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2.500 triathletes at Valencia Trialtón

This weekend the capital of the Túria will be the nerve center of the elite and popular triathlon by the Spanish Federation and the Triatló Federation of the Valencian Community.

Valencia Triathlon one more year it will be the international headquarters hosting the European Under-23 Triathlon Championship, European Paratriathlon Championship y European Mixed Relay Championship. With these three events, the city will be the center of the international triathlon during the weekend of September 14 and 15.

In both championships the Valencian Community will have athletes who will fight to get the precious continental title. In the European sub23 we will have the recent world champion in the category Roberto Sánchez. In addition, triathletes will run alongside him Javi Lluch y Romaric Forques. In females we will have the triathlete from Bétera Noelia Juan.

En the European Paratriathlon we will have Hector Catalá, who was proclaimed world paratriathlon champion in his category last weekend, and who also comes to Valencia as a favorite to win his race.

With all of them in competition we can enjoy an exciting European Triathlon Championship, in which the Valencian Community has many ballots to climb to the top of the podium.

Official presentation of Valencia Triathlon 2019
Official presentation of Valencia Triathlon 2019

More than 2.000 popular triathletes.

In addition, the event, which is part of the Mediterranean Triathlon circuit, will continue to have its popular events, in this edition it will have more than 2000 participants, who will run in the different distances that Valencia Triathlon offers.

Olympic (1500m swimming / 40km cycling / 10km running), Sprint (750m swimming / 20km cycling / 5km running) and Super Sprint (350m swimming / 10km cycling / 2,5km running).

Mini Triathlon School Aquathlon

The competition will start on Friday afternoon with the School Aquathlon Minitriathlon, dWhere girls and boys between 7 and 17 years old can participate in their corresponding distances.

But the activity for the little ones will continue throughout the weekend in the Minitriathlon, an area where boys and girls of all ages can meet and enjoy our sport.

All kinds of activities related to triathlon will be carried out, while their parents collect the bibs or compete. This area is carried out thanks to our main collaborator, the Fundación Trinidad Alfonso.

On Saturday the Sprint Triathlon, the European Paratriathlon Championship and the European Under-23 Championship

On Saturday morning we will have the Sprint distance open test, from noon we can enjoy the Paratriathlon European Championship, where we can see Hector Catalá with your guide Gustavo Rodríguez

In the afternoon it will be the turn of the European Under-23 Championship. The first to compete will be females, with Noelia Juan As the only Valencian representative.

From 18 hours it will be the turn of the men's competition with Roberto Sánchez, as leader of the national team. Next to him will be Javi Lluch y Romaric Forques.

On Saturday the Olympic Triathlon, the supersprint and the European Mixed Relay Championship

For Sunday we have reserved the olympic triathlon and supersprint open, and to close the intense weekend of competition the different national teams will compete in the European Mixed Relay Championship Sub-23, where we hope to see again Roberto and Noelia, although we will not have the team defined until the weekend.

The circuits

All this great event It will be located in the Marina of València, where swimming will take place within the dock of the port, we will be able to see the transitions in different areas of the Marina.

Cycling will cover some of the most important avenues in the city such as Avenida del Puerto and Serrería. Finally, all triathletes will run through different areas of the Marina area on foot.

In addition, all popular competition can be followed by streaming on Facebook of the organization and on its YouTube channel in addition to the APP of the Mediterranean Triathlon circuit. The European Championship can be seen live on LaLiga4Sports.

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