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This weekend, a stunning list of triathlon superstars will descend upon Singapore for the fast and furious PTO Asian Open. The race, which will close out this year’s PTO racing series (look for even more races next year) brings the best short- and long-course triathletes together to battle it out over the 100K “PTO distance” – a 2-kilometer swim, 80-kilometer bike, and 18-kilometer run. But if you’re in North America, you’ll have to pull a late shift to watch: the races kick off at 2:00 Eastern this Friday and Saturday, and will be streamed live for free on Outside Watch. Not a fan of all-nighters? Coverage will also be available on demand post-race for Outside+ members (become one today).
The PTO Asian Open course
The 2023 PTO Tour may have saved its best location for last. The Singapore cityscape will provide an amazing backdrop to the event, with a swim in Marina Bay and a bike-run through the city streets. These streets will likely be lined with fans of triathlon – not just from Singapore, but worldwide, as this event will also host a 100K for age-groupers. Combined, this should make for a vibrant race with plenty of jaw-dropping moments.
PTO Asian Open livestream: Who to watch
With a mix of world champions and pros looking to make a big move in the world rankings, the Asian Open could see plenty of surprises. Trirating expert Thorsten Radde gets into the nitty-gritty of the men’s and women’s pro fields in this 2023 PTO Asian Open Pro Preview. Highlights include an interesting race for the number-one PTO Rankings spot between Ashleigh Gentle and Anne Haug, plus a men’s race that will feature the likes of Kristian Blummenfelt, Sam Long, and Jason West – each one having shown great skill at the 100K distance.
How to watch the free PTO Asian Asian livestream
The race broadcast will kick off at 2 a.m. ET/midnight PT this Saturday and Sunday, and will be streamed live for free on Outside Watch. Coverage will also be available on demand post-race for Outside+ members (become one today).
Replays of this race (and all races streamed by Outside Watch this year) are available after the race for O+ members – perfect for watching during trainer rides or to get hyped up before your weekend long run.