25 July

Triathlon World - Next Super League Triathlon set for Jersey, UK

It would have been suicidal for the Super League to run their next event without women, so it comes as little surprise that the next event in the series will both men's and women's races with 25 athletes in each field.

Details on the the final fields are still to be released, but here's what we know so far:

Two days of events are planned included a Triple Mix on Saturday that will see athletes compete in three stages with alternating sequences of swim, bike and run. Sunday features an Eliminator race that again features three stages with the top 16 from the first race moving to the second round, with the top 10 from that race heading into the final.

Read the full article at Triathlon World

 
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25 July

220 Triathlon - Super League Triathlon comes to Jersey

The organisers of the new Super League Triathlon, which debuted in Australia in March, have announced that Jersey will be the second location of the event. Fifty of the world’s leading male and female triathletes, including 25 Olympians from around the world, will compete in the Channel Islands, UK, for the Super League Triathlon crown from 23-24 September 2017.

Read the full article at 220 Triathlon

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25 July

Washington Business Journal - World's Leading Triathletes to Compete in Jersey, UK, for Super League Crown

The men's line-up will include the Brownlee brothers from the UK, their rivals Javier Gomez Noya and Mario Mola Diaz from Spain, and Richard Murray from South Africa, as well as 20 other leading male triathletes.

The women's racing will see leading Brits including Vicky Holland, Jodie Stimpson, Lucy Hall and Non Stanford taking on three-times Olympian Flora Duffy from Bermuda, Olympic bronze medallist Erin Densham from Australia and the current American World Triathlon Series leader Katie Zafares, among many other leading female triathletes.

The Super League Triathlon event in Jersey is offering equal prize money of US$130,000for both the men and women triathletes. Super League Triathlon Co-Founder Michael Dhulst commented: "With $130,000 in prize money on offer at Super League Jersey, it's high-stakes, high-octane racing with huge consequences for any mistakes. This is a sensational race course and an incredible location for spectators."

Read the full article at Washington Business Journal

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25 July

New York Business Journal - World's Leading Triathletes to Compete in Jersey, UK, for Super League Crown

50 of the world's leading male and female triathletes, including 25 Olympians from around the world, will compete in Jersey, UK, for the Super League Triathlon crown on 23rd and 24th September 2017.

The men's line-up will include the Brownlee brothers from the UK, their rivals Javier Gomez Noya and Mario Mola Diaz from Spain, and Richard Murray from South Africa, as well as 20 other leading male triathletes.

The women's racing will see leading Brits including Vicky Holland, Jodie Stimpson, Lucy Hall and Non Stanford taking on three-times Olympian Flora Duffy from Bermuda, Olympic bronze medallist Erin Densham from Australia and the current American World Triathlon Series leader Katie Zafares, among many other leading female triathletes.

Read the full article at New York Business Journal

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25 July

Triatlon Channel - La Super League Triathlon anuncia su segunda cita

La Isla de Jersey en septiembre será la segunda entrega de la Super League Triathlon.

Tras el éxito de la primera entrega de la Super League Triathlon en la isla de Hamilton, Australia, la organización acaba de anunciar la segunda cita, será otra pequeña isla, la Isla de Jersey.

Read the full article at Triatlon Channel

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25 July

Wyborcza Poznań - Liga Mistrzów triathlonu w Poznaniu. Do Wielkopolski przyjedzie kilkanaście tysięcy ludzi

- To nowa era triathlonu - zapowiada Chirs McCormack, legenda tej dyscypliny. Poznań będzie jednym z dwunastu miast na świecie, które w przyszłym roku zorganizują imprezy z cyklu Super League Triathlon. - Przyjmując standardy piłki nożnej, SLT będzie Ligą Mistrzów triathlonu - mówi Wojciech Kurczyński, dyrektor poznańskiej edycji Super League.

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25 July

Yahoo! Finance - World's Leading Triathletes to Compete in Jersey, UK, for Super League Crown

50 of the world's leading male and female triathletes, including 25 Olympians from around the world, will compete in Jersey, UK, for the Super League Triathlon crown on 23rd and 24th September 2017.

The men's line-up will include the Brownlee brothers from the UK, their rivals Javier Gomez Noya and Mario Mola Diaz from Spain, and Richard Murray from South Africa, as well as 20 other leading male triathletes.

The women's racing will see leading Brits including Vicky Holland, Jodie Stimpson, Lucy Hall and Non Stanford taking on three-times Olympian Flora Duffy from Bermuda, Olympic bronze medallist Erin Densham from Australia and the current American World Triathlon Series leader Katie Zafares, among many other leading female triathletes.

Read the full article at Yahoo! Finance

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25 July

Jersey Evening Post - Jersey to host its 'biggest ever event' - with up to 400 million watching

A WORLD triathlon event is to be held in Jersey later this year – and could attract between 2,500 and 5,000 fans and showcase the Island to a global TV audience of up to 400 million.

On Tuesday morning it was confirmed that the first stage of the Super League Triathlon will be held in Jersey.

Economic Development Minister Lyndon Farnham said the event could be ‘a catalyst’ for further global events to come to the Island.

And some of the sport’s top names have been confirmed for the event, including Alistair and Jonny Brownlee – who won gold and silver medals respectively for the UK at the Rio 2016 Olympics.

Read the full article at Jersey Evening Post

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25 July

ITV News Jersey - Brownlee brothers coming to Jersey for elite triathlon

The world's best triathletes, including the Brownlee brothers, will be coming to Jersey in September for one of the biggest sporting events the island has ever hosted.

Super League Triathlon features the best competitors in its sport and comes with a worldwide television audience in excess of 350 million.

Former world champion and last year's Olympic silver medalist, Jonny Brownlee, is looking forward to competing in Jersey.

Jersey will be brilliant, with the conditions not as humid as Hamilton Island (the first race in the series), and I'm looking forward to racing Super League there for the first time. – JONNY BROWNLEE, TRIATHLETE

Read the full article on ITV News Jersey

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