THE BIG EVENT
After months of anticipation and hype, it’s finally here. This Saturday, August 28, the inaugural Collins Cup competition – organized by the PTO — will be contested in Samorin, Slovakia.
In a format inspired by golf’s Ryder Cup, the competition features 12 separate match racesover a 2 km swim, 80 km bike, 18 km run course.
Elite triathletes are organized into teams from Europe, the USA and the Internationals, and will compete for the largest purse ever awarded in triathlon: $1.5 million in prize money.
The Collins Cup will be broadcast nearly everywhere. For more details and to learn how you can watch this unique event, read this excellent summary on Tri247. You can also download the official Collins Cup app for Android or Apple.