Super League Triathlon announces championship series

In addition to the two qualifying races in Penticton and Poznan, the Super League Triathlon series will host five championship races in Jersey, Malta, Mallorca, Singapore and Australia for the 2018-2019 season.

| April 24, 2018 | NEWS

The start of the inaugural Super League event at Hamilton Island, Australia.

The start of the inaugural Super League event at Hamilton Island, Australia.

Photo >Delly Carr

The Super League Triathlon (SLT) schedule will include five "championship" races and two qualifying events for the 2018-2019 season. The qualifying races are set for Poznan (Poland) and Penticton (Canada), while the championship races will take place in Jersey (UK), Malta, Mallorca (Spain), Singapore and Australia.

The championship series starts on September 29 in Jersey. Slated to compete in that event are Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee (GBR), Flora Duffy (BER), Richard Murray (RSA), Henri Schoeman (RSA), Mario Mola (ESP), Ashleigh Gentle (AUS), Nicola Spirig (SUI) and Katie Zaferes (USA). Next up is Malta ( October 27 and 28), Mallorca (November 3 and 4) and Singapore (February 23 and 24, 2019). The final event will be held in Australia on March 16 and 17, 2019.

Each championship race will feature 25 men and women. Athletes will qualify for the championship series through previous Super League racing, "wildcard qualification" and through the qualification races in Poznan and Penticton.