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ITU Unveils Details of New Series

By | Dec. 02, 2008, 12:33 p.m. (ET)

VANCOUVER, Canada — The International Triathlon Union (ITU) and its commercial partners SPORTFIVE and UPSOLUT, announced Dextro Energy as the title sponsor for the new major triathlon series, now known as the Dextro Energy Triathlon – ITU World Championship Series.

This series represents an innovative change by creating seven first-class World Championship events and a Grand Final where the world's best triathletes are competing head to head, featuring live television.  A record $2 million (all funds USD) will be at stake in the battle to become ITU's 2009 world champion.

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