This weekend, the city of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, will be the scene of the PTO US Open, the second race of the 2023 PTO Tour.
This event promises to be one of the biggest triathlon weekends of the season in North America, with more than 7,000 participants and 20,000 spectators.
The competition will consist of a men's event on Friday, August 4, and a women's event on Saturday, August 5.
Milwaukee: A luxury setting for the triathlon
Milwaukee is a vibrant city known for its rich beer history and impressive architecture.
Located on the shores of Lake Michigan, it offers a spectacular setting for the triathlon.
Visitors can enjoy its famous art museum, stroll through the historic Third Ward, or relax in one of its many lakefront parks.
For more information about Milwaukee, you can visit their Wikipedia page.
Preview of the men's test
However, the competition is fierce, with young athletes like Clement mignon, Trevor foley y Frederik funk competing against more experienced athletes such as Ben Kanute, Lionel Sanders y Tim O'Donnell.
Kristian Blummenfelt, 29 years old, is the current Olympic and world champion in 70.3.
Despite not yet winning this year, his consistent performance and strength in the run make him a strong candidate for victory in Milwaukee.
Jan Frodeno, 41, is one of the best triathletes in the world.
Despite his age, he is still a strong contender, especially in swimming. His main target this year is the Ironman World Championships in Nice, so it will be interesting to see how he performs in Milwaukee.
Preview of the women's test
In the women's test, Taylor Knibb y Ashleigh Gentle They are the main favorites.
Taylor Knibb, 25, is one of the strongest triathletes in the half Ironman distance.
Despite her focus on short-distance racing, she has proven to perform very well over the longer distances, as evidenced by her 70.3 2022 world title.
Ashleigh Gentle, 32, is the current number one in the PTO.
Although her strength is running, she has proven to be a solid competitor in all disciplines. Her ability to make up time on the run makes her a constant threat to any leader in the competition.
Both races will start at 4:15 pm CT, which corresponds to 23:15 pm in Spain.
Where to see it live?
Spanish viewers will be able to follow the competition live through various platforms.
Don't miss your chance to see some of the world's best triathletes compete at the PTO US Open in Milwaukee.
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