Palamós and Alicante venues of the 2013 triathlon world cup

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has just announced the calendar of competitions that will make up the 2013 Triathlon World Cup. In total ten competitions across four continents, which combine sprint and Olympic distances. In next year's edition, Spain will host two tests, first in Palamós between the 29 and 30 in June and later, in Alicante between the 28 and 29 in September.


As in 2012, the season will start in Mooloolaba (Australia) between the 16 and 17 in March, and then move to Nipponese lands from 13 to 14 in April. For 18º consecutive year, the city of Ishigaki will become the seat of a test of the Triathlon World Cup.

After the Asian appointment, will move to the American continent for the dispute of two competitions. The first one will run through one of the most demanding circuits, in the Mexican town of Huatulco from 18 to 19 in May. While Edmonton (Canada) will host the fourth test, which will be developed in the sprint mode, with a semi-final and final format, between the 22 and 23 in June.

The following week will see the debut of Palamós in the World Cup. The Catalan municipality will give way to Tiszaujvaros (Hungary) on 10 and 11 days in August. Then it will be the turn of Alicante at the end of September. In turn, at the beginning of October, the competition will be held in Cozumel (Mexico), between the 5 and 6 of the month.

For its part, the penultimate 2013 test will take place in Tongyeong (South Korea) on 19 and 20 days in October. While the Colombian town of Guatape will be responsible for hosting the final event between the 2 and November 3.

Both Spanish cities will premiere in the celebration of a Triathlon World Cup, offering scenarios and authentic dream organization. In that sense, it is worth noting that both Spain and Mexico will be the only countries to have two competitions in the 2013 Triathlon World Cup calendar.


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