The Skilled Triathlete Group groups with CBC Sports activities to broadcast the PTO Tour, the primary PTO Canadian Open

The Canadian Olympic Community will present in depth protection of all PTO Tour occasions in 2022, stay and free to all, by way of CBC Sports activities’ digital platforms: CBC Gem, cbcsports.ca and the CBC Sports activities app for iOS and Android gadgets.

From the first-ever PTO Canadian Open in Edmonton – which may also be proven as a part of CBC Sports activities’ weekend programming on CBC TV – CBC Sports activities protection consists of:

  • PTO Canadian Open, Edmonton, AB, Canada (July 23-24)
  • Second Collins Cup in Bratislava, Slovakia (August 20)
  • PTO US Open in Dallas, Texas, USA (September 17-18)
  • Preview exhibits and highlights packages earlier than/after every PTO Tour occasion

“The purpose of the brand new PTO Tour is to deliver the wonderful feats and compelling tales of the world’s greatest triathletes to the screens of extra sports activities followers around the globe,” says Tim Godfrey, Joint PTO Supervisor. “We won’t wait to get issues entering into Edmonton subsequent month, which is why the cope with CBC Sports activities to broadcast our first-ever PTO Canadian Open stay on all channels is so necessary.”

PTO is a brand new physique owned by skilled athletes that goals to develop the game and take it to the following stage. The 2022 PTO Tour schedule consists of: the first-ever PTO Canadian Open (July 23-24); the second version of the $1.5 million Ryder Cup-style Collins Cup (August 20), with Group Europe taking up Group USA and Group Worldwide; and the primary PTO US Open (September 17-18). Every Open has a minimal prize cash of $1 million and is run over 100km (2km swim, 80km bike and 18km run).

“It is a very distinctive and particular alternative to compete in a serious PTO occasion in my hometown,” says PTO World #10, Paula Findlay. “I grew up coaching at this race observe as a child, so to come back again to this race in 2022 and share it with the largest names within the sport is admittedly cool. That is completely a race you do not need to miss.”

In 2023 and 2024, the PTO Tour plans to broaden with the PTO European Open and PTO Asian Open, together with their US and Canadian equivalents, and the Collins Cup.

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