The dates and routes of the Triathlon in the 2012 Olympic Games are announced

The ITU announced yesterday the dates and the route of the Triathlon events that will take place in the 2012 Olympics. On August 4, it will be the women's race, while the men's will be held 3 days later, on August 7.

After swimming in «The Serpentine», the cycling sector will pass through the Buckingham Palace, Hyde Park and Constitution Hill»To return to the« Hyde Park »in the sector on foot where the test will end.

In the previous Olympics, the triathlon events were held on consecutive days. The women's race will start at 9 in the morning while the men's will be at 11:30.

“We are very happy to be able to show the triathlon in central London. Unlike other sports in which the competition is held inside a stadium, in the triathlon the city of London will become a great backdrop for the triathlon contest making this sport something spectacular ", said Marisol Casado, president of ITU and IOC Members.


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