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IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship Circuits 2024 in Taupo

El IRONMAN World Championship 70.3 is preparing for a historic edition in Taupō, New Zealand, this coming December.

With more than 6,000 triathletes between elite and age groups from all over the world, the event promises to be quite a spectacle in one of the most emblematic stages of the IRONMAN circuit.

The city of Taupō will host the 70.3 VinFast IRONMAN 2024 World Championship on Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 December for the first time in the history of the event.

Steeped in tradition, New Zealand has held an IRONMAN triathlon since 1985, the first outside of Hawaii, making it the second oldest IRONMAN in the world, having celebrated its 40th anniversary in March.

The circuits

The organization has revealed the circuits where the championship will be held, where a 1.9 kilometer swim will take place in the crystal clear waters of Lake Taupō, followed by a demanding 90 kilometer cycling segment through the rural and forest landscape that surrounds Taupō, and finishing with a 21.1 kilometer race along the city's picturesque lakefront.

Consult all the circuits in this link 


Wayne Reardon, race director, highlighted the integration of the community in this event: “Taupō has hosted the IRONMAN since 1999 with an incomparable spirit. “The community here lives and breathes triathlon, which is reflected in the fervent support of the athletes from the first to the last competitor.”

diana bertsch, Senior Vice President of Championship Events for the IRONMAN Group, commented on the preparation of the event: “Our team has worked tirelessly with local partners to create a course that not only challenges athletes, but also celebrates the rich tradition of IRONMAN. in Taupō and offer an unforgettable experience.”

Taupō is not just a competition venue; It is a vibrant destination full of natural and cultural attractions.

Located in the heart of New Zealand's North Island, it is famous for its outdoor activities, including hiking, fishing and, of course, triathlon.

With views of mountains and a lake serving as a backdrop, the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Taupō promises to be a memorable event for athletes and spectators alike.

More information on the official page https://www.ironman.com/im703-world-championship-2024 

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