blueseventy partners with PruHealth World Triathlon Grand Final London

10 Jun, 2013 09:05 • Español
blueseventy partners with PruHealth World Triathlon Grand Final London

ITU is pleased to announce organisers of the 2013 PruHealth World Triathlon Grand Final London have partnered with the leading wetsuit and swimming brand blueseventy for the championship race.

This year marks the fourth time the ITU World Triathlon Series has staged an event in London but the first time that London hosts the Grand Final. The PruHealth World Triathlon Grand Final races will be held at the iconic Olympic venue in Hyde Park on 11-15 September 2013, giving all athletes the opportunity to compete on the same stage as London 2012 Olympians.

“We are very excited blueseventy will be a partner of the PruHealth World Triathlon Grand Final London,” ITU President and IOC Member Marisol Casado said. “blueseventy not only make outstanding products, they share our belief in the benefits of triathlon.”

blueseventy will be active in working directly with participants of the event, which will welcome 8,500 athletes from all over the world. The swim section takes place in the Serpentine Lake in Hyde Park where most, if not all, participants will be wearing wetsuits.

Tim Moxey, CEO of blueseventy said: “We are delighted to announce our support of the PruHealth World Triathlon Grand Final London. Our wetsuits have already proven themselves in the Serpentine, having come out of the water first in both the men’s and women’s races last summer.

“For many people the opportunity to race at the Olympic venue will be a career highlight. Our experience of having produced and fitted the fastest wetsuits for the last twenty years should enable us to help them perform at their best, so we are looking forward to being actively involved with training days, offering advice and being there in September.”

The PruHealth World Triathlon Grand Final London will be available live on TV to an international audience of more than 160 countries, as well as streamed online.

Upsolut, the marketing agency of the ITU World Triathlon Series and an agency of the Lagardere Unlimited Group, brokered the partnership. Tim Stemp, Chief Commercial Officer of the ITU World Triathlon Series said, “The rapid growth of triathlon in the UK and around the world provides a varied and enthusiastic participant base for the World Triathlon Series. blueseventy creates excellent products and provides expertise to our audiences to meet their sporting aspirations.”
 
The event is being organised in partnership between Upsolut Sports UK and British Triathlon and is part of UK Sport’s Gold Events Series, the UK’s legacy programme of major international sporting events, It is supported by the Mayor of London as one of the first major legacy events happening in London after the 2012 Olympic Games. 

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Related Event: 2013 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final London
11 - 15 Sep, 2013 • event pageall results
Results: 16-19 Female AG Sprint
1. Malia Ellington USA 01:11:42
2. Elyse Foster AUS 01:12:57
3. Emma Jeffcoat AUS 01:13:46
4. Kirsten Vergara CHI 01:14:14
5. Steffie Holcroft NZL 01:14:23
6. Natalea Smith AUS 01:15:09
7. Aleena Villani USA 01:15:24
8. Hannah Sturmer NZL 01:15:47
9. Lauren York GBR 01:15:50
10. Severine Bouchez CAN 01:16:08
Results: 16-19 Male AG Sprint
1. Gustav Iden NOR 01:03:56
2. Kyle Smith NZL 01:04:16
3. Dillon Nobbs USA 01:04:25
4. Matthew Baker AUS 01:04:36
5. Christopher Perham GBR 01:04:54
6. Morten Hansen NOR 01:05:03
7. Michael Hooper AUS 01:05:04
8. Cameron Roberts AUS 01:05:09
9. William Kirk GBR 01:05:21
10. Tony Morales USA 01:05:34
Results: 18-19 Female AG
1. Charlotte Taylor GBR 02:00:29
2. Brooke Saunders USA 02:11:23
3. Rebecca Ladyman GBR 02:11:34
4. Severine Bouchez CAN 02:15:22
5. Michelle Swarovski USA 02:19:38
6. Skyler Werner USA 02:19:51
7. Rachel Hardy GBR 02:20:26
8. Amy Penberthy AUS 02:20:33
9. Lauren Evans GBR 02:35:00
10. Nicole Walch USA 02:35:31
Results: 18-19 Male AG
1. Morten Hansen NOR 01:52:41
2. Jessey The Elf CAN 01:52:49
3. Andrew Beardsall CAN 01:54:00
4. Robbie Deckard USA 01:58:49
5. Cameron Goodison AUS 01:59:11
6. Tautvydas Kopustas LTU 01:59:25
7. Spencer Ralston USA 01:59:33
8. Dmitry Baer USA 01:59:50
9. Martin Van Der Velden NZL 02:00:50
10. Leonardo Sanchez Ramirez MEX 02:01:26
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