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The Aquathlon World Championship will also be held at El Anillo

The Extremadura complex of El Anillo, in Extremadura will host the Aquathlon World Championships, Together with the Cross Triathlon World Championships that will take place on the same weekend at the same location.

Both tests will also coincide with the dispute of the Spanish Triathlon Cros and Duathlon Cros Championships

The Aquathlon World Championships and the Cross Triathlon World Championships have been part of the Multisport World Championships for the last five years and it was scheduled to take place in Almere this year but, due to current travel restrictions in the Netherlands, the organizers have only been able to confirm the Long Distance and Aquabike events.

"ItIt is fantastic news that the Aquathlon World Championship is also being held in Extremadura as it adds to the true spirit of these competitions: the concept of the Multisport Championship Festival.

Having three World Championships in Spain in two weeks provides a great opportunity for athletes from all over the world to discover these two regions of Spain, Extremadura and Avilés, with multiple options to easily connect both cities. ”, Explained the President of the Triathlon World and IOC Member. Marisol Casado.

The waters of Gabriel y Galán reservoir they will be the perfect setting for the swim sections of both events, with the running and cycling tracks in and around El Anillo providing a great course for all three segments. And where these international tests were already carried out 10 years ago.

World Triathlon wants to thank the organizers and the Spanish Triathlon Federation for being able to step forward once again and launch another world-class event in such a short time after Almere announced that they could not host all the disciplines of the World Cup. Multisport.

All events will take place under strict COVD regulations approved by the Spanish and World Triathlon Federation, and in the coming weeks more details of the calendar, distances and registration process will be announced.

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