The Extremadura Ring will host the Cros Triathlon World Championship in October

The first edition of the Cros Triathlon World Championship was already held in El Anillo in 2011

El Cros Triathlon World Championship will return to Spain this season after the announcement by World Triathlon of the choice of the venue for The ring of Extremadura for the dispute of this World Cup.

This year it will not be possible to celebrate in Almere and it is transferred to Spain

The Cros Triathlon has been part of the Multisport World Cup for five years, but due to COVID restrictions, Almere (Netherlands) will not be able to host this event, so it has moved to Extremadura.

It should be remembered that the last Cros Triathlon World Championship was already held in Spain, specifically in Pontevedra in the 2019 Multisport World Championship.

The Ring hosted the 1st edition of the World Championship

Extremadura, and specifically El Anillo, already was the venue for the first edition of this World Championship in 2011, so it will be just ten years since the return to this venue that kicked off the Cros Triathlon world title.

Nuria Flores placeholder image, Minister of Culture, Tourism and Sport of the Junta de Extremadura, highlighted the choice of the Ring for the organization of this World Cup, noting that «It will position the region as a point of reference for hosting international events, Extremadura being a leader in the organization of sporting events in the natural environment with a unique infrastructure such as the Ring, Center for Sports Innovation in the natural environment.

With a proposal based on innovation, professional training and the organization of sporting events. The organization of this Championship is one more example of how sport can contribute to the economic development of a territory and will offer the citizens of Extremadura a sporting event of the first level.l ».

For its part, José Hidalgo, President of the FETRI, stressed that «We assume the challenge from the FETRI to organize the Cros Triathlon World Championship. And we are very grateful for the confidence shown by the World Triathlon in us and in the Extremadura Ring, in a very complicated situation, and where we know that we are capable and we have to live up to the expectations created.

And we are also very happy for the welcome received from minute one in Extremadura, from the Ministry, from the General Directorate of Sports with the counselor at the helm, offering us their full support to develop this project. Innovation, sport and nature is a perfect trinomial to make a great Championship ».

The president of the World Triathlon, Marisol Married, wanted to thank the possibility of developing this championship in the Extremadura Ring, «I want to thank the Ring of Extremadura for once again hosting a World Championship.

The first Cros Triathlon World Cup was in the Extremadura Ring ten years ago and we return to a place that we already know will work perfectly. And I want to thank the Ring of Extremadura, of course, and the FETRI that has offered us this option to be able to solve the problems that after the pandemic we have had with some of the venues.

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