Live TV for Cheile Grădiştei ETU Winter Triathlon Championships

By Paul Groves | 23 Jan, 2019

With only a month to go, we have some really great news for the athletes who have entered the 2019 Cheile Grădiştei ETU Winter Triathlon European Championships.

The TV teams are coming and will, for the second year running, be broadcasting the event live. The recent test event in China, hosted at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics venue and, we are all hoping, will be presented as a demonstration sport, rejuvenated interest in this truly impressive multisport event.

With the breath-taking scenery, technical and testing courses and with the best winter triathletes in the world taking part, this will be a spectacle that friends, family and fans can watch.

Last year, the live feed for the Elite race was accessed by over 35,000 viewers. When the Age-Group race was broadcast, over 26,000 people clicked the link to watch. With confirmation coming that the Elite event will again be broadcast and with fingers crossed for live Age-Group action, we are certain that winter triathlon from Romania will once again be watched by thousands, who will be able to follow the athletes around the course and watch their progress. With all those folk at home cheering you on, sending Tweets and posting comments to the ETU social media pages, you will be Winter Triathlon stars, each and every one of you.

In order to make the event “work” for the TV, it has been decided that medals will be raced for over the sprint distance for all categories.

Each category will run 3 laps, bike 3 laps and ski 5 laps. This way the TV companies will be able to broadcast images that show closer participation and will so be able to better promote the sport. The distances have been agreed with ITU Technical Committee.

  • Run: 4.5k
  • Bike: 7.95k
  • Ski: 6k

So, if you have not already signed up, please do so. Time is running out and we want to see you on TV!

Hurry, hurry !!

Related Event: 2019 Cheile Gradistei ETU Winter Triathlon European Championships
23 - Feb, 2019 • event pageall results
Results: Elite Men
1. Dmitriy Bregeda RUS 01:01:55
2. Giuseppe Lamastra ITA 01:02:38
3. Pavel Yakimov RUS 01:03:02
4. Pavel Andreev RUS 01:03:58
5. Viorel Palici ROU 01:04:30
6. Alessandro Saravalle ITA 01:04:49
7. Evgeny Kirillov RUS 01:05:14
8. Simone Avondetto ITA 01:05:35
9. Evgenii Evgrafov RUS 01:05:41
10. Cristian Mosoia ROU 01:06:01
Results: Elite Women
1. Daria Rogozina RUS 01:10:14
2. Yulia Surikova RUS 01:12:04
3. Svetlana Sokolova RUS 01:12:21
4. Nadezhda Belkina RUS 01:13:57
5. Romana Slavinec AUT 01:17:28
6. Sandra Mairhofer ITA 01:18:09
7. Edith Vakaria ROU 01:18:35
8. Zuzana Michalickova SVK 01:19:01
9. Margareta Bicanova SVK 01:22:29
10. Lydia Drahovska SVK 01:23:35
Results: U23 Men
1. Alessandro Saravalle ITA 01:04:49
2. Evgenii Evgrafov RUS 01:05:41
3. Ivan Zalavtsev RUS 01:06:28
4. Kirill Tarakanov RUS 01:09:30
5. Mario Kosut SVK 01:09:42
6. Stefan Plesa ROU 01:26:16
7. Nicolae Hincu ROU 01:39:31
Results: U23 Women
1. Daria Rogozina RUS 01:10:14
2. Svetlana Sokolova RUS 01:12:21
3. Nadezhda Belkina RUS 01:13:57
4. Lydia Drahovska SVK 01:23:35
5. Iazilia Galiamutdinova RUS 01:29:39
6. Anna Swoboda AUT 01:35:32
Results: Junior Men
1. Simone Avondetto ITA 01:05:35
2. Leonord Stefan Hincu ROU 01:28:08
3. Botond Zoldi ROU 01:38:36
DNS. Balazs Solyom ROU DNS
DNS. Tamas Kovacs ROU DNS
Results: Junior Women
1. Zuzana Michalickova SVK 01:19:01
2. Margareta Bicanova SVK 01:22:29
3. Ekaterina Karpova RUS 01:28:52
DNS. Viviene Bernadett Andras ROU DNS
DNS. Szilvia Vancsa ROU DNS
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