The Professional Triathletes Organisation (PTO) is set to host the PTO Asian Open in Singapore on August 19-20. The event has garnered significant attention, as it is expected to elevate the sport of triathlon for both professional and amateur triathletes in Asia.
The Big Picture: The PTO Asian Open is set to revolutionize the sport of triathlon in Asia.
- Professional and experienced amateur triathletes to compete in a 100km (2km swim; 80km bike; 18km run) race around the Marina Bay Financial District in Singapore.
- The course will take participants past the Helix Bridge, Merlion, and the Singapore Flyer.
- Opportunity for amateur triathletes to participate in other amateur races over the weekend.
What They Are Saying:
- PTO World #1 Ashleigh Gentle expressed her excitement for the event, stating that it will take the race experience to the next level for both professionals and amateurs.
- Indonesian professional triathlete Andy Wibowo expressed his enthusiasm, saying that being able to follow the world's best professionals on a 100km odyssey around Singapore and Marina Bay will be absolutely epic.
- PTO CEO Sam Renouf mentioned the unique opportunity that the PTO Tour provides, stating that few major sporting occasions around the world offer a chance for amateurs to compete beside the best athletes in the world.