With a total of 12,900 athletes registered to compete in the age-group, relay, kids and Elite competitions, the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series is the largest triathlon in the world.
"The high number of registrations underlines the incredible popularity of triathlon in Germany and Central Europe. The combination of swimming, biking and running is enjoyed by every age group, even among young kids. This year we have almost 4,000 young people registered to compete in the City Kids Triathlon," said Frank Bertling, managing director of Upsolut Events GmbH, which is organising the event.
Students in grades 2-13 from 60 different schools in the Hamburg area will compete in the Hamburg City Kids Triathlon. The age-group races start at 9am on Saturday and 8am on Sunday, with events running throughout the day. All events will start and finish in front of Hamburg’s world famous town hall.
Free live video will be available at triathlon.org/tv during both the men’s and women’s Elite races. The men race at 1:30pm local time on Saturday with the women to follow at 3:15pm on Sunday. The Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series continues next weekend, 24 and 25 July in London.
Elite men start – Saturday, July 17 – 1:30pm (UTC/GMT + 2 hours) – click here to view time in your location.
Elite men start – Sunday July 18 – 1:45pm (UTC/GMT + 2 hours) – click here to view time in your location.