It was a breakthrough year for American Katie Zaferes, who dominated the WTS season to become world champion.
Germany’s 2008 Olympic gold medalist, Jan Frodeno, had a season to remember, winning all his races and setting a new course record at the Ironman World Championship.
Thanks to a stellar season that saw him take Canada’s first male podium finish at a WTS event and then the win at the Tokyo Test Event, Tyler Mislawchuk is Triathlon Magazine Canada’s Triathlete of the Year and Triathlon Canada’s Overall Elite Triathlete of the Year.
When it comes to world championship or major games medals, seven Canadian athletes combined to take a total of 10 medals during the last decade.
A look back at the top 11 Canadian triathlon performances of 2019.
Paralympic silver medalist Stefan Daniel finished 12th at the U-Sports national cross country championships, helping his team win the national title despite a navicular stress fracture.