Challenge’s middle-distance champs to be streamed live
Challenge Family’s middle distance championships, held in Samorin, Slovakia will be live streamed on its website tomorrow, so people can watch all the action live from 8.30am (British time).
The elite field of male athletes competing at The Championship include Alistair Brownlee (GBR), Richard Varga (SVK), Richard Murray (RSA), Lionel Sanders (CAN), and Sebastian Kienle (GER), while the women’s field include Lucy Charles (GBR), Emma Pallant (GBR), Erika Csomor (HUN) and Annabel Luxford (AUS).
Challenge CEO, Zibi Szlufcik, said: “Challenge Family knows that triathlon fans like to follow important races live. We are thrilled to be able to showcase our flagship The Championship event at x-bionic® sphere ensuring that we set a new standard in triathlon. Live streaming the event will not only showcase best pro line and the talented athletes racing, but it will also highlight the incredible venue.”
This new middle-distance championship is for professional and age-group triathletes alike, and has been organised by Challenge Family. To ensure racing is fair for all a 20 metre draft rule has been implemented on the bike leg.