Ironman races to be shown on television

The television channel BIKE will be showing a set of 12 original highlight programmes from the 2016 Ironman season, including Ironman South American Championship tomorrow and the 70.3 World Championships on 16 September.

Ironman Austria

Viewers can enjoy an exclusive, inside look at the most gruelling long distance races on the planet, as the world’s best triathletes are pushed to their limits by a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile ride and 26.2-mile run, all contested in a variety of demanding conditions and altitudes.

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Qualifying races for the 2016 Ironman World Championship span five continents around the world, and fans should tune in to BIKE’s coverage of the series to enjoy action from the following events:

22 July, 8.30pm – Ironman South American Championship (Florianópolis, Brazil)

 29 July, 8.30pm – Ironman France (Nice, France)

 5 August, 8.30pm – Ironman Asia-Pacific Championship (Cairns, Australia)

12 August, 9pm – Ironman Austria (Klagenfurt, Austria)

19 August, 8:30pm – Ironman European Championship (Frankfurt, Germany)

2 September , 9pm – Ironman Mont – Tremblant (Mont- Treblant, Quebec)

9 September , 10pm – Ironman Copenhagen (Copenhagen, Denmark)

 16 September, 9PM – Ironman 70.3 World Championship (Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia)

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Triathlon fans can look forward to even more exciting Ironman World Championship coverage on BIKE, as the channel will also showcase highlights from the upcoming 2017 and 2018 seasons of the event.