Race of champions in the Challenge Salou

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Numerous Spanish PRO participation in the Salou Challenge with up to five Spanish champions on the start list.

This Sunday 27 of May disputes a new edition of the Challenge Salou Salou, a test that in addition to the classic Half Distance triathlon, one of the higher level tests of the Spanish geography, With up to five champions of Spain of MD or LD (Emilio Aguayo, Pablo Dapena, Sara Loehr, Judith Corachán y María Pujol) that this year also presents a multi-sport festival with several different competitions during the weekend.

In the male category Emilio Aguayo, current runner-up part with the number one, Iñaki Baldellou winner of 2016 with number two and Pablo Dapena, recent winner of Challenge Lisbon y Challenge Mogán with the number three. The Spanish trio are the favorites to fight for the victory ... together with the Australian Cameron Wurf, who has signed up at the last minute, but until he takes the start on Sunday can not be guaranteed to compete. Alexander Schilling, Amaury Dehen, Davide Rossetti and Jonathan Ciavatella are other favorites to fight for the top positions.

As far as women's competition is concerned, Sara Loehr current winner is the big favorite, along with Judith Corachán, María Pujol, Laura Siddall y Sofiee Goss.

The test will start the morning 7 with the male PRO exit. Two minutes later the PROs women will do it and later all the age groups.

Competition program:

"The Festival" It will start on Friday 25 of May in the afternoon with the opening of the EXPO and with a zumba masterclass in charge of the instructors of the Tennis Club Salou H20.

El Saturday May 26 at 8h it will be the turn of the SAILFISH OPEN WATER, a new test that is sponsored by the great Marcel Zamora, five times Champion of IronMan of Nice (France), and where he will swim a circuit of 1,9km by the beach of Salou, known as the beach of Europe.

At 10h, the CHALLENGE BREAKFAST RUN, a charity race of 4km suitable for all audiences, both for the participants in the Sunday triathlon and for the companions or people of the territory. An hour later there will be a race for the little ones, the KIDS RUN. On the 12h, the breafing will be carried out in English and Spanish, and then PASTA PARTY will be replaced. To finish the day on Saturday, at the 18h there will be a race of 4,5km exclusively for women, the CHALLENGE WOMAN.

El Sunday May 27 comes the main course and the main event of the CHALLENGE SALOU. The 7h will be shot at the start of the distance HALF (1.900m of swimming + 90km of cycling + 21km of running on foot) in a renewed circuit of three laps faster and closer to the spectator. 30 minutes later it will be the turn of the SHORT distance (1.900m of swimming + 60km in cycling + 11km of running race), which returns by popular request after two years without being celebrated. Finally, at the 7.35h, the AQUATLÓN (1.900m of swimming + 11km of running race).

Further information: http://www.challengesalou.com/

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