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Sara Pérez, Pablo Dapena and Víctor Arroyo confirmed for Challenge Peguera

Less than 10 days before the celebration of the VIII Challenge Peguera Mallorca in Calvià, Mallorca, several professional athletes have confirmed their presence in this classic triathlon for the October 15.

Among them are the Spanish Sara Pérez Sala, who has a chance to finish in the top 3 of the Challenge Family World Bonus 2022 and needs a good result, Pablo Dapena, also with a relevant role in the CFWB22, or Víctor Arroyo, Spanish long-distance triathlon champion in 2021 and 2022.

The British will also participate in the female category of the Challenge Peguera Mallorca Fenella Langridge y Lucy byram, the Swiss and second classified in the Challenge Peguera Mallorca in 2021 Imogen Simmonds or Spanish Laura Gomez Ramon, Spanish cross triathlon champion in 2017 among other victories.

For his part, among the male professionals will participate the Dutchman Niek Heldoorn, recently European long-distance runner-up in Challenge Almere-Amsterdam and currently second in the CFWB22 ranking, the Dutchman Milan brons. the norwegian Christian Grue, currently seventh in the ranking, the Mallorcan, Joan Nadal Clar or the czech Lukas Kocar.

See Mallorca Challenge start list

More from 1.200 participants

Peguera and its surroundings hope to host more than 1.200 athletes of 25 nationalities that during the three days of competition, from Thursday 13 to Sunday 16 October, they will participate in the different races that make up the event.

In fact, in addition to the main test on Saturday October 15, the program of events includes numerous cultural, gastronomic and sports activities.

Moreover, the Registration will remain open until October 9 and they hope to cover the 50 new places that have just been opened in each of the categories.

This flow of people will be very positive for the local economy in Peguera, which offers the possibilities of a top-level tourist destination in Mallorca together with all the necessary services to organize an elite competition such as the Challenge Peguera Mallorca, which this year will also It is part of the Spanish Cup of Medium and Long Distance Triathlon with a renewed and more efficient layout.

A community project

Challenge Peguera Mallorca is an example of institutional collaboration and private initiative.

Organized by the Calvià 2004 Foundation and the Calvià Town Hall in collaboration with the Spanish Triathlon Federation, the event also has the support of the Balearic Islands Tourism Strategy Agency (AETIB) and the Mallorca Tourism Foundation (Consell of Majorca).

Other entities such as the Hotel Association of Paguera and Cala Fornells, Challenge Family and brands such as Powerbar, Red Bull or Abus among others that collaborate in the management of the event also participate, without forgetting the invaluable help of the body of more than 500 volunteers from the municipality.

Further information: https://challenge-mallorca.com/

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