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The preview of the T100 San Francisco

El T100 San Francisco sThe Escape from Alcatraz circuit will be held this coming Saturday, June 8, in a unique setting, an event that since 1981 has challenged athletes with its tough swimming in the cold waters of San Francisco Bay.

Favorites

In the male category, Javier Gomez Noya, is one of the favorites after his victory in the OTSO VI Half Gasteiz.

But we will have to take into account triathletes like Magnus ditlev, Sam long, possibly the fittest triathlete of the season, and Ben Kanute, four-time Escape from Alcatraz champion, as well as Alistair Brownlee y Marten Van Riel, among others.

In the women's category, with the inclusion of Marta Sanchez as a wild card and the last minute withdrawal of Anne Haug, the main battle will be between Ashleigh Gentle y Taylor Knibb. Gentle, winner in Singapore, and Knibb, demonstrating her form at IRONMAN 70.3 Oceanside, are the main favorites, with Emma Pallant e India Lee also as serious contenders for the podium.

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T100 San Francisco Tours

The swim will begin two kilometers from the Marina, with the triathletes launching from a boat to travel the 2,000 meters to the finish line. Due to the water temperature, which is expected to be between 10 and 12 degrees, many competitors will wear neoprene booties, mittens and hats.

The 80-kilometer cycling segment will consist of a 13.3-kilometer circuit along the Marina, in which triathletes will have to complete six laps.

Finally, the 18 kilometer running race will also take place in the Marina, in

Schedules and where to watch it live

The men's race will begin on Saturday, June 8 at 06:00 local time, while the women's race will start at 06:45.

Men's race:

  • It starts at 06:00 local time in San Francisco.
  • Time in Spain: 15:00 p.m. on the same day (Saturday, June 8).

Women's race:

  • It starts at 06:45 local time in San Francisco.
  • Time in Spain: 15:45 p.m. on the same day (Saturday, June 8).

Both events can be followed live through Eurosport and MAX, in addition to triathlonlive and Official Site

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