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The Great Madrid Triathlon exceeds 2700 registrations and becomes a participation success

Last Saturday and Sunday, June 29 and 30, the largest competition in the Madrid triathlon took place, and the largest in the national popular triathlon.

With 2700 participants, the celebration of the Great Triathlon Madrid It was a success in all aspects, with a volume of popular athletes of more than 73%.

On Friday, the runner's fair and the bib delivery were at full capacity to welcome the athletes who came to get participation material and obtain information about the competition.

Saturday session

On Saturday, the day began at 7 in the morning with the distribution of numbers, to continue with the competitive program, the start of the sprint test was at 8:50 a.m. and the start of the standard competition at 9:20 a.m. The day ended with the Women's Triathlon, which started at 13:13 p.m., and the Super Sprint test, which started at 15:XNUMX p.m. The awards ceremonies took place at the scheduled times, with almost full podiums in all modalities.

21% of the participants were female, exceeding the number of previous editions and significantly increasing participation in the standard modality. It stands out that the largest competition was the Sprint, which gathered 55% of the total participation of the day.

In the afternoon, the youngest athletes competed in the incredible setting of the Casa de Campo, beginning with the cadet and youth events, and in descending order for infants and juveniles, ending with the non-competitive benjamín and prebenjamín events.

In addition to the athletes who competed, throughout the day the Casa de Campo was filled with fans who came to see their families. A massive attendance of the public that gave an excellent atmosphere to the competitions.

Sunday day

On Sunday, the team time trial competition took place, in which the first participants to start were the popular non-federated teams to continue with the federated teams and finish with the Madrid Championship, in which the best clubs were the Tri Infinity Móstoles in the men's category and the Squali Carabanchel Triathlon in the women's category, completing the men's podium Club Triatlón 401 Tetrasod and Club Triatlón Boadilla Be One and the women's Tri Infinity Móstoles and Marlins Triatlón Madrid.

Both days of competition passed without incident and the competitors were able to feel part of the Madrid triathlon party, the Gran Triatlón Madrid.

 Coinstitutional work

This competition would not be possible without the collaboration of the Community of Madrid through the General Directorate of Sports, which collaborates in the different events of the Gran Triathlon Madrid as a joint initiative with the Madrid Triathlon Federation in order to promote the sport of triathlon.

This event has attracted triathletes from the region, Spain and internationally and once again makes Madrid a nerve center for triathlon, a sport that is attracting more and more followers.

Once again, the Community of Madrid is a benchmark as a venue for all kinds of sporting events, from grassroots sports to the highest level of sports.

In this case, your support has been essential to achieve success in this celebration of the Gran Triathlon Madrid.

The event was also supported by the Madrid City Council, which each year includes the Great Triathlon Madrid among the most important sporting events in the city, in addition to supporting municipal schools and activities such as Triathlon for Madrid, which attracted more than 30 athletes who started triathlon in this competition.

Other sponsors and collaborators were Podoactiva, Cetilar, Coca Cola, Gourmet Latino, Squali, Ciclo Lodge, Swim Run, 42K, Trionestore and Más triatlón, who were present with different services and serving the participants in the expo area.

Ratings and photos

The classifications and the photo gallery of the competitions can be seen at www.grantriatlonmadrid.com

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