The local organizer of the Hamburg World Triathlon Series and the Mixed Relay World Championships has announced that the event, postponed due to the COVID-19 outbreak, will still take place on the weekend of September 4th-5th, 2020.
“After assessing all event scenarios, and in alignment with the city of Hamburg, the German Government, the International Triathlon Union (ITU), and our other partners in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic, the IRONMAN Hamburg triathlon, originally scheduled for June 21st, 2020 and the WTS Hamburg triathlon, originally scheduled for July 11th & 12th, 2020 have been postponed to September 2020”, explained the organizers.
“To best meet the needs of our athletes and the local community, the WTS Hamburg races will take place on September 5th, 2020 and IRONMAN Hamburg will take place on September 6th, 2020. The Elite races of the ITU World Triathlon Series and ITU Mixed Relay World Championships will also take place on the same weekend”, assured the organizers.
Over the next weeks, the Organizers and the German Triathlon Union (DTU) will work with the relevant authorities and partners to create a safe and enjoyable race experience for all athletes, volunteers, partners, and spectators. While we are prevented from holding these events on the original dates, we are looking forward to providing athletes with an exceptional experience in the near future.