Professional Triathlon Organisation appoint John Lunt as Operational Support Director for Collins Cu

The Professional Triathletes Organisation today announce John Lunt as Operational Support Director to support the operations team for the inaugural Collins Cup race, being held at the extraordinary x-bionic® sphere in Samorin, Western Slovakia on 28-30th May.

John Lunt brings with him over three decades of triathlon experience, creating many events in the UK and some of the biggest and most prestigious triathlons in the world; including ITU World Cups, National Championships and The Commonwealth Games. He was responsible for the Triathlon delivery at the London Olympic Games in 2012, a role which led to him being awarded the Gold Pin Award by British Triathlon and honoured by Triathlon 220 Magazine for his significant and longstanding contribution to triathlon.

He currently organises both the Brighton and Hove Triathlon and the Dubrovnik Triathlon.

John Lunt’s knowledge, experience, and expertise will be called upon to support the delivery team within the Collins Cup operations. This is to ensure that the right environment is created for world class performances from the 36 professionals competing in the Collins Cup. The event will be showcased for all to see in front of a global TV audience.

Lunt commented “I’m honoured to be part of the new and ground- breaking Collins Cup. This exciting new innovative format is a great opportunity for the sport I love and I’m excited to be working with, and supporting, a great delivery team at Samorin, Slovakia. To be able to play a part in this milestone event is an amazing opportunity for the sport”.

Sam Renouf, CEO of The Professional Triathletes Organisation commented, “We are so fortunate and honoured to have John Lunt as our Operational Support Director. He will, without doubt, help to make The Collins Cup the spectacle that it deserves to be. We could think of no one better to support the event delivery team, as his achievements within the world of race organisation speak for themselves".

The Collins Cup will take place at the extraordinary x-bionic® sphere in Samorin, Western Slovakia on 28-30th May.

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