What’s happening this weekend?

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We may be in-between the action in Tokyo, however there’s still plenty going on in the world of triathlon ahead of the Paralympic Games with the World Triathlon Championship Finals and U23 World Championships in Edmonton just for starters.

 

World Triathlon Championship Finals Edmonton

The 2021 World Triathlon Championship Series concludes this weekend in Edmonton with Alex Yee currently topping the men’s rankings and Sophie Coldwell the highest placed female Brit in fifth place.

Edmonton will also host the U23 World Championships with a number of young British athletes on the start list and ready to race in Canada.

You can read more about the action in Edmonton in our full preview by clicking on the button below.

EDMONTON

 

IRONMAN Copenhagen

The Danish capital will welcome professional and age group IRONMAN athletes for a sea swim and bike and run routes which are both described as ‘rolling’.

A single lap, 3.8km swim in the artificial lagoon is followed by a two-lap, 180km bike leg that offers athletes city centre, coastal and countryside riding, taking them out of Copenhagen to the north of the area. Back in the city, and the four-lap, 42.2km run course goes passed some of Copenhagen’s most well-known sites as it heads along the waterfront.

Elliot Smales and David McNamee are both named on the start list, however it is only Smales who is expected to race having finished fourth at IRONMAN UK earlier in the year. McNamee has already secured his place in Kona for the IRONMAN World Championships and there are two places on offer in Copenhagen to join him.

COPENHAGEN

 

 

British Middle Distance Triathlon Championships and Triathlon Scotland Middle Distance Triathlon Championships Aberfeldy

Once again, Aberfeldy has been chosen as both a British and Scottish Championships, with the task ahead of those seeking to become national champion a 1,900m swim in Loch Tay, a 90km cycle on the roads of Highland Perthshire and a 21km road run.

The event, which is now in its 24th year, will offer those taking part stunning views to go with the challenge ahead of them.

British Triathlon Home Nation Core and Ultimate members are eligible for British Championship prizes, with Triathlon Scotland Core and Ultimate members eligible for the Scottish Championship prizes. You can find out more about championship events by clicking below.

CHAMPIONSHIPS

 

British Triathlon and the Home Nations continue to provide guidance to event organisers and event participants to help them to run and take part in swim, bike, run events in a Covid Secure way. The above permitted events have demonstrated their application of these requirements in addition to the safety processes required to receive an event permit from British Triathlon.

You can view the guidance for event participants and search for other permitted events and beginner focussed GO TRI events by clicking on the buttons below.

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