COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Live coverage from the 2016 USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships in Omaha, Nebraska, will be available for free at usatriathlon.org this weekend, marking the sixth consecutive year USA Triathlon has offered a live stream of its largest National Championships event.
More than 4,000 athletes are registered to race this weekend in Omaha. (Rich Cruse/crusephoto.com)
Approximately 4,000 of the nation's top amateur triathletes will compete on Saturday, Aug. 13, in the Olympic-Distance National Championships, and on Sunday, Aug. 14, in the Sprint National Championships. Action from both events will be streamed live on USATriathlon.org beginning at 7:15 a.m. CT. Saturday's live stream will end by 1:45 p.m. CT, and the Sprint Nationals stream will end by 12:30 p.m. CT on Sunday. Times may vary due to any event delays.
USA Triathlon Age Group Nationals is one of the largest triathlon events in the United States, with amateur competitors in both events having garnered numerous national and world titles. They will travel to Omaha from all 50 states and Washington, D.C., after meeting qualification standards at USA Triathlon Sanctioned Qualifying Events throughout the 2016 season.
Live stream coverage will be produced by We Media Project.
The live video stream is accompanied by live timing as athletes cross timing mats, a social stream and live updates on Twitter. Find all Age Group Nationals coverage at USATriathlon.org.
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USA Triathlon is proud to serve as the National Governing Body for triathlon, as well as duathlon, aquathlon, aquabike, winter triathlon, off-road triathlon and paratriathlon in the United States. Founded in 1982, USA Triathlon sanctions more than 4,300 races and connects with nearly 500,000 members each year, making it the largest multisport organization in the world. In addition to its work with athletes, coaches and race directors on the grassroots level, USA Triathlon provides leadership and support to elite athletes competing at international events, including International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Championships, Pan American Games and the Olympic and Paralympic Games. USA Triathlon is a proud member of the ITU and the United States Olympic Committee (USOC).