Gallery: Cannes International Triathlon 2019

Fine images from the French Riviera

Held on Easter Sunday this year, the Cannes International Triathlon (www.cannes-international-triathlon.com) added two new international winners to its illustrious history, as Cameron Wurf (AUS) and Camilla Pedersen (DEN) earned early season victories in the sixth edition of the race. (Full report is HERE).

The 2km / 107km / 16km event is perfectly timed for athletes to enjoy a great race in stunning surroundings, and also as a stepping stone towards summer target races. As I’ve mentioned several times before, it’s an event I thoroughly enjoyed back in 2015 and is one that is very simple to access, through the nearby Nice Côte d’Azur Airport. If you want a long weekend away with a race involved, this is well worth considering.

Here are some great images of the race, all courtesy of top photographer Jose Luis Hourcade (www.joseluishourcade.com).

Cannes International Triathlon 2019 - Photo Jose Luis Hourcade
Tyler Butterfield (left), giving swim course instructions to Tim Don and Camilla Pedersen
Cannes International Triathlon 2019 - Photo Jose Luis Hourcade
Tim looking nervous…
Cannes International Triathlon 2019 - Photo Jose Luis Hourcade
…others looking far more relaxed
Cannes International Triathlon 2019 - Photo Jose Luis Hourcade
Now it’s Tims’ turn to help Cameron Wurf with directions
Cannes International Triathlon 2019 - Photo Jose Luis Hourcade
And they are off
Cannes International Triathlon 2019 - Photo Jose Luis Hourcade
A hugely popular Age-Group race too
Cannes International Triathlon 2019 - Photo Jose Luis Hourcade
Swimmers exiting the water
Cannes International Triathlon 2019 - Photo Jose Luis Hourcade
A strong start for Tim Don through the opening 2km
Cannes International Triathlon 2019 - Photo Jose Luis Hourcade
Wurf was 75 seconds behind Don through the swim
Cannes International Triathlon 2019 - Photo Jose Luis Hourcade
Denmark’s Camilla Pedersen was with the leaders through the water
Cannes International Triathlon 2019 - Photo Jose Luis Hourcade
Cameron Wurf chasing hard,, early in the bike leg
Cannes International Triathlon 2019 - Photo Jose Luis Hourcade
Tim Don at the front of the race
Cannes International Triathlon 2019 - Photo Jose Luis Hourcade
If you have time to look, it’s a stunning venue
Cannes International Triathlon 2019 - Photo Jose Luis Hourcade
Pedersen dominated on the bike
Cannes International Triathlon 2019 - Photo Jose Luis Hourcade
Emma Bilham, winner last week of Triathlon Portocolom
Cannes International Triathlon 2019 - Photo Jose Luis Hourcade
Plenty of climbing in Cannes
Cannes International Triathlon 2019 - Photo Jose Luis Hourcade
Charlotte Morel and Justine Guerard
Cannes International Triathlon 2019 - Photo Jose Luis Hourcade
More great sights during the 107km ride
Cannes International Triathlon 2019 - Photo Jose Luis Hourcade
Margi Santimaria (ITA) would finish fourth
Cannes International Triathlon 2019 - Photo Jose Luis Hourcade / Weekend Roundup
Tim Don on another climb
Cannes International Triathlon 2019 - Photo Jose Luis Hourcade
A welcome descent
Cannes International Triathlon 2019 - Photo Jose Luis Hourcade
Cameron Wurf took a narrow lead onto the run course
Cannes International Triathlon 2019 - Photo Jose Luis Hourcade
Tim couldn’t match the pace of the Aussie today
Cannes International Triathlon 2019 - Photo Jose Luis Hourcade
Not his day on the bike – but fastest run for Tyler Butterfield (BER)
Cannes International Triathlon 2019 - Photo Jose Luis Hourcade
Yacht’s it all about…?
Cannes International Triathlon 2019 - Photo Jose Luis Hourcade
With a big lead of the bike, Pedersen had it under control during the 16km run
Cannes International Triathlon 2019 - Photo Jose Luis Hourcade
Wurf was running to victory also
Cannes International Triathlon 2019 - Photo Jose Luis Hourcade
Charlotte Morel (FRA) took third place on home soil
Cannes International Triathlon 2019 - Photo Jose Luis Hourcade
A happy Cameron Wurf takes victory
Cannes International Triathlon 2019 - Photo Jose Luis Hourcade
Camilla Pedersen won in style
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