BT Sport Partners with Super League Triathlon For UK Coverage Of 2021 Championship Series
Super League Triathlon (SLT) and BT Sport have agreed a partnership which will see the entire 2021 Championship Series broadcast live on BT Sport, on demand via its App, as well as highlights.
Super League’s Championship Series will feature four back-to-back races throughout September with events in London, Munich, Jersey and Malibu and will crown the fastest triathletes in the world with short, sharp and action packed events in a made for broadcast package that will thrill fans around the world.
The 2021 Championship Series also sees the addition of SLT Teams – a new team franchise concept that will deliver more tactics and dynamics, ensure the racing remains constantly high octane and create further spectator engagement in a way the sport has never seen before.
BT Sport will show the Championship Series live in the UK, with additional highlight programmes from each event.
Joe Edwards, Chief Marketing Officer at Super League Triathlon, said: “Super League Triathlon’s 2021 Championship Series is set to raise the bar for short course triathlon with the best athletes in the world competing in thrilling formats for a prize purse of $1.25m. SLT Teams is the next step in Super League’s vision to grow triathlon into a sustainable spectator sport and BT Sport is perfectly placed to help showcase these brilliant events to audiences in the UK.”
Rachel Knight, director of sports rights, BT Sport, said: “Our customers can look forward to the very best action from one of the world’s most grueling sports series, with Great Britain’s Jonny Brownlee set to compete. BT Sport will be bringing viewers coverage from a range of triathlon events in due course.”
Super League Triathlon’s 2021 Championship Series is:
- September 5: London, UK
- September 12: Munich, Germany
- September 18: Jersey, Channel Islands
- September 25: Malibu, USA
Fans can catch all the action live on BT Sport and sign up contract free with a BT Sport Monthly Pass. For more info visit bt.com/sport
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