The provisional departure lists of the Spanish Sprint Triathlon Championship of Pontevedra 2020
It will be the return of the national FETRI triathlon and the next 22 y 23 August with a luxurious participation and all under strict security measures that guarantee the protocols and special sanitary measures dictated by the situation.
Iván Raña, confirms his presence
The main tests have been waiting for weeks or months, and include pleasant surprises such as the presence of Ivan Raña with confirmed place in the masculine one.
Names such as Tamara Gómez, Miriam Casillas, Anna Godoy, Sara Pérez Sala, Cecilia Santamaría, Xisca Tous, Saleta Castro o Marta Sánchez are part of the confirmed positions in the female elite
This test has a large waiting list that affects the number of places in Age Groups, since 50 additional numbers will be reserved for the elites, leaving 250 places for them.
With a broader list than in the female category, and waiting for the final configuration they have a confirmed place Fernando Alarza, Antonio Serrat, Roberto Sánchez Mantecóne Ivan Raña.
Alberto González, David Castro, Genís Grau o Jordi García They are also among the first 36 athletes with a confirmed place
Tamara Gómez and Alberto González with number 1
The number 1 will be for another international, Tamara Gomez, for his triumph in the Spanish Championship in Roquetas de Mar in 2019, since the starting lists prioritize the results of last season over other aspects such as internationality.
The same title, Champion of Spain of Sprint Triathlon 2019 in Roquetas de Mar, will serve Alberto González pTo wear the first number of the 2020 men's elite event, which will be held on Sunday 23 at 9:00 a.m.
August 22-23, the date
The 2020 Sprint Triathlon Spanish Championship will begin on Saturday, August 22 with the cadet category at 9:00 a.m.
With ample time between tests, avoiding crowds and allowing the correct application of all security protocols, which will include the shielding of the main competition area with access only for athletes and accredited personnel after rigorous controls.
Rigorous security measures
The security measures adopted by the Spanish Triathlon Federation in attention to the health situation reach the limits of participation, significantly reduced with respect to calls of previous years, especially in Age Groups.
Only 300 places available between the women's and men's competitions on Saturday 22, with 50 of them affected by the preference of elite athletes without a number at the start on Sunday.
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An event without fans
It will be a event closed for fans, in order to preserve your safety and that of athletes and accredited personnel, but it can be followed by streaming.
Pontevedra presents some ideal conditions for the return of the national high competition triathlon, guaranteeing wide spaces in the surroundings of the Avenida de Buenos Aires so that the competition takes place with all the necessary conditions for the athlete.
This time the public will not be able to be so present and contribute its warmth as it usually does in the Galician city in the finish line and transition area, which will only be accessible to participants and event staff.
The Spanish Triathlon Federation recommends that people who may wish to witness the tests do so in places without accumulation of spectators and maintaining the social distance or using the necessary protective measures recommended by the Authorities,