Emilio Martín opens his season this Sunday at the XIV Duathlon Playas de Punta Umbría

What better way to debut than doing it at home, "said the duathlon world champion 2012 who will participate in a test with 170 duathletes, who will leave for the first time will leave the 26 Square in April. Other leading duathletes compete as Sergio Lorenzo, who entered the top ten of the World Cup and María Pujol. The test will consist of 5 kilometers on foot, 22 by bicycle and other 2,5 on foot.



El XIV Duathlon 'Beaches of Punta Umbría' it is celebrated this Sunday, February 24, in the coastal town where a participation of 170 athletes, among which are important figures such as the world champion of this specialty, the Huelva Emilio Martín, as well as another of the top ten classified in the last world cup, Sergio Lorenzo, together with María Pujol.

"This Sunday I debut in duathlon and what better way than doing it in 'home'. I'm really looking forward to starting now because of all that this means, as well as because this year the circuit has been renewed again, taking the test to the center of town, "explained Martín, who encouraged participation to continue to rise." free places, so everyone to run, "he said on his facebook account.
In the opinion of the Councilor for Sports Puntaumbrieño, Juan Iglesias"Last year we gave Emilio luck, because after winning in our town he did the same in the World Championship." He has also reported that it is “one of the most important competitions of the year of this discipline in our province and one of the most entrenched in the Andalusian calendar ”. 
The departure will take place at 11.00 hours. It will be, for the first time, from the 26 Square of April of the coastal municipality, “in a year in which we celebrate just on that date the 50 anniversary of our independence”, As Iglesias has stressed. The head of Sports himself has indicated that “we also want like this bring the event to the center of the town to give more enhancement to the test and energize the entire commercial and hotel zone ”.
In fact, the foot races will take place along the Ancha street and the Ría area. And the cycling part will circulate along the Avenida de Andalucía and the A-5058 road, the road that accesses the old gas station. With this tour, participants will complete in total 5 km on foot, 22 km by bike and again 2,5 km on foot.
The Councilor for Sports of Punta Umbría has said that "in this championship will be the best of the duathlon nationwide and it is a pride to have Emilio Martín, the world champion."
The XIV Duathlon 'Beaches of Punta Umbría' is organized by the Puntaumbrieño City Council, the Cycling Club of Punta Umbría and the Andalusian Triathlon Federation, with the collaboration of the Provincial Council of Huelva. The test will be scoring for the Andalusian Triathlon Circuit.
Source: huelva24.com

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