Races: 26-27 August

70.3 Worlds, Super League. Ryf vs Philipp

Weekend Races

It’s mostly all about 70.3 Worlds this weekend! Do you think Kristian has to write on his hand to remind himself which race he’s lining up for?!

70.3 World Champs - 26/27 August

Half distance with a Platinum tier. Women’s SOF: 91.29, Men’s SOF: 92.4. Full start list here.

  • Notable Women: Taylor Knibb, Paula Findlay, Laura Philipp, Emma Pallant-Browne, Daniela Ryf, Holly Lawrence, Kat Matthews, Tamara Jewett, Imogen Simmonds

  • Notable Men: Richard Varga, Justus Nieschlag, Gustav Iden, Pierre le Corre, Bart Aernouts, Lionel Sanders, Jackson Laundry, Fred Funk, Mathis Margirier, Ben Kanute, Sam Long, Jason West, Kristian Blummenfelt

Super League London - 27 August

Enduro format which is the nine back to back mini triathlons. Full start list here

  • Notable Women: Beth Potter, Sophie Coldwell, Taylor Spivey, Katie Zafares, Fanni Szalai

  • Notable Men: Henri Schoeman, Alex Yee, Jonny Brownlee, Chase McQueen,

Challenge Davos - 26 August

Half distance with a Silver tier. Women’s SOF: 65.22, Men’s SOF: 63.32. Full start list here.

  • Notable Women: Svenja Thoes, Daniela Bleymehl, Magda Nieuwoudt

  • Notable Men: Caleb Noble, Simon Viain, Reinaldo Colucci, Tom Davies

Menen European Champs - 27 August

Half distance with a Silver tier and the “ITU” Middle Distance European Champs. Tough to have to compete with the Ironman 70.3 World champs on the same weekend. Women’s SOF: 63.06, Men’s SOF: 68.32. Full start list here.

  • Women: Diede Diederiks, Marta Bernardi, Camilla Pedersen

  • Notable Men: Ondrej Kubo, Christophe de Keyser

Match up of the weekend

So many great match ups but this could be a key one. Could we see Knibb and Ryf off the front and Laura reeling both in on the run?

That's it for today, now finish your oats and get back to training!

Yours in low CdA,

Aero MaccaFrodownlee

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