Edmonton could be in the running for world triathlon championship

EDMONTON-Edmonton could be overrun by athletes and supporters in 2014 after receiving a last-minute request to consider holding the world triathlon championship.

The Grand Final was scheduled to be in San Diego,Calif., but it pulled out and the International Triathlon Union asked Edmonton to look at hosting instead, said Sheila O’Kelly, executive director of the Edmonton Triathlon Academy.

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