Live BBC broadcast for SLT Arena Games London

(Photo: Super League Triathlon)

The SLT Arena Games is heading to London on March 27th. Viewers across the UK will be able to tune in to Super League’s blend of real life and virtual racing live on BBC iPlayer and the BBC Sport website from 15:00 GMT.

A host of world class athletes are set to take part at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London. Super League Triathlon (SLT) says that the double Olympic medallist Jonathan Brownlee and current world champion Georgia Taylor-Brown are among those already confirmed, with many more star names to be announced shortly.

Athletes complete three rounds of short and sharp swim, bike and run efforts, with the order of the legs shuffled every time. The 200m swim legs will take place in the Olympic pool, while the 4 km bike and 1 km run disciplines are completed on smart trainers and self-powered curved treadmills. Here, the power and speed of the athletes is captures as a virtual race via Zwift’s online platform.