The ITU World Triathlon Series will be celebrating its twelfth year in 2020. In this Olympic Games year the global triathlon series will only have 7 stops across 3 continents.
The WTS once again gets underway in Abu Dhabi in March.
Bermuda is back on the schedule in April, which hosted it’s first ever ITU World Triathlon Series event in 2018.
Longtime host city Yokohama will celebrate its 11th anniversary in 2020 with a WTS event as well as hosting a Paratriathlon event.
The first stop of 2020 in Europe will be in Leeds, which will be hosting a WTS event in June.
The first of two events in North America and Canada will have Montreal hosting WTS and Paratriathlon events in June.
Hamburg returns as a host with a WTS event and the World Triathlon Mixed Relay World Championship.
The series takes a quick break for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
The Men’s triathlon race will take place on Monday, July 27 at 7:30 a.m. in Tokyo (In the U.S. that is Sunday, July 26 at 6:30 p.m. ET). The Women’s event will take place on Tuesday, July 28 at 7:30 a.m. (In the U.S. that is Monday, July 27 at 6:30 p.m. ET). Both the men and the women will race the standard Olympic-distance format that consists of a 1.5-kilometer swim, a 40-kilometer bike ride and a 10-kilometer run.
The highly anticipated Mixed Relay format which will be making it’s debut will go down on Saturday, Aug. 1 at 8:30 a.m. (In the U.S. that is Friday, July 30 at 7:30 p.m. ET).
The series re-starts and ends with Edmonton hosting the Grand Final triathlon festival in August.
2020 ITU World Triathlon Series Schedule:
|ITU World Triathlon Abu Dhabi WTS , RELAY, PARA WC||Abu Dhabi, UAE||March 5-7|
|ITU World Triathlon Bermuda WTS, PARA WC||Hamilton, BER||April 18|
|ITU World Triathlon Yokohama WTS , PARA||Yokohama, JPN||May 16-17|
|ITU World Triathlon Leeds WTS||Leeds, GBR||June 6-7|
|ITU World Triathlon Montreal WTS, PARA||Montreal, CAN||June 27-28|
|ITU World Triathlon Hamburg WTS, RELAY CHAMP||Hamburg, GER||July 11-12|
|ITU World Triathlon Edmonton GRAND FINAL||Edmonton, CAN||August 17-23|
Visit wts.triathlon.org for additional information on the 2020 ITU World Triathlon Series.