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© Jose Luis Hourcade
Gallery: Cannes International Tri
Posted by: Editor
Posted on: Wednesday 30th April 2014

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The French Riviera town of Cannes is best know for its annual film festival, which has been running since 1946 attracting the rich, famous and beautiful to the glamour location in the south of France.

On 13th April this year the town was hosting an all together different 'festival', as athletes were swimming, cycling and running around in lycra for the first Cannes International Triathlon (

Frederik Van Lierde ©José Luis Hourcade

The event proved popular, with over 1200 athletes taking on the 'Long' (2km / 80km / 16km) and 'Short' (1km / 50km / 8km) options. The race attracted some significant names too, including 2013 Ironman World Champion Fredrik Van Lierde, who would finish fourth.

Photographer José Luis Hourcade ( was on hand to capture a great set of images for Tri247 from this new event which has a time slot, distances and location which we can well imagine will prove very popular with travelling British triathletes in future years. Click the 'Launch Image Gallery' link at the top of the page to view.

Charlotte Morel ©José Luis Hourcade

Long Distance
Pos Men Women
1st Herve Faure 3:36:45 Charlotte Morel 4:09:06
2nd Giulio Molinari 3:37:15 Celine Bousrez 4:09:14
3rd Nicolas Fernandez 3:37:25 Martina Dogana 4:16:20
Middle Distance
Pos Men Women
1st Asa Shaw 2:09:56 Suzanne Zelazo 2:29:49
2nd Damian Favre Felix 2:11:25 Gabriela Brien 2:36:22
3rd Kris Coddens 2:11:440 Elena Casiraghi 2:39:34

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