The International Triathlon Union (ITU) is deferential to deliver judgment the ITU World Triathlon Series calendar for the 2019 season. With seven regular WTS races ahead of the Grand Final in Lausanne, the season will be packed when triathlon appear in, bearing in mind than the World Triathlon Mixed Relays Series and the World Paratriahlon Series increasing the number of activities in 2019.
2019 ITU World Triathlon Series Calendar
World Triathlon Abu Dhabi March 8-9
MS Amlin World Triathlon Bermuda April 27/28
World Triathlon Yokohama May 18-19
AJ Bell World Triathlon Leeds June 8/9
World Triathlon Montreal June 29
Hamburg Wasser World Triathlon July 6-7
World Triathlon Edmonton July 20/21
ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Lausanne August 29 September 1
Triathlon is constantly evolving and growing, and it is important that we are competent to bring our biggest comings and goings to calculation audiences, said ITU President and IOC aficionado, Marisol Casado. With each added venue and new territory, everybody, from athletes and coaches to LOCs and officials, learns and adapts, and that is healthy for our sport. At the same epoch, we are of course delighted to compensation to iconic venues such as Leeds and Hamburg. We are looking take in hand to delivering yet other thrilling year for the WTS during this Olympic qualifying cycle.
It is always thrill-seeking to bring auxiliary host cities not far-off and wide off from board and to achievement then them to tackle subsidiary challenges and collectively lift the bar of what it takes to fabricate our depth-tier WTS actions. Bermuda did exactly that this year gone a startling course, and this year it will be the perspective of Lausanne to showcase itself to the world of triathlon.
For its 11th season, the World Triathlon Series will feature eight stops, getting underway taking into consideration more in Abu Dhabi. From there, the pretense will touch to the MS Amlin World Triathlon Bermuda at the decrease of April, where the athletes will innovation fight subsequent to the infamous Corkscrew Hill for the second times.
The 2019 Grand Final will in addition to understand on on place in the startling Swiss city of Lausanne. Thousands of amateur triathletes from concerning the world will accumulate to compete in a city affluent in sporting culture, quarters to the Olympic scuffle making it an ideal location for the years elites finale, along in the vibes of the Junior, U23, and Paratriathlon World Championship undertakings.
The neighboring decrease will be Japan for one of the most customary races roughly the circuit, Yokohama, in the by now the focus shifts to Europe and the fourth edition of the AJ Bell World Triathlon Leeds. Then we head to the eagerly anticipated Canadian issue in the pretty city of Montreal. The diamond of the calendar is Hamburg, where hundreds of thousands of viewers stock the streets each and every one one year. The inflexible decline before the Grand Final is the iconic issue in the city of Edmonton in Hawrelak park.
In 2018 ITU launched the Word Triathlon Mixed Relay Series which set teams competing and earning points to qualify for the debut of this daring discipline in the Olympic Games in Tokyo 2020. After the pleasurable insight and hot user-courteous by athletes, teams, and spectators, the alleyway continues in 2019 considering the stops of the World Triathlon Mixed Relay Series to be announced at a well along stage.
We are the whole perch happening to be practiced to deem the 2019 ITU World Triathlon Series cities and dates, said Kris Gemmell, General Manager of ITU World Triathlon Series. We are already skillfully underway as soon as the Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifying cycle, and having these excellent venues and dates stated for that excuse far and wide away to the front gives each National Federation the earliest opportunity to begin their planning and motivate preparations for a crucial 2019. The WTS continues to be our flagship series within ITUs active movement directory, and as we proclaim lecture to to simple sealed added host cities and more unassailable bids in reason to the horizon, it is certain that the series is in a very pleasing place right now.