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The BMC Triathlon Team keeps growing

27. December 2011

BMC supports the most successful married couple in the world of triathlon. Irina Kirchler (Austria) and the young Swiss athlete Céline Schärer complete the current sponsorships in Triathlon.

Greg and Laura Bennett are among the most respected names in the world of triathlon. In the USA in particular, they had a considerable impact on the Olympic triathlon with their performances and experienced the development of the fringe sport to a mass movement on the highest athletic level. The victory of Greg at the Hy-vee 5150 as well as several top10 results of Laura at the World Championship Series during the last year confirmed the ongoing ambitions of the sympathic couple. Please find further informations concerning the sponsorship of Greg & Laura Bennett in the following press release (PDF, 51 Kb).

Céline Schärer is currently the most successful female U23 athlete in Switzerland. In the context of Swiss Triathlon's so called "S Project" the young Swiss together with the ewz power team athlete Andrea Salvisberg is coached by Brett Sutton one of the sports most famous coaches. Schärer sets her focus mainly on the olympic distance. But as coach Brett Sutton likes to challenge his athletes on different levels she will probably also compete on longer distances. BMC supports Céline together with longtime BMC-dealer Velorado who is located in Zug.

Irina Kirchler is clawing back after several injuries and maladies. Beside competing in continental ITU races the Austrian athlete is also planning to participate in Ironman 5150 races and to step up to Ironman 70.3 distances as well.