British Interest at Super League, IRONMAN and Age-Group Qualifiers this weekend.
ITU World Champion Vicky Holland is part of an all-star line up in Jersey as Super League series kicks off. Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee also feature. IRONMAN heads to Portugal and Oulton Park offers a final chance for Age Group athletes to qualify for international events. Away from triathlon, don’t forget to support Lauren Steadman in the first BBC Strictly public vote on Saturday. She’s made a fantastic start so far!
The Super League season starts in Jersey this weekend and features Age-Group and Youth & Junior racing for the first time alongside the elite action at Elizabeth Marina. ITU World Champion Vicky Holland is making her Super League debut after missing out through injury in 2017 and will have some tough competition from British team mates, in addition to reigning SLT champion Katie Zaferes (USA).
Following his win in Beijing, Jonathan Brownlee will be on the start line with brother Alistair, Alex Yee and Jersey born Oliver Turner as the compete against reigning SLT champion Richard Murray (RSA) and last years Jersey event winner Kristian Blummenfelt.
Portugal welcomes IRONMAN athletes for middle distance racing. The host town, Cascais, is just twenty minutes from Lisbon, offers a stunningly beautiful coastal course.
Elite Men: David Bishop, Colin Norris
Elite Women: Sarah Lewis
Sunday’s Oulton Park races offer the final chance for Age Group athletes to qualify for the 2019 ETU Standard Distance Duathlon Championship taking place in Targu Mures, Romania. It’s also the final chance for those aiming to qualify for the 2019 ITU Sprint Distance Duathlon World Championships in Pontevedra, Spain.
To learn more about the qualification process for 2019, please visit here.
To view the Age Group qualification calendar for ETU and ITU races in 2019, please visit here.