Chris McCormack confirms his presence in Half Challenge Barcelona

The multiple World Triathlon Champion, Chris McCormack, has confirmed his attendance next 2013 to the most relevant European Medium Distance triathlon event that will host the coastal town of Calella on May 19, 2013:

Half Challenge Barcelona - Triatlon Half Distance European Championship



After winning for 4 years in a row, 2004-2007, in the already mythical Roth circuit being today the largest event in the world of long distance triathlon, multiple world champion Chris McCormack and Challenge Family announced the past month of October his intention to collaborate jointly with CHALLENGE for the next 10 years, thus being an ambassador for the German brand.


Chris McCormack began his career more than 15 years ago, when he was proclaimed World Champion in 1997 in Olympic distance, showing in this period an excellent professional career where he also managed to win twice the title of winner of the prestigious Hawaii Ironman and which, among other titles, culminated last July in the Long Distance Triathlon World Championship in Vitoria, which will be held in 2013 by Challenge-Family, where it managed to take first place on the podium.


This 2013 the multiple world champion will arrive at Half Challenge Barcelona. Today, his intention to participate in the month of May in the  Half Challenge Barcelona,  that this year will be European Middle Distance Triathlon Championship


For Agustí Pérez, Race Director, "Thanks to this agreement, the Challenge brand is positioned once again in the first place in the organization of Medium and Long Distance events, offering triathletes, in addition to a careful circuit and maximum attention to the athlete, unique" EXPERIENCES ", As is the opportunity to compete side by side with the great Triathlon star Chris McCormack. We are proud to be able to count on Macca's presence in Half Challenge-Barcelona, ​​we all know that he is a great triathlete, but above all a great person and ambassador of our sport. Macca transmits all the values ​​of triathlon and I am sure that his presence for many of the participants of Half Challenge-Barcelona 2013 will make it a unique experience difficult to forget "


According to statements made to the press by Chris MCormack "I am delighted with the idea of ​​competing next May in Barcelona. After having lived for a couple of seasons together with my wife in Girona and spending many weekends off training in Barcelona, ​​without a doubt this city and its region They have become my favorite place in Spain that makes me feel at home. I have spent many hours of training here which has also formed, in part, a base to achieve victory last July in the Spanish Championship. VITORIA Long Distance World. HALF CHALLENGE BARCELONA will undoubtedly be a key competition this season and I am really excited to be able to compete in this beautiful region in a European Championship and to have such a spectacular audience dedicated to our sport, triathlon "


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