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Antonio Benito will be at IRONMAN Portugal 

It will be his long distance debut

Antonio Benito, the outstanding Spanish triathlete, has announced his return to competition, and he will do it in a big way: he will participate in the IRONMAN Portugal in Cascais next October 21.  

This news has generated great expectation among triathlon fans, especially after Benito decided not compete in the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Lathi, Finland. 

The decision Antonio Benito de not compete in the World Cup It came after a difficult summer. 

Despite his victory in Swansea, he acknowledged that both his body and mind were not responding as expected.  

However, after taking some time to recover and reflect, Benito has decided to return to competition, and what better way to do so than at IRONMAN Portugal. 

On October 21 I will visit Cascais ps: I will run the Ironman along the way 🤙🏼

In a post on Instagram he confirmed that he will be at the starting line in Cascais 

 

See this post on Instagram

 

A post shared by Antonio Benito López (@antoniobenito_)

The IRONMAN Portugal, which will be held in the picturesque city of Cascais, is one of the most emblematic events on the international triathlon scene.  

The competition will begin with a 3.8 km swimming segment in Cascais Bay, followed by 180 km of cycling that will cover part of the Portuguese Riviera, and will end with a 42.2 km race between Cascais and Cabo Raso. 

About to close registrations 

For those interested in joining Antonio Benito In this emblematic test, it is crucial to act quickly.  

Hen/Stag registration for IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 Portugal are about to sell out, with places close to 95% occupied. Spain is among the countries with the highest participation 

Cascais city  

Cascais, beyond being the setting for this prestigious event, is a tourist destination that attracts thousands of visitors every year.  

The city offers a unique combination of dream beaches, lush natural parks and history where you can take walks through the historic center, visit the Cascais Citadel, the Santa Marta Lighthouse and the impressive rock formation known as Boca do Inferno.  

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