The previous The Championship 2024

The countdown has begun. Šamorín, in Slovakia, is preparing to host the largest edition of The Championship, the summit event of ChallengeFamily.

Almost 2.000 triathletes, including more than 100 elite professionals, will fight for glory and a prize of 100.000 euros this Sunday, May 19.

A luxury poster in the men's category

The men's competition promises to be very exciting. Peter Heemeryck (BEL) and Frederic Funk (GER), both with a second place in previous editions, arrive at the test wanting to achieve victory, but it will not be easy for them as they will have a large number of rivals to beat.

The current 70.3 world champion, Rich Bogen (GER), makes his debut in Šamorín alongside his compatriot Jan Stratman.

The list of candidates for the podium is completed with names such as Kacper Stepniak (POL), Kyle Smith (NZL), Antonio Benito (ESP), James teagle (GBR), Mark Dubrick (USA), Tom Bishop (GBR), Joe Skipper (GBR) and Bart Aernouts (NICE).

The champion defends her crown in the women's category

In the women's category, the British India Lee will defend the title won last year. However, triathletes such as Els Visser, undefeated in 2024 with three consecutive victories, will seek its fourth victory of the season.

They will also be Fenella Langridge (GBR), Caroline Pohle (GER) and Marta Sanchez (ESP) who are also emerging as serious candidates for the title.

Šamorín, a dream setting for triathlon

The x-bionic® sphere, a world-class sports complex on the outskirts of Bratislava, will be the setting for this exciting competition.

This Olympic training center offers unbeatable conditions for practicing triathlon, with swimming, cycling and running circuits perfectly integrated in a privileged natural environment.

Beyond the elite: a weekend for all triathletes

The Championship is not just a competition for professionals. Throughout the weekend, Šamorín will have various events for all ages and levels, such as the Special Olympics, sprint and standard events, and a triathlon for beginners.

Follow all the excitement live

All the action of the professional races can be followed live and for free through the platform The Championship Live powered by ROUVY, as well as on Facebook Live on the Challenge Family and Challenge Šamorín pages.

 The broadcast will begin at 8:15 CEST, with the men's start at 8:30 and the women's start at 8:40.

You can also see it through the following video

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