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The list of Women in the PTO Asian Open has been published

Sara Pérez will be on the starting line

The Professional Triathlete Organization (PTO) has announced an all-star roster for the first women's race of the PTO Asian Open in Singapore.

The competition, which will be held on Saturday 19 of August, will feature the participation of some of the best athletes in the world.

Competition Details

Taking place in the iconic city of Singapore, the race will feature a field of 20 athletes including 11 of the top 30 women in the PTO World Rankings and spanning 9 different countries.

Confirmed athletes include Ashleigh Gentle (AU), Anne Haug (GER), Lucy Charles-Barclay (GBR), Chelsea Sodaro (USA), Fenella Langridge (GBR) or Spanish Sara Pérez Sala.

List of female participants

Name Country
Ashleigh Gentle AUS
Anne Haug GER
Lucy Charles-Barclay GBR
Chelsea Sodaro USA
Fenella Langridge GBR
Jocelyn McCauley USA
Marjolaine Pierre FRA
Sara Perez Sala ESP
Sarah True USA
Lotte Wilms NED
Jackie Hering USA
Ellie Salthouse AUS
Rebecca Clarke NZL
Jeanni metzler SA

List of Male Athletes

In addition to the exciting roster of female athletes, the PTO also announced the roster of male athletes who will be participating in the PTO Asian Open yesterday.

Among the participants we find the first three of the PTO ranking: Kristian Blummenfelt (NOR), Gustav Iden (NOR) y Magnus Ditlev (DEN).

In addition, another 5 of the top 10 PTO rankings will also be at the starting line, including Sam Laidlow (FRA), Max Neumann (AU), Sam long (United States), Ben Kanute (USA) y Daniel Baekkegard (DEN).

See full male list

Athlete Comments

Ashleigh Gentle, winner of both PTO Opens in 2022 and runner-up at the PTO European Open in Ibiza this year, commented:

"I have raced in Singapore a couple of times. Once when I was very young, at an Asian Cup and then at the beginning of 2019.

So I have an idea of ​​the place, but obviously with the PTO Asian Open the experience of the race will go up to the next level for the professionals, but also for the amateurs who have the opportunity to compete on the same 100km course around what is an iconic city.".

For its part, Anne Haug, who beat Gentle in Ibiza, said: “Competing against the best in the world really pushes me to get the best of myself and see how good I can be.

These PTO Tour races do exactly that, so I'm looking forward to hitting the start line in Singapore next month.s ".

Singapore, the Host City

Singapore, the host city of the PTO Asian Open, is a vibrant metropolis full of contrasts.

This city is known for its impressive skyline, rich history, and cultural diversity.

How to Follow the Competition

The competition can be followed live from Eurosport 2, DAZN, beIN Sports or SPORTV.

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