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Closed road Velothon Wales hits the airwaves with Channel 4

VELOTHON Wales - Photo by Patrik Lundin/Getty Images for VELOTHON

The closed road Velothon Wales event, owned by IRONMAN, following its acquisition of Lagardère Sports in 2016, is airing on UK television next weekend. Produced by specialist sports production firm Dream Team TV, the Velothon Wales highlights show, presented by Kevin Harris and Anna Glowinski, is being broadcast on Channel 4, on Saturday 22 July at 06:20, Ch4+1 at 07:20 and via digital catch-up on All 4.

With thousands of riders taking part in the closed-road sportive, alongside a UCI pro-elite race, the start and finish of the event in Cardiff on Sunday 9 July was positioned as a ‘spectacular festival of cycling’. With tough climbs and a backdrop of historic castles, the route takes in some of Wales’ most scenery, before riding into the Welsh capital for the finish, roared on by crowds of locals and spectators’ friends and family.

VELOTHON Wales - Photo by Patrik Lundin/Getty Images for VELOTHON

Other Dream Team produced programmes on Channel 4 for June and July include:

  • AJ Bell London Triathlon – 29 July
  • Tenerife Blue Trail – 5 August
  • Gigantes de Piedra – 5 August
  • United Airlines UK Challenge – 12 August
  • Triathlonguard Long Course Weekend – 19 August
  • Andorra Ultra Trail – 26 August
  • Outlaw Triathlon – 2 September

Having established a close partnership with Channel 4 television, Dream Team Television is one of the UK’s leading production companies specialising in multisport, adventure, athletics and motorsport programming. The company has an international reputation for producing some of the highest quality programmes in these specialist areas.




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