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More than 2.500 triathletes participated in the Valencia Triathlon

More than 2.500 participants have contested the Olympic distances and Supersprint Sunday morning, afternoon distance Sprint has been responsible for closing the Valencia Triathlon 2019.

This weekend the capital of Turia has been the protagonist of the popular triathlon, second venue of the Mediterranean Triathlon circuit. Circuit where we find different distances, Olympic Sprint and Supersprint in addition, with the possibility of participating in both mixed and same-sex pairs in the distances of Sprint and Supersprint, as a novelty this year.

On the morning of Sunday, September 15, the distances of Supersprint and Olímpico, respectively, were celebrated in a day where inclement weather allowed the different distances to be celebrated without setbacks. On Sunday afternoon the Sprint distance was disputed to end this intense triathlon day.

At 8 in the morning, more than 350 Supersprint triathletes were given the starting gun, who had to complete 350m of swimming, 10km of cycling and finish with 2,5km of running. Where we have been able to enjoy the modality in pairs, with more than 76 couples with all their variants, many of these have chosen this modality to debut in the world of triathlon.

After an intense race he finished in first position Alejandra Seguí Soria of the CEA Bétera club. The second position has been earned Arantxa Esteban Navarro and finally in third position Andrea Palacios del Val from the club.

In the men's general classification, he finished in first position Borja Gamón Cánovas of the Castellón Triathlon. In second position, Pedro de la Torre Llobregat and in third position David Ferrer Folgado.

At 9am in the morning the Olympic distance was continued where more than 500 triathletes had to complete a total of 1500m of swimming, continuing with 40km of cycling to finish with 10km of running.

Later and after an arduous and intense competition, he reached the finish line in first position. Alberto Rodriguez Valencia from the AD Triathlon Escosport Alcobendas. The second position has been for Mateo Bustos Pecaut and the third position of the podium to Ismael Madrid Steers of the ATL.

In the women's podium, the first to reach the finish was Maria Rubio Gil Tripuçol, in second place the triatletto Selene Cuenca Peris of the CEC Antella - Frutas Tono and in third place on the podium Roser Vidal Baello dthe Biking Turia Sports Club.

In the afternoon, at 17:15, the first start was given to Sprint distance triathletes who had to complete a total of 750m swimming, continue with 20km of cycling and finish with 5km of race. Up to 600 people have chosen this distance to participate in Valencia Triathlon 2019

Finally the first to enter the goal has been Amanda Agustsdottir. The second on the podium was Belén Baidez Cuenca from the Almansa Triathlon Club and Carla Domenech Hernani as third on the podium. In the men's classification, the triathlete Dejan Popovic finished in first position. Followed by this, Joan Colino Calomarde of the CDM-ECL Avant Moncada has entered the goal and Julio Sánchez López of the CT Murcia Unidata in third position.

In the App of the event you can see all the results according to categories and distances. Also this year we have been able to enjoy the competition via streaming through the pages of Youtube y Facebook of Mediterranean Triathlon so that everyone could enjoy this exciting competition.

This has been the second headquarters of the Mediterranean Triathlon but it does not end here. On September 28 and 29, the city of Alicante will be the next to become the protagonist of the triathlon. Alicante Triathlon 2019 will be in charge of delivering the special prizes for the participants of the 3x3x3 challenge, participants who have competed throughout the Mediterranean Triathlon 2019 circuit.

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