A Grand Final

A Grand Final

40km south of Noosa, Mooloolaba has made a name for itself on the ITU circuit. The triathlon festival that started in 1992, has since 2007 hosted an ITU World Cup. In 2009 and 2018 it hosted the Grand Final of the World Triathlon Series. 

Some results for the geeks:

  • 2009 Grand Final Champions:
    Courtney Atkinson (AUS) and Kirsten Sweetland (CAN)
    –>this was the first Grand Final of the newly introduced World Triathlon Series.
  • 2018 Grand Final Champions:
    Vincent Luis (FRA) and Ashley Gentle (AUS) 
  • 2020 ITU World Cup Champions:
    Ryan Sissons (NZL) and Vicky Holland (GBR)
    This was the last Professional Triathlon race held this year!


The name Mooloolaba is thought to have derived from either the Aboriginal word ‘mulu’ for snapper fish or from ‘mullu’ meaning red-bellied black snake

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