More than 1050 athletes participate this Sunday in the Triathlon of Elche Arenales 113, the most massive event in the national territory in regards to tests
middle distance. The appointment will begin at 8.30 am on the Arenales beach in the city of Elche.
This test opens the triathlon calendar of the Federation of the Valencian Community. The seventh edition of this competition will begin with a 1,9 km swim crossing. swimming, continues with a cycling segment of 88 km. and ends with a 21 km running race.
The high number of participants and their category makes the possible winners an unknown quantity.
In the female category, Eva Ledesma, winner in the last edition, is one of the favorites for the victory although not the only one. Spanish champion Saleta Castro and Estefanía Gómez are other candidates to enter first place. Pilar Serrano, from Ciclos Boyer, and Mónica Montiel, from CN La Nucía, are the regional representatives who can get among the top positions.
On the other hand, in the male category, the list of candidates is very wide. Domenico Passuello, current champion of the event, Iván Tejero, Nicholas Ward, Álvaro Velázquez and the Canarian Gregorio Cáceres, among others, are presented as the favorites.
Fermín Bares, Manuel Ortega and David Navarro, all of them from the Valencian Community, aspire to be with the best in the key moments of the competition.
Paratriathletes Rubén Sánchez, from Albacete, and Juan Antonio Rodríguez, from the Clavería Triathlon, will participate in the category for people with disabilities.