What roads are closed for triathlon?
Victoria Embankment, Blackfriars Underpass, Upper Thames Street, Lower Thames Street and Byward Street, and Tower Hill will be closed in both directions. White Lion Hill will also be closed. East Smithfield, The Highway, Limehouse Link Tunnel will be closed in both directions.
Where is Leeds triathlon?
AJ Bell 2021 World Triathlon Leeds will be in Roundhay Park on 5-6 June 2021. Set within the picturesque setting of Roundhay Park, this year will see thousands of athletes, from amateurs to elites, take to the start line across the event weekend and experience the same iconic blue carpet finish.
Who won the Leeds Triathlon 2021?
Former Leeds Beckett University student Alex Yee triumphed in the men’s race at the World Triathlon Series at Roundhay Park on Sunday. It was 23-year-old Yee’s first World Series win, but the picture was more mixed for local heroes the Brownlee brothers.
Is the world triathlon on TV?
You can watch and follow all the World Triathlon Championship Series elite races live and on-demand at triathlonlive.tv. In the United States of America, the World Triathlon Championships Series is also available to stream on FloBikes, FloTrack, FloSwimming.
How long do you swim in a triathlon?
Olympic triathlons (including the NYC Triathlon) involve a 1.5-kilometer swim, 40-kilometer bike ride and 10-kilometer run. In “Iron Man” triathlons, the swimming portion can be as long as 3.9 kilometers, followed by up to a 180-kilometer bike ride and a 42.2-kilometer run (the same distance as a marathon).
How fast do triathletes run?
Not only are transition times mere seconds, but the overall pace is often extremely fast, hovering just above a 5-minute mile run pace. High-caliber professionals will often finish Olympic triathlons in around 2 hours or less, with the men’s record currently at just over 1 hour, 46 minutes.
What is the triathlon world record?
For the 15th year anniversary of the DATEV Challenge Roth, Jan Frodeno sets a new World Record. After 3.8 km of swimming, 180 km of cycling, and 42.19 km of running, Jan Frodeno undercut the previous World Record by 6 minutes, setting a new record time of 7:35:39.
How tall is Alex Yee?
Why was Brownlee disqualified?
Brownlee’s decision came after he was judged to have pushed the American Chase McQueen under the water and disqualified for unsportsmanlike conduct, although he later insisted it was accidental.