The 17 best clubs of the continent will meet on the French coast for the premiere of this competition
Next Sunday, the European Triathlon Federation will premiere a new championship in Nice, in which the best clubs in Europe will converge in the quest to take over the title of the European Championship Triathlon Championships.
Spain will land in Gallic lands represented by two of the best clubs of the moment: Devils Triathlon Club of Rivas and AD Ecosport of Alcobendas.
The city of the French Riviera will welcome clubs from a total of ten countries. Along with Spain are also Germany, Belgium, Denmark, France, Holland, Ireland, Portugal, the United Kingdom and Switzerland. The 17 best clubs of the continent will meet on the French coast for the premiere of a fast-paced competition to be played by mixed relays on distance supersprint.
To begin, the first component of each team will perform a relay consisting of 300 m swimming, 6,8 km cyclists along two laps and finally, 1,8 km of running on foot near the promenade. Next he will give the turn to three other teammates, in a relay competition formed by two women and two men in which each of the four relievers must face a triathlon in distance supersprint.
Spain will be represented by the CT Diablillos de Rivas and the Ecosport Alcobendas, the first two classified in the National Ranking of FETRI Clubs.
El Rivas-Vaciamadrid club will present a team composed of Xisca Tous in the first relay, after her Jools Beardon will make the second post, then pass the baton to Paula García Godino and finish with Daniel González Sanz. They add up Sara Ruiz e Iván Gil as reservations.
While the team Ecosport of Alcobendas will be formed in the first instance by Laura Montes, followed by Carlos Mas, Marta Cabello y Guillermo Cuchillo. In turn, they will also go to Nice Tania Álvarez y Gonzalo Zapatero to complement the team in its bid to take the title into play.
This is one of the most exciting and vertiginous modalities of our sport. Strongly promoted by the International Triathlon Union, mixed relay triathlon is a discipline that seeks to find a place and become part of future editions of the Olympic Games.