2023 Super League Triathlon Championship Series: New Teams and Enhanced Scoring System

Super League Triathlon unveils teams and improved scoring system for the 2023 Championship Series, promising heightened competition and strategic team dynamics.

2023 Super League Triathlon Championship Series: New Teams and Enhanced Scoring System

Super League Triathlon, an innovative concept in the sporting world, announces the Team Owners and Managers for the 2023 Championship Series, following two successful years.

Key Highlights

  • The 2023 Series will feature four Teams, each with five male and five female athletes.
  • An improved scoring system and new athlete recruitment procedures have been introduced.
  • The Teams are Bahrain Victorious Scorpions, Santara Tech Eagles, RTS Warriors, and RTP Sharks.
  • Renowned Olympic medallists and World Champions, including Jonny Brownlee, Georgia Taylor-Brown, and Alex Yee, are set to race.
  • Total prize pool for the 2023 Championship Series is $1.24 million, with $300,000 reserved for Teams.
  • A brand refresh for Teams and the Super League Triathlon brand is on the horizon.

Teams and Managers

Bahrain Victorious Scorpions

Managed by Chris McCormack and Michael Gilliam.

Santara Tech Eagles

Managed by Tim Don.

RTS Warriors

Managed by Nick Chase and Adam Meredith.

RTP Sharks

Managed by Michelle Dillon and Stuart Hayes.

Scoring and Prizes

Athlete points from Individual and Discipline Leaderboards will count towards the Teams Leaderboard in 2023. The significant prize money provides financial support for young athletes early in their careers.

2023 Championship Series Calendar

  • August 27: London, UK
  • September 3: Toulouse, France
  • September 30: Malibu, USA
  • October 21: NEOM, Saudi Arabia

Super League Triathlon was established in 2017, with the first Championship Series in 2018. The 2023 Series marks the event's fifth anniversary, with Super League having hosted 26 Championship Series and Arena Games Triathlon events.

Statements from Team Managers

Nick Chase, RTS Warriors: "Triathlon was invented in America. It's time to take it back. Our mission is to grow world champions, not buy them."

Chris McCormack, Bahrain Victorious Scorpions: "We expect nothing less than to defend all our titles in 2023."

Michelle Dillon, RTP Sharks: "British triathletes have dominated the world stage over the past decade and we need to prove there is no end to that on the horizon."

Tim Don, Santara Tech Eagles: "It’s time for the Eagles to get their title back. Santara Tech are backing us to get revenge on Bahrain Victorious and the team I am putting together will be the perfect blend of established stars and talent for the future."