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World Championship

Contested since 1989, the Triathlon World Championship consists of a 1.5-kilometer swim, a 40-kilometer bike ride and a 10-kilometer run. The 2008 championship was held June 8 in Vancouver, Canada.

Men

Year   Time
1989 Mark Allen, United States 1:58:46
1990 Greg Welch, Australia 1:51:37
1991 Miles Stewart, Australia 1:48:20
1992 Simon Lessing, Great Britain 1:49:04
1993 Spencer Smith, Great Britain 1:51:20
1994 Spencer Smith, Great Britain 1:51:04
1995 Simon Lessing, Great Britain 1:48:29
1996 Simon Lessing, Great Britain 1:39:50
1997 Chris McCormack, Australia 1:48:29
1998 Simon Lessing, Great Britain 1:55:31
1999 Dimitry Gaag, Kazahkstan 1:45:25
2000 Oliver Marceau, France 1:51:41
2001 Peter Robertson, Australia 1:48:01
2002 Iván Raña, Spain 1:50:41
2003 Peter Robertson, Australia 1:54:13
2004 Bevan Docherty, New Zealand 1:41:04
2005 Peter Robertson, Australia 1:49:31
2006 Tim Don, Great Britain 1:51:32
2007 Daniel Unger, Germany 1:43:18
2008 Javier Gomez, Spain 1:49:48

Women

Year   Time
1989 Erin Baker, New Zealand 2:10:01
1990 Karen Smyers, United States 2:03:33
1991 Joanne Ritchie, Canada 2:02:04
1992 Michellie Jones, Australia 2:02:08
1993 Michellie Jones, Australia 2:07:41
1994 Emma Carney, Australia 2:03:19
1995 Karen Smyers, USA 2:04:58
1996 Jackie Gallagher, Australia 1:50:52
1997 Emma Carney, Australia 1:59:22
1998 Joanne King, Australia 2:07:25
1999 Loretta Harrop, Australia 1:55:28
2000 Nicole Hackett, Australia 1:54:43
2001 Siri Lindley, United States 1:58:51
2002 Leanda Cave, Wales 2:01:31
2003 Emma Snowsill, Australia 2:06:40
2004 Sheila Taormina, United States 1:52:17
2005 Emma Snowsill, Australia 1:58:02
2006 Emma Snowsill, Australia 2:04:02
2007 Vanessa Fernandez, Portugal 1:53:27
2008 Helen Tucker, Great Britain 2:01:37

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