The International Triathlon Union (ITU) confirmed the addition of four events to the 2014 ITU World Cup calendar. The four newly announced events are indicated in blue and asteriked below:
2014 ITU World Cup calendar to date:
March 15-16: Mooloolaba, Australia
March 22-23: New Plymouth, New Zealand
May 10-11: Chengdu, China
June 14-15: Huatulco, Mexico
*July 26-27: Jiayuguan, China
August 9-10: Tiszaujvaros, Hungary
*September 27-28: Alanya, Turkey
*October 4-5: Cozumel, Mexico
*November 1-2: Tongyeong, South Korea
ITU expects to add one additional World Cup race in Europe and two more in the Americas, all of which are to be confirmed later this year.
The long time host city of Ishigaki, Japan will not be on the schedule in 2014 due to a city redevelopment plan but the ITU hopes that racing will return there in the near future.
Find out more at triathlon.org