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WCSN Delivers Highlights of ITU BG Triathlon World Cup Series

May 30, 2008, 11:39 a.m. (ET)

World Championship Sports Network (WCSN) is providing a special highlight show recapping every stop on the 2008 ITU World Cup Series including the highly anticipated World Championships taking place in Vancouver next week.

Fans will get an in-depth look into each event, including athlete interviews, behind the scenes action and highlights from the event, all on

The annual BG Triathlon World Cup Series features 16 dynamic events in some of the most spectacular venues across the world. In addition to winning substantial prize money at each stop, athletes earn points to secure Olympic spots for their nation. The top eight countries in the men’s and women’s Olympic rankings will get to send a full team comprised of three athletes to the Olympic Games in Beijing, China this August.

The U.S men’s team is currently in seventh place, thanks to a stellar performance by Matt Reed at the Madrid World Cup last weekend. Reed will be competing at the Worlds in Vancouver on June 8, the final event to offer Olympic qualifying points, to ensure the U.S remains one of the eight countries to have three men on their Olympic team. The U.S. women have already secured their three slots. Both the U.S. men and women will be selecting their final team members based on the results of the Des Moines World Cup on June 22.
ITU Highlight shows will be posted on-demand on Please visit WCSN for updated schedules, news, results, photo galleries and more information.

Highlight shows of 2008 ITU World Cup Series

Now – November 2008


June 8: Vancouver, Canada
Vancouver World Championships 

June 22: Des Moines, Iowa
Des Moines BG Triathlon World Cup 

July 5: Hamburg, Germany
Hamburg BG Triathlon World Cup 

July 13: Tiszaujvaros, Hungary
Tiszaujvaros BG Triathlon World Cup 

July 20: Kitzbuhel, Austria
Kitzbuhel BG Triathlon World Cup 

Sept. 27: Lorient, France
Lorient BG Triathlon World Cup 

Oct. 12: Chiapas, Mexico
Chiapas BG Triathlon World Cup 

Nov. 16: Huatulco, Mexico
Huatulco BG Triathlon World Cup

*Highlight shows posted after events.

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