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Great Britain's Melissa Reid: 'I proved everyone wrong'
ParalympicsGB triathlon bronze medallists Melissa Reid and guide Nicole Walters tell Sports Mole that they proved everyone wrong by finishing on the podium.
Sep 11, 18:58
ParalympicsGB triathlete Faye McClelland
Faye McClelland "gutted" with fourth-place finish
Great Britain's Faye McClelland tells Sports Mole that she is "gutted" to miss out on a Paralympic triathlon medal, but is proud to have been part of the event's debut.
Sep 11, 18:41
Alistair Brownlee attends the MacMillan Brownlee Tri South at Petworth House on June 15, 2014
Alistair Brownlee: 'All the pain is worth it'
Men's triathlete Alistair Brownlee says that he 'woke up in pain every day' ahead of defending his Olympic gold medal at the 2016 Games.
Aug 18, 17:23
Brothers Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee with their gold and silver triathlon medals on July 24, 2014
Brownlee brothers to lead Team GB triathletes at Rio 2016 Olympics
Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee are named in the Team GB squad of triathletes for this summer's Olympic Games in Rio.
Jun 7, 18:44
Jodie Stimpson of Great Britain in action during the run leg of the Elite Women's PruHealth World Triathlon Grand Final on May 31, 2014
Jodie Stimpson: Rio 2016 qualification is "tough"
Triathlete Jodie Stimpson admits that injuries have lessened her chances of qualifying to represent Great Britain at the next Olympics.
Dec 8, 16:11
England's Vicky Holland finishes third in the women's triathlon on July 24, 2014
Vicky Holland: First-time qualification for Rio de Janeiro is "invaluable"
Great Britain's Vicky Holland admits that it is "invaluable" to have secured qualification for next year's Olympic Games at the first time of asking.
Sep 24, 10:58
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Non Stanford: 'Whole season is riding on World Triathlon Grand Final'
Non Stanford admits that her whole season has been built around producing her best performance at the World Triathlon Grand Final on Friday.
Sep 18, 13:41
England's Alistair Brownlee celebrates winning the gold in the men's triathlon
Alistair Brownlee to miss World Series final due to ankle surgery
Alistair Brownlee will miss the World Series final due to ankle surgery.
Aug 25, 20:39
Swimmer Lauren Steadman attends the Team GB Paralympic launch at the Park Plaza Hotel on July 13, 2012
Great Britain claim paratriathlon gold
Lauren Steadman and Alison Patrick win gold at the European Triathlon Championships, as Great Britain claim six medals.
Jul 10, 20:20
Britain's Jonathan Brownlee crosses the finish line to win the sixth round of the ITU World Triathlon Series, an Intermediate distance race (1,5 km swim, 40 km bike and 10 km run), in Stockholm on August 25, 2012
Jonny Brownlee sidelined with stress fracture
British triathlete Jonny Brownlee is likely to miss the next few months with a stress fracture in his leg.
Jul 2, 20:20
Silver medalist Joao Silva of Portugal, gold medalist Gordon Benson of Great Britain and bronze medalist Rostyslav Pevtsov of Azerbaijan celebrate during the medal ceremony for the Men's Triathlon Final during day two of the Baku 2015 European Games at Bi
Gordon Benson eager to challenge Brownlee brothers
Gordon Benson believes that he can soon challenge fellow Brits Alistair and Jonny Brownlee after winning triathlon gold at the European Games.
Jun 15, 17:57
Brendan Purcell of Team GB during the Team GB kitting out ahead of Baku 2015 European Games at the NEC on June 1, 2015
Triathlon director unsure of Great Britain's Rio 2016 contingent
Brendan Purcell - Great Britain's triathlon performance director - admits that options are "still very open" in terms of next year's Olympic team of three.
Jun 14, 13:59
Brendan Purcell of Team GB during the Team GB kitting out ahead of Baku 2015 European Games at the NEC on June 1, 2015
Great Britain performance director: 'Triathlon gold all about team effort'
Brendan Purcell - Team GB's triathlon performance director - hails Gordon Benson's "great result" in claiming gold at the European Games in Baku.
Jun 14, 13:43
Team GB triathlete Gordon Benson exits the water on his way to winning gold at the European Games on June 14, 2015
Gordon Benson hails "great" Baku 2015 gold-medal success
Team GB's first gold medal winner at the 2015 European Games, Gordon Benson, admits that claiming victory in the men's triathlon was beyond his wildest expectations.
Jun 14, 13:12
Azerbaijan's Rostyslav Pevtsov crosses the finish line to come third in the men's triathlon event at the 2015 European Games in Baku on June 14, 2015
Bronze medallist Rostyslav Pevtsov "proud" of triathlon performance
Azerbaijani triathlete Rostyslav Pevtsov says that he was "happy and proud" to make the podium at the European Games in his home country.
Jun 14, 13:00
Silver medalist Joao Silva of Portugal, gold medalist Gordon Benson of Great Britain and bronze medalist Rostyslav Pevtsov of Azerbaijan celebrate during the medal ceremony for the Men's Triathlon Final during day two of the Baku 2015 European Games at Bi
Portuguese triathlete Joao Silva "very happy" with silver
Portugal's triathlon silver-medallist Joao Silva insists that he is "very happy" to have come second at the European Games in Baku.
Jun 14, 12:28
Silver medalist Rachel Klamer of Netherlands poses with her medal following the Women's Triathlon Final during day one of the Baku 2015 European Games at Bilgah Beach on June 13, 2015
Rachel Klamer: 'I was seeing stars after swim'
Rachel Klamer says that she "started to see stars" after a difficult swim at the European Games triathlon in Baku.
Jun 13, 14:04
Gold medalist Nicola Spirig of Switzerland poses with her medal following the Women's Triathlon Final during day one of the Baku 2015 European Games at Bilgah Beach on June 13, 2015
Nicola Spirig hails "perfect" triathlon
Olympic and European Games triathlon champion Nicola Spirig says that she put in a "perfect" performance to seal the win in Baku.
Jun 13, 11:51
Heather Sellers of Team GB during the Team GB kitting out ahead of Baku 2015 European Games at the NEC on June 1, 2015
Heather Sellars feeling the pressure as sole Team GB triathlete at Baku 2015
Great Britain triathlete Heather Sellars admits that she feels "a bit of pressure" to succeed at the European Games.
Jun 12, 10:58
Aileen Reid of Ireland crosses the finish line to take second place in the Pruhealth World Triathalon Grand Final at Hyde Park on September 14, 2013
Ireland's Aileen Reid feeling cautious ahead of triathlon event at Baku 2015
Ireland's Aileen Reid insists that being the highest-ranked competitor to take part in the triathlon event at the European Games counts for very little.
Jun 12, 10:37
Helen Jenkins of Great Britain celebrates second place in the Elite Women's race in the 2014 ITU World Triathlon in Grant Park on June 28, 2014
Helen Jenkins: 'I need to focus on preparation for Olympics'
Welsh triathlete Helen Jenkins believes that withdrawing from the European Games will give her a better chance of qualifying for the Olympics.
Jun 4, 11:38
Helen Jenkins of Great Britain celebrates second place in the Elite Women's race in the 2014 ITU World Triathlon in Grant Park on June 28, 2014
Non Stanford: 'Helen Jenkins withdrawal is right decision'
Welsh triathlete Non Stanford believes that Helen Jenkins's withdrawal from the European Games will benefit her bid to qualify for next year's Olympic Games.
Jun 3, 12:52
Helen Jenkins of Great Britain celebrates second place in the Elite Women's race in the 2014 ITU World Triathlon in Grant Park on June 28, 2014
Helen Jenkins pulls out of European Games
Triathlete Helen Jenkins, who represented Team GB at the 2012 Olympics, pulls out of the 2015 European Games in Baku with an ankle injury.
Jun 2, 14:50
Brothers Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee with their gold and silver triathlon medals on July 24, 2014
Jonny Brownlee aiming to match brother Alistair in London triathlon
Olympic bronze medallist Jonny Brownlee believes that an injury-free 2015 has given him a chance of defeating brother Alistair in their race in London on Sunday.
May 29, 16:28
England's Alistair Brownlee runs towards the finish line to claim gold in the mixed relay on July 26, 2014
Alistair Brownlee triumphant on return to World Triathlon Series action
Alistair Brownlee recovers from a stumble to claim victory ahead of Javier Gomez and Vincent Luis in the Cape Town leg of the 2015 World Triathlon Series.
Apr 26, 17:06
Brothers Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee with their gold and silver triathlon medals on July 24, 2014
Alistair Brownlee missing for World Triathon Series opener
Olympic champion Alastair Brownlee will miss the opening round of the World Triathlon Series with an ankle injury.
Mar 4, 11:27
Alistair Brownlee crossing the finish line on July 24, 2014
Alistair Brownlee rules out track switch
England triathlete Alistair Brownlee insists that he does not plan to focus on track running after winning two triathlon golds in the Commonwealth Games.
Jul 27, 15:45
England's Vicky Holland finishes third in the women's triathlon on July 24, 2014
Vicky Holland: Mixed triathlon is "brilliant"
Team England's Vicky Holland is delighted to have added triathlon relay gold to her Commonwealth Games bronze medal and is grateful for the support.
Jul 26, 18:06
England's gold-winning mixed relay triathlon team Jodie Stimpson, Vicky Holland, Alistair Brownlee and Jonathan Brownlee on July 26, 2014
Jodie Stimpson hails "spot-on" triathlon performance
Team England triathlete Jodie Stimpson claims that her team's tactics in the Commonwealth Games mixed team triathlon event were "spot on".
Jul 26, 17:42
England's Alistair Brownlee runs towards the finish line to claim gold in the mixed relay on July 26, 2014
Alistair Brownlee hails "fantastic" triathlon relay performance
Team England triathlete Alistair Brownlee speaks of his "fantastic" gold medal-winning performance in today's "fun" Commonwealth Games mixed team triathlon relay event.
Jul 26, 17:27
England's gold-winning mixed relay triathlon team Jodie Stimpson, Vicky Holland, Alistair Brownlee and Jonathan Brownlee on July 26, 2014
Jonathan Brownlee praises team effort in gold-winning triathlon relay
Jonathan Brownlee praises his teammates after Team England secure gold in the triathlon mixed team relay.
Jul 26, 14:39
England's Alistair Brownlee celebrates winning the gold in the men's triathlon
Alistair Brownlee hails "brilliant" course
Triathlon Commonwealth Games gold medallist Alistair Brownlee praises the "brilliant" course at Strathclyde Park.
Jul 24, 19:02
Alistair Brownlee attends the MacMillan Brownlee Tri South at Petworth House on June 15, 2014
Alistair Brownlee completes 'dream set'
Triathlete Alistair Brownlee says that it was 'a dream' to win gold in the Commonwealth Games.
Jul 24, 18:57
Alistair Brownlee crossing the finish line on July 24, 2014
Alistair Brownlee 'thought about' waiting for Jonathan Brownlee
Alistair Brownlee admits he "thought about" waiting for brother Jonathan Brownlee towards the end of the Commonwealth Games triathlon race.
Jul 24, 18:46
Brothers Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee with their gold and silver triathlon medals on July 24, 2014
Jonathan Brownlee "used to" trailing brother Alistair Brownlee
Triathlete Jonathan Brownlee claims that he is "used to" trailing brother Alistair Brownlee, but is confident that he is closing the gap between the pair.
Jul 24, 18:44
Alistair Brownlee attends the MacMillan Brownlee Tri South at Petworth House on June 15, 2014
Alistair Brownlee 'looking forward' to relay
Commonwealth Games gold medallist Alistair Brownlee insists that he and brother Jonathan Brownlee will be ready for the triathlon relay this weekend.
Jul 24, 18:04
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South Africa's Richard Murray: 'I can compete with Brownlee brothers'
South African triathlete Richard Murray is confident that he can compete with Team England duo Alistair Brownlee and Jonathan Brownlee at future events.
Jul 24, 17:51
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Ryan Sissons hails "amazing" Glasgow
New Zealand triathlete Ryan Sissons praises Glasgow's hosting of the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
Jul 24, 17:46
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Andrew Yorke: 'Glasgow is awesome'
Canadian triathlete Andrew Yorke brands Glasgow 'an awesome city' following his fourth-place finish in the men's triathlon at the Commonwealth Games.
Jul 24, 17:44
Alistair Brownlee attends the MacMillan Brownlee Tri South at Petworth House on June 15, 2014
Annie Emmerson: 'Alistair Brownlee raced perfectly'
Alistair Brownlee raced perfectly in the triathlon on Thursday afternoon, according to Annie Emmerson.
Jul 24, 17:41