Former World Champions Added To All-Star Super League Triathlon Line-Up
August 13, 2021
Former World Champions Mario Mola and Non Stanford are among the athletes that have been added to the stellar line-up for the Super League Triathlon 2021 Championship Series.
Mola, the Spanish star who won the ITU World Triathlon Series title for three consecutive years between 2016-2018, is sure to bring added spice to the racing, as well as Great Britain’s Stanford, who took the crown in 2013.
Also confirmed to race the entire Championship Series, which kicks off in London on Sunday, September 5, is Australian Jake Birtwhistle and France’s former Under-23 World Champion Emilie Morier.
They join the likes of Vincent Luis, Katie Zaferes, Jess Learmonth, Alex Yee, Cassandre Beaugrand, Hayden Wilde, Jonny Brownlee and Georgia Taylor-Brown in taking up the challenge of racing four back-to-back events over the most exciting and frenetic race formats in the sport.
There are also a host of up and coming stars being handed an incredible opportunity to prove themselves against the biggest names in the sport such as Jannik Schaufler, Max Studer and Tayler Reid.
This September’s Super League Triathlon Championship Series calendar is:
- September 5: London, UK
- September 12: Munich, Germany
- September 18: Jersey, Channel Islands
- September 25: Malibu, USA
The final startlists will contain 20 male and 20 female athletes, with Wildcards set to be announced in the lead-up to each race. Tokyo Olympic champion Flora Duffy has already been confirmed to race in Malibu.
Today’s announcement sees the following athletes added to race the entire Series:
Women: Non Stanford, Carolina Routier, Vittoria Lopes, Simone Ackermann, Emilie Morier
Men: Jake Birtwhistle, Aaron Royle, Mario Mola, Jannik Schaufler, Kenji Nener, Max Studer, Marco van der Stel, Shachar Sagiv, Tamás Tóth, Tayler Reid.
Super League will be making a host of other exciting announcements over the next fortnight. For more information and all the details on the Championship Series visit the Super League Triathlon website.