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More than 2.400 participants in national Sprint Triathlon and 2019 Aquatlon

The Spanish Sprint Triathlon Championships, on Saturday June 8, and Acuatlon, on Sunday June 9, in Roquetas de Mar, they have exceeded 2.400 registrations and become a reference for the Spanish Triathlon Federation as it is the largest number of participants in the history of both competitions, which previously landed in such consolidated venues and with experience in this sport such as Banyoles, Águilas, Pontevedra or Altafulla.

The attractiveness and pull of the Almería town as a sports destination is accredited and will be noticed in the days before the championship, and even all week with athletes, technicians and companions who will remain in the area after participating in the Cros and Duatlón Cros national triathlons held in Mar de Pulpí on June 1 and 2.

Andalusia will be the Spanish autonomous community that contributes the most athletes, exceeding half a thousand, but around 80% of participation in the championships will come from other regions. The presence of almost 400 athletes from the Valencian Community, more than 300 from Madrid, almost 200 from Castilla La Mancha or Galicia, and more than a hundred from Murcia or Catalonia stands out.

There will also be representation of triathletes from Aragon, Asturias, the Balearic Islands, the Canary Islands, Cantabria, Castilla y León, the Basque Country, Extremadura, Navarra, La Rioja and Melilla. 755 women have entered the different categories of the Sprint and Aquathlon Triathlon competitions, and more than 1600 men.

Saturday June 8 Spanish Triathlon Championship

On Saturday, June 8, the Spanish Triathlon Championship in the Sprint distance, with routes of 750 m. swimming, 20 km cycling and 5 km running on foot for the elite and sub-23 categories.

Participants in Age Groups and junior category will have identical swimming and running segments, and will do 2 more kilometers in cycling, while cadet participants will do 750 m. swimming, 10 kilometers of cycling and 2 kilometers in the final race on foot. The competitions will start at 5 a.m. and will continue uninterrupted until 10:21 p.m.

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Sunday June 9 Aquathlon Spanish Championship,

On Sunday June 9 will take place the Aquathlon Spanish Championship, with a distance of 1 kilometer of swimming and 5 kilometers of running on foot for the elite, junior, sub-23 and Age Groups; and 500 meters of swimming and 5 kilometers of running for cadets and paratriathletes.

The competitions will start at 10 a.m. and they will last until 13 pm, when the last award ceremony of the weekend is scheduled. More information:

Source: FETRI


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