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ITU Races this Weekend in Switzerland and Bulgaria

See the latest Olympic Qualifying Standings.

What’s on this weekend?

Sunday July 24

2011 Geneva ITU Triathlon European Cup

Geneva, SUI

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The lone Canadian on the women’s list is Colleen Latham.

2011 Varna ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup

Varna, BUL

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Olympic Qualifying

The ITU athletes are in full Olympic Qualifying mode as they try to accumulate as many ranking points as possible to gain their respective nations the maximum number (3) racers for the Olympic Triathlon in London. Canada currently has 1 spot for the women, and 2 for the men.

Click the following links to see the London 2012 Olympic qualification rankings:

* take note that the links go to PDF files for download.
– ITU Olympic Qualification List – Women / Men
– Simulation – Women / Men

Simulation by country
Evolution of the number of spots per nation since June 2010

There is a total of 55 berths for each the men’s and the women’s Olympic competitions.
After the number of berths for each country is decided, each National Olympic Committee then decides which athletes it will enter. The host nation automatically gets a men’s a women’s berth.

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