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Best of 2013: By the Numbers
Find out how 2013 adds up when it comes to athletes, coaches, race directors, clubs and more.
517,150* finishers at USA Triathlon sanctioned events in 2013.
* from results submitted through Dec. 18
4,327 events sanctioned by USA Triathlon in 2013
3 ITU World Triathlon Series victories by Gwen Jorgensen, who in April became the first U.S. woman to top the podium with her victory at Omegawave World Triathlon San Diego
In 2013, USA Triathlon officials oversaw 655 races covering 276,171 participants and gave out 5,857 penalties.
7,964: Total number of registered athletes in USA Triathlon’s owned National Championship events (Age Group, Duathlon, Collegiate, Youth & Junior)
1,133 Age-group athletes on Team USA in 2013
115 Age-group medals at ITU World Championships, including 43 gold, 35 silver and 37 bronze
604 Certified Race Directors
80 percent — growth rate of USA Triathlon’s webinar offerings from 2012 to 2013 in which the organization offered 90 webinars.
1,050 USA Triathlon registered clubs in 2013
1,551,902 — training miles (weighted) logged by 121 clubs and 3,053 athletes in a three-month period for the 2012-2013 USA Triathlon National Challenge Competition.
410 — number of new USA Triathlon Certified Coaches (Level I, Level II, Level II Endurance and Youth & Junior) in 2013.
2,514 Certified Coaches at all levels