The action doesn’t stop after the excitement of Leeds and Nottingham. This weekend the World Cup takes top billing… that is, of course, the ITU World Cup in Antwerp, not the FIFA one in Russia! There’s a strong GB line up there as well as juniors in Austria, Paratriathletes in France and some great racing here in Britain too.
2018 Antwerp ITU Triathlon World Cup
Just a week after finishing 25th at the AJ Bell World Triathlon Leeds, Marc Austin toes the line in Antwerp for ITU World Cup sprint racing on Sunday. He’s there along with some exciting future talent, including Alex Yee and Barclay Izzard.
2018 Kitzbuhel ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup
Austria hosts the ETU Triathlon Junior European Cup in which Scots, Cameron Main and Guy Evans-Haggerty, will compete on Saturday in the Semi-Final with the aim of gaining a place in the final race on Sunday. The racing takes place over super-sprint format.
Elite Junior Men: Daniel Dixon, Guy Evans-Haggerty, Cameron Main, Andrew Rolland
Elite Junior Women: Sophie Green
2018 Besancon ITU Paratriathlon World Cup
Michael Taylor (PTS4) and Stuart Meikle (PTS2) make their international debuts in France on Saturday at the ITU World Cup in Besancon. Both athletes have come through British Triathlon talent ID sessions and now have the opportunity to race for the Great Britain Paratriathlon Team.
Elite Men: Stuart Meikle, Michael Taylor
Welsh Standard Triathlon Championship
The Welsh Triathlon Standard Distance Championship takes place at the Pembrokeshire Coast Triathlon, a previous British Triathlon Event of the Year. This is stage two of the Welsh Triathlon Super Series, with significant prize money available to the overall Series winners. For more information please visit the organisers website here: http://www.pembstri.org.uk/events/pembrokeshire-coast-triathlon/
Triathlon Scotland Youth Championship
Bellahouston Park, Glasgow, hosts the Triathlon Scotland Youth Championship on Saturday.
KMD IRONMAN 70.3 European Championship Elsinore
Lucy Charles will be taking on the IRONMAN European Championship in Denmark on Sunday alongside Natalie Seymour. Adam Bowden will compete against 2010 IRONMAN 70.3 World Champion, Patrik Nilsson.
Elite Men: Adam Bowden
Elite Women: Lucy Charles, Natalie Seymour