Triathlon News and Highlights

2020 Armed Forces Sports Championships Cancellations
April 10, 2020 - As leadership continues to monitor the current COVID-19 guidance from the Department of Defense and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the Armed Forces Sports Council has made the decision to cancel all Armed Forces Sports Championships and events through September 30, 2020.  

USA’s Coyle wins triathlon gold in China
Air Force Reserve Maj. Judith Coyle stands at attention for the U.S. national anthem after receiving the gold medal for placing first in the women's senior division of the CISM Military World Games triathlon in Wuhan, China, Oct. 27, 2019. In her left hand she holds the mascot of the games, BingBing, presented to all medalists.
Oct. 27, 2019 - In the final competition of the World Military Games in China, USA’s Judith Coyle finished the triathlon in 2:10:48 to win a gold medal Sunday in the women’s senior division and propel her mixed senior team to a silver medal.

Military World Games opens with dazzling spectacle
The U.S. Armed Forces Sports team marches during opening ceremonies for the 2019 CISM Military World Games in Wuhan, China Oct. 18, 2019. Teams from more than 100 countries will compete in dozens of sporting events through Oct. 28. (DoD photo by EJ Hersom)
Oct. 18, 2019 - U.S. service members watched colorful pageantry Friday evening during the opening ceremony for the 7th CISM Military World Games.

Navy Sweeps Men's and Women's Triathlon Championship
NAVAL BASE VENTURA COUNTY - POINT MUGU, Calif. (June 9, 2018) U.S. Navy Lt. Kyle Hooker of Bremerton, Wash. finishes in first place for the fourth year in a row at the 2018 Armed Forces Triathlon Championship. During the triathlon, service members competed both individually and as a team to Olympic distances of a 1,500-meter (approximately 1-mile) open-water swim, followed by a 40-kilometer (24.8-mile) bike ride, and finishing with a 10-kilometer (6.2-mile) run.  Additionally, teams competed for points and spots on the U.S. Armed Forces Team that will compete at the Conseil International du Sport Militaire (CISM) World Military Triathlon Championship in Lidkoping, Sweden from 15-18 June 2018. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Dan Willey/Released)
June 18, 2018 - Navy Lt. Kyle Hooker of the USS Nimitz wins the 2018 Armed Forces Triathlon Championship men’s title for the fourth straight year and Marine Capt. Mollie Hebda of Camp Pendleton, Calif. takes home her second straight women’s gold at Point Mugu, California, June 9.

NAVAL BASE VENTURA COUNTY TO HOST THE 2018 ARMED FORCES TRIATHLON CHAMPIONSHIP
Point Mugu, Calif. (June 10, 2017) Army 1st Lt. Justine Emge is just ahead of Air Force Maj. Judith Coyle as they finish the 10-kilometer bike portion of the Armed Forces Triathlon. (U.S. Navy photo by Theresa Miller/Released)
June 1, 2018 - Naval Base Ventura County will host the 2018 Armed Forces Triathlon Championship here June 6-10. This event will feature men and women teams from the Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and Air Force along with athletes from the Coast Guard competing on the Navy team.