The Triathlon of Portocolom, awarded as the best 2013 Triathlon in the Balearics

El Triathlon of Portocolom, which will fulfill deicisiete editions has been chosen as the best triathlon event in the Balearic Islands

 

El Portocolom International Triathlon has been recognized by the Balearic triathletes in popular voting and by the Federació de Triatló of Les Illes Balears, as the best triathlon of the year in the Balearic Islands of 2013.

 

 

The Olympic Balearic triathlete Mario Mola y José Hidalgo, president of the Spanish Federation (FETRI), were present at the closing ceremony of the season and praised the good work of the organizers of the Portocolom Triathlon, which will fulfill deicisiete editions the next 13 for April. Registration is now open for one of the first tests of the European calendar, with its spectacular 111 format and the hard double ascent to Sant Salvador. 



The Balearic Triathlon Federation has recognized the Portocolom International Triathlon as "the best Triathlon of the year 2013 in the Balearic Islands"After collecting the results of the survey in which the Balearic triathletes have been able to participate. This award is a great support to the organization of this traditional event that meets seventeen editions the 13 in April and has managed to unite a high quality event and huge international projection, with one of the most privileged enclaves in Europe to practice triathlon in April , practically starting the continental season and becoming reference. 



Again, the Portocolom International Triathlon will be in 2014 one of the first triathlons of the season, the next 13 in April, keeping the attractive 55.5 and 111 formats (1 kilometer of swimming, 100 of cycling and 10 of foot race). Registration is open on the official website www.triathlonportocolom.com and there will be a limit of 800 available seats, 400 for each distance.



"It is a very important recognition, a support for all of us who are part of the organization, for all the people of Portocolom, Felanitx and Mallorca who have gone out of their way to keep the test in the calendar and to bet on a quality career in the middle of the crisis. We will continue working the same or harder so that in 2014 the triathletes continue thinking that we are the best triathlon of the Balearic Islands", Said Jaume Vicens, career director. 



Portocolom is an especially attractive destination to start the triathlon season in Europe thanks to its good weather in April and how easy and economical it can be to fly to Mallorca from any point of the peninsula and the old continent. In 2013, athletes from 16 different countries enjoyed the demanding double ascent to Sant Salvador by bike. 



The two tests on 111 and 55.5 km will take the triathletes the next 13 in April to the same routes as in 2013. Those registered to the 111 will have to give two laps to the cycling circuit while those of the 55.5 will only give one, climbing only once the 494 meters of Sant Salvador. Swimming will be in the crystal clear waters of Club Nautic de Portocolom, while the final walking race of 5 or 10 km will have the goal in the urban heart of this Mediterranean town. 



In the last edition, the former Mallorcan cyclist Toni Colom and the German Natascha Schmitt they achieved victory at the 111, and there were many familiar faces at the starting line, such as the former professional cyclist Marcel Wusty the former Formula 1 driver Alex Wurz. 



In addition to the two tests, in which you can also compete for relay teams, there will also be a duathlon for minors (TriKids) on Saturday 12 in April, which in the previous editions has been the test of this modality with greater participation in Mallorca.

Training Item Finder

Related publications

Button back to top
This website uses its own cookies for its proper functioning. By clicking the Accept button, you agree to the use of these technologies and the processing of your data for these purposes. Configure and more information
Privacy policy