The world’s best triathletes compete in the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship London presented by Tata Steel on 24 and 25 July, with both men’s and women’s races broadcast live on the BBC.
The elite women’s race will be broadcast on the BBC Red Button from 1pm tomorrow. The action will include former world champion, Helen Jenkins and current U23 world champion Hollie Avil, who will both be aiming to perform well in front of a home crowd. Last weekend’s French Grand Prix winner, Jodie Stimpson, current long distance world champion Jodie Swallow and Vicky Holland, who performed excellently last weekend in Hamburg, will join them in Hyde Park.
The elite men’s race will be broadcast live on BBC2 from 3pm on Sunday 25 July. Tim Don races, aiming to continue his excellent form this season, having finished third in Hamburg last weekend. Current world champion, Alistair Brownlee races alongside his brother Jonathan, with Stuart Hayes, Will Clarke and Olly Freeman also competing.
The weekend also includes a youth and junior aquathlon, and a paratriathlon event on Saturday 24 July. Sprint distance age group races will be held on Saturday, and on Sunday age group athletes will be racing over the standard distance before the elite men’s race.
Your favourite tri mag 220 will also be at both events, bringing you regular updates and images via their Twitter feed: http://twitter.com/220Triathlon