Top Asian multi-sport brand TRI-Factor has announced a bigger World Championship event in China Quzhou on 21-22 September 2019. This year's 11th edition saw a greater demand of athletes join the TRI-Factor global program, with the addition of new countries such as Vietnam and Indonesia. The top 50 winners from the 2019 regional TRI-Factor races will qualify for the TRI-Factor World Championship elite race with a total cash prize purse of more $20,000. All registration for the age group athlete slots were sold out within hours from launch.
TRI-Factor believes that everyone deserve a chance to achieve their upmost potential and aspires to provide a progressive and comprehensive platform of races for all athletes across varying capabilities to get together and inspire each other to excel and drive deeper commitment towards an active and healthy lifestyle. In line with their mission, TRI-Factor has also launched new awards including:
1. Series World Champions
2. Best Country Athlete of the Year
3. Best Country Junior Athlete of the Year
4. Best Veteran Country Athlete of the Year
5. Top First-Timer Athlete
6. Top First-Timer Junior Athlete
Companies and triathlon clubs can also get on the board with the Club Challenge and Corporate Challenge for their respective country and regional categories.
With two new iconic race destinations in Vietnam - Vung Tau and Indonesia - Belitung, TRI-Factor will be working closely with the National Triathlon Federations and local partners to embed the TF Academy grassroot programs in 2020. This expansion and initiative seeks to reach out to a wider community and to provide athletes across countries and with the opportunity to progress further into the sport and beyond.
Mr. Elvin Ting, Managing Director of Orange Room Pte Ltd., says, “We’re pleased to announce TRI-Factor Series™ World Champion in Quzhou along with our TRI-Factor Academy program. I am surprised to see the strong demand of our races as the race registration take up was all snapped up within hours from our press launch. I am also humbly honoured to have the opportunity to work with triathlon legends like Mr. Cameron Brown to launch the TRI-Factor Academy programs. Our purpose is to provide our athletes a platform for the athletes to grow their skils as they progrss into races throughout our TRI-Factor season. We launched a 2019 campaign #RaceLikeNoOther in hopes to reinforce athletes' experiences and memories that last for a lifetime. We would like to thank all our sponsors and partners for making it happen and we look forward to bringing all our participants an experience they will never forget."
Mr Eugene Lee, Triathlon Singapore Honarary Secretary and Asia Triathlon Confederation Executive Board Member says, “I am pleased to see how the sport of triathlon can be a catalyst in building strong regional relationships with government bodies, federations, local communities and even commercial businesses. TRI-Factor being an established event in Singapore flagships this collaborative initiative and I do look forward to future opportunities across the region.”
12 times Ironman Champion and TRI-Factor Global Ambassador Mr. Cameron Brown, says. “I am excited to see how TRI-Factor is growing from strength to strength and I am pleased to have the opportunity to spearhead the TRI-Factor Academy program where we empower age group athletes with the technical knowledge to progress within the sport. With my 33 years of professional racing, I hope to help more athletes become better and stronger.
For further information about the TRI-Factor Asian Championships and T.A.C.A. status, visit www.trifactor.asia
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The TRI-Factor Asian Championship 2019 race calendars are:
31 March 2019 – Phillipines Clark - Completed
7 April 2019 – Vietnam Vung Tau - Completed
14 April 2019 – Singapore, East Coast - Completed
16 June 2019 – Singapore, East Coast - Completed
7 July 2019 – Indonesia, Belitung
14 July 2019 – Malaysia, Putrajaya
14 July 2019 – Singapore, East Coast
22 September 2019 – Malaysia, Putrajaya
22 September 2019 – China, Quzhou [WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP]
7 October 2019 – Malaysia, Johor (TBC)
13 October 2019 – Thailand, Hua Hin
3 November 2019 – Indonesia, Jakarta
24 November 2019 – Vietnam Vung Tau