It was last week Thursday that www.islandstats.com reported that the 2020 Hamburg Wasser World Triathlon Women’s Elite Start List had Flora Duffy taking part.
Hamburg has now reported a change, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the elite races of the HAMBURG WASSER World Triathlon will take place under controlled conditions in the Stadtpark in the Hamburg district of Winterhude, instead of Hamburg's city center as in previous years.
An impressive field of both male and female elite athletes will take the stage on Saturday afternoon, September 5th, for the elite races of the ITU World Triathlon Series, over a Sprint Distance.
The event will be the first race in the World Triathlon calendar since the pandemic and will see the world’s top elite triathletes lining up in Hamburg, including reigning World Champions, Katie Zaferes (USA) and Vicent Luis (FRA), as well as double-Olympic medalist, Jonathan Brownlee (GBR) and World Champions such as Mario Mola (ESP), Flora Duffy (BER) and Vicky Holland (GBR). Laura Lindemann and Jonas Schomburg will be leading a strong German team on their return to competition.
Duffy will compete in the Women’s Elite race which gets underway at 1:00pm Bermuda Time.