Lake Wanaka, New Zealand

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Lake Wanaka, New Zealand

The Championship

THECHAMPIONSHIP is the new standard in international triathlon. The half distance championship event will take place in Samorin, Slovakia on June 3, 2018. Challenge Wanaka Half is an official qualifying race for THECHAMPIONSHIP.

For professional athletes, THECHAMPIONSHIP 2018 will carry a minimum €150,000 professional prize purse. A unique professional qualifying system will firstly see professional athletes able to qualify for THECHAMPIONSHIP 2018 via Challenge Family events worldwide.

Age group athletes will have the opportunity to qualify with a top six age group finish at any CHALLENGEFAMILY event worldwide during the qualification period. Top 6 teams in the male, female and mixed categories in relay events will qualify for THECHAMPIONSHIP at CHALLENGEFAMILY events.

Slots will roll down in each age group and relay category up to 12th place. There won’t be a roll down system for the professional athletes.

For more information please visit The Championship website