Support Triathlon at the Games
Triathlon England and British Triathlon have launched a new animation that brings to life the triathlon events of the London 2012 Olympic Games with just ten days to go until the British triathletes step onto the pontoon in Hyde Park.
The animation aims to inspire the sporting community to come to the capital and watch the action at a number of iconic London landmarks including the south side of the Serpentine, The Wellington Arch, Buckingham Palace, as well as plenty of areas within Hyde Park to view the event.
Chair of Triathlon England, Jem Lawson commented: “The triathlon events are getting closer and I hope the animation can inspire even more potential triathlon fans to come to Hyde Park or visit one of the eight Triathlon Live sites and enjoy our fast growing, modern and dynamic sport.”
Ian Braid, British Triathlon Board Director for Major and National Events added: “Triathlon is set to be the most memorable event of the Games and on the 4 and 7 August, we will see word-class racing in front of thousands of spectators in Hyde Park and the surrounding triathlon course. We want as many fans as possible to enjoy the action and cheer our British triathletes home.”
Triathlon will be one of the few free-to-view sports during the Olympic Games, with much of Hyde Park open and un-ticketed during the events. Triathlon is set to be the most memorable event of the London 2012 Olympic Games with the women’s race taking place on Saturday 4 August at 9am and the men’s on Tuesday 7 August at 11:30am.
The triathlon community can also join the conversation on twitter at #triathlon
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will appear on the British Triathlon website www.britishtriathlon.org