More than 1000 participants debuted at the Castellón Triathlon 2019 with its many novelties in modalities where the participation in male, female and mixed pairs stands out.
The Javier Marquina Soccer Field, with the second consecutive year, has hosted the first headquarters of the Mediterranean Triathlon circuit. Castellón Triathlon It is a multi-test triathlon where we find Olympic distance, sprint and supersprint; with the possibility of participating in both mixed and same-sex couples in the sprint and supersprint distances, as a novelty this year.
On Saturday, July 6, it was the turn of the little ones. More than 200 schoolchildren gathered in the town of Castellón de la Plana to contest a scoring aquathlon for the Vialterra Sports Games in the Valencian Community. In addition, throughout the weekend it has been possible to enjoy the Minitriathlon area, promoted by the Trinidad Alfonso Foundation, an area with activities related to triathlon where the little ones have been able to learn more about the sport.
In the afternoon the triathletes began to approach the soccer field to collect the bibs of the tests on Sunday, where they have also been able to enjoy the exhibitor area, which was maintained on Sunday as well.
Castellón Triathlon kicked off at 8 am with the Olympic distance, the longest distance on the entire circuit. Participants had to complete 1500m of swimming, 40km of cycling finishing with 10km of running. The males started first, the females followed them with a difference of about 15 minutes.
In the Olympic distance, Pepe Segarra Carlos finished in first position and Salut Borràs Guitart in the females. In second position is Francisco Rodríguez Sabater and Selene Cuenca Peris. In third position Javier Andres de la Esperanza and Tania Martinez Gual
At 9:45 a.m., it was the turn of the sprint where more than 380 participants performed 750m of swimming, 20km of cycling and 5km of running, which had 4 starts and a 5th start reserved for couples who performed all segments together.
In the sprint distance, Sandra Grans Segrera and Adrián Ivars Ivars finished in first position in females. In second position Belén Baidez Cuenca and Esteban Ortuño Meseguer and in third position Elena Escolar Saval and Carlos Cabrera López
The last distance to participate was the supersprint, short but intense distance, with 350m of swimming, 10km of cycling and 2,5km of running on foot. At 10:25 the first triathletes entered the water. Where we were also able to enjoy the pairs mode with all its variants where many participants debuted in the triathlon world.
Finally, after an arduous and exciting competition, Elena Antón Liñán and David Ferrer Folgado finished in first position. In the second place on the podium Patricia Martínez Mulas and Jorge Navarro Casañ and finally in third position Carmen Montes Campos and Antoni Guardiola Perez.
On the website of Mediterranean Triathlon You can see all the results according to categories and distances.
At 12 noon, prizes were awarded for each category and distance.
This year we have been able to enjoy the entire competition via streaming through the YouTube and Facebook pages of the Mediterranean Triathlon so that everyone can enjoy this exciting competition.
Mediterranean Triathlon 2019 does not end here, on September 13,15, 16 and 28 it will be the turn of Valencia Triathlon; and on September 29 and 2019 it will be the last stop of this circuit in the provinces of the Valencian Community. It will be in Alicante Triathlon 3 where it will be the delivery of a special prize for all participants in the 3x3xXNUMX challenge, participants in the three venues of the Mediterranean Triathlon.