathlon Olympic-Distance National Championship Wins

Sonja Kent, Patrick Parish Race to USA Triathlon Sprint National Titles

 

September

Team USA Earns Four Podium Finishes at ITU Long Distance Duathlon Worlds

Haskins, Shoemaker Take USA Triathlon Elite National Titles in Buffalo 

Slavinski, Waterstraat Earn USA Triathlon Long Course National Titles

U.S. Takes Two Paraduathlon Titles to Open ITU Duathlon Worlds

Team USA Claims 13 Medals, Four Titles at ITU Duathlon World Championships

Five Teams Claim Victory at USA Triathlon Club Nationals

 

October

Jacobs, Cave Earn Ironman World Championship Titles

Nine Americans Claim Age Group Titles in Kona

Americans Earn Two Titles, Eight Medals at Aquathlon Worlds

Jorgensen Strikes Silver in ITU World Triathlon Grand Final

Gorman Races to Bronze in ITU Junior World Championship Debut

Team USA Takes Nine Age Group Triathlon World Titles in Auckland

U.S. Paratriathletes Win Two Titles, 13 Medals at Paratriathlon Worlds

Celeste Callahan Wins Inaugural ITU Women’s Committee Award of Excellence

USA Triathlon Fatality Incidents Study

Art & Science Symposium Concludes in San Diego

 

November

Melissa Stockwell Honored as USOC’s October Athlete of the Month

USA Triathlon Announces 2013 National Championship Schedule

USA Paratriathlon Awarded $50,000 Grant from U.S. Paralympics

 

For more on USA Triathlon's Best of 2012, visit our year in review section.

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