The Bilbao Bizkaia 2022 European Multisport Triathlon Championship continues to take shape.
The massive sporting event will be held from 17 of the septiembre 24 of 2022 as announced by the Organizing Committee formed by the Provincial Council of Bizkaia, the Bilbao City Council and the Spanish Triathlon Federation.
The venues that will host each of the events that make up the international event have also been made public, which is estimated to be more than 3.000 athletes and about 5.000 companions attend.
The event, which will take place for 10 days, it will attract more than 8.000 people arrivals from more than 30 European countries, which will provide the region with a great multiculturalism. Its visitors will be able to enjoy the multiple alternatives of leisure, culture, gastronomy and of course, sport that the environment offers.
The media coverage is estimated to be very broad, not only at the national level but also to serve to once again position the region on the international scene. At an economic level, it is estimated that the impact will be around 10 million euros
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Six European titles at stake in five venues
The Triathlon Multisport puts into play six European titles in various categories ranging from the Elite, through the Sub-'23, the Age Groups and the Paratriathlon.
The next World Cup in Avilés will assign places for both the Bilbao Bizkaia 2022 Multisport European World Cup and the Ibiza 2023 Multisport World Cup.
The registration dates have also been made public and thus from October 25 at 12.00:31 to October 14.00 at XNUMX:XNUMX p.m. the opening of these will be held for the athletes who have made their reservation, and with a special price bonus.
As of November 1, 2021 at 12.00 noon, the general opening of registrations will take place.
The official calendar of dates and venues is broken down as follows:
- Duathlon European Championship (Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 September, in Bilbao)
- Cros Duathlon European Championship (Tuesday, September 20, in Enkarterri)
- Cros Triathlon European Championship (Thursday, September 22, in Urdaibai)
- European Aquathlon Championship (Friday, September 23, in Getxo-Portugalete)
- European Championship of Medium Distance Triathlon and Aquabike (Saturday, September 24, in Bilbao)
Bilbao Bizkaia, a perfect environment and with the experience of hosting big events
Undoubtedly the European Multisport Championship will be one more example of the possibilities offered by a region accustomed to organizing large events, not only sports, thanks to the provision of good infrastructure and communications and the possibility of offering a great wealth of landscapes and well-communicated and accessible settings.
The Biscayan orography and the diversity of spaces make the setting ideal for holding a major sporting event linked to triathlon like this one.
The Spanish Championship of Medium Distance Triathlon and Aquabike held in Bilbao last September, a test already with roots in the national calendar, found that at the level of infrastructure and organization the region is more than prepared and looks forward to the arrival of the new autumn for the dispute of the great event.
Commitment to sustainability and commitment to the environment
The event is protected under the pillars of equality and inclusion, as guaranteed through the organization of the different tests and performances.
Also and especially, it will be held under the commitment of the Provincial Council, the City Council and the Federation with sustainability and the environment.
That is why it will wear the Green Sport Flag, a badge awarded only to those sports events that are environmentally responsible.