Arena Games Triathlon powered by Zwift expands to new destinations in 2023
Arena Games Triathlon powered by Zwift World Championship Series will expand to new destinations across Europe, North America and Asia for the second season of the award-winning format developed by SLT.
The announcement of Super League Triathlon’s (SLT) four-event calendar in partnership with World Triathlon reveals debuts in Montreal, Canada, and Sursee, Switzerland, before a much anticipated return to Singapore and a Grand Finale at the Aquatics Centre in London.
The unique blend of real life and virtual racing has seen SLT’s Arena Games Triathlon establish itself at the cutting edge of innovation, enthralling fans with sell-out crowds and broadcast viewing numbers of 21.7 million in 2022.
Next year will be even bigger and better as athletes again battle it out to be crowned the triathlon esports World Champion thanks to Super League’s partnership with World Triathlon.
The event calendar is:
February 25: Parc Olympique Sports Centre, Montreal, Canada
March 12: Campus Sursee Sportarena, Sursee, Switzerland
March 25: Singapore, venue TBA
April 8: Aquatics Centre, London, UK
SLT’s CEO, Michael D’hulst, said: “Arena Games Triathlon powered by Zwift has been recognised as one of the most dynamic and pioneering race formats in sport today by the wider industry and has won legions of fans. Our 2023 calendar underlines the commitment from Super League Triathlon and World Triathlon to capitalise on this incredible opportunity to deliver our sport to a wider audience and create a new Olympic format.”
World Triathlon President and IOC member, Marisol Casado, said: “We are thrilled about the upcoming new season of the Arena Games Triathlon series. Innovation has always been at the core of World Triathlon, and this partnership proves once again that we are investing in new formats and events that attract both fans and athletes alike. Last year we crowned the first ever eSports Triathlon World Champions, and now we are looking forward to expanding the format, with more events, new venues and many athletes that will enjoy this engaging and thrilling races.”
British duo Beth Potter and Alex Yee won the inaugural Arena Games Triathlon World Championship titles. Every event in the 2023 World Championship Series will again contribute points to the World Triathlon World Rankings.
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