30 Mar 2023
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Para Triathlon is coming to London with Arena Games Triathlon powered by Zwift ticket holders given the opportunity to watch the stars of the sport compete on an incredible stage.
Super League Triathlon has worked with British Triathlon to stage the event at the London Aquatics Centre and give Para Triathletes an opportunity to experience the hybrid real life and virtual format in front of fans with all ticket holders able to get into the venue from 2.15pm and enjoy the action.
Those taking part include Paralympic gold and silver medallist Grace Norman from the USA and silver medallist Héctor Catala Laparrá.
Paralympic gold and silver medal winning track cycling star Louis Rolfe is moving into triathlon and will be one of the big draws for British fans, alongside PTS4 National Champion Finley Jakes.
Colin Wallace, who was a national champion rower for Scotland before his Multiple Sclerosis diagnosis in 2018, is also in the field having only completed his first Para Tri event last year and just four months later incredibly placing fourth at the World Championships.
Also in the line-up is Irish twins Chloe and Judith MacCombe who compete in PTVI. Chloe won the silver medal at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham last year. Two-time European Championship bronze medallist Antonio Franko of Croatia is also competing.
Two waves of Para Triathletes will compete across five categories in the event.
PTS2 – Male: Louis Rolfe (GBR), Gianluca Valori (ITA)
PTS3 – Male: Colin Wallace (GBR), Jonathan Deleidi (FRA)
PTS3 – Female: Coline Grabinski (FRA)
PTS4 – Male: Finley Jakes (GBR), Julien Veysseyre (FRA)
PTS4 – Female: Luan Mazet Vignaud (FRA), Marta Frances (ESP)
PTS5 – Male: Tom Williamson (IRL), Ronan Coreiro (BRA)
PTS5 – Female: Emilie Gral (FRA), Camille Seneclauze (FRA), Grace Norman (USA)
PTVI – Male: Oscar Kelly (B3 – GBR), Hector Catala (B2 – ESP), Oliver Gunning (B3 – IRL)
PTVI – Female: Chloe MacCombe (IRL), Judith MacCombe (IRL)
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