Next Sunday, April 3, the 7th edition of the OTSO CHALLENGESALOU, one of the most outstanding international triathlon events on the Costa Daurada.
The test, of CHALLENGEFAMILY German Franchise, It will have a total of 1.000 participants who will swim 1,9 km, bike 85 km and run 21 km in the Middle Distance and Middle Distance Relay modalities; and 1,9 km swimming, 60 km cycling and 11 km running in the Short Distance mode.
The race will start on Sunday at 08:00 AM, anticipating the arrival of the first runner at 11:50 AM at the finish line located in the Plaza de las Comunidades Autónomas de Salou.
With a fast 3-lap cycling circuit and a foot race along the promenade, the race will not leave any participant indifferent.
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Qualifying for The Championship and the PTO Ranking
It should be noted that the OTSO CHALLENGESALOU not only distributes 25.000 € in prizes, but it is also a quote qualifying for the World Cup (The Championship) to be held in Samorin, Slovakia, on May 22.
Furthermore, scoring for the PTO World Ranking, Challenge Family World Bonus, as well as the National Middle Distance Ranking of the Spanish Triathlon Federation (FETRI).
After closing registration on March 24, the OTSO CHALLENGESALOU consolidates its international prestige with a spectacular team of tRiathletes from 46 countries and 90 professional triathletes who will take the PRO start.
Among the most prominent names are the current Spanish Long Distance Triathlon Champions Judith Corachán y Víctor Arroyo, the French Vincent Luisthe Belgian Pieter Heemeryck (winner of the Challenge Salou 2019), the German Anne Haug (number 5 in the world ranking) or the Swiss Lisa Norden, which returns to Salou after its first place in 2021.
Fast and safe circuit
Thanks to the joint work between the organization, the Local Police, Mossos d'Esquadra and Servei Català del Trànsit, the OTSO CHALLENGESALOU 2022 will once again have a fast and safe circuit so that triathletes can compete and enjoy the event to the fullest by rolling down the C-31B motorway.
Activities all weekend
Beyond the middle distance triathlon, the OTSO CHALLENGESALOU presents a range of activities for families They can also live a unique experience and enjoy this sport.
In addition to a Free access Expo at La Siesta Salou Resort & Camping, epicenter of the event, on Friday, April 1 in the afternoon, a "Meet & Greet” with the best professional athletes of the test and a first test of the OTSO CHALLENGESALOU bike circuit will be carried out with the “ABUS Bike Course”.
On Saturday, April 2 in the morning, the same 28 km cycling test will be repeated. Later it will be the turn of the swimming test "SAILFISH Open Water" and the "Junior Challenge”, the foot race for the little ones, which will run through the interior of La Siesta Salou Resort & Camping.
The OTSO Challenge Salou 2022 live
As in the last edition, the OTSO CHALLENGESALOU can be followed live.
On Sunday, April 3 at 07:45 AM, the live broadcast of the event via YouTube.
You can also follow the live times of all the participating triathletes in the following link.