The sixth edition of the international medium distance triathlon will take place next Saturday in October 19 Challenge Peguera Mallorca. The competition will feature this year with the participation of 1200 triathletes.
This edition will be marked by the high level in the professional category, the test will feature some of the current stars in the distance.
Among the most prominent names are Pablo Dapena, Pieter Heemeryck, Ruedi Wild, Víctor del Corral, Radka Kahlefeldt, Fenella Langridge, Judith Corachán, And a long etcetera.
One of the keys to this participation is that it is the Last test in Europe of the Challenge Family circuit in 2019, besides being one of the last on the world calendar.
The triathletes who lead the rankings, need to score in CHMALLORCA to qualify for the attractive bonus offered by the franchise.
Previous male category:
In this category, a priori the favorites are Pablo Dapena (ESP), winner of CHMALLORCA 2018, and who arrives in Peguera with the need to win to have options to get the ranking.
For its part, the Belgian Pieter Heemeryck He has been intractable throughout the season and also knows what it is to win in Peguera, he did it in 2016, and he wants to repeat victory.
Other victory alternatives are found in the Swiss Ruedi Wild, the German Frederic Funk or the Spanish Víctor del Corral, which is presented in CHMALLORCA after winning in CHMADRID.
In this race, there will be 2 high quality local tricks: Miguel Angel Fidalgo Rosselló y Joan Nadal Clar, that add to their good form, the excellent knowledge of the paths.
Previous female category
The Czech Radka Kahlefeldt It comes with an advantage in the ranking of its pursuers. After a spectacular season, counting his performances by podiums or victories, Kahlefeldt wants to close the achievement of the ranking by winning in Peguera.
You won't have it easy, the British Fenella Langridge You already know what it is to compete in CHMALLORCA. He was one step away from winning it last year, where after dominating the swimming and bicycle segments, he had a run-down in run that deprived him of victory.
Another rival of Radka to consider is the Spanish Judith Corachán, which is presented in Peguera after winning the famous and very hard Enbrunman (France) and knowing what it is to win in Peguera, he did it in 2016.
CONSOLIDATION OF A TOURIST SPORTS EVENT
Challenge Peguera Mallorca is for Calvià to position itself as a destination for athletes who practice outdoor sports. The event moves a volume close to 2000 athletes, among all competitions.
The vast majority of these people (87% in the main career) come from foreign countries. A total of 37 nations are represented in the test, with clear dominance of athletes from Germany and the United Kingdom over the rest.
A GLOBAL EXPERIENCE
A large assortment of parallel activities for the whole family around the main event, serve as a claim for the people who participate decide to come with family and friends.
Children's races, concerts, nit de foc, pasta party are some of the proposals that the program of events of CHMALLORCA19 incorporates. The event will begin on October 17 and end the same month's 20.
Results and live tracking: http://chmallorca-live.trackingsport.com/online/seguimiento
Live streaming on Facebook: www.facebook.com/challengepegueramallorca
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