Press conferences: London triathlon

From Matchtight
Triathlon’s world championship series comes to London this week, with racing in Hyde Park on Saturday and Sunday, July 24-25.

There are a number of preview media opportunities.

Thursday July 22, 3-4.30pm

What: Meet the GB Team and its support staff;
Where: Hyde Park venue media centre (situated on the North bank of the Serpentine behind the venue finish area with the closest entry point being at Magazine Gate);
When: 3-4.30pm;
Who: Top GB athletes including Helen Jenkins (2008 world women’s champion); Hollie Avil and Jodie Stimpson (world U23 gold and silver medallists, 2009) and Liz Blatchford, as well as Londoners Tim Don and Stuart Hayes; Will Clarke and others from the men’s team. Includes opportunities for film/photo and interviews.

Friday July 23, 11am

What: Official event preview press conference;
Where: Hyde Park venue media centre;
When: 11am;
Who: men’s Olympic champions Jan Frodeno (Germany), the men’s world champion, Alistair Brownlee, and Emma Moffatt (Australia), the women’s Olympic gold medal-winner in Beijing, plus 2008 world champion Javier Gomez (Spain) and representatives of the ITU, British Triathlon, UK Sport and the event’s sponsors.

This is to be followed by a photocal including the leading competitors and a red London bus.

If you would like more information or to wish to attend these events, please contact or RSVP to the Dextro Energy Triathlon, London media team on, or 01225 443998.

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