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The Fasttriatlon arrives for the first time to Spain: 20 of May in the Olympic Channel of Castelldefels (Barcelona)

On May 20, 2012, the first edition of the Fasttriathlon will be held at the Castelldefels Olympic Channel (Barcelona). Along with the SuperSprint, the Fasttriathlon is the fastest and most explosive modality of the triathlon and during the event 4 different tests will be held on the same circuit that was born with the aim of becoming a sports festival for all audiences, ages, levels and categories . Recuperation Sport, the energy drink for athletes, will be present at this popular competition. Registration is now open.

The Fasttriatlon event arrives in Spain for the first time and due to its philosophy and characteristics it is positioned as one of the star events in the triathlon calendar. With a route of 300 m. of swimming, 8 km by bicycle and 2 km of running for the super sprint triathlon and another of 750 m. of swimming, 20km of bicycle and 5km of running for the sprint triathlon, it is intended to bring the triathlon to all audiences, ages and categories offering the opportunity to practice this sport not only to federated and elite athletes but also to amateur athletes .

The Fasttriatlon consists of 4 different tests on the same circuit. A sports festival for all levels and categories where elite athletes and popular triathletes will meet and compete in the same competition format.

The tests in the Fasttriatlon

– Triatlón Sprint: Triatlón de distancia Sprint (0,75km-20km-5km). Clasificación masculina y femenina. El precio de las inscripciones es de 33€ para los no federados y 29€ para los federados. Para incentivar también la participación de los triatletas de las categorías cadete y junior, estos deportistas podrán inscribirse por 7€ los no federados y 3€ los federados.

– Triatlón Super Sprint: Triatlón de distancia Super Sprint (0,3km-8km-2km). Clasificación masculina y femenina. Inscripciones a 29€ para los no federados y 25€ para los federados. Esta modalidad de relevo mixta (2 mujeres y 1 hombre) será exhibición en los JJOO de Londres 2012 y podría pasar a ser oficial en 2016.

– Paratriatlón: Competición destinada a los triatletas discapacitados (paratriatletas), se disputará en el mismo circuito que las demás modalidades. Clasificación para todas las categorías. El precio de la inscripción será de 1€ para los federados y 5€ para los no federados.

– Series Nacionales Cadete y Junior: Categoría destinada a los participantes entre 14 y 18 años e incluida en la distancia Super Sprint. Clasificación Masculina y Femenina para ambas categorías (Cadetes y Juniors).

There will be special discounts for members of the Fasttriathlon club.

The most popular triathlon

Fasttriathlon is born based on three basic pillars that are part of its route path. It is intended to promote women's sport with a test where men and women compete on the same team. A second objective is to bring triathlon closer to athletes with disabilities with tests adapted to them. And thirdly, to popularize this sport, that is, to bring it closer to everyone and that elite athletes, those who are starting in triathlon, their families and friends can enjoy it together.

On Saturday, May 19, the doors of the Olympic Channel will open to enjoy a space where there will be stands of brands related to the world of triathlon, bleachers, area for recreational activities of spinning and running, boxes, changing rooms, physiotherapy area, … In short, many activities to cover the great event of triathletes. On Sunday 20 it will be the turn of the competitions.

Recuperation Sport with Albert Parreño and the Fasttriatlon triathletes

The energy drink for athletes will be present at this event offering products to attendees and supporting one of its ambassadors and organizer of the competition, Albert Parreño. This young triathlete who is achieving good results at the international level was the Spanish Triathlon and Aquathlon champion in the Cadet category in 2003 in Valencia and in Pulpí and he achieved third position in the sub-23 category in the Spanish Elite Championship in Pulpí 2010 Parreño has recently participated in the Pontevedra Triathlon Europe (26/06/11) and the European Cup triathlon in Banyoles (31/07/11) where he was ranked 37

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