The FETRI 2021 calendar presents for this next season some news and changes in the individual Spanish Championships.
These changes are marked by the development trend of international triathlon in the different modalities.
A new Aquabike Media Distancia championship is created
In addition to the creation of new national championships such as the Aquabike Media Distancia, competitions are regularized based on the new categories.
The youth category is created
There will be a restructuring of the ages in cadets and juniors, and the new youth category will be created; and also the maximum competition distances depending on the ages.
The Covid-19 protocols will remain in force
During the year 2021 and depending on the needs FETRI security protocols will be applied updated with the experiences of the year 2020 ,.
For this, the necessary adaptability will be provided to the health regulations established by the Autonomous Communities and guaranteeing a safe environment for all those involved.
What changes take place in the Spanish Championships?
The individual Triathlon Spanish championships, regardless of the Medium and Long Distance, will register some of the main changes.
Spanish Sprint Distance Triathlon Championship
En PontevedraOn September 25 and 26, the Spanish Sprint distance championships will be held for Elite, Age Groups and Paratriathlon and in SuperSprint for cadets, youth, juniors and talent paratriathlon.
The competition format in cadet, youth and junior categories will be qualifying with a series of 50 athletes until a final of 50 is formed.
Olympic distance triathlon Spain Championship
En BanyolesOn September 4 and 5, the Elite athletes and Age Groups will compete in the Olympic distance, and the youth and junior categories will compete in the Sprint distance.
Juniors and Juniors will have two Spanish Triathlon Championships in 2021, in the Sprint and SuperSprint distances.
Spanish Duathlon Championship
The Spanish Individual Duathlon Championship, in Avilés On April 10 and 11, it will only be in Sprint distance for Elite, Age Groups and Paratriathlon.
The SuperSprint format will be for Cadets, Youth, Junior and Paratriathlon talents, also with qualifying series of 50 and final of 50.
Spain Duathlon MD Championship
The Spanish Medium Distance Duathlon Championship for Elite, Age Groups and Paratriathlon It is scheduled for November 14, pending headquarters.
The national Duathlon championship will be incorporated into its program Standard distance for Age Groups, which had been held within the framework of the Spanish Duathlon Championship in Soria.
Spanish Championship of "Aquabike" Medium Distance
The Spanish Championship of “Aquabike” Media Distancia, already official test with title rank, will be incorporated into the program of the Spanish Championship of Medium Distance Triathlon, which and will take place in Bilbao on September 18, and is reserved only to the Age Groups category.
Spanish Long Distance Triathlon Championship
The national Long Distance title, unlike the Media one that repeats its headquarters in the capital of Biscay, will be settled in the Girona town of Platja d'Aro, on May 30, but will not include "Aquabike" competition.
In other modalities, the first test of the FETRI calendar will be the Spanish Winter Triathlon Championship, on February 14 at the historic Triathlon Valle de Ansó.
The regulatory bases of the FETRI season open to the possibility of future inclusion of new options for national titles such as winter, such as the Duathlon.
Aquathlon Spanish Championship
The Spanish Aquathlon Championship, which had been disputed at the same headquarters of the national Sprint Triathlon, will be part of the program for the weekend of October 2021 and 30 in 31.
It will be played in The Ring, Extremadura, whose impressive natural area will also host the Spanish Duathlon and Triathlon Cros Championships.
The Protour will return in October
It is scheduled for October 23 in the capital of Spain, Madrid, the ProTour 2021 event that once again brings together the best national triathletes.
It will be played together with the new Spanish Super Sprint Triathlon Championship for Age Groups, under the same format as the Protour.
In the Spanish Duathlon championships in Avilés, triathlon in Pontevedra and Banyoles, two qualifiers will be held for each one, duathlon, sprint triathlon and Olympic triathlon.
The dates and venues will be confirmed soon.