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Triathlon: Channel Four Hosts British Triathlon Super Series

The first of the British Triathlon Super Series events will be broadcast on terrestrial television this weekend.

All the action from the first event of the series at Strathclyde Country Park will be shown this Sunday, June 21, 8.30am on Channel 4.

Viewers will be able to watch Will Clarke and Jodie Swallow take their respective race titles and other elite triathletes do battle over the Olympic distance in the North Lanarkshire countryside.

The British Triathlon Super Series is made up of five races including, Strathclyde Park Elite Triathlon, Mazda Blenheim Triathlon, Nokia Windsor Triathlon, Parc Bryn Bach Elite Triathlon and the final round at the Mazda London Triathlon. All of the events will be broadcast by Channel 4 Television, with the broadcasting dates and times listed below:

Strathclyde Park Elite Triathlon - June 21st 8.30am
Mazda Blenheim Triathlon - June 28th 8.30am
Nokia Windsor Triathlon - July 5th 8am
Parc Bryn Bach Elite Triathlon - August 9th 8am
Mazda London Triathlon - August 16th 8am
Round Up programme - October 4th 8am

Please note that dates and times can occasionally change so please check the Channel 4 listings regularly..

Full race reports from the first three events and further information on the British Triathlon Super Series can be found on BritishTriathlon.org.

The British Triathlon Super Series takes place this summer at:

The Strathclyde Park Elite Triathlon May 17
The Mazda Blenheim Triathlon June 6 -7
The Nokia Windsor Triathlon June 14
The Parc Bryn Bach Elite Triathlon July 18
The Mazda London Triathlon Aug 1-2

The British Triathlon Super Series creates a world class environment for domestic and international competitors, providing a high profile shop window for Triathlon in the UK. The Series aims to raise awareness and encourage participation in the country’s fastest growing sport in the build up to London 2012.

About British Triathlon
British Triathlon is the National Governing Body for Triathlon, Duathlon and Aquathlon in Great Britain, responsible for leading growth and performance of the sport.At international level Great Britain boasts a strong squad of world ranked elite triathletes who regularly achieve international success and has some outstanding young talent emerging from its youth programmes. Since becoming an Olympic sport in 2000, British Triathlon has seen annual increases in membership numbers of 10%. There are over 700 triathlon events conducted in Great Britain each year including the renowned Mazda London Triathlon and British Triathlon Elite Series which attracts athletes from all over the world. British Triathlon aims to promote excellence in our sport, and create opportunities for everyone to achieve their personal triathlon challenges. (BritishTriathlon.org.)

About IMG Mass Participation Sports
A division of IMG, Mass Participation Sports is highly experienced in successfully staging mass participation events in the UK including: Mazda London Triathlon (the world’s largest triathlon), Mazda Blenheim Triathlon, Chelsea & Westminster Health Charity London Duathlon (the world’s largest Duathlon) and Etape Caledonia (the UK’s only closed roads mass participation cycling event). IMG is the world's premier and most diversified sports, entertainment and media company which helps the world's leading marketers and media networks to grow their businesses through IMG event properties, media production and distribution, talent brands, sponsorship consulting, brand licensing, sponsorship sales and other services.

For further information relating to IMG Mass Participation Sports, visit TheLondonTriathlon.com.

About Human Race
Founded in 1990, Human Race is a professional event management agency specialising in staging multi sport events, The events calendar has grown to include over 30 events including on and off road triathlon, duathlon, aquathlon, running, open water swim races as well as training events. The company also supports grass roots level with ScootAthlons in addition to staging the only open water triathlon for 8 – 16 year olds. As well as catering for the domestic athlete at all levels of ability Human Race also aims to provide high profile events in the UK which will elevate the profile of triathlon at an international level. For further information HumanRace.co.uk.


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