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Frederick Van Lierde will finish his career looking for the sixth victory in the IRONMAN Nice and in the Embruman

The Belgian will retire this season

Belgian triathlete Frederick Van Lierde, IRONMAN World Champion in 2013, has confirmed that he will try again to get what would be his sexta victory in the IRONMAN Nice, seeking to be the triathlete with the most test wins.

Currently share with Marcel Zamora 5 wins and hopes to get back on top this Sunday.

He already tried last year, ruling out Kona to focus on this test, but a bad career marked by the intense heat it took its toll and finished in the third position.

The proof was trimmed for high temperature alerts.

It will be his last season as a professional

This will be your last season as a professional and has decided to finish it in style, with IM Nice, the Embrunman and to finish the Nice marathon.

"My last triathlon will take place in Belgium,… My last professional career will be a marathon. I have already run thirty of them during my career, but always afterwards I swam and rolled.

I want to see what I can do alone in 42.195 km. It will be on November 8, in Nice-Cannes"

Now focusing on the 2020 season, Frederick has confirmed that he will be back on the starting line on June 14

Nice and Embrunman their goals

In addition, in the same publication the Belgian has confirmed his calendar for this season where will visit our country, competing in the middle distance of Peñíscola in the month of April.

It also highlights his participation in the Embrunman in the month of August

This is the rest of your calendar:

  • 26/04 Infinitry Peñiscol
  • 17/05 IRONMAN 70.3 Aix-en-Provence
  • 14/06 IRONMAN NICE
  • 05/07 IRONMAN 70.3 LES SABLES
  • 15/08 EMBRUNMAN
  • 27/09 GOODBY RACE (Olympic)
  • 08/11 Marathon Nice

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