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The Championship 2018 by ENERGOCHEMICA

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Czech chemicals firm ENERGOCHEMICA has entered into a title sponsoring partnership with Challenge Family’s The Championship, with the event to be designated as The Championship 2018 by ENERGOCHEMICA. The event takes place on June 2- 3, 2018 at the x-bionic sphere facility in Šamorín, Slovakia.

According to a release from Challenge Family, ‘The relationship between pushing limits in sport and pushing limits in innovation and science are important attributes that need to be matched.’ x-bionic sphere member of the board Patrik Danek, considers this connection to be a key factor, stating “I believe that having a common goal and a same vision are the right way to achieve better results not only in sports, but also in society as a whole.”

ENERGOCHEMICA SE is a holding company that was established in Prague in 2011. The company states that ‘Our vision is to belong among the leading energy and chemical companies in Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary in terms of efficiency, sustainable development and ecological balance.’

Challenge Family’s marquee event, The Championship 2018, has a variety of ‘entertaining and innovative side events’ that will be showcased at the flagship race in Samorin, Slovakia, with the aim of further positioning ‘Challenge Family as the race series for the whole triathlon family’.

The Championship 2018 will take place on 2-3 June 2018 (with side events taking place on 2 June 2018 and the main-event middle distance triathlon will take place on 3 June). The imposing x-bionic sphere facility in Samorin will again welcome thousands of visitors from around the world; and the event will be leveraged as an occasion for triathletes to enjoy, no matter their age or experience.

Competitors will be offered the following side events on 2 June:

  • ‘Tryathlon’ – 300m swim, 15km cycle and 3km run
  • Olympic distance triathlon
  • Olympic relay triathlon
  • Kids running races for all ages




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