More important casualties for the PTO European Open

The German Patrick Lange, two-time IRONMAN world champion, has announced that he will not be on the starting line of the PTO European Open from Ibiza this weekend due to health problems.

Patrick Lange out due to illness

The German Lange communicated through Instagram that he will not be able to participate in the event due to sinusitis and a persistent cough that have prevented him from adequately preparing for the competition.


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More important absences.

In addition to the absence of Lange, others have been confirmed, such as the German and Olympic Justus Nieschlag due to an injury.

Nieschlag, who has won the only two middle distance races in which he has participated, would have arrived at the Ibiza event with a chance of reaching the podium.

Also the 2012 Olympic silver medalist, Lisa Norden, will not be in the test due to injury.


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The Ibiza test that will be held this weekend is going to be one of the great competitions at the beginning of the season, with a high level of professional triathletes such as Jan Frodeno, Alistair Brownlee or Kristian Bummenfelt among others.

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