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Eneko Llanos, Victor Del Corral and Albert Moreno, the Spanish tricks in the Ironman of Nice

This 24 Sunday in June there is a new edition of the Ironman of Nice, one of the most mythical and important triathlons in the world.

 This Sunday a new edition of the Ironman of France, in the city of Nice, where Catalan Víctor del Corral winner in 2016, Eneko Llanos 4º last year and Albert Moreno they are the main Spanish triathletes in the "cathedral" of triathlon ..

The Ironman of Nice (formerly the Nice International Triathlon) is one of the oldest and most important triathlons in the world as defined in an article, one of the "5 triathlon monuments". The test was born in 1982 and until 2004 was a long distance triathlon, distance C (4 + 120 + 30), and among its winners stand out Mark Allen with 10 wins and Paula Newby-Fraser with 4.

They also won in Nice some of the greatest triathletes in history as Luc Van Lierde, Rob Barel, Simon Lessing o Mirinda Carfrae. Later in the year 2015 was renamed Ironman Nice and played under the mythical distance 3,8 + 180 + 42.

Nice is the test of the Ironman circuit with more triumphs of Spanish triathletes (in the male category) thanks mainly to the 5 victories Marcel Zamora and the one Víctor del Corral of 2016. The Catalans also have their triumphs with two more podiums each and another Spaniard who got a podium was Clemente Alonso

In this edition of 2018 the winner last year, the Belgian Frederik Van Lierde tetra champion in Nice will seek to match the five triumph of Marcel Zamora. In addition to the Belgian, they are also candidates for victory Boris Stein, Antony Costes, Romain Guillaume and as, Victor del Corral y Eneko Llanos, as in all Ironman disputes. For its part Albert Moreno will seek to settle in the distance and add experience.

As regards the women's competition Carrie Lester, winner last year is the favorite, along with Magali Tisseyre, Crinne Abrama y Manon Genet

Male and female start list

The test will start the 6: 25 next Sunday 24 with the PRO male output, one minute later turn to the start of the female PRO competition and then the age groups, where there will be more than Spanish 100.

Photos: Ironman

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