The triathlon on television, 2010 figures
Every year that the Triathlon passes more is seen on television. This makes the sport known and that fans can enjoy it sitting on the sofa.
Itu broadcast 2010 hours of triathlon in 556, while in 2009 it was 350 hours.
"People are drawn to triathlon because it is exciting, it is spectacular on television and the sport is a true lifestyle that is available to everyone, regardless of age or gendersaid Marisol Casado, ITU President and IOC Member.
The following points must be highlighted:
- Emissions have reached 149 countries
- Live broadcasts in 24 countries
- 728 thousand viewers.
- 21.000 athletes in the races.
In 2011, seven of the World Championship events will be broadcast live to a large number of countries.