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Kona 2017: what happens when, and how to watch

From the UK start timings for all the pro and age-group waves to the official livestream, we’ve got the essential information you need

With an 11-hour time difference between Hawaii and the UK, it’s difficult for British tri fans to know what happens when at this year’s Ironman World Championship tomorrow. No worries – we’ve got you covered!

Start timings for the pro and age-group waves are below, and don’t forget you can watch all the action on and (Red Bull TV is distributed digitally as an app across mobile phones, tablets, consoles, OTT devices and Smart TVs).

You can also follow us on Twitter @220Triathlon from 5pm UK time for lots of insight and debate on what’s happening. You can also follow all the British athletes on Twitter via the hashtag #GBKona.

Saturday 14 October 2017 – race day

What When Where
Pro men swim start 5.35pm UK time (6.35am local time) Kailua Pier
Pro women swim start 5.40pm UK time (6.40am local time) Kailua Pier
Age group  swim start 6.00pm UK time (7.00am local time) Kailua Pier

If you haven't already, check out our countdown of the top ten athletes in the men's and women's races.

For details on the course read our Kona course and tactics guide here

Who do you think will win this year's race? Let us know in the comments below!


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