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Championship
London 2021

5 Sep 21
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5 Sep 21

Super League Triathlon’s blockbuster 2021 Championship Series kicks off in style as London plays host to the best triathletes in the world. West India Quay provides the stunning backdrop for the stars of swim-bike-run to take on Super League’s amazing formats outdoors for the first time in almost two years.

The event will set the tone for the rest of the Championship Series, with a fast start essential for all those harbouring hopes of challenging for the podium come the end of the month.

The water at West India Quay will offer a spectacular vantage point, but the real challenge for the athletes will come on dry land.

A tight and technical course will be made all the more tricky by the presence of cobblestones in some areas, testing adaptability and biking handling to the max.

The race will be the first time that Super League has hosted a Championship Series event in the UK, and with so many top-level British athletes set to compete and an eager home crowd, the stage is set for a spectacular event.

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Women Triple Mix
Sun, 05.09.21
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Men Triple Mix
Sun, 05.09.21
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Race Format

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Master of Versatility

Throwing the traditional swim-bike-run sequence out the window the Triple Mix shuffles the disciplines over 3 stages. Tactics for survival are fierce and athletes are eliminated from the race if they fall more than 90 seconds behind.

Short Chute also comes into play in Stage 1 and Stage 2. Mistakes in this format are costly and the fight to stay in the race will be the focus. Nothing will be left on the course! At the end of each stage, athletes enjoy a 6 to 10 min. break based on the first athlete’s arrival time.

Stage 1 Athletes have a mass start and race a swim-bike-run

swim 300m
bike 4km
run 1.6km

Stage 2 Athletes have a mass start and race a run-bike-swim

run 1.6km
bike 4km
swim 300m

Stage 3 Based on their times over those races, it’s a Pursuit Style Start for the final bike-swim-run

bike 4km
swim 300m
run 1.6km

Men

Vincent-Luis

Vincent Luis

France
FRA

Vincent Luis has established himself as the most dominant athlete in the sport and the King of Super League Triathlon. The Frenchman’s journey to the top has been a long one and involved plenty of twists and turns along the way.

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Age 31

Weight 65kg

Height 1.77m

Jonathan Brownlee

United Kingdom
GBR

Jonathan Brownlee is a triathlon royalty with two Olympic medals and some of the sport’s most iconic moments to his name. Jonathan grew up with his older brother Alistair and younger sibling Edward in the village of Bramhope in Leeds.

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Age 31

Weight 70kg

Height 1.81m

Henri Schoeman

South Africa
ZAF

Henri Schoeman is one of the few triathletes in the world to have an Olympic medal to his name and has developed into one of the most feared competitors on the global circuit. Henri was probably always destined for sporting greatness.

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Age 29

Weight 59kg

Height 1.70m

Hayden Wilde

New Zealand
NZL

Hayden Wilde is a prime example of how Super League Triathlon can kickstart an athlete’s career – and give them a great nickname. Hayden was already accomplished at swim-bike-run as a junior on the less well known off-road scene but really came of age on the world triathlon stage racing Super League, where his amazing […]

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Age 22

Weight 66kg

Height 1.75m

Kristian Blummenfelt

Norway
NOR

Kristian Blummenfelt is known as the biggest trainer on the triathlon scene, and his huge engine is powering him to success. As a child, Kristian shunned the traditional winter sports of his hometown of Bergen, Norway, favouring swimming and running.

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Age 27

Weight 77kg

Height 1.74m

Alex Yee

United Kingdom
GBR

Alex Yee could have pursued a career as an international track runner but instead has let his love for triathlon win the day. Born in Lewisham, London, Alex has always had a huge natural talent for running right from his school days at Kingsdale Foundation School in Dulwich.

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Age 23

Weight 55kg

Height 1.80m

Marten Van Riel

Marten Van Riel

Belgium
BEL

Marten Van Riel’s story has taken him from a small town in Belgium to the top step of the podium on the world triathlon stage. Van Riel grew up in Loenhout as part of a sporting family and was a keen swimmer as a youngster.

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Age 28

Weight 65kg

Height 1.83m

Vasco Vilaca

Portugal
PRT

Vasco Vilaca has exploded onto the professional triathlon scene after seizing his chance in Super League to put himself among the very best in the world. The Portuguese youngster got into triathlon from an early age thanks to his parents and their desire to learn how to swim.

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Age 21

Weight 65kg

Height 1.70m

Gustav Iden

Norway
NOR

Gustav Iden has proven himself to be one of the most adaptable triathletes in the world. The Norwegian has secured impressive results and big victories over a variety of distances and has a myriad of career options still in front of him.

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Age 25

Weight 69kg

Height 1.78m

Jelle Geens

Jelle Geens

Belgium
BEL

Jelle Geens is the Belgian star ready to run his way to the very top of triathlon. Jelle’s sporting origins were on two feet.

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Age 28

Weight 61kg

Height 1.72m

Justus Nieschlag

Germany
DEU

Justus Nieschlag has moved from contender to champion thanks to his starring role in the inaugural SLT Arena Games in 2020. The German came into the event in Rotterdam ranked as an outsider, and left with the gold medal in his pocket, beating a stacked field to the title.

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Age 29

Weight 67kg

Height 1.84m

Jonas Schomburg

Germany
DEU

Jonas Schomburg has one of Super League Triathlon’s most unique stories. The German turned up at Super League Triathlon Jersey accompanied by his dad and attempted to persuade SLT founder and four-time world champion Chris McCormack, to let him race with the pros.

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Age 27

Weight 69kg

Height 1.90m

Richard Murray

South Africa
ZAF

Richard Murray has become an icon of short course triathlon thanks to more than a decade of gutsy displays on the world stage and an engaging character that has made him both a popular and, at times, controversial figure. Richard was born in South Africa and grew up on a grain farm near Durbanville.

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Age 32

Weight 70kg

Height 1.80m

Tyler Mislawchuk

Canada
CAN

Tyler Mislawchuk made a great decision in leaving aside his ice hockey ambitions to pursue his career as a professional triathlete. The Winnipeg native was a huge fan of ice hockey as a youngster and played to a high standard.

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Age 26

Weight 59kg

Height 1.72m

Léo Bergere

France
FRA

Leo Bergere has one of the unique stories in sport as the boy who grew up in the jungle and became a world-class triathlete. Leo was born in France, but when his mum landed a job as a teacher, the family moved to the jungle of New Caledonia.

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Age 24

Weight 66kg

Height 1.77m

Matthew Hauser

Australia
AUS

Matthew Hauser was given the dream triathlon experience when a chance encounter with Chris McCormack helped him get a place on one of the most coveted start lines in the sport’s history. Matthew’s father had been reading Macca’s book and happened to spot him in a local cafe, and the pair got chatting.

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Age 23

Weight 74kg

Height 1.86m

Women

Katie Zaferes

United States of America
USA

Katie Zaferes has gone from thinking that she didn’t stand a chance of earning a living from triathlon to becoming a World and two-time Super League champion. Zaferes grew up in Hampstead, Maryland, USA, and was always an active child.

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Age 32

Weight 63kg

Height 1.71m

Georgia Taylor-Brown

United Kingdom
GBR

Georgia Taylor-Brown has battled her way through potentially career-ending injuries to the very pinnacle of triathlon, culminating in being crowned World Champion in 2020. The Manchester-born athlete grew up in a sporting family.

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Age 27

Weight 55kg

Height 1.62m

Jessica Learmonth

United Kingdom
GBR

“From supermarket worker to Olympic medal hopeful” was how the BBC summarised the remarkable career of Jessica Learmonth. It’s an inspirational fairytale that keeps getting better and better.

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Age 33

Weight 57kg

Height 1.68m

Cassandre Beaugrand

France
FRA

Cassandre Beaugrand is one of the new breed of triathletes who have been in the sport from a very young age. Her journey began as a runner, with her mother competing at middle distance and her father, Ludovic Beaugrand, working as a coach at the Livry-Gargan Athletics Club in her hometown on the outskirts of […]

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Age 24

Weight 54kg

Height 1.77m

Beth Potter

Beth Potter

United Kingdom
GBR

With her running and triathlon ability having combined in perfect unison, Beth Potter has made headlines worldwide in 2021. Just a week after a standout performance saw Potter produce a surprise victory in the SLT Arena Games London.

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Age 29

Weight 51kg

Height 1.70m

Sophie Coldwell

United Kingdom
GBR

Sophie Coldwell is a force to reckon with over sprint distances and secured one of her greatest victories when she was crowned SLT Arena Games Rotterdam champion in 2021. Born in Kent but growing up in Nottingham, Sophie was introduced to triathlon by her mum, racing a local event in Clifton when she was just […]

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Age 26

Weight 58kg

Height 1.67m

Taylor Spivey

United States of America
USA

Taylor Spivey was a national champion in surf lifesaving before she found a love of triathlon that would become her career while studying in Florence, Italy. Spivey grew up in Redondo Beach, California, USA.

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Age 30

Weight 50kg

Height 1.60m

Rachel Klamer

Netherlands
NLD

Rachel Klamer has spent the last decade as one of the most consistent performers on the world stage. Despite not even starting triathlon until she was 17-years-old, the Dutch star has more than made up for lost time with a reputation as an ultra-reliable athlete with multiple podiums to her name, including five in seven […]

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Age 30

Weight 50kg

Height 1.66m

Vicky Holland

United Kingdom
GBR

Vicky Holland was something of a latecomer to triathlon but has certainly made up for any lost time with an Olympic medal and a World Championship title on her stellar CV. The Gloucester born Brit was a brilliant swim talent as a youngster before turning her attention to running.

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Age 35

Weight 59kg

Height 1.68m

Emma Jeffcoat

Australia
AUS

Emma Jeffcoat has lived the Australian dream and used it as the perfect platform to launch a career in professional triathlon. Growing up on the Northern Beaches in Sydney, Emma enjoyed the most active and outdoors of lifestyles.

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Age 26

Weight 67kg

Height 1.74m

Yuko Takahashi

Japan
JPN

Yuko Takahashi can lay claim to being a lifelong triathlete. The Japanese swim-bike-run expert raced for the first time, aged just eight, and her love for the sport has kept her driven towards the goal of competing in a home Olympics in Tokyo.

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Age 29

Weight 54kg

Height 1.65m

Léonie Périault

France
FRA

One of the greatest tributes paid to Léonie Periault is that she has a legitimate claim to be France’s number one female triathlete. Given the outrageous strength of a team that also includes Cassandre Beaugrand, Emilie Morier and Sandra Dodet, that is quite an accolade.

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Age 26

Weight 51kg

Height 1.67m

Anna Godoy

Anna Godoy

Spain
ESP

Anna Godoy Contreras is keeping it in the family with her exploits in the world of triathlon. Anna’s father was an international triathlete, while her brother is also part of the Spanish team.

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Age 28

Weight 56kg

Height 1.62m

Maya Kingma

Netherlands
NLD

Maya Kingma has used her brain to help overcome physical issues and make her way to the top of the world in 2021. The Dutch athlete must be the most qualified in the field with a Bachelor in Psychology and a minor in programming and Artificial Intelligence.

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Age 25

Weight 58kg

Height 1.70m

Ilaria Zane

Ilaria Zane

Italy
ITA

Many top triathletes come from a swimming background – but Ilaria Zane may be the only one who has graduated from synchronised swimming. In her childhood in Mestre, Italy, Ilaria was focused on gymnastics before she found synchronised swimming.

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Age 29

Weight 48kg

Height 1.57m

Valerie Barthelemy

Valerie Barthelemy

Belgium
BEL

Valerie Barthelemy is the epitome of a resident of the world who has put on hold a promising career to pursue her triathlon dream. Born in the USA to Belgian parents, Valerie lived in France, Thailand and the USA while she was growing up.

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Age 30

Weight 59kg

Height 1.68m

Corporate Experience

Find it hard to engage employees? Clients bored of the same events?

Super League's Corporate Experiences positively impact a company's team dynamics, motivation and well-being while offering an amazing opportunity to socialise with the sport's biggest stars. We have already revolutionised the world of triathlon by creating dynamic, unique and exciting race formats that bring a fresh global audience to the sport.

We can do the same for your corporate event.

By sharing our values of wellbeing and community and leveraging exclusive access to inspirational Olympic athletes and a pulsating global race series, we help to motivate your company to become fitter while having a chance to race at our physical events.

From employee engagement through to external business impact where your clients can socialise with sporting superstars, Super League has a turnkey solution for your organisation.

Hospitality

A place where business is done World-class hospitality experience

Super League Triathlon offers a unique hospitality experience. Exclusive VIP areas will make you feel part of the action. With amazing dining experiences and coveted access to our roster of star athletes, we place you and your guests at the very heart of our race weekends. No more watching from afar.

Find out what Ravenscroft says about our hospitality!

Katrina Bray“Great food and unrivalled views to see the exciting finishes where races have been won and lost. A very different day out for rewarding employees or engaging clients where they also hear first-hand from the pro athletes, Olympic and World Champions!”

Katrina Bray
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    Championship Series

    What is the Championship Series?

    Super League Triathlon’s Championship Series is the season of races in which our athletes earn points towards the overall leaderboard. At the end of each season, the leaderboard decides who are crowned as the male and female Super League Triathlon Championship Series winners. The winners take home the coveted Boguslavskiy Trophy.

    There are four events in the 2021 Championship Series, with amazing destinations around the world. Super League is the only globally broadcast series that answers the question: Who is the fastest triathlete in the world?

    How do the races work?

    Each race weekend features a star-studded men’s and women’s race, with everything on the line making it a nerve-wracking day for the athletes and compelling viewing for fans. All 20 men and 20 women to the start line hoping to get the better of one another across whichever of Super League’s unique race formats are being employed on that day.

    The events have 1 of 4 formats – Enduro, Triple Mix, Equalizer or Eliminator – depending on the course and the racing excitement factor. And this is where Super League is truly unique. Our standard distances are:

    Swim: 300m Bike: 4km Run: 1.6km

    How do athletes score points?

    Points are primarily accumulated according to the finish position of each weekend of the Championship Series. There are also cash bonuses to be accrued along the way for the fastest in the swim, bike and run disciplines across the Series. To see detailed race results or overall standings, please head over to leaderboards. The instant results may contain minor errors. They are finalized within 24 hours after the race takes place.

    How many points do you get for a race?

    The top 15 athletes score points across the regular Championship Series weekends. It is 15 for the winner down to 1 point for 15th place.

    What’s the prize money on offer?

    Super League offers a huge prize purse, which ensures the best talent on the start line and seriously competitive racing. There are prizes both for event finishes and the overall Championship Series leaderboard and the winners of the various coloured jerseys. Super League will announce its prize structure ahead of the start of the 2021 Championship Series.

    On top of all that, every Super League athlete is guaranteed to be treated like a true professional. That means Super League pays for all flights, accommodation, food and provides all-around support, bike mechanics, physiotherapy, marketing, promotion, social media support and much more.

    Want to find out more?

    Check out the ultimate Championship Series Guide. It covers its essence, explains how the athletes are selected, describes the race formats and rules, deciphers how the points are scored, and reveals the amazing prizes.

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