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More than 1.000 athletes will participate in the Triathlon Port of Seville

The test, which celebrates its sixth edition, beats registration record.

More than a thousand triathletes participate this weekend in the sixth edition of the Triathlon Port of Seville, proof that is included in the national circuit of Santander Series Triathlon and that is developed with the collaboration of the Andalusian Federation and the Seville City Council through the Municipal Sports Institute and the Port of Seville.

This test is part of the municipal sports calendar that was presented as a tourist attraction in Fitur with the aim of contributing to the deseasonalization of tourism, and in this edition reaches a record number of participation with a 61 percent of athletes from Seville, an 27 percent of non-Sevillian Andalusians, 9 percent of Spaniards and 3 percent of athletes born in another country.

These data suppose "an important growth and a confirmation that the sports promotion that we are developing is going in the right direction. The number of Sevillians facing the test grows as well as the number of visitors who come to participate and enjoy a city like Seville for several days with the consequent economic impact”Declared the Sports delegate of the Seville City Council, David Guevara, who attended the presentation together with the technical director of the Andalusian Triathlon Federation Juan de Dios López; the head of the organization, Nieves Infante, as well as representatives of different local clubs, such as Pedro Ortega and Joaquín Iglesias from ADSevilla, Mikel Samaniego from the Ispossible Team, or Samer Ali-Saad and Igor Bellido, from Isbilya, the latter competitor who will participate in the next Youth Olympic Games 2018 in Buenos Aires representing Spain.

Triathlon Port of Seville

This test presents different modalities and distances to make it more accessible to all types of public. The participants will face distances like the Olympic, of 1.500 meters of swimming, 40 kilometers of cyclists and 10 kilometers of running. Distance sprint It means half, with 750 meters of swimming, 20 kilometers of cycling and 5 kilometers of running. And the supersprint It can be developed in little more than half an hour, with 350 meters of swimming, 10 kilometers of cycling and 2,5 of running. It also adds the possibility of undertaking these distances by relays of two or three members per team, as well as by couples who leave together from the start and who will have their own qualification and award.

The fact that most of the test takes place in the vicinity of the Port of Seville will cause traffic conditions to be minimal, specifically, on Avenida de las Razas on Sunday morning. The AireSur shopping center will host the delivery of numbers from Friday, and the Muelle de las Delicias will host the runner's fair from Saturday.

El VI Triathlon Port of Seville is organized by OF SPORT, in coordination with the Municipal Sports Institute of the City of Seville and Andalusian Triathlon Federation. Within the national triathlon circuit SANTANDER TRIATLÓN SERIES.

With the great support of Europa FM, Airesur Shopping Center, Credus Espacios deporvida as a specialized sports center,  Sanitas, Sports Dock and Training Garden.

Further information: https://www.santandertriathlonseries.com/sevilla/

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