The year is 2020 and in just a few months, the Olympic Games will be taking over Tokyo.
As well as the 55 Elite Male and 55 Elite Female Triathletes battling for individual glory in July, this year will see World Triathlon unveil its brand new Olympic Medal event, the Mixed Relay, bringing a team dynamic and even more explosive race action to die-hard fans and first-time spectators around the globe. Later in August, the paratriathletes will hit Tokyo, looking to build on their experience from May’s Paratriathlon World Championships in Milan.
The World Triathlon Series is set to be just as hotly contested as it was in 2019, a year that saw the two Elite titles go right down to the wire. New locations are set to be debuted on this year’s World Cup circuit, and the Multisport World Championships head to one of the birthplaces of triathlon; the Dutch town of Almere.
If that sounds good, Triathlon.org looks at the upcoming year month-by-month of just what’s coming up in 2020, what is most important to Bermuda is the month of April.
The Brazilian capital city of Brasilia welcomes the return of World Cup racing to South America on April 3rd, the first Elite-level action in the country since the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
The World Series makes its way to Bermuda, home of the infamous Corkscrew Hill bike climb, on April 18th, with the island hosting its Paratriathlon World Cup the following day.