It was a monumental and historical day for Triathlon in 2017 when the IOC officially announced the Triathlon Team Mixed Relay would be officially included in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Prgramme. Some of the Elites helped ITU share the news!
Team Australia was trailing the Americans going into the final leg of the 2017 Mixed Relay World Championships, but a comeback performance from Jake Birtwhistle helped his team ultimately win the race and the crown!
The success of the first-ever ITU Multisport Festival that was held in Penticton, Canada was named as a 2017 Top Moment of the year. The event brought thousands of multisport athletes together and started a movement for the different race formats.
Listing off the top 10 moments of the 2017 Triathlon season, Paratriathlete PTWC athlete Jetze Plat had a remarkable season, finishing it off by winning the World Championship Title in his home nation in Rotterdam.